Exhibitions and events

Come along and be inspired by world-class exhibitions and events at the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and the Queen's House. There's plenty to choose from for all the family - search below by museum, date or event type for something that floats your boat!


E.g., 18 July 2018

E.g., 18 July 2018

What's on

18 July 2018

Daytime
Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime.
Times: Weds in term-time | 10–11.30am, 1.20-2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Member events
Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides.
Times: 16 May, 12 Jun, 18 Jul, 15 Aug, 15 Sept, 16 Oct | 11am–12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

19 July 2018

Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Stand-up storyteller Angela Barnes and LostLittleLad Jake Lambert perform brand new material before they hit...
Times: Thursday 19 July | Doors open 7pm | Show starts 7.45pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

21 July 2018

Planetarium shows
Explore the night sky live in this show specifically for children with an Autistic Spectrum Condition.
Times: 21 July | 10-10.30am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Come with a bear called Ted (and companion Plant!) on an adventure around the Solar System, investigating...
Times: Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Daytime
Join an exciting performance and journey bringing maritime history to life.
Times: Saturdays | 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
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...
Times: Monthly
Location:
Royal Observatory
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Fearless comic Andrew Lawrence and uniquely talented storyteller Edd Hedges perform brand new material before...
Times: Saturday 21 July | Doors open 7pm | Show starts 7.45pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

22 July 2018

Family fun, Access events
Be inspired by the sea and learn more about the Museum’s incredible collections as you take part in make and...
Times: Sundays during term time | 11.30–13.30, 14.00–16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Planetarium shows, Family fun
Come with a bear called Ted (and companion Plant!) on an adventure around the Solar System, investigating...
Times: Weekends | 11am
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun
Come and create a giant collaborative piece of art. Be inspired by the stories of exchange and connection in...
Times: 22, 29 July 11.00-13.30 | 14.00-16.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
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

24 July 2018

Daytime
Younger children are invited to a different adventure every week! Come to the museum to take part in tailored...
Times: Tues in term time | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1pm, 2pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Sailors were often seperated from their families for years and stories of separation and homecoming can be...
Times: 24 July | 10.30, 11.30, 13.00, 14.00
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Comedic political commentator Ayesha Hazarika and character comedy expert Alice Marshall perform brand new...
Times: Tuesday 24 July | Doors open 7pm | Show starts 7.45pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

25 July 2018

Daytime
Bring your little sailors along for songs, stories and playtime.
Times: Weds in term-time | 10–11.30am, 1.20-2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Unforgettable ventriloquist improvisor Nina Conti and chaotic comic Luke McQueen perform brand new material...
Times: Wednesday 25 July | Doors open 7pm | Show starts 7.45pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

26 July 2018

Talks & Courses
In this lecture Katina Bill explores James Bamforth’s work and investigates the story behind the creation of...
Times: 26 July | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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