Windows

Days of Christmas

30 Crooms Hill

Greenwich, SE10 8ER

Christmas brings fond recollections, and hope for the future, but also an escape from the present. A time to put aside who we are the rest of the year and be who we would wish to be.

The window can be viewed at any time.

The window will be ready by 6 p.m.

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Art done by St. Alfege Children’s Church

St. Alfege Church Hall, Roan Street, Greenwich, SE10 9JT

This year, our St Alfege Children’s Church Advent Window has been inspired by kaleidoscopes to reflect the theme of “Brighter Visions!”   

The word “kaleidoscope” comes from the Ancient Greek word καλός (kalos) meaning “beautiful” or “beauty”, εἶδος (eidos), meaning “that which is seen: form and shape” and σκοπέω (skopeo) “to look to” or “to examine”.  

Our children at St Alfege Children’s Church have been thinking about brighter visions for hope, love and a sustainable environment; and would like to share some of our “Brighter Visions” with both our local community here in Greenwich, our wider community and with all of our visitors from around the world! 

We hope you are inspired by our “Brighter Visions!” and remember “You are the light of the world” [Matthew 5:14-16] and to “Walk in the light”. [Isaiah 2:5] 

Wishing Everyone a very Happy Christmas and a very Happy New Year full of “Brighter visions” 

The window is best viewed at night, but can be seen any time.

The window will be ready by 4 p.m. 

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“Love Hatually”

Pickwick Papers & Fabrics

6 Nelson Road, Greenwich, SE10 9NU

The Christmas cinematic classic is reimagined, and some might say even improved, by this new interpretation. No sign of Hugh Grant as prime minister, though.

The window is best viewed any time. 

The window will be ready by 6 p.m.

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Luminous Intensity

Greenwich Railway Station: Art Created by Courtyard Nursery

Greenwich High Road

Greenwich, SE10 8NB

A display of colourful lanterns to light your way home in the dark. The art was created by the children of Courtyard Nursery.

The window can be viewed at any time.

The window will be ready by 3 p.m.

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Together We Have A Beautiful Future

Tailor & Forge

9 Durnford Street, Greenwich Market

Greenwich, SE10 9BF

Beautiful Greenwich Market shop Tailor & Forge present a hopeful message to everyone, for everyone. Admire it in person, and while you’re there, why not do some Christmas shopping? Now, more than ever, it’s important to Shop Local where you can.

The window is best viewed at any time.

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Good Intentions

James Wolfe Primary School, Randall Place Campus

Randall Place, Greenwich, SE10 8RZ

This year we have taken the theme of ‘Brighter Visions’ and we have set an intention for the year to come.   

Before we set these intentions we reflected over the past year and remembered the positive moments and our many achievements, as both individuals and a community.  

We used these reflections to set our intentions for the year to come.  What do we want to achieve in 2022? What can we do to help others in our school and community?   

Our artwork reflects and holds these intentions.   

Our 2021 Advent Window hopes to bring Christmas joy to all.

The window will be ready by 1 p.m. 

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“God Sent the Angel Gabriel to Nazareth”

St. Alfege with St. Peter’s Church of England Primary School

9-10 Creek Road, Greenwich, SE10 9RB

A large image, created through collage by the pupils of the school, of the angel Gabriel as he visited Mary to share the joyful news of the arrival of Jesus.

The window is best viewed at night. 

The window will be ready by 3 p.m.

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“Have You Been to Spec Saviours?”

14c Park Vista

Greenwich, SE10 8UJ

You always get a brighter vision with sharp vision and saviours add to the brightness.

The window is best viewed any time.

The window will be ready by 1 p.m. on 6 December.

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“The Nutcrackers of SE10”

213 Greenwich High Road

Greenwich, SE10 8NB

Clara and her enchanted Nutcracker went on a magical adventure on Christmas Eve. What magical adventure would you like to share with this army of nutcrackers found in SE10?

The window is best photographed during the day, but can be viewed at any time. It can be best seen from the bus stop in front of West Greenwich Library.

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“Brighter Vision, Better Ways”

51 Hyde Vale

Greenwich, SE10 8QQ

A very special window with music and motion, this is a hopeful take on sustaining life for all living things. This automata is not to be missed!

The window is best viewed any time.

The window will be ready by 6 p.m.

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