Essential Information

Type Events and festivals
In Greenwich
Date and Times 8-17 March 2024
Prices See page for details

Uncover the mysteries of time and space this British Science Week with the Royal Observatory Greenwich.

From 8-17 March 2024 we'll be hosting a jam-packed programme of events suitable for all ages.

Meet Royal Observatory astronomers and curators, delve into hands-on workshops, and come behind the scenes at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre to discover the science of museum conservation.

This year's theme for British Science Week is 'Time', so where better to celebrate than at the Royal Observatory, the home of Greenwich Mean Time!

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About British Science Week

British Science Week is a ten-day celebration held every year in March, with thousands of events running throughout the UK celebrating science, engineering, technology and maths.

The theme for 2024 is 'Time'. From the mysteries of time travel to caring for historic clocks, Greenwich is the perfect place to explore the science and significance of time. The Royal Observatory Greenwich is proud to partner with the British Science Association to celebrate 30 years of British Science Week. 

Find more events taking place around the UK and download free activity packs on the British Science Week website.