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29/03/2019

Have you heard about and joined a Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust facebook group yet?

You'll have the opportunity to hear about some exciting plans over the coming months...

For anyone interested in adult activities and events (25+), please join RGHT Generations at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtgenerations/

For anyone interested in activities and events for families and children under the age of 16, please join RGHT Families at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtfamilies/

For anyone interested in activities and events for young adults (16-25), please join RGHT Young Adults at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtyoungadults/

For anyone interested in activities of the Museum Collections & Archive, please join RGHT Collections at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtcollections/

For Friends of Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust, please join RGHT Friends at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtfriends/

22/03/2019

From April onwards Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust will be sharing some exciting news and plans for the assets in our care, and we would like to hear your thoughts, ideas and suggestions.

Join one of our brand new facebook groups to hear these plans and to tell us what you think.

For anyone interested in adult activities and events (25+), please join RGHT Generations at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtgenerations/

For anyone interested in activities and events for children under the age of 16, please join RGHT Families at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtfamilies/

For anyone interested in activities and events for young adults (16-25), please join RGHT Young Adults at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtyoungadults/

For anyone interested in activities of the Museum Collections & Archive, please join RGHT Collections at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtcollections/

For Friends of Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust, please join RGHT Friends at:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/rghtfriends/

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04/03/2019

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Watch this space for the latest update regarding the Museum Collections & Archive move to anchorage point - coming very ...
19/01/2019
Museum Collections & Archive - Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust (RGHT)

Watch this space for the latest update regarding the Museum Collections & Archive move to anchorage point - coming very soon.

We would like to thank all of your visitors and patrons for their continued patience and understanding.

#RoyalGreenwich #GreenwichArchive

Greenwich Heritage Centre closed in July 2018, and Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust (RGHT) are in the process of moving the museum collections and archive of the Royal Borough to a new store. As this move will take time to deliver, the Trust plans to continue its public programme and research enquir...

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07/01/2019

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On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me...
05/01/2019

On the 12th day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

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04/01/2019

On the 11th day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

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03/01/2019

On the 10th day of Christmas my true love gave to me...

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02/01/2019

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01/01/2019

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31/12/2018

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30/12/2018

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29/12/2018

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28/12/2018

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27/12/2018

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26/12/2018

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25/12/2018

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Merry Christmas to all, keep your eyes peeled for a very special 12 days of Christmas... 🎄
24/12/2018

Merry Christmas to all, keep your eyes peeled for a very special 12 days of Christmas... 🎄

‪Wishing everyone a merry and peaceful Christmas this year, and sending thanks to all our customers, visitors and patrons for your continued support. We look forward to welcoming you to ‘a whole lotta history’ in 2019.‬
‪Charlton House, Greenwich Museum Collections & Archive.

Welcome to our new look page and new name; Greenwich Museum Collections & Archive, stay tuned for regular updates and ne...
07/12/2018

Welcome to our new look page and new name; Greenwich Museum Collections & Archive, stay tuned for regular updates and news from the team

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29/11/2018

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15/08/2018

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Calling all families! We are hosting *free* family activities on Fridays throughout August! All workshops are drop-in an...
15/08/2018

Calling all families! We are hosting *free* family activities on Fridays throughout August! All workshops are drop-in and suitable for children aged 4+ You can find out more here: https://www.greenwichheritage.org/learn/families

While you're in the libraries don't forget to visit our community arts exhibition displays which were put together following the workshops over June and July. Find out more about this here: https://www.greenwichheritage.org/visit/greenwich-heritage-centre/community-arts-pop-up-exhibitions

Charlton Community Day This Sunday!
16/07/2018

Charlton Community Day This Sunday!

Multicultural Meeting Monday 16th July.
13/07/2018

Multicultural Meeting Monday 16th July.

Come and say 'Bon Voyage!' this Saturday at Greenwich Heritage Centre between 11am-4pm as we celebrate our final day bef...
02/07/2018

Come and say 'Bon Voyage!' this Saturday at Greenwich Heritage Centre between 11am-4pm as we celebrate our final day before we Fly The Nest!

(Don't worry we will be back soon) ⛵️⚓️

Information regarding our closure can be found on our website: http://ow.ly/kZSl50hSi2u

21/06/2018

On Saturday 30th June, we will be taking part in the Royal Greenwich Get Together. We will be open from 12 noon - 8pm and the Search Room will be closed.

Places still available for 6pm and 8pm!! Help Mary the maid save Charlton House by following the clues! #Livehistory
19/06/2018

Places still available for 6pm and 8pm!! Help Mary the maid save Charlton House by following the clues! #Livehistory

Charlton Tea Room is now open on Saturdays! Come and enjoy coffee and cake in  the Minstrel Hall ☕️🍰
19/06/2018

Charlton Tea Room is now open on Saturdays! Come and enjoy coffee and cake in the Minstrel Hall ☕️🍰

This Sunday, enjoy some sunshine, as part of Parks Fest 2018. Bring a picnic and spend an afternoon at this wonderful ev...
18/06/2018

This Sunday, enjoy some sunshine, as part of Parks Fest 2018. Bring a picnic and spend an afternoon at this wonderful event!

As always, the Greenwich Heritage Centre will be taking part in Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30 June and Tall Ships on S...
15/06/2018

As always, the Greenwich Heritage Centre will be taking part in Armed Forces Day on Saturday 30 June and Tall Ships on Saturday 7 July. Drop by for family festival fun!

'Have Your Say'!   On Tuesday 19th June join us @charlton_house over Lunch to discuss our Future Plans and let us know y...
15/06/2018

'Have Your Say'!

On Tuesday 19th June join us @charlton_house over Lunch to discuss our Future Plans and let us know your thoughts! (Information on booking your place below - Event Free)

Step back in time...
13/06/2018

Step back in time...

Our community art programme has got off to a good start! A big thank you to those of you who have already taken part –...
11/06/2018

Our community art programme has got off to a good start! A big thank you to those of you who have already taken part – and for those that haven’t, here’s what we have coming up next:

Fri 22 June | 10:30-12:30 | FREE | Drop-in
Charlton House, Charlton Road, SE7 8RE
Watercolour workshop with Ana Palma

Tue 26 June | 18:00-20:00 | FREE | Drop-in
Charlton House, Charlton Road, SE7 8RE
Collage workshop with Janey Jones

Thu 28 June | 10:30-12:30 | FREE | Drop-in
Eltham Library, Archery Road, Eltham, SE9 1HA
Drawing workshop with Victoria Rance

Each workshop is inspired by the Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust’s expansive natural history collection. Artworks created during these sessions will be displayed in a free exhibition that will travel the borough in August.

https://www.greenwichheritage.org/whats-on/detail/community-art-exhibition

Our ever popular Museum Makes craft sessions have found a new home this June! You’ll find us in the Pattison Road exhi...
08/06/2018

Our ever popular Museum Makes craft sessions have found a new home this June! You’ll find us in the Pattison Road exhibition on the ground floor. Here’s what we have coming up:

Saturday 9 June: Sun-print photography
Saturday 16 June: Paper dolls
Saturday 23 June: Mini Museums

All sessions are free. Drop in from 10.30am-12pm to take part.

06/06/2018

What would you like to see from us in the future? Let us know if you want to learn more about the history and architecture of our sites through tours or other special events, get the chance to research the history of your family in Greenwich, or hear more about the artworks in our collection.

We're developing our five-year plan, and we want to hear from you.

https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/RGHTconsultation2018

Throughout June and July, we will be hosting a number of free workshops across Greenwich borough, where you can try your...
31/05/2018
Community Art Exhibition - Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust (RGHT)

Throughout June and July, we will be hosting a number of free workshops across Greenwich borough, where you can try your hand at drawing, mask making and more. Some sessions require advanced booking.

Our workshops kick off on Saturday in Thamesmead, where you can learn how to make sculpture with Diana Jones, 1-3pm. Click the link for more information or call us to book your free slot: 020 8854 2452

We are hosting a number of FREE creative workshops for adult members of the community throughout June and July, facilitated by artists connected to Greenwich.

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We're developing a plan for our public programme over the next five years and we want to hear from you! What events and ...
30/05/2018
Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust: Consultation 2018 – Have Your Say Survey

We're developing a plan for our public programme over the next five years and we want to hear from you!

What events and activities have you enjoyed in the past? What elements of the collection most interest you?

Get involved by filling out our short survey - just follow the link below.

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Have you visited Greenwich Heritage Centre before? Are you interested in getting involved? Do you have ideas for events ...
25/05/2018
Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust: Consultation 2018 – Have Your Say Survey

Have you visited Greenwich Heritage Centre before? Are you interested in getting involved? Do you have ideas for events that you'd like to see in the future?

We are in an exciting time of re-development, planning the next five years of our organisation, and we would love to hear from you. Please fill out our short survey and tell us what you think!

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STEP BACK IN TIME TO 1664... Excited to announce a LIVE and IMMERSIVE theatre performance coming to Charlton House Monda...
21/05/2018

STEP BACK IN TIME TO 1664... Excited to announce a LIVE and IMMERSIVE theatre performance coming to Charlton House Monday June 25th! 🎭 Don't miss out, book your place!

The schedule for our summer community arts project is here! We're working with some fantastic Greenwich connected arts f...
18/05/2018

The schedule for our summer community arts project is here! We're working with some fantastic Greenwich connected arts facilitators across the borough for this series of free workshops.

We've got watercolouring, we've got mask making - truly, we have something for everybody. Check the images for dates, locations and booking information.

See you there!

Our friends over at Charlton House are putting on a great exhibition on the suffragette movement in Greenwich, in celebr...
17/05/2018
Beyond the Suffragettes: Rosa May Billinghurst - Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust (RGHT)

Our friends over at Charlton House are putting on a great exhibition on the suffragette movement in Greenwich, in celebration of 100 years from some women gaining the right to vote.

Heritage Assistant Ruth Britt has written a blog post about one such Greenwich suffragette, Rosa May Billinghurst.

Beyond the Suffragettes opens with a free launch event on Friday at 3.30pm at Charlton House. The exhibition will be on display for two weeks before travelling around the borough.

Live, work or study in Greenwich? Well, we want to hear from you!We're looking for people to get involved with our Commu...
14/05/2018
Community Art Exhibition - Royal Greenwich Heritage Trust (RGHT)

Live, work or study in Greenwich? Well, we want to hear from you!

We're looking for people to get involved with our Community Art Exhibition, where you'll get the chance to create something inspired by our collection and the Natural World.

No previous experience required! Just an enthusiasm to try something new!

Email [email protected] to find out more and get involved.

If you live/study/work in the borough of Greenwich you can be a part of a community art exhibition! We are looking for 20-25 participants who are excited to learn about the history and heritage of Greenwich by investigating the diverse nature all around us. If you love nature and have an interest in...

We'll be holding two exciting #HolidayHistories this summer half-term! On Tuesday 29 May, we'll be making jack-in-the-bo...
12/05/2018

We'll be holding two exciting #HolidayHistories this summer half-term!

On Tuesday 29 May, we'll be making jack-in-the-boxes inspired by historic toys in the Greenwich Heritage Centre collection.

On Thursday 31 May, we'll be making miniature croquet sets inspired by Charlton House's expansive lawns.

Jumping Jack-in-the-Box is a drop-in session held from 10am-1pm on 29 May at the Greenwich Heritage Centre. Kids' Croquet is a drop-in session held from 10am-1pm on 31 May at Charlton House.

Both sessions are suitable for children aged 4+, and cost £1.50 per participating child. Click the link below to find out more.

https://www.greenwichheritage.org/whats-on

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