ELTHAM’S TUDOR BARN HOSTS GREENWICH DANCE JAMBOREE

Grab your family, friends and favourite neighbours, and head to Eltham’s Tudor Barn for an afternoon of dancing. Hosted by Greenwich Dance, the Jamboree includes performances influenced by the diverse cultures found within the borough. The event sees local community and school groups perform alongside professional performers and is a chance to celebrate the artist in us all. Tudor Barn, Well Hall Pleasaunce, Well Hall Road, London SE9 6SZ. June 27, 2pm – 6pm. Admission: FREE.
www.greenwichdance.org.uk

JOIN OR SUPPORT THOSE RUNNING BLACKHEATH RACE FOR LIFE 

Dig out the pinkest items in your wardrobe and head to Blackheath Common, where the annual 5k and 10K Race for Life events are being held. You can walk, run or simply cheer on the events, which are organised by Cancer Research and raise money to combat all types of cancer. Blackheath Common, Off Prince Charles Road, Blackheath, London SE3 0TY. June 30, at 10am. Admission: £14.99/£10 children/FREE for those under six.
www.raceforlife.cancerresearchuk

BID FOR A GOOD CAUSE

Her Centre, a local charity dedicated to eradicating violence against women and girls, is hosting a charity auction at the Boy’s Brigade Hall in Blackheath. Tickets cost £20, and include a welcome drink and dinner. Goods to bid for on the night include restaurant meals, event tickets, holidays, experiences and more. Every penny raised will be used by the charity to empower women to move away from abuse and forward with their lives. Boy’s Brigade Hall, 2 Reynolds Place, London SE3 8SX. June 28, from 7pm – 10pm. Admission: £20. www.hercentre.org

Photo: JK photography

TRINITY LABAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA CELEBRATES THREE FRENCH COMPOSERS

Head outside the borough and up to the prestigious concert venue Cadogan Hall in Chelsea to support the local Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra playing the works of three French composers, two of whom are female composers: Lili Boulanger and Henriette Renié. The performances are being conducted by Ewa Strusińska. Cadogan Hall, 5 Sloane Terrace, London SW1X 9DQ. June 28, at 7:30pm. Admission:
£12/£5-£8 concessions. www.trinitylaban.ac.uk

 

PERUSE THE POP-UPS AT PASSEY PLACE

Between June 24 – 28, when the clock strikes 5pm, Passey Place in Eltham is being taken over by pop-up buskers who will delight and entertain crowds with mini performances and demonstrations on how to copy their moves and grooves. Expect to see everything from ballroom dancing to beatboxing at this free-to-attend street festival. Passey Place, Eltham, London, SE9 5DQ. June 24 – 28, at 5pm. Admission: FREE.
www.royalgreenwich.gov.uk

 

Main image: Roswitha Chesher