ROTHERHITHE FESTIVAL 2001
Sunday 2 September 11:30 am to 5:00 pm
Opening Ceremony by the Mayor of
|Surrey Quays Shopping Centre||Seven Islands Leisure Centre||Surrey Docks Farm|
|Decathlon||Youth Hostel Association||St Mary's Church|
|The Pumphouse Lavender Pond||Waterside Arts Co-operative||Time and Talents|
|Rotherhithe Picture Library||Watersport Centre||Brunel Engine House|
|Parks Ranger Service||The Finnish Church||The Swedish Church|
The Centre is open on Sunday from 11am-5pm and will have a marching band and Denby Robot to entertain shoppers and festival visitors. Why not call in for a bite at Burger King, Spudulike, Bhs restaurant or Mange Tout sandwich bar inbetween visits to local attractions. Free service to all the festival attractions leave the stop at the side of Tesco's every 15 minutes. Surrey Quays Shopping Centre Web Page
Surrey Docks Watersport Centre and Tideway Sailability offer Rotherhithe festival people a tast of sailing whether you are able-bodied or disabled. Will you aim for the olympics or the paralympics? Strart here where there's an active sport on your doorstep. Watersport Centre web page.
The farm is open from 11am-5pm and will have blacksmithing displays throughout the day.Surrey Docks Farm Web Page
A 45 minute Heritage Healthy Walk will take place in Russia Dock Woodland, organised by qualified fitness walkers. We will be meeting at the Downtown Road entrance at 1400. See you there! N.B. your comfortable shoes.
The Pumphouse educational museum welcomes visitors to the Rotherhithe Heritage Museum and Pumphouse. Exhibitions include "The Fifties", The Blitz room, and artifacts of everyday from the twentieth century. Children can enjoy a nature trail in the park. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The Pumphouse Web Page
Pick up a free* 12 month membership application. Visit the YHA's largest hostel and discover what the YHA is like in this millennium! 12 noon to 5pm ONLY. (*new members only ~ limited application forms available). Youth Hostel Association Web Page
Come and enjoy Finnish refreshments. Tervetuloa (Welcome). Finnish Church Web Page
St. Mary's is the parish church in Old Rotherhithe and welcomes all visitors; there are daily services and the church is open daily. The building is beautiful and historic and has connections with the sailing of the Mayflower. Saint Mary's Church web page
We are a charity based in Rotherhithe involved in a wide range of community and care services and opportunities. Time & Talents Web Page
The Brunel Engine House tells the story of the world's first passenger tunnel ever built under a river. The museum will be free to give local people an opportunity of visiting this fascinating part of Rotherhithe's heritage. Brunel Engine House Web Page
Open House. Rotherhithe Picture Library Web Page
Free Fitness Workshops. Seven Islands web page.
The Swedish Seaman's Church has been by Lower Road since 1905. We are open everyday between 3pm and 9pm. Come in and say Hi and have a cup of coffe, when you have seen our nice church and reading room. Welcome! Swedish Church web page.
Festival buses start at 12 noon from Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, then about every 15 minutes until 5 pm.
In 1997 the Southwark Young Pilgrims project began at London Bridge to introduce Southwark school leavers to the world of work, and they are your Ambassadors to the borough for today. Southwark Heritage Association founded the course in partnership with the training providers Mayflower 1620 Ltd.
For further information telephone 020 8299 0470.
Rotherhithe and Surrey Docks,
London SE16 Web Page
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