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

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Speak Out Woolwich

Sunday 18th August 2019 1400 -1800

Speak Out Woolwich held a free community summer picnic at the beautiful St George's Garrison Church, Woolwich, on Sunday 18th August 2.00 - 6.00 pm. There was plentiful food including a special delivery of Pizzas for all, and there were childrens' activities.The event was funded by Woolwich Estates Community Fund. All were welcome. and the event was well attended. A cricket pitch was set up. There was Facepainting by Dollycat. Everyone enjoyed Soul and jazz by singer actor and playwright Danussia Samal and then acoustic reggae Roots music by Setondji Spirit from Benin via France Italy and Scotland!.

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Danussia Samal
Danussia Samal
Danussia Samal
Danussia Samal
Danussia Samal
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Face Painting by Dollycat
Cricket!
Tense at the crease...
This one's going to the boundary
Setondji Spirit
Setondji Spirit
Setondji Spirit
Setondji Spirit
Setondji Spirit
Setondji Spirit
Setondji Spirit
Setondji Spirit
Picnic time
Second innings
In the Crypt - newly opened

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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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