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., 18 September 2018
E.g., 18 September 2018

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

Guided tours
SOLD OUT: Join us for a free 30 minute tours of the 19th century Altazimuth Pavilion and viewing of the new Annie Maunder Astrographic...
Times:
22 and 23 September | 2pm, 2.40pm, 3.20pm, 4pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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

Holst’s The Planets was first performed 100 years ago. But what would it sound like if created today?
Times:
29 September | 7:00pm - 8:30pm, 9:00pm - 10:00pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

2 October 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

6 October 2018

Join an astronomer for a special show featuring the New Crescent Moon and the history of studying it.  
Times:
Saturday 6 October | 10 - 10.45am
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 6 October - 30 December | 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 and Saturday 6 October | 2pm-3.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

7 October 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 6 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

9 October 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

13 October 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 6 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

14 October 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 6 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

16 October 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

20 October 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 6 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

21 October 2018

Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 6 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

22 October 2018

Planetarium shows
Our Mars-themed Morning Stars morning includes a planetarium show and interactive workshop in a relaxed environemnt for SEND groups. 
Times:
22 October | 10am-12 noon
Location:
Royal Observatory

23 October 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun, Daytime
Our Mars-themed morning includes a planetarium show, interactive quiz and immersive virtual reality activity.
Times:
23, 24 October | 10am–12.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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