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., 16 November 2018

E.g., 16 November 2018

What's on

20 November 2018

Evenings & Lates
As part of our 3-part Indigenous Cultures Film Season, join us for a screening of Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s...
Times: Tuesday 20 November | Doors open 7pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

21 November 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
Family fun
Our annual celebration of children's creativity in museums.
Times: 21 November | 10.00am - 2.50pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

23 November 2018

Planetarium shows, Family fun, Evenings & Lates
An evening of stargazing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. 
Times: Nov 18 – Jan 19 | Sessions from 5.25pm to 6.50pm | See below for details
Location:
Royal Observatory

24 November 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
Planetarium shows, Family fun, Evenings & Lates
An evening of stargazing at the Royal Observatory Greenwich. 
Times: Nov 18 – Jan 19 | Sessions from 5.25pm to 6.50pm | See below for details
Location:
Royal Observatory
Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
Two concerts in celebration of the anniversary of Cutty Sark, a 149th birthday concert in November 2018 and...
Times: Sat 24 Nov 2018 & Fri 08 Mar 2019 | Doors open 7pm | Show starts 8pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

25 November 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

26 November 2018

Member events
Join British Antarctic Survey’s Director of Operations Captain Tim Stockings for an evening of conversation...
Times: 26 November | 6.45pm-8.15pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

27 November 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
From how to choose and use telescopes, to identifying targets and planning observing activities.
Times: Tuesdays, 6 November – 11 December 2018 | 26 February - 2 April 2019 | 7–9pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Evenings & Lates
As part of our 3-part Indigenous Cultures Film Season, join us for a screening of the 2015 film Tanna,...
Times: Tuesday 27 November | Doors open 7pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

28 November 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

30 November 2018

Cutty Sark Theatre, Evenings & Lates
 Join Tom Allen and special guest stars for an evening of brand new comedy in our Michael Edwards Studio...
Times: Monthly dates available | Doors open 6.45pm | Start time 7.15pm
Location:
Cutty Sark

1 December 2018

Family fun
Sailors have used star-gazing to help with way-finding for thousands of years. Join our artist to make an...
Times: 1 & 2 December | 11.30am - 13.30pm and 2pm - 4pm
Location:
Cutty Sark
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
Talks & Courses
Join us for a series of free talks in central London covering a range of fascinating subjects. Everyone is...
Times: 23 October, 6 November, 4 December, 29 January, 26 February, 12 March, 21 May, 18 June | 5.15pm
Location:
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

2 December 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

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