HEALTH CONFERENCE FOR OVER 50s
The Royal Greenwich Pensioners Forum is holding a health conference at Charlton House on June 19 (10am-4pm). Speakers are delivering talks on the topics of dementia, hearing loss, and staying connected through the journey of life. It’s aimed at over 50s but everyone is welcome. Admission: £3.50 (includes tea, coffee, and a light lunch). People can buy tickets at the door, on the day. For more information, call Jean Budgen on 0208 265 7345. Charlton House, Charlton Road, SE7 8RE.
I’LL BE BACH
Get a side of culture on your lunch-break at Baroque flautist Boris Bizjak’s recital, featuring a programme including Bach and Telemann. The performances at the Old Bakehouse include J.S. Bach’s Flute Partita in A minor, C.P.E Bach’s Sonata in A minor and Telemann’s Fantasy No.7 in D major. June 8 at 1pm. Admission: free (with donation to Blackheath Halls). The Old Bakehouse, Age Exchange, 11 Blackheath Village, SE3 9LA.
See the equestrian skills and riding centre at Hadlow College’s open day. The Greenwich campus is holding events including riding displays and stable management demos. June 9 (10am-3pm). Admission: free.
Hadlow College, Greenwich Campus, 341 Shooters Hill Road, DA16 3RP.
SUMMER AT THE FARM
Meet the animals at Woodlands Farm and buy quality local produce at reasonable prices, including home-made preserves, cakes and honey. Try the new tractor drawn rides, relax in the cafe to live music by ‘Arry and the ‘Atstands, get involved in craft activities and games, and enjoy displays of country crafts. There is no parking on the farm. June 10 (11am-4:30pm). The Woodlands Farm Trust, 331 Shooters Hill, Welling, DA16 3RP. Admission: free.
Eltham Crematorium is holding a remembrance service to commemorate those whose funerals have taken place in the year and beyond. The service is held in the North Chapel at 2pm and lasts for about 45 minutes. At 1.30pm, there will be a short organ recital. Visitors are invited to make requests for music that is especially meaningful to them. The service is conducted by local ministers and officiants and they cater for all faiths and beliefs. It is attended by the mayors of the Royal Borough of Greenwich, Bexley and Dartford. Eltham Crematorium, Crown Woods Way, SE9 2AZ. Admission: free.