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World Oceans Day 2020 Royal Museums Greenwich

Celebrate World Oceans Day

Join us online on Monday 8 June for a whole host of activities, music, discussion and debate as we celebrate our ocean. Find out more

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Summer Solstice Sunrise over Stonehenge 2005

Learn about the summer solstice

Discover more about the 'longest day of the year', from the astronomy behind it to its history and traditions.

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Watch Ships, Sea & the Stars

Tune in live every week to hear from Royal Museums Greenwich curators, experts and special guests

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Watch and learn

Historian S.I. Martin recently spoke to us about the life and legacy of Olaudah Equiano, an 18th century black writer who provided one of the first accounts of what it was like to be sold into slavery. His autobiography made him one of the key figures of the abolitionist movement in Britain. Watch the clip below, and see the full episode on Ships, Sea and the Stars.

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