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10 November 2014
Jema Hewitt is a costume artist and author whose Steampunk alter ego “Emilly Ladybird” is well known on the international steam punk Scene. Emilly is an adventurer and bon...
6 November 2014
Writing a blog post about Sir Isaac Newton is a rather daunting task for the non-expert like myself. What can you say about the great man that hasn’t been said before many...
5 November 2014
Today's guest blog was written by the Author Kelley Swain who was inspired to write a book about the amazing Caroline Herschel whilst visiting the observatory. She will be...
3 November 2014
With Longitude Punk'd continuing to amuse and confuse at the Royal Observatoyr and with Clocking Off LATE less than 2 weeks away, I decided to catch up with author of The...
31 October 2014
In last week's guest post, curator of Material Culture and Decorative Arts Amy Miller explored some of the best wigs in Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude....
29 October 2014
This time last week, we transformed the Sammy Ofer wing foyer above Ships, Clocks & Stars into an 18th century coffee house, with a little help from a few special guests...
29 October 2014
Earlier this year the National Maritime Museum’s blockbuster exhibition Turner and the Sea showcased one of Britain's greatest artists, the nineteenth-century painter Joseph...
27 October 2014
In my last post, I discussed some of the events surrounding one of the Navy’s great tragedies – the Isles of Scilly shipwreck of 1707 – and what might have caused it. In this...
24 October 2014
Yesterday evening, we celebrated 18th century coffeehouse culture in our event The Virtue of Coffee. In attendance was Piers Alexander, author of The Bitter Trade, a novel...
23 October 2014
On 13 November, we'll be taking an irreverent tour of Georgian London in our Clocking Off LATE, in association with Time Out. As well as our LATE regulars such as Curators on...

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