The Old Royal Naval College has announced its programme of outdoor summer events running this August.

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Having recently re-opened to the public for the first time since lockdown, the Old Royal Naval College has announced a summer programme of outdoor events running throughout August.

The grounds of the college will welcome The Luna Cinema’s popular open-air event from 4th – 6th August. Audiences will be able to catch hit films including Rocketman, Judy and Dirty Dancing.

Meanwhile, the Greenwich+Docklands International Festival has reimagined its 2020 festival to bring exciting outdoor arts to Greenwich and East London, from 28th August to 12th September. This year’s festival will be a celebration of celebrate the strength of community spirit, the NHS and the environment, encouraging audiences to relax after a season of isolation.

Food will also be available for those wishing to have a picnic on the grounds, with an ice cream cart and food van available in the grounds for visitors to the Old Royal Naval College, offering hot and cold drinks, sandwiches and snacks all day. Amber Markets is returning this summer with around the world culinary extravaganza. Every weekend until October, visitors can enjoy mouth-watering cuisine, from French crepes to Spanish churros, Singaporean noodles to Mexican burritos.

The Old Royal Naval College will also be launching new smartphone tours for visitors to enjoy. The first of these, available for free on any smartphone using the Smartify app, will be a family tour recommended for those visiting with children aged 5 – 12 years. The exciting Building Detectives
tour takes families on a treasure trail around the beautiful outdoor spaces of the Old Royal Naval College, allowing children to enjoy some time learning about their local history outside. Following clues dotted around the site, the mission is to find out who the grand buildings were created for.

To find out more about the Old Royal Naval College visit: https://ornc.org/