Events



The Royal Parks staff and Friends Volunteers provide a range of activities and events, some specifically for children and others directed to the general public, some of which may interest children.

Forthcoming ones are listed under Coming events. See Previous events and Regular events to get some idea of their full range.

Coming events

August

Saturday 18 August 2018 - 10.00 am

Run Through Greenwich Park

You can choose to run a 5k or 10k on the day; passing some of Londons favourite attractions, the Royal Observatory, The National Maritime Museum and the Old Royal Naval College, there is a lot to see including the incredible views across London.

The event includes a medal, fruit and flapjacks. Each KM is accurately marked out with sign posts and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish.
Come and enjoy the day with us, we hope to see you there!
For more information and to register visit the Run Through website.



Sunday 19 August 2018 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Galaxy Big Band

Bandstand Concert - Galaxy Big Band

Greenwich Park Bandstand

We are once again staging our hugely popular series of free concerts at the Bandstand, which will take place on every Sunday from 24 June to 26 August. In addition, to start us off, there will be a Saturday concert on 23 June and, to bring the series to a close, we are repeating last year’s very successful Bank Holiday concert on Monday 27 August. Concerts normally start at 3pm and end at 5pm.  
Once again, we are featuring bands covering a wide range of musical styles.
More details of all these concerts will be in our spring newsletter and is available here.


Price: Free


Saturday 25 August 2018 - 1pm to 4pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide. If you would be interested in helping to run these drop-ins, please come along to the next session and speak to one of the volunteers. They can give you details and tell you all about it.



Sunday 26 August 2018 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Greenwich Concert Band

Bandstand Concert - Greenwich Concert Band

Greenwich Park Bandstand

We are once again staging our hugely popular series of free concerts at the Bandstand, which will take place on every Sunday from 24 June to 26 August. In addition, to start us off, there will be a Saturday concert on 23 June and, to bring the series to a close, we are repeating last year’s very successful Bank Holiday concert on Monday 27 August. Concerts normally start at 3pm and end at 5pm.  
Once again, we are featuring bands covering a wide range of musical styles.
More details of all these concerts will be in our spring newsletter and is available here.


Price: Free


Monday 27 August 2018 - 3 pm

Bandstand Concert - Mardi Gras Jazz Band

Bandstand Concert - Mardi Gras Jazz Band

Greenwich Park Bandstand

Our last Bandstand Concert for 2018 

We are once again staging our hugely popular series of free concerts at the Bandstand, which will take place on every Sunday from 24 June to 26 August. In addition, to start us off, there will be a Saturday concert on 23 June and, to bring the series to a close, we are repeating last year’s very successful Bank Holiday concert on Monday 27 August. Concerts normally start at 3pm and end at 5pm.  
Once again, we are featuring bands covering a wide range of musical styles.
More details of all these concerts will be in our spring newsletter and is available here.
 


Price: Free


September

Friday 7 September 2018 - 11am

The History Group Meeting

The History Group Meeting

Wildlife Centre

The group meets quarterly in the Wildlife Centre, Flower Garden, Greenwich Park and the next meeting is on Friday 7th September. You would be very welcome if you wanted to come along and join the group. If you need a parking permit, please call at the Park Office by the Blackheath Gate and give your name to Christine Sheffield and she will give you one.

If you are interested, please contact Brian Starkey on grenparkpast@gmail.com 



Saturday 29 September 2018 - 1pm to 4pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide. If you would be interested in helping to run these drop-ins, please come along to the next session and speak to one of the volunteers. They can give you details and tell you all about it.



October

Sunday 21 October 2018 - 10.00 am

Run Through Greenwich Park

You can choose to run a 5k or 10k on the day; passing some of Londons favourite attractions, the Royal Observatory, The National Maritime Museum and the Old Royal Naval College, there is a lot to see including the incredible views across London.

The event includes a medal, fruit and flapjacks. Each KM is accurately marked out with sign posts and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish.
Come and enjoy the day with us, we hope to see you there!
For more information and to register visit the Run Through website.



Saturday 27 October 2018 - 1pm to 4pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide. If you would be interested in helping to run these drop-ins, please come along to the next session and speak to one of the volunteers. They can give you details and tell you all about it.



November

Sunday 4 November 2018 - 9.30 am

The Race Organiser - Greenwich Park 10k

The Race Organiser creates outstanding opportunities for people to bring out their best run, swim or cycle performance.
For more information and to register visit: https://theraceorganiser.com/



Saturday 24 November 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide. If you would be interested in helping to run these drop-ins, please come along to the next session and speak to one of the volunteers. They can give you details and tell you all about it.



December

Sunday 9 December 2018 - 9.30 am

The Race Organiser - Greenwich Park 10k

The Race Organiser creates outstanding opportunities for people to bring out their best run, swim or cycle performance.
For more information and to register visit: https://theraceorganiser.com/



Saturday 22 December 2018 - 1pm to 3pm

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

Drop In at the Wildlife Centre

The Wildlife Centre is near the south end of the Lake in the Flower Gardens.

Organised by the Friends Wildlife Group on behalf of The Royal Parks, the Centre is opened regularly on the last Saturday of the month.  Watch any wildlife that is passing by. Information on wildlife in Greenwich Park and wildlife-related craft activities for youngsters. Guided tours of the Nature Trail and Deer Hide. If you would be interested in helping to run these drop-ins, please come along to the next session and speak to one of the volunteers. They can give you details and tell you all about it.



Saturday 22 December 2018 - 10.00 am

Run Through Greenwich Park

Come and join us for the Greenwich Park 10k this Christmas. At our Christmas 5k and 10k you will get a themed medal & mince pies on the day. This 10k in Greenwich Park is all on concrete paths within the park and is totally traffic free. Each KM is accurately marked out with sign posts and we have plenty of helpers to keep you on track and to encourage you on your way to the finish. Come and enjoy the day with us; we hope to see you there!

https://www.runthrough.co.uk/?event=christmas-greenwich-park-5k-10k