Boats working the river – a Totally Thames gallery

Totally Thames is an annual season of diverse and accessible arts and culture that runs throughout the month of September. The month-long programme runs along the 42-mile stretch of the Thames through working collaboratively with artists, local communities, river interest organisations and businesses. Its aims are to: Spotlight the river with excellent, surprising and spectacular art Champion a diverse and …

Giles BroadbentBoats working the river – a Totally Thames gallery
Micky Flanagan

Micky Flanagan at The O2 – everything you need to know

East End boy made good Micky Flanagan has become one of the biggest names on the comedy circuit – so much so that he’s taking up a 10-night residency at The O2. On dates running to October 14, the 51-year-old Bethnal Green funnyman will be presenting his “An’ Another Fing” tour – following on from his record-breaking “Back In The …

Giles BroadbentMicky Flanagan at The O2 – everything you need to know

Dinosaurs In The Wild at Greenwich – how to get tickets

A multi-million-pound immersive thrill ride that brings dinosaurs to life is heading to the Greenwich Peninsula in February next year, it has been announced. Dinosaurs In The Wild mixes theme park rides, animatronics, 3D experiences and actors to take visitors on a journey back 67 million years. Tourists are taken by time machine to join scientists at a research station …

Giles BroadbentDinosaurs In The Wild at Greenwich – how to get tickets
Altazimuth Pavilion, Greenwich, where new astonomy equipment could be placed

Astronomers in Greenwich aim to reach for the stars – again

Astronomy could be coming home. The Royal Observatory Greenwich is looking to turn the Altazimuth Pavilion into a working observatory for the first time in 60 years. An appeal to raise £50,000 to kickstart the work is close to success, heralding the start of a new era of stargazing on the historic site. The work would include restoring and housing …

Giles BroadbentAstronomers in Greenwich aim to reach for the stars – again

My Name Is Prince exhibition heads to The O2

In 2007, Prince played The O2 for sold-out 21 nights – a record-breaking residency that stands to this day. And now for 21 days only, the Greenwich venue will play host to the props that turned a The exhibition My Name Is Prince opens on October 27 and will feature some of the singer’s most recognisable fashions and accessories, including the ruffled …

Giles BroadbentMy Name Is Prince exhibition heads to The O2
Jupiter and Mercury Clippers on the Thames together for the first time

New Thames Clippers vessels enter service

Two new Thames Clippers are now working together on the thames. Jupiter began service on Thursday (August 17) after completing the 200 mile journey from the Wight Shipyard Co Ltd on the Isle of Wight to Clippers HQ at Trinity Buoy Wharf. She joined sister ship Mercury which was put to work on the Thames in June. MBNA Thames Clippers’ co-founder and …

Giles BroadbentNew Thames Clippers vessels enter service
Bros at The O2

For two nights, Bros rediscover the joy of adulation

For five tempestuous, scream-filled, jean-ripped years between 1987 and 1992, Bros dominated the music and fashion scene in a way that now seems impossible into today’s fragmented pop culture. That they had few hits didn’t really seem to matter – although 25 years on it takes its toll on two stretched but sold-out return gigs at The O2, Greenwich.The duo …

Giles BroadbentFor two nights, Bros rediscover the joy of adulation