Bombed during World War II, St George’s Garrison Church survives as an evocative ruin with recently conserved mosaics, and a modern canopy roof, for all to enjoy.

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Events in June at the Garrison

An action-packed month of music, film, theatre and comedy. Please check here for full details.

Connect sessions - every Wednesday afternoon. Free
Each Wednesday between 3.30pm and 6.00pm, the Church will be open to all comers. Tea and refreshments will be provided with no charge. Mothers with children are particularly welcome. Toys, games and books will be provided. Do come and join us.

Phoenix Festival - Saturday 3rd June & Sunday 4th June. Tickets £10.00 per day
Following on from the success of the Platinum Jubilee weekend in 2022, the Garrison is pleased to host a family-friendly weekend of musical entertainment including performances as diverse as Dixeyland, Big Band, Boogie-Woogie, Gershwin and possibly Abba! Festival food will be available. Tickets are available via Eventbrite, click here for Saturday, here for Sunday. Gates open at 12.00 midday.

Theatre night - Tuesday 6th June. Tickets £10.00
Presented by Heartbreak, MacHamLear is the production and is a farcical piece from award-winning playwright Michael Davies. The Bard's iconic characters of Macbeth, Hamlet and King Lear are shamelessly exploited to hilarious effect. Be prepared to be tickled pink as the three iconic plays are performed with passion, pep, and punch. A fully licensed bar is available. Tickets are available here.

Comedy night - Friday 16th June. Tickets £12.50
Presented by Tramshed, an evening of stand-up comedy featuring Bella Hull, Jordan Brookes and Stefano Paolini. An evening of laughter is guaranteed in the scenic setting. A fully licensed bar is available. Tickets available from Tramshed. Please click here for tickets.

Classical concert - Saturday 17th June. Tickets £10.00
Presented by the Blackheath Halls, come and enjoy a midsummer evening of musical classics, from Ravel, Mendelssohn to Dvorak and Gershwin. Gates open at 4.30pm, with the opportunity to bring your own picnic and enjoy the beautiful gardens. A full licensed bar is available. Please book tickets here.

Cinema night - Saturday 24th June. Tickets £5.00
The second film of the season is Children of Men (2006, 15, 1hr49m) starring Clive Owen and Michael Caine. It's an image of a dystopian world set in 2027, not to be missed. Come and enjoy a picnic on a summer's evening from 6.00pm with the film due to start at sundown (around 9.00pm). There is a fully licensed bar available. Tickets are available through Eventbrite and on the door. Please click here for tickets.

Theatre night - Tuesday 27th June. Tickets £10.00
Another presentation from Heartbreak Productions, this time it's Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility. If you would like to partake in the ups and downs of Regency romance, please come an indulge in the biting social satire. Pack a picnic and settle in for this literary classic with a Heartbreak twist. A fully licensed bar is available. Tickets are available here.

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St George's Garrison Church in Woolwich, with its modern canopy roof and stunning mosaics, is both an evocative ruin and a contemporary space. Designed by Thomas H Wyatt in an Italian-Romanesque style, the Church was built between 1862-63 to serve the Royal Artillery in Woolwich. Today it is run by a local group, the Woolwich Garrison Church Trust who are committed to making it available for all to visit and enjoy. Directly opposite the Barracks in Woolwich, South East London, come and enjoy its beauty and peaceful garden.

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