This event will include a short talk, a solo Bharatanatyam dance performance and a Kia Kotti Kali dance ritual. Plus there will be a Kathakali performance of Poothana Moksham, which tells the popular Hindu story of the salvation of a demoness.
This event is suitable for adults and young people aged 12+.
Explore the colourful cultural heritage of these traditional south Indian dance forms.
Join us for:
- Make-up demonstrations
- Costume displays
- A series of short performances
In 2018 Royal Museums Greenwich completed an appeal project to raise funds to restore the 1896 Altazimuth Pavilion and to install a brand new modern telescope facility in the unused upper floor.
Come visit the Great Equatorial Telescope in the daytime to find out more about this amazing 1893 Victorian instrument, the people who used it and the science it was used for. This visit includes telescope footage and a virtual reality experience to simulate elements of a night time observing session at the Royal Observatory. An astronomer will be on hand throughout to answer all your queries about the cosmos.
Please note that the telescope is only accessible by stairs. This is not an observing session, but uses footage captured on clear nights.
Training provides opportunity to:
Activities take place between 10am -5pm and will include:
- Planking and caulking
- Knotting and splicing of rope work
- Steaming bending and roving timbers
- Axe hewing and spar making demonstrations
- Barge sailing
The masterclasses will be delivered by tutors and instructors from the IBTC, and will take place in the dry berth of Cutty Sark and in the ship keepers workshop 10 minutes’ walk from the ship.
The National Day of Stitch is an annual event that encourages everyone to try their hand at stitching. We will be taking inspiration from the Armada Portrait of Elizabeth I on display in the Queen’s Presence Chamber. No experience is required, and the activities are suitable for seven years and older. All materials will be provided.
Since 1851 the America’s Cup has been the greatest prize in competitive sailing. Britain’s Challenge for the America’s Cup is a free exhibition about Land Rover BAR’s attempt to win the 35th America’s Cup in May 2017.