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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Opportunity for Woolwich residents to get involved in local research project

If you would like to join this project contact Lizzie - details below.

Local dance artist and walker Lizzie Fort is starting some research for a new project. She believes everyone has a story to tell and invites Woolwich residents to share their local walking routes, chat about local life, meaningful places, people and issues that they care about.
The activities* are to make:
▪ A local walk, journey or map that captures the places you like wander around and explore
▪ A 7-day photo journal of your everyday life in Woolwich
If you live in Woolwich and would like to contribute, please contact Lizzie: lizziecfort@gmail.com / 07881 50 80 57
*Materials provided & pre-agreed expenses covered. Project information in accessible formats as required. Option to continue into a longer term artistic project in 2022.
The project is part of an artistic practice PhD at the University of Roehampton and is continually being risk assessed for Covid compliance.

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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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