With so many indoor events cancelled, here’s one that’s entirely outdoors – a wander around Greenwich looking at advent windows.

Each evening from 1st to 24th December, a home, shop or office in Greenwich will unveil their own advent window, until all 24 windows are opened. A variety of media will be used, including paper art, models, light installations and paintings.

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The windows then stay “open” until 3rd January, so it’s ideal for a post-Christmas socially distanced walk. Once all 24 Advent Windows have been opened, seeing all of them usually takes around 3 hours on foot.

Greenwich’s advent windows have been running for 14 years now and were created by St. Alfege Church as a way of getting the community more involved in Christmas, and it’s proven to be very popular.

There’s a map on their website, and you can print off a larger PDF version as well.

 

 

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