Out & About in Greenwich

A series of articles charting life in Greenwich as a Greenwichmum.

A Magical Adventure Awaits: The Gruffalo’s Child in Central London

A Magical Adventure Awaits: The Gruffalo’s Child in Central London As the festive season approaches, the streets of Central London shimmer with lights and joy. Amidst the festivities, a theatrical treat awaits the young and the young-at-heart. … [Read more...]

Transitioning into Autumn: Family Wellness Tips

As the warm embrace of summer gives way to the crispness of autumn, families across the UK embark on a journey of transition, and maintaining family wellness becomes a paramount concern. From health to mental well-being, here's a comprehensive guide to … [Read more...]

Festival of British Archaeology

Get ready for the grand finale weekend of the 2023 Festival of Archaeology, folks, because they've got something truly special in store for Greenwich Families! They have chosen a prime location for the finale; when we say prime, we mean it literally! … [Read more...]

Speak Like a Local – A Parent’s Guide on How to Pronounce Greenwich

Navigating the vibrant borough of Greenwich, a haven for parents and children alike, can be a delightful experience. Yet, it's not without its challenges. The journey can be daunting, from finding age-appropriate activities to choosing … [Read more...]

Fit For a King

The King’s Coronation promises to be the event of the summer as the United Kingdom comes together to mark this momentous occasion. City Cruises is joining the party by giving its sightseeing and some of its dining cruises a special Coronation … [Read more...]

London’s Lesser Known Museums for Easter.

London is home to some of the world's most renowned museums and galleries, such as the British Museum and the National Gallery. However, the city is also full of hidden family-friendly gems and lesser-known museums that are often overlooked. These museums … [Read more...]

Focus on Shrewsbury House

Nestled on the slopes of Shooters Hill is Shrewsbury House, built in 1923 and has been a beacon for the local community for 100 years, with a packed weekly program covering Sports and Fitness, Health and well-being, Kids and Family, Performing Arts, … [Read more...]

LGBTQ+ History Month

This February, the Royal Borough of Greenwich is providing a wealth of fantastic events to celebrate and honour LGBTQ+ History Month! From family-oriented workshops held at our libraries to Charlton Athletic's inaugural Football v Homophobia week, we are … [Read more...]

Sail Into Spring

With half term already around the corner and the days getting longer and lighter, yes, thank you! We thought we'd focus on the River here in Greenwich and take a peek at what City Cruises is offering local families this Spring! With a whopping eight … [Read more...]

Jungle Book reimagined 

This Easter, Sadler's Wells and Akram Khan bring you the joyous reimagining of Rudyard Kipling's classic Jungle Book! Experience the story of Mowgli, a climate refugee, as he embarks on an adventure to find a home and build bonds with those around him … [Read more...]

The Showstoppers’ Christmas Kids Show

Showstoppers, the award-winning musical improvisers, will make all your kids’ Christmas stories come to life! It's such an original take on performance in an engaging way that sparks the imagination. If you've been on the fence about taking your … [Read more...]

Are You Ready for Room on the Broom?

The witch and her cat are travelling on their broomstick when they pick up some hitch-hikers – a friendly dog, a beautiful green bird and a frantic frog. But this broomstick’s not meant for five and – CRACK – it snaps in two... just as the hungry … [Read more...]

Become an Urban Birder

Ever walked around Greenwich Park and the surrounding streets and been amazed by the array of beautiful birds in the air? I know I have. Now, The Royal Parks charity has enlisted the help of The Urban Birder, David Lindo, to inspire a new generation of … [Read more...]

Do you need a Career Kick?

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2021, Design District joined forces with SheSays London, part of a global community of over 70,000 creative women, to host an online Q&A with Alessandra Lariu and founding director of Roz Barr Architects, … [Read more...]

Autumn Half Term

Its here, the Autumn Half term has arrived and just in time for those extra restrictions, curfews and bubbles! But fear not below you'll find a selection a localish, socially distanced happenings to keep kids of all ages entertained. Most are free or … [Read more...]

Activities for a Lockdown

When rain, cold weather or a lockdown keeps us all inside, it can be hard to keep everyone entertained and on an even keel. So whatever the reason you're staying behind closed doors, try one of these indoor, boredom-busting things to do. Turning your day … [Read more...]

Putting Arts at the Heart of Education

The arts are uniquely valuable in life and in the development of our children. The study and exploration of art, drama, music and design help to hone skills that test beliefs, build knowledge and develop confidence. They offer practical, creative … [Read more...]

Greenwich Theatre Half Term

From well-known favourites to brand new shows, the school holidays at Greenwich Theatre are always packed with shows for families, and this half-term is no exception. Launching the programme on Sunday 16 February with a tale by Michael Morpurgo, … [Read more...]

Christmas at the Unicorn Theatre

This Christmas, the Unicorn Theatre is presenting spectacular family theatre for all ages. Oscar Wilde’s The Canterville Ghost is a frighteningly funny and delightfully spooky retelling of the comic novel for everyone aged 7 and over. With … [Read more...]

Halloween on Greenwich Peninsula

Nothing says Halloween quite like pumpkin-pimpin’, face-painting and trick or treating. Join us on The Jetty, Greenwich Peninsula for an afternoon of kid-friendly, Halloween-inspired fun. Come dressed in your Halloween best for witchy crafts and … [Read more...]