Training provides opportunity to:
LGBT History Month
This event is part of our LGBT History Month programme at Royal Museums Greenwich, celebrating LGBT history past and present with a packed season of events, talks, programmes and workshops suitable for all visitors.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with us and enjoy traditional Chinese performance arts including a Lion Dance and Kung Fu. There will also be a performance from the Nanjing Little Red Flower Dance Troupe.
Location: Under the Propeller & Great Map
2pm – 3pm
Come and learn the traditional art of calligraphy, or ‘beautiful writing’, in this workshop for all ages.
Location: Group Space
Time: 11am – 11.45am | 12pm – 12.45pm | 1.15pm – 2pm | 3pm – 3.45pm
The Museum will come alive with colour as we celebrate LGBT History Month at the National Maritime Museum. Kids and big kids are invited to take part in a whole host of activities all about celebrating identity and difference.
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 Celebration of Stitch is an annual event which encourages members of the public from all ages, to try their hand at stitching. The Blackheath Embroiderers will be taking up residence in the Queen’s House, taking inspiration from the wonderful Tudor and Stuart portraits on display in the Queen’s Presence Chamber and elsewhere.
Schedule of the Day
Queen’s House installations open: 10am – 5pm
Crafts: 12noon – 4pm
Crossing the Line ceremony: 12.30pm – 1pm
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.
Come satisfy your comic cravings with the provocative Reginald D Hunter, British Comedy Award winner Nina Conti, one-liner maestro Milton Jones, lo-fi genius David O’Doherty, self-styled German Comedy Ambassador Henning Wehn plus many more.
Each year thousands of comedy fans flock to this iconic location to witness meticulously curated shows in sublime surroundings complete with bars, gourmet street-food, music and so much more. Give your summer a hilarious high and make your way to London’s number one comedy festival!
Join our Royal Observatory Astronomers for a series of activity packages for older children that include a planetarium show, two interactive workshops and a chance to talk to our astronomers.