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 September 2018

E.g., 18 September 2018

What's on

18 September 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
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the...
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

19 September 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
Season, Talks & Courses
RMG Curators and Conservators talk about the highlights of the collection and their work in the Queen's House...
Times: Wednesdays, 5 September to 17 October 2018 | 1–1.30 pm
Location:
Queen's House

20 September 2018

Member events
Get a first look at the four new galleries in the National Maritime Museum at this exclusive event.
Times: 20 September | 8.30am-10.30am
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Talks & Courses
The first in a lecture series about food, its contexts and histories. Dr Kaori O’Connor will explore Hawaiian...
Times: 20 September | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

22 September 2018

Daytime
Be the first to explore four new galleries and take part in a weekend of workshops, talks, tours, and...
Times: 22 - 23 September | 11am - 4pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Guided tours
SOLD OUT: Join us for a free 30 minute tours of the 19th century Altazimuth Pavilion and viewing of the new...
Times: 22 and 23 September | 2pm, 2.40pm, 3.20pm, 4pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

24 September 2018

Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Alan Carr and Josh Widdicombe perform brand new works-in-progress aboard Cutty Sark.
Times: 22 - 24 September | Doors open 7pm | Show start 7.45pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

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

26 September 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
Season, Talks & Courses
RMG Curators and Conservators talk about the highlights of the collection and their work in the Queen's House...
Times: Wednesdays, 5 September to 17 October 2018 | 1–1.30 pm
Location:
Queen's House

27 September 2018

Why have the British traditionally been reluctant to eat seaweed? This talk examines cultural attitudes to...
Times: 27 September | 11am - 12.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

29 September 2018

Member events
Discover our new galleries at the National Maritime Museum with this event for all the family.
Times: 29 September | 10.25am-11.45am, 11.40am-1.00pm, 12.55pm-2.15pm and 2.10pm-3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
Family fun
Join our Data Artist in Residence to explore data through drawing! What will you create?
Location:
The Great Map
Family fun
Journey below the water and follow the river’s currents as they discover objects in the deep and reveal their...
Times: 29 September | 2pm and 3.30pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum
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

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