Plenty going on in and around Greenwich this Easter. Here’s a selection of events.
I Am The Greatest: Muhammad Ali at The O2
Date: 21 March 2016 – 31 August 2016, daily
The O2, between 10am and 4pm
Cost: Please check The O2 website for prices
Exploring Muhammad Ali’s incredible rise to becoming known as The Greatest.
London SE10 0DX
The exhibition explores Ali’s rise from humble beginnings in Kentucky to becoming the three times heavyweight champion of the World and known as The Greatest. For the first time outside of the USA, visitors can experience a taste of the ‘Muhammad Ali Center’ in Louisville.
More information and to book, here
Jazz Mafia at Up The Creek
Date: 26 March 2016 – 30 April 2016
Up The Creek Greenwich, weekly at 1pm
A weekly lunchtime jazz session.
302 Creek Road,
Greenwich SE10 9SW
Every Saturday from 1pm to 3.30pm you can enjoy live music, cool drinks and home-made food.
More information and to book, here
Easter Quiz Crawl at The Rose Inn
Easter Day, The Rose Inn at 2pm
Location: The Rose Inn
An opportunity to explore Plumstead, get some fresh air and exercise.
2 Waverly Road
London SE18 7TN
Follow the clues to find the route that will take you on a one and a half mile tour of Plumstead. There are prizes for first place, with live music at the finish in The Old Mill on Plumstead Common.
Both individuals and teams can enter. Collect your question sheet from 2pm and make sure you hand it in by 3.30pm to avoid losing marks.
To pre-book and guarantee that you get a question sheet email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Swingtime at The Prince
Easter Day, Prince of Greenwich at 1pm
The popular Sunday lunchtime jazz session this week features Simon Goodwin (guitar), Jacci Norris (vocals) and Virgilius (bass) performing smooth jazz standards and popular tunes.
72 Royal Hill
London SE10 8RT
Enjoy the music with a drink or two, and maybe sample some of the food.
Leaper at the Greenwich Theatre
Easter Monday and Tuesday 29 March 2016, Greenwich theatre
Something fishy’s going on! Although it sounds like a tale from a children’s story, the reality is that fish are starting to disappear from our rivers and seas. Why?
And how can one little girl help stop it? Leaper: A Fish Tail, follows one fish’s magical quest against the ever-growing natural and man-made monsters in our seas.
Using their signature blend of beautiful puppetry and mesmeric music, Tucked In explore the colourful and breathtaking world beneath the water’s surface. Following Sam Rose in the Shadows, The Golden Cowpat and Tim & Light, this promises to be Tucked In’s most ambitious show yet.
More information here
One for the kids (and some grown-ups)…Kung Fu Panda 3 at the Picturehouse
Picturehouse Greenwich, Various times this Easter Holiday
The wait is over as Po (voiced as ever by Jack Black), the Furious Five (Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Seth Rogen, David Cross and Lucy Liu) and their beloved instructor Shifu (Hoffman) are back.
This time they are joined by Li (Bryan Cranston) – Po’s long-lost father – whose arrival doesn’t go down well with Po’s adoptive dad, Mr Ping (James Hong). Po and Li embark on a voyage to a secret panda village in the mountains. When Po hears that supernatural villain Kai is rampaging across China defeating martial arts masters, there’s only one thing to do: he must train the clumsy, fun-loving pandas to become the ultimate kung fu warriors to defeat him.
Jennifer Yuh (Kung Fu Panda 2) and regular animation artist Alessandro Carloni co-direct this hilarious episode of the action-packed hit franchise.
More listings here