The Future of the Carnegie Library
Oct
26
12:00pm12:00pm

The Future of the Carnegie Library

Join representatives from Bexley Council, The Exchange and Robin Lee Architects for a drop-in event to discuss the future of Erith’s Carnegie Library on Thursday 26 October.

The event will take place at the Carnegie, and attendees will have the opportunity to discuss the phased repair and renewal project that is due to start this year, and the future use of the building. Tours of the building will also be provided. 

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The Pier Commission: Storytelling Sails with Julia Snowdin
Sep
24
12:30pm12:30pm

The Pier Commission: Storytelling Sails with Julia Snowdin

Join Julia Snowdin, the artist responsible for this year's Pier Commission in Erith, for this drop in activity where participants will be able to make their own storytelling sail to either take away or to help us create bunting that will get used at future Erith events.

Erith Lighthouse cafe / Erith Pier

Please book for this event here.

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The Pier Commission: Storytelling Sails with Julia Snowdin
Sep
23
12:00pm12:00pm

The Pier Commission: Storytelling Sails with Julia Snowdin

Join Julia Snowdin, the artist responsible for this year's Pier Commission in Erith, for this drop in activity where participants will be able to make their own storytelling sail to either take away or to help us create bunting that will get used at future Erith events.

Erith Lighthouse cafe / Erith Pier

Please book for this event here.

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Draw Your Own Erith
Sep
23
9:30am 9:30am

Draw Your Own Erith

We would like to celebrate the unique and inspiring landscape of Erith. This Saturday, families will be become town planners, reimagining the wonderful riverside town of Erith. Participants will be able to draw a new map of the town with all the things they most wish for.

This activity will be available from 9.30AM to 12.30PM. This activity is a drop-in event, and FREE!

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Day Out in Erith: Hand-made music
Sep
16
9:30am 9:30am

Day Out in Erith: Hand-made music

We would like to celebrate the unique and inspiring landscape of Erith. This Saturday, families will be able to visit Erith Pier to see and take part in the inaugural Pier Commission created by artist Julia Snowdin, making hand-made musical instruments to create their own sea shanties in the Erith Lighthouse Café. Maps will be available from the Lighthouse to visitors who want to explore the other sites, for example the historic St John’s Church, the industrial waterfront walk or the marshes that are home to nature and industry.  Need sustenance?  Well, there’s chips from the Riverside Fish & Steak House, Pie and Mash from Raymond’s (at Nemesis Gym) or a brilliant ale from the 3-year-old Bexley Brewery.

Hand-made musical instruments will be available from 9.30AM to 12.30PM. This activity is a drop-in event, and FREE!

Please check other organisations' websites for their opening hours.

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Day Out in Erith: Sailor hats & sail boats
Sep
9
9:30am 9:30am

Day Out in Erith: Sailor hats & sail boats

We would like to celebrate the unique and inspiring landscape of Erith. This Saturday, families will be able to visit Erith Pier to see and take part in the inaugural Pier Commission created by artist Julia Snowdin, making origami sailboats and sailor hats while watching the Erith Regatta, or taking lunch in the Erith Lighthouse. Maps will be available from the Lighthouse to visitors who want to explore the other sites, for example the historic St John’s Church, the industrial waterfront walk or the marshes that are home to nature and industry.  Need sustenance?  Well, there’s chips from the Riverside Fish & Steak House, Pie and Mash from Raymond’s (at Nemesis Gym) or a brilliant ale from the 3-year-old Bexley Brewery.

Origami will be available from 9.30AM to 12.30PM. This activity is a drop-in event, and FREE!

Please check other organisations' websites for their opening hours.

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Watercolour Challenge
Sep
8
to Sep 24

Watercolour Challenge

With the river Thames as inspiration, we invite you to take part in the Watercolour Challenge for the chance to win a watercolour set and brushes. We are looking for paintings that capture the pier and riverside location. Easels, paper and watercolours are provided, and will be available Monday - Friday from 8 September 2017.

This is a FREE drop-in event.

 

 

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Pier Party
Sep
7
6:00pm 6:00pm

Pier Party

Join us for a double celebration as we formally open Julia Snowdin's Pier Commission, and the Erith Lighthouse reopens, on Erith Pier. We will also be holding a local gin bar, so join us for a cocktail and a mooch on the Pier, before the summer disappears.

The Pier Commission has been sponsored by Orbit & Wates Residential.

This event is FREE, but the bar is a pay bar, please book here so that we know how many cocktails to plan for!

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