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Advent Windows 24

Saturday, December 24th, 2011

The Grand Finale!  At St Alfege Church, of course…

5pm: Christingle

1045: Choir Carols

1130: Midnight Mass

Everyone is welcome


Advent Windows 22

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

Go to 30 Crooms Hill, SE10 8ER at 7pm this evening to see Park Life unveiled.

A celebration of Greenwich Park as experienced and enjoyed throughout its long history, using graphics, silhouettes, toy theatre and digital images to explore the value of sharing a beautiful open space.

Refreshments will be available in exchange for donations to the church Restoration Appeal.


Advent Windows 21

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011

See a window display of a personalised gate called Home is where… at 34 Coltman House, SE10 9DW from 6pm



Advent Windows 20

Tuesday, December 20th, 2011

Green Gate will open at 51 Hyde Vale, SE10 8QQ from 7pm.

It will be a model made from found objects, inspired by Italian village crib scenes (Presepi) and the ideas of transition towns to lower our carbon footprint and share more fairly our planet’s resources.

Advent Windows 19

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Visit  4 Egerton Drive, SE10 8JS, between 5-7pm to see today’s window, Welcome Home, depicting children of the world in national costume, unveiled and enjoy mince pies and a glass of wine.



Advent Windows 18

Sunday, December 18th, 2011

The one you’ve all been waiting for – the vicarage…

33 Park Vista, SE10 9LZ and it’s opening at 4pm. The theme is Gates of Horn and Gates of Ivory Watch out, rhinos and elephants!!

Advent Windows 17

Saturday, December 17th, 2011

Appropriately enough, today’s window, Welcome! is at 17 Point Hill, SE10 8QW and opening at 430pm.

It will be a traditional nativity scene; a tableau by the children of the church Sunday School based on the nativity but with a welcoming to all theme. Refreshments and mulled wine will be served.

Advent Window 16

Friday, December 16th, 2011

Perhaps unsurprisingly, today’s window is at Number 16 St Alfege Passage where Greenwich’s own Kris Kringle, Robert Gray will be giving us his Soldier Brave Ascended Join in the fun at 6.00pm

See my favourite so-far of Robert’s Full English Breakfast here

Advent Window 15

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

Walk down the Red Carpet, will be unveiling at Belle, 20 College Approach, SE10 9HY,  at 10am.

In the true spirit of Christmas, apparently you get to walk down the red carpet for a warm welcome, extending ‘to all, there are no limitations’.  Refreshments available along with 10% discount. Get down there quick, eh…


Advent Window 14

Thursday, December 15th, 2011

15 Crane Street, SE10 9NP opening at 630pm is Challenges of the year ahead. This is a regular, and usually one of my favourites…

Landmark gateways along the Thames at Greenwich.