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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Cinema comes to St George’s

Screening of the Third Man at St George's Garrison Church 10th September 2016

St George’s was used as a venue for the Charlton and Woolwich Film Festival on Saturday 10th September 2016. The Third Man was screened. The aim of hosting the film was to raise the profile of St George’s within the local area and the screening attracted an audience of about 40 despite the incelement weather. 


Gavin Eastley of the CWFF introduced St George’s, and the work of both HOLTOP and the WGCT to the audience. Footage of the Old Contemptibles with St George’s intact was shown before the main screening.

Hot drinks, and other refreshments were offered by a pop bar run by the Yawning Donkey. It was a thoroughly enjoyable event.

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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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