If the Weather Permits - Living in the Arctic


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Date and time: 
9 June | 3pm
£6 | £5 members | children under 16 free
National Maritime Museum
Talks & courses
Discount for members

Join us for a captivating afternoon about life in the Arctic, including talks, a film screening and gallery tours. The event provides an unique opportunity to hear from Naulaq Ledrew, an Inuk elder who is currently visiting the UK.   


15:00 - 15:15 Arrival 

15:15 – 15:30 Claire Warrior, Senior Exhibitions Interpretation Curator, on the curation of the Polar Worlds Gallery at the National Maritime Museum

15:30 - 16:00 Screening of ‘If The Weather Permits’

16:00 - 16:45 Naulaq Le Drew, on life in the Arctic

16:45 – 17:00 Refreshments

17:00 – 18:00 Visit to the Polar Worlds Gallery


Naulaq Ledrew, originally from Apex Hill (Nunavut, Canadian Arctic), is an Inuk artist working in traditional crafts, drumming, throat singing, and seal skin sewing. She is also an activist that advocates for Indigenous culture and Inuit well-being. Naulaq is actively working with the urban Inuit community in Toronto and has been elected as the Inuit Community Knowledge Keeper.