After a brief hiatus, the Greenwich.co.uk weekly round up returns with some of the highlights of the week just gone and a look ahead to what's happening soon in Greenwich.
The past week has seen a few little anniversaries of note, dating back to the eventful year that was 2012. It was two years since the Ship in a Bottle arrived at the National Maritime Museum, two years since the Queen and Prince Philip visited Greenwich where spectators waited patiently in the rain to see them and also two years since the reopening of the restored Cutty Sark. Hasn't time flown?
Council candidate list published
It's now just a month to go until voters to go to the polls to decide which councillors they want to represent them for next four years. If you want to have a look at who's standing in your ward, the full list of candidates across the borough is available to download from the council website. The election takes place on Thursday May 22nd.
Pleasant Pleasaunce Market
Lizzie at the lovely cafe in East Greenwich Pleasaunce is starting a new monthly market - the first of which is happening tomorrow (Sunday 27th). It promises all manner of crafts, fresh foods, bric-a-brac and vintage items. Pop along tomorrow between 10am - 2pm or speak to Lizzie if you have something to sell there next time - if all goes well it will be on the last Sunday of each month.
Also tomorrow is the chance to see hundreds of vintage Jaguar cars at the Old Royal Naval College. The classic car rally is setting off from Greenwich to Brighton. About 250 of the cars, including the Mark II driven by Inspector Morse, are expected for the 16th annual rally. The cars can be seen in Grand Square between 8am and 11.30.
Beautiful German Tall Ship
The sail training ship Alexander Von Humboldt arrived in London today, passing Greenwich great landmarks along the way. I posted a full set on my website about the Thames but here's one of her passing the O2. She will be seen again passing Greenwich on Monday morning when she leaves - she should pass Greenwich some time after 10.45am.
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