Talks and courses

Join us to explore the universe, astronomy, great art and history. From our annual astronomy courses to our regular maritime history lecture series, get the latest knowledge from experts in the field. 

Study the stars with our expert-led Astronomy courses

Study the stars with our expert-led Astronomy courses

Discover our past in new ways with our curator-led Maritime History Lectures

Discover our past in new ways with our curator-led Maritime History Lectures

Explore great art and royal history in the 17th-century Queen's House

Explore great art and royal history in the 17th-century Queen's House

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Location: 
Royal Observatory, Cutty Sark, National Maritime Museum, Queen's House
Explore the season

Feed your mind with our great educational events

Talks & Courses
Learn how to capture the stars using your DSLR and lenses in this perfect introduction to astrophotography.
Times:
30 November 2019 | 10.30am - 2.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

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Evenings & Lates, Talks & Courses, Member events
The Arctic is often seen as an inhospitable, unexplored area, yet people have lived there for 1000s of years. As the region heats up, so do...
Times:
2 December 2019 | 6.30pm
Location:
Central London
Talks & Courses
Royal Observatory Astronomer Anna Ross will guide you through the challenges of building a spacecraft and the difficulties of space travel...
Times:
Saturday 18 January | 10.30am - 2.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Talks & Courses
Royal Observatory Astronomer Dhara Patel explains how we can use telescopes to capture light from the vast expanse of space to better...
Times:
Saturday 14 March | 10.30am - 2.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory