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12 April 2017

Ready for our pop-up museum in Lewisham, HLF Endeavour conservation intern Liza Nathan makes a new frame for a replica painting of Stubbs' Dingo

10 April 2017

No passenger ship has ever captured the public imagination like the Titanic and with the golden age of travel by ship long over, it is unlikely that any future ship ever will. 

10 April 2017

Drawing in particular on material from our archives, Dr Elaine Murphy explores the diverse connections between women and the navy in the 17th century, researched during her time as a Caird short-term fellow.

6 April 2017

Cutty Sark opened to the public on 26 April 2012 and has welcomed more than 1.3million visitors on board since.

5 April 2017

Our astronomer Radmila spoke to year 7 pupils at St Mary’s Catholic School in Bishop’s Stortford about the search for exoplanets (planets that orbit other stars) and life beyond the Earth. They had lots of fantastic questions which are answered below:

3 April 2017

It's all hands on deck as we batten down the hatches and learn the ropes of seafaring language.

30 March 2017
This month you'll be able to catch Venus in the morning sky pre-sunrise in the east now that it has crossed in front of the Sun. (Details given are for London and may vary...
27 March 2017

Women in 18th-century Britain did not have the vote, and their economic and legal rights were limited. However, they found many ways to exert social, cultural and even political influence.

27 March 2017

William Bligh (1754-1817), Matthew Flinders (1774-1814) and Sir John Franklin (1786-1847) each had storied careers. Mike Bevan investigates the way these three careers overlapped and intertwined.

23 March 2017

Documentations Officer Claire Denham takes us behind the scenes at Cutty Sark, to give us an insight into the important daily research, documentation and maintenance work that keeps Cutty Sark preserved for many future generations to come. This month, we find out how figurehead Nannie has fared over the years. 

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