Evenings and Lates

Join us for our spectacular programme of evening entertainment, featuring cutting-edge musicians and comedy at Cutty Sark, sci-fi film screenings and stargazing at the Royal Observatory, and Lates at the National Maritime Museum.

Enjoy cult sci-fi classics on the big screen at the Planetarium

Enjoy cult sci-fi classics on the big screen at the Planetarium

Word-class comedy, music and drama at the Cutty Sark Theatre

Word-class comedy, music and drama at the Cutty Sark Theatre

Special Lates at the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House

Special Lates at the National Maritime Museum and Queen's House

Essential information

Event Type: 
Opening times: 
After 6pm
Location: 
Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
Evening events

Explore our full programme of upcoming late events

Planetarium shows, Family fun, Evenings & Lates
Rival superpowers trigger catastrophic climate change in this classic British B-movie.
Times:
8 April 2017 | 6.30–8.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Season, Evenings & Lates
Dance the night away beneath Cutty Sark’s gleaming hull in our informal sailors’ ball to salute the Tall Ships!
Times:
14 April | Swing dance lesson: 7.15–8pm, Live music: 8.30pm, DJ: 10.30pm–11.30pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Season, Evenings & Lates
Join us for a two-course sailor’s dinner underneath London’s very own Tall Ship, Cutty Sark.
Times:
15 April | Ship opens: 7pm, Food served from 8.15pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Season, Planetarium shows, Family fun, Evenings & Lates
Kick off our Star Season of events with experts from a galaxy of star-related fields of study.
Times:
20 April | 6–7.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Evenings & Lates, Talks & Courses
Jan Rüger talks about his new book Heligoland: Britain, Germany and the Struggle for the North Sea.
Times:
26 April 2017 | 6.30pm: Arrival and refreshments | 7pm: Talk | 7.45pm: Reception
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Experience the soulful and critically-acclaimed folk duo Belinda O’Hooley and Heidi Tidow.
Times:
Friday 28 April | Starts 7pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Planetarium shows, Evenings & Lates
Is time travel truly possible? How alien are planets beyond our Solar System?
Times:
20 May | 6–9.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Evenings & Lates
A group of space travellers are marooned on an alien world, with a vicious criminal in their midst.
Times:
27 May | 6–8.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Evenings & Lates
Separated by time and space, a father and daughter strive to save humanity in a time of despair for Earth.
Times:
17 June | 5.30–9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Evenings & Lates, Talks & Courses
Where are our nearest cosmic neighbours? Amazingly, we may find out the answer in our lifetimes...
Times:
29 June | 6.30–7.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory