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Greenwich October Fest


Event Date(s)

06/10/2018 - 07/10/2018 - 2 day(s)

Information For Trader/Participants

Following the success of our spring event, Market Square Group has been invited as part of the Greenwich performs festival this October adding Cutty Sark Gardens to the venues where music and the performance arts will take centre stage over week long period.

Information For Visitors

Event features will include a street food court featuring a variety of ready to eat offers as well as speciality drinks, groceries and craft stalls.

There will also be a live music stage and a bar area offering the best of British and International craft beers and ales.

For a list of stalls that are booked onto this event can be found under our Event Visitors tab.


Interesting Facts About The Venue

Cutty Sark is a British clipper ship. Built on the River Clyde in 1869 for the Jock Willis Shipping Line, she was one of the last tea clippers to be built and one of the fastest, coming at the end of a long period of design development, which halted as sailing ships gave way to steam propulsion.

The opening of the Suez Canal (also in 1869) meant that steamships now enjoyed a much shorter route to China, so Cutty Sark spent only a few years on the tea trade before turning to the trade in wool from Australia, where she held the record time to Britain for ten years. Improvements in steam technology meant that gradually steamships also came to dominate the longer sailing route to Australia, and the ship was sold to the Portuguese company Ferreira and Co. in 1895 and renamed Ferreira. She continued as a cargo ship until purchased in 1922 by retired sea captain Wilfred Dowman, who used her as a training ship operating from Falmouth, Cornwall. After his death, Cutty Sark was transferred to the Thames Nautical Training College, Greenhithe in 1938 where she became an auxiliary cadet training ship alongside HMS Worcester. By 1954, she had ceased to be useful as a cadet ship and was transferred to permanent dry dock at Greenwich, London, for public display.

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