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Village Day

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The Blackheath Society Village Day

Blackheath Village Day is held on the first Saturday in December when the main local charities, businesses and representatives of the local councils come together to celebrate the start of the festive season. There is dancing and music culminating in the turning on of the Christmas lights. The Blackheath Society has a central role in the organisation of the day. 

Free indoor and outdoor entertainment for all


Village Day 2017 programme


Full programme for the day as follows:
 

CLASSIC CAR PROCESSION

12.30pm |  The Blackheath Classic Car Event

FAMILY ACTIVITIES

Age Exchange
10am -12.30pm  |  1pm -3.30pm  |   Santa's Grotto

10am -2pm  |   Book Sale

THE CONSERVATOIRE

All Day Winter Wonderland Snow every hour on the hour

1pm - 2pm   |  Lantern Making Workshop limited tickets available on the door or book here

ROYAL PARADE

11am - 6pm   |  Botton's Family Funfair

 

Live Entertainment


THE MONTPELIER GREEN OUTDOOR STAGE

Sponsored by OnBlackheath
with MC Felix Glenn

1pm | The Rock Choir

1.45pm | Nepalese Cultural Performance

2pm | Blackheath High School Junior Choir

2.20pm | The Rock Choir

2.40pm | Tanya Dirrane School of Irish Dancers

3pm | Take Note

3.20pm | Stage Coach

4pm | Stuff Like That
 

THE CROWN GARDEN STAGE

1pm | Felix’s School of Rock

1.30pm | Blackheath Morris Men

2pm | Big Smoke Brass

2.30pm | Felix’s School of Rock

2.55pm | Felix’s School of Rock

3.20pm | Felix’s School of Rock

3.45pm | Casa Band

5pm | Casa Band

5.30pm | Big Smoke Brass

The Salvation Army will also be playing throughout the afternoon


BLACKHEATH HALLS

Free Performances in the Recital Room

1pm | BCS Jazz choir (BCS is Blackheath Centre for Singing)

1.30pm | Halstow Community Choir

2pm | London Joy Singers
A Festive Family Sing-A-Long

3.15pm | Great Hall
Sing your hearts out with the whole family to all your favourite Christmas songs just before the switching on of the Christmas lights. 
Book tickets 

8pm | The Icarus Club in the Great Hall
Acts from the local area and allover the UK gather at the Halls for this show which promises a night of some of the best original acoustic music around. 
Book tickets 


VILLAGE DAY FINALE  The Christmas Lights Ceremony

4.20pm | Lantern procession from outside Blackheath Halls to Montpelier Green stage led by Big Smoke Brass

4.45pm | Christmas Lights Ceremony

5pm | London Soul Choir


ALL SAINTS CHURCH

5pm | Neil Rhind local historian will be presenting an illustrated talk on the history of the Village. Find out more here


ST MARY'S CHURCH HALL  Cresswell Park 

7.30pm | Wine Tasting.
This event is in aid of the progressive genetic condition of Ataxia-Telangiectasia which causes severe disability and is life limiting. Find out more here
Tickets available from yg@allsaintsblackheath.org


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Earlier Event: November 29
Walk: East End Rebel Women
Later Event: January 17
Walk: Hacks, Boozers & Buildings