CLIFF’s 60th

Get a front seat to Sir Cliff Richard’s live 60th anniversary tour at Greenwich Picturehouse. With 103 album releases, 123 single hits and the equivalent of 20 years spent in the UK charts, Britain’s Ultimate Pop Star is celebrating 60 years in the music business. The 60th Anniversary Tour will be recorded live on Friday 12 October and screened at Picturehouse cinemas on Sunday 14 October in celebration of Sir Cliff’s 78th birthday. Featuring his greatest hits across six decades, this will be Cliff Richard’s most exciting tour yet. October 14 at 3pm and October 18 at 12 noon.
Admission: £17.50 adults/£10 child.
www.picturehouses.com

Portrait of Elizabeth 1st – Armada Portrait, after conservation has been completed. Photo: National Maritime Museum

FACE OFF

Check out contemporary artist Mat Collishaw’s brand new work the Mask of Youth. The Heritage Lottery funded commission arrived in Greenwich on October 3. The installation showcases the artist’s response to the Armada Portrait of Queen Elizabeth I. View the show-stopping new work alongside the iconic Portrait itself in the Queen’s Presence Chamber. Queen’s House,
Romney Road, SE10 9NF. 10am-5pm.
Admission: free. www.rmg.co.uk

Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images for Greenwich Peninsula

ALL RISE

More than 200 women from all over London descended on Greenwich Peninsula for the world premiere of Everything that Rises Must Dance. The celebration of female movement was a free performance, by Sasha Milavic Davies, in front of the O2 on September 29. Everything that rises must dance will also be performed at
Somerset House on Saturday 13 October at 3pm and 5pm. For more information visit:
www.danceumbrella.co.uk

CINEMA CELEBRATES SPIKE

Deptford Cinema celebrates Black History Month with a sweeping retrospective of African American director Spike Lee’s body of work. Do the Right Thing is screening on October 11 (at 7:30pm-9pm). A film about love, hate, pizza and racism on the streets of Lee’s home city, it catapulted the filmmaker to international recognition and earned him two Oscar nods. Other films in this season include Mo’ Better Blues, Jungle Fever, Clockers, Bamboozled, and the 25th Hour. Admission: £6/£4.50 concession. http://deptfordcinema.org

 

MARKETING BLITZ

A new market is trading in Woolwich every Sunday from October 21-December 30. Located a few feet from Woolwich Arsenal DLR, there’s still space for stall-holders to apply. Email woolwichmarket@gmail.com or call for more information:
07739 777 737 or visit:
www.woolwichmarket.com