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Community Come Together For Opera
Community Come Together For Opera

Blackheath Halls presented their twelfth community opera production this summer.  Maritime Radio’s arts and culture editor went along to find out more.   “Opera is the biggest team sport in the arts, needing everyone from the director, artists, orchestra...

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London Marathon Road Closures
London Marathon Road Closures

The 38th annual London Marathon takes place this Saturday and residents in the Maritime Radio area are being warned to expect some disruption from road closures and parking restrictions. More than 41,000 participants will take on the 26.2-mile course, starting at...

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A Celebration of Early Music
A Celebration of Early Music

It’s been described as “The Wimbledon of Early Music” and today Blackheath Halls opened their doors to the Early Music Festival. The exhibition is hosted by the Early Music Shop and traces its roots to the first biennial exhibition,...

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A Stitch of Inspiration
A Stitch of Inspiration

On Saturday 5 August, Royal Museum’s Greenwich will join forces with the Blackheath Embroiders Guild to celebrate the National Celebration of Stitch. Members of the Blackheath Embroiderers will take up residence in the Queen’s Presence Chamber of the Queen’s...

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Rugby: Blackheath Cooke up plan to down Darlington Mowden Park
Rugby: Blackheath Cooke up plan to down Darlington Mowden Park

Blackheath 26 Darlington Mowden Park 21 Graham Cox reports A first win in six outings for Blackheath, thanks to an opening 40 minutes superior to anything the Club have managed since the start of 2017. Nevertheless, victory could only...

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Right up your street
Right up your street

It was the last day of the Charlton and Woolwich Free Film Festival at the weekend. A film with a local connection was shown this weekend.  Blow Up, shot in Maryon Park, is about a London photographer who finds...

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Football in the Community
Football in the Community

This afternoon, we found out more about Charlton Athletic’s relationship with the community in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Jake Martens is the Marketing and Communications manager at the Charlton Athletic Community Trust, promoting the work that trust does...

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Primal Scream, Belle & Sebastian and James set for OnBlackheath 2016
Primal Scream, Belle & Sebastian and James set for OnBlackheath 2016

Blackheath’s festival of music, food and arts is underway. The acts performing on stage this year include Primal Scream, Hot Chip, Roisin Murphy, Neneh Cherry, James and Squeeze. The Lewisham and Greenwich NHS choir are also on stage.  They...

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Blackheath take lead over Richmond
Blackheath take lead over Richmond

Report by Graham Cox Blackheath 31 – 14 Richmond  Pre-season friendlies can give a misleading guide to the campaign ahead, but it’s hard to argue against three wins from three matches, all achieved at the expense of higher league...

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Blackheath assault is now murder enquiry
Blackheath assault is now murder enquiry

A murder investigation’s started after the death of a man in south-east London. Police were called to reports a man had been assaulted in Blackheath early yesterday morning. 30 year old Oliver Dearlove, from nearby Eltham, died in hospital.

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