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Erith Lighthouse officially opened yesterday with celebratory garden party

PUBLISHED: 14:12 11 August 2017 | UPDATED: 14:12 11 August 2017

Erith Lighthouse opening

Erith Lighthouse opening

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The lighthouse is part of a regeneration programme for Erith

Erith Lighthouse at Riverside Gardens officially opened for business yesterday, August 10, with a free celebration garden party.

The lighthouse is commissioned by Bexley council and funded by the Mayor of London as part of Bexley’s Greater Erith Programme, a town centre regeneration programme.

The party was accompanied by music from local musicians Phase 5 Steelband and Captain H and the Hi-Tones, and the mayor of Bexley, councillor Peter Reader officially opened the Lighthouse in front of an audience who had come out for the opening.

Beers from local business, the Bexley Brewery, were on sale and the Greenwich Co-operative Development Agency provided a menu of food.

The Erith Lighthouse will be hosting a programme of dinners and events to explore and celebrate Erith’s unique riverside London setting. I

t will be at Riverside Gardens from August 11–27 and then at Erith Pier from September 7-24.

Seventeen chefs will host 17 dinners, creating menus inspired by Erith. Numbers are limited and dining can be booked in advance, here.

For more information or to attend any of the other summer events visit www.eventbrite.co.uk and search for Erith Lighthouse.

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