First Sundays: 500 Years of History for £5

First Sunday of the month
Tickets: £5

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First Sundays – 500 Years of History for £5

Join us for our monthly “First Sundays” programme, and get all the benefits of our usual 500 Years of History and Painted Hall ticket for only £5*!

Taking place on the first Sunday of each month, we will welcome visitors from Greenwich and beyond with storytelling for young audiences and pop-up events to delight visitors of all ages, plus discounts in the shop and café for residents of the Royal Borough of Greenwich (valid proof of address required). All of this on top of access to the Painted Hall, our Baroque masterpiece, our expert-led talks and tours, the multimedia guide, and family activities, which for the first Sunday of each month will be only £5 for all visitors over 16*, and free for 16 and under.

Historical performance collective HistoryRiot will be bringing to life the stories of characters who lived in and around our site, from royalty to architects, so keep an eye out – you never know who you might cross paths with.

Explore your local architectural masterpiece, and get access to 500 years of history for only £5 at our “First Sundays”.

*Please note, First Sunday tickets cannot be converted to annual passes.

Storytelling Sessions

Come and join us for a fun First Sundays Storytelling inspired by the amazing artwork in the Painted Hall.

Aimed at children from 5-10 but kids of all ages are welcome! Morning (11:30am – 12pm) and afternoon (1:30pm – 2pm) sessions offered.

Please be aware that there is limited availability so that social distancing can be maintained.

Sunday 3 October (at 1:30pm & 2:30pm due to the London Marathon)
Painted Hall Rhymes
For younger audiences; nursery rhyme fun in the Painted Hall.

Sunday 7 November
The Labours of Hercules: Part 1
The Adventures of Hercules; his battles with the Nymean Lion and the Hydra.


All children must be accompanied by an adult with a valid ticket to the Painted Hall, or Annual Pass.

Funded by the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage. The Culture Recovery Fund is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and Historic England, using funds provided by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport.