15 December 2020
Season’s greetings from the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site
As we approach the end of the year, we can reflect on what a difficult year it has been. The Covid-19 pandemic has been challenging for everyone across the country, not least in the heritage sector and, more closely to home, in Greenwich. We remind ourselves of the amazing place that is the Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site.
20 March 2019
Category: Events, Heritage
The Painted Hall at the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich will reopen on 23 March 2019 after a two year National Lottery Funded conservation project which has brought its magnificent painted interior vividly back to life.
31 July 2018
A centuries old drawing by the man behind the Painted Hall has been discovered thanks to a National Lottery project.
18 April 2018
The Maritime Greenwich World Heritage Site Partners' Old Royal Naval College Trinity Laban Chapel Choir is undertaking its first visit to India, to perform with the country’s first and only professional symphony orchestra.
31 July 2017
An original drawing by Nicholas Hawksmoor, one of England’s most significant architects, has recently been discovered at Greenwich Heritage Centre by Richard Hill of Richard Griffiths architects. The doscovery was made during research for a National Lottery funded project, St Alfege Church - Heart of Greenwich, Place and People.
19 April 2017
Category: 20th Anniversary of World Heritage Status, Events
Maritime Greenwich is marking 20 years since it was awarded World Heritage Site status with a stunning lighting event, illuminating the sites that represent over 500 years of Greenwich’s cultural heritage.
7 June 2016
World Hertitage Site partner, Royal Museums Greenwich, supported by Art Fund, have a unique chance to acquire the Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I so that it can be permanently shown in a public collection.
25 April 2016
On 20th April, HRH Duke of York, patron of the Royal Navy's oldest charity Greenwich Hospital, attended an unveilling ceremony to mark the completion of of an extensive restoration project at Greenwich Market