A MOVEABLE FEAST
Street Feast has launched a new street food stadium in Woolwich. Transforming an 86-year-old former covered market into a feasting arena, Public will be open every Friday from 5pm and Saturday from noon. Street Feast favourites Yum Bun, Yumplings, Burger and Beyond, and INK join a new line-up: Salt Shed, HENhaus, Lava Bar and Woolwich favourite Rust Bucket Pizza Co. The watering holes include Market bar, Street Vin, Gin Kitchen, and Rumhole. Queue for a cue at Union Bar Pool Deck, or join in the fun at the trampoline cage, and the secret underground tunnel. Plumstead Road, SE18 7BZ. www.streetfeast.com
WOMEN OF WOOLWICH
Celebrate International Women’s Day at Woolwich Centre Library. The event features a performance by folk legend Julie Felix. The singer/songwriter is recognised not only for her music and her work with the likes of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen but for her commitment to equality and charitable causes, raising money for hunger relief and visiting several of the more troubled countries in the world.
The launch of the Greenwich 100: Beyond the Suffragette exhibition includes a drama performance from the students of The University of Greenwich and a talk by Dr Claire Eustance, Senior Lecturer, Greenwich University.
March 8 from 6pm-8:30pm. Admission: free but ticketed. Woolwich Centre Library, 35 Wellington Street, SE18 6HQ.
Celebrating the campaigns for gender equality and women’s rights, Woolwich Centre Library’s Beyond the Suffragettes exhibition marks the centenary of the 1918 Act that gave all men and some women the right to vote in Parliamentary elections. On display until March 15 at the Woolwich Centre Library, 35 Wellington Street, SE18 6HQ. Admission: free.
MOTHER’S DAY DINING
Treat Mum to a special Botanical high tea and glass of Prosecco at Charlton House for Mother’s Day. March 11 from 1pm-4pm. Admission: £35 per person, £18 for under 12s, £5 extra for unlimited prosecco. Charlton House, Charlton Road, SE7 8RE. To book, visit: www.greenwichheritage.org
Making Waves is an exhibition of works on the theme of water by Andrew Riley and Phil Ward. Capital Art Gallery, 13 Well Hall Parade, Well Hall Road, SE9 6SP. March 11 from 10am-4pm. Admission: free.
SE9 WEDDING SHOWCASE
Meet Eltham Palace’s team of event coordinators and recommended local suppliers to find everything you need for your wedding.
An important royal palace between the 14th and 16th centuries, it wasn’t until the 1930s that the incredible new house was added by the Courtaulds. Now a stunning marriage of medieval and modern architecture, it’s easy to see how Eltham Palace has become one of London’s most fashionable and sophisticated venues for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Eltham Palace, Court Yard, SE9 5QE. March 8 from 6pm-8:30pm. Admission: free.
Learn healthy eating and practical cooking skills at the Trinity Centre’s Health Cookery Club. All equipment, ingredients and aprons are provided. The cookery club is open to everyone, from complete beginners to experienced cooks. Trinity Centre, 265 Burrage Road, SE18 7JW. March 2-30 from 12:30pm-3pm. Admission: free.