Old Royal Naval College  

 
 
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King William Walk, SE10 9LW
 
 
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10am-5pm Daily | Guided Tours: 2pm Daily
 
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Free | Guided Tours: £5 (Adults), FREE (Children Under 16)
 

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Old Royal Naval CollegeThe Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William and Mary commissioned Sir Christopher Wren to design the present buildings in 1695 to house naval pensioners, and these became the Royal Naval College in 1873. The Painted Hall, decorated by Sir James Thornhill, and the Chapel are especially worth visiting, both are open to the public daily from 10am to 5pm and entry is free. Do check for ad hoc closures, especially on Saturdays during the Summer (June to September) when the Painted Hall may close around 4pm for private functions. The Discover Greenwich Visitor Centre in the Grade II listed Pepys building opened to the public on 23rd March 2010 is a good starting point for exploring the Old Royal Naval College. As well as providing information on what to see in Greenwich there's a permanent exhibition spanning over 500 years of history, a gift shop and refreshments at The Old Brewery where you can enjoy beers brewed locally by Greenwich brewers Meantime.

 

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The Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2016 - The Deer's CryThe Sixteen: Choral Pilgrimage 2016 - The Deer's CryThe choir and orchestra, under the direction of Harry Christophers CBE, celebrate the works of William Byrd, Thomas Tallis and Arvo Part.2016-05-19T19:30:00+01002016-05-19T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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Hidden London Photography ExhibitionHidden London Photography ExhibitionPhotography exhibition based on the theme of Hidden London, by students on Adult Community Learning and Digital Photography courses at Greenwich Community College.2016-05-27T10:00:00+01002016-07-02T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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2Cellos2CellosCello duo Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser from Croatia, who are renowned for their instrumental arrangements of well-known pop and rock songs.2016-07-05T20:00:00+01002016-07-05T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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SealSealSealWith a highly successful soul career spanning two decades and producing classics such as Crazy, Killer and Kiss from a Rose, picking up three Grammy Awards on the way, Seal plays one of the headline shows at Greenwich Music Time. Seal's husky baritone was first heard on Adamski's 1991 club hit 'Killer', followed by his Top 10 hit 'Crazy'. The Londo2016-07-06T00:00:00+01002016-07-06T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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event > Concerts > Unclassified
PRICING  £125 (Front Row), £55 (Band A), £45 (B), £39 (C)
DATES  Wednesday 6th July 2016
With a highly successful soul career spanning two decades and producing classics such as Crazy, Killer and Kiss from a Rose, picking up three Grammy Awards on the way, Seal plays one of the headline shows at Greenwich Music Time. Seal's husky baritone was first heard on Adamski's 1991 club hit 'Killer', followed by his Top 10 hit 'Crazy'. The Londo... More about this event
 
Joe BonamassaJoe BonamassaThe award-winning American blues rock guitarist, who first performed at the tender age of 12, strums through his back catalogue.2016-07-07T20:00:00+01002016-07-07T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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Joe Bonamassa
Greenwich Music TimeGreenwich Music TimeGreenwich Music TimeSet within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich Music Time is a four-day series of al fresco concerts. Returning for its third year, this year's festival welcomes Croatian sensations 2CELLOS, 'Kiss From a Rose' singer Seal, American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter Joe Bonamassa, '80s pop duo Roxette, '70s rock outfit 102016-07-07T20:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
PRICING  £39-£225
DATES  5th to 10th Jul 2016
Set within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich Music Time is a four-day series of al fresco concerts. Returning for its third year, this year's festival welcomes Croatian sensations 2CELLOS, 'Kiss From a Rose' singer Seal, American blues rock guitarist, singer and songwriter Joe Bonamassa, '80s pop duo Roxette, '70s rock outfit 10... More about this event
 
RoxetteRoxetteRoxetteThirty years after their first hit single Swedish pop-rock group Roxette prove they still have what it takes with a live performance as part of the Greenwich Music Time festival. The duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle have sold over 75 million albums and gave the world hit songs including Joyride, Listen to Your Heart and It Must Have Been Lov2016-07-08T00:00:00+01002016-07-08T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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event > Concerts > Rock & Pop - Retro Pop
PRICING  £41.25-£60.50
DATES  Friday 8th July 2016
Thirty years after their first hit single Swedish pop-rock group Roxette prove they still have what it takes with a live performance as part of the Greenwich Music Time festival. The duo of Marie Fredriksson and Per Gessle have sold over 75 million albums and gave the world hit songs including Joyride, Listen to Your Heart and It Must Have Been Lov... More about this event
 
10cc10ccEnglish art rock outfit featuring Graham Gouldman, Rick Fenn, Paul Burgess, Mick Wilson and Mike Stevens, who hit the top of the UK charts in the 1970s with Rubber Bullets, I'm Not In Love and Dreadlock Holiday.2016-07-09T20:00:00+01002016-07-09T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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10cc
Jamie CullumJamie CullumJamie CullumSinger/songwriter Jamie Cullum is an award-winning, genre-bending, jazz-pop pianist, a household name, and officially the most successful UK jazz artist ever, having sold over 10 million albums worldwide over the past decade. Projects include collaborating with Clint Eastwood on the score for Gran Torino but in July Cullum takes a break from hostin2016-07-10T00:00:00+01002016-07-10T00:00:00+0100 Where:
Old Royal Naval College,   King William Walk      SE10 9LW
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event > Concerts > Jazz, Blues, Country and Folk - Gospel
PRICING  £93.50-£44
DATES  Sunday 10th July 2016
Singer/songwriter Jamie Cullum is an award-winning, genre-bending, jazz-pop pianist, a household name, and officially the most successful UK jazz artist ever, having sold over 10 million albums worldwide over the past decade. Projects include collaborating with Clint Eastwood on the score for Gran Torino but in July Cullum takes a break from hostin... More about this event
 
 

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Underground Stations

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North Greenwich Tube Station
 
26 minutes walk
 
Railway Stations

Railway Stations

 
Greenwich Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
Maze Hill Railway Station
 
9 minutes walk
 
 
 
 

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Holiday Inn Express London Greenwich
London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel   from £56  35% off
Bugsby Way, SE10 | 20 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Staying at this hotel puts you right in the centre of Greenwich, with a thousand years of British naval history on your doorstep, as well shops, ... More
 
 
 
Hilton London Canary Wharf Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £68  38% off
South Quay, E14 | 25 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Perched on the waterfront, just 15 minutes from London's City Airport, the Hilton London Canary Wharf combines convenience with comfort. Stroll across the hotel's private bridge ... More
 
 
 
InterContinental London - The O2
London > Hotels > Luxury Chain Hotel   from £117  29% off
1 Waterview Drive, SE10 | 28 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
InterContinental London The O2 is the closest hotel to the domed entertainment venue, making it the ideal spot to stay for those visiting concerts and events. ... More
 
 
 
 
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Greenwich Foundation for the Royal Naval College
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Old Naval College Greenwich, SE10 | Same location as Old Royal Naval College
To preserve for the benefit of the nation the Old Royal Naval College site, buildings and monuments as being of historical, architectural and artistic importance and ... More
 
 
 
St Alfege's Church
London > Attractions > Historic Buildings
Greenwich, Church Street, SE10 | 3 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
This Hawksmoor Church was where Henry VIII was baptised. Thomas Tallis and General Wolfe are also buried in the vaults. It's the site of the martyrdom ... More
 
 
 
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Cutty Sark
London > Attractions > Boats and Bridges
King William Walk, West Greenwich, SE10 | 1 minute from Old Royal Naval College
The restoration of the Cutty Sark has seen £50 million spent on the famous tea clipper ship which was damaged by fire on 21 May 2007. ... More
 
 
 
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Greenwich
London > Attractions > Other Attractions
SE10 | 4 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
The London Borough of Greenwich lies on the south bank of the Thames. Rich in maritime history, Greenwich also has an outstanding architectural heritage. ... More
 
 
 
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Royal Observatory Greenwich
London > Attractions > Museums
National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
This museum of time and space was built by Sir Christopher Wren in 1675. It marks the site of the Greenwich or Prime Meridian - the ... More
 
 
 
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Jazz Mafia
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th May 2016 - 1pm-3.30pm
Up the Creek, 302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 3 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Enjoy live Jazz and Italian street food....More
 
 
 
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Introduction to Astronomy
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 3rd, 10th and 17th May 2016 - 7pm-9pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
A beginner's course in the subject....More
 
 
 
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Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
London > Events > Exhibitions  Dates: 18th September 2015 to 26th June 2016
Royal Observatory Greenwich, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, SE10 | 5 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich which showcases some incredible images of ...More
 
 
 
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Michael Edwards Studio Theatre
London > Entertainment >
Cutty Sark, King William Walk, SE10 | 1 minute from Old Royal Naval College
The Michael Edwards Studio Theatre is located inside the lower hold of the Cutty Sark tea clipper, one of the world's most famous boats on permanent ... More
 
 
 
Peter De Wit's Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment >
23 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 2 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Proud for their homemade food since 1988, the jazz cafe proclaims they are 'All day breakfast, afternoon tea, sausage and mash and jazz'. The music is ... More
 
 
 
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Up the Creek
London > Entertainment > Comedy Clubs
302 Creek Road, Greenwick, SE10 | 3 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Located in Greenwich, South East London, Up The Creek is one of the UK's best comedy venues, offering true intimacy with a diverse range of acts ... More
 
 
 
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Time
London > Shopping > Electronics
7A College Approach, SE10 | 1 minute from Old Royal Naval College
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Marks & Spencer
London > Shopping > Department Stores
Cutty Sark Station, 55 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 2 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Marks and Spencer (M&S) is one of Britain’s most reliable and trusted stores, famed for selling high quality food, clothing and lingerie and household goods. Its ... More
 
 
 
Waterstone's - Greenwich
London > Shopping > Books
51 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 2 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Waterstone's is one of the largest high street booksellers in the UK. It first opened in Old Brompton Road, London, in 1982 and now its flagship ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Brewery
London > Restaurants > British restaurants
The Pepys Building, The Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | Same location as Old Royal Naval College
A mix of experimental brewery, cafe, restaurant and heritage site, the Grade II listed Old Brewery is a seven days a week operation. It's also only ... More
 
 
 
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Gourmet Burger Kitchen
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
45 Greenwich Church Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 2 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
New Zealanders take their burgers pretty seriously, and back in 2001 three Kiwis living in London found themselves homesick from the lack of well-crafted quality burgers ... More
 
 
 
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Champagne + Fromage Greenwich
London > Restaurants > French restaurants
34 Church Street, SE10 | 2 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Champagne + Fromage, the French artisan bistro and deli set up by the husband and wife team behind French Bubbles, Stefano and Maud, together with cheese ... More
 
 
 
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University of Greenwich
London > Education > Universities and Colleges
Maritime Greenwich University Campus, Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
The main University of Greenwich campus boasts a picturesque setting on a World Heritage Site on the banks of the River Thames within three baroque buildings ... More
 
 
 
University of Greenwich School of Law
London > Education > Law
Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
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ISIS Education and Travel
London > Education > English Language Courses
259 Greenwich High Road, SE10 | 6 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
Under £200pw. Under 15 per class.... More
 
 
 
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Cutty Sark Gardens
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
King William Walk, SE10 | 1 minute from Old Royal Naval College
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London Broncos Rugby Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
92 Roan Street, Greenwich, SE10 | 4 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
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Globe Rowing Club
London > Leisure > Sports Facilities
Trafalger Rowing Centre, Crane Street, SE10 | 5 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
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Gipsy Moth
London > Nightlife > Pubs
60 Greenwich Church Street, SE10 | 2 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
in the shadow of the Cutty Sark , the grade I listed pub the Gipsy Moth has a large outdoor seating area, ... More
 
 
 
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Bar Du Musee Café
London > Restaurants > Gastropub
17 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 | 2 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
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The Trafalgar Tavern
London > Nightlife > Pubs
Park Row, SE10 | 5 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
The pub achieved notoriety selling whitebait (still on the menu) but now the Trafalgar Tavern is a refreshment point for the capital's many visitors. It's hardly ... More
 
 
 
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The Old Brewery
London > Nightlife > Bars
The Pepys Building, Old Royal Naval College, SE10 | Same location as Old Royal Naval College
Located within the grounds of the Old Royal Naval College and a stone's throw from the world's last tea clipper, the legendary Cutty Sark, The Old ... More
 
 
 
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Old Royal Naval College
London > Business > Venue Hire
Greenwich Foundation for the Old Royal Naval College, 2, Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, SE10 | Same location as Old Royal Naval College
The Old Royal Naval College was built on the site of the Tudor Palace in Greenwich in which Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born. William ... More
 
 
 
Devonport House
London > Business > Venue Hire
King William Walk, Greenwich, SE10 | 3 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
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Ibis London Greenwich
London > Business > Venue Hire
30 Stockwell Street, SE10 | 4 minutes from Old Royal Naval College
For two centuries, maritime Greenwich was the heart of a naval empire that ruled the every sea in the world. Home of the international dateline, this ... More
 
 
 
 

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Emilia Galotti
Theatre | Until 14th May 2016 

The Space 4.5 miles from Old Royal Naval College

Ottisdotter Productions present Gotthold Ephraim Lessing's tale of power, lust and honour. Performed in English....More

Wednesday Open Mic Night
Clubbing and Nightlife | Until 31st August 2016 

The Amersham Arms 4.76 miles from Old Royal Naval College

Share your talents and seize the mic or simply enjoy the other performers over a drink....More

Playing On: Drop In Drama For Mental Wellbeing
Exhibitions | Until 31st May 2016 

The Albany 4.78 miles from Old Royal Naval College

Social, skills based drama workshops for those who are experiencing mental health issues....More

National Theatre Connections Festival
Theatre | Until 7th May 2016 

The Albany 4.78 miles from Old Royal Naval College

The festival celebrates its 21st anniversary, as 500 youth theatre companies and 10,000 young people from every corner of the ...More

Toddler Time (Under 4s)
Kids Events | Until 31st August 2016 

Cutty Sark 5.3 miles from Old Royal Naval College

Songs, stories and playtime on board....More

Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Insight Astronomy Photographer Of The Year
Exhibitions | Until 26th June 2016 

Royal Observatory Greenwich 5.6 miles from Old Royal Naval College

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
 
 
 
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