Exhibitions & events at the Royal Observatory

We have an exciting selection of free and paid events, exhibitions and courses at the Royal Observatory and Planetarium, see what's on below.

E.g., 21 August 2018
E.g., 21 August 2018

23 August 2018

Daytime
Explore the brand new telescope facility at the Royal Observatory and see some of the spectacular images taken. 
Times:
22, 23 August | 12.45pm, 1.30pm, 2.15pm, 3pm, 3.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

25 August 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

26 August 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

30 August 2018

Guided tours
FREE limited capacity 10 minute tours of the brand new Annie Maunder Astrographic Telescope (AMAT) with a knowledgeable guide. 
Times:
9, 30 August | Every 20 minutes from 12:40 to 16:20
Location:
Royal Observatory

1 September 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Evenings & Lates
Enjoy screenings of vintage, cult and blockbuster sci-fi movies in our planetarium, followed by a short talk on the science behind the...
Times:
Monthly
Location:
Royal Observatory

2 September 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

8 September 2018

Planetarium shows
Join an astronomer for a special young persons show featuring stories of the stars and the Moon.
Times:
8th September | 10:00 - 10:45
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Member events
 Join one of our volunteer tours guides to explore space and time at the Royal Observatory.
Times:
Saturday 8 September | 2pm-3.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

9 September 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

15 September 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

16 September 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

18 September 2018

Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
18 September 2018 – 28 May 2019 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Explore topics at the cutting edge of modern astronomical research and the limits of human knowledge.
Times:
Tuesdays, 7–9pm | 18 September – 23 October | 8 January– 12 February | 23 April - 28 May
Location:
Royal Observatory
Talks & Courses
Astronomy for absolute beginners lead by an engaging tutor and set at the home of time and space.
Times:
Tuesdays, | 7pm-9pm | See dates below
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

22 September 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

23 September 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

25 September 2018

Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
18 September 2018 – 28 May 2019 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

29 September 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 July - 30 September | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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