Talks and courses

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

Feed your mind with our great educational events

On the centenary of one of the most significant measurements in the history of science, join Royal Observatory astronomers as they chart...
Times:
28 May | 6:00pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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Talks & Courses
Join us for a series of free talks in central London covering a range of fascinating subjects. Everyone is welcome at our Maritime History...
Times:
23 October, 6 November, 4 December, 29 January, 26 February, 12 March, 21 May, 18 June | 5.15pm
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If The Weather Permits

Talks & Courses
Join us for a captivating afternoon about life in the Arctic, including talks, a film screening and gallery tours. The event provides an...
Times:
9 June | 3pm
Location:
National Maritime Museum

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Talks & Courses
Hear the legendary storyteller and Monty Python stalwart’s epic account of one of the greatest seafaring adventures – and mysteries – of...
Times:
14 June | 6.30pm
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Talks & Courses
Royal Observatory Astronomer Dr Greg Brown takes you through the ongoing search for planets around distant stars.
Times:
16 June | 10:30am - 2:30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

Restoration of Cutty Sark, 1954

Talks & Courses
Join us for a free talk in central London about the exciting world of conserving historic vessels featuring Claire Denham & Simon...
Times:
18 June | 5.15pm, wine reception from 6.30pm
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