What's on

Loading events...

  • Exhibitions

    See all
    • Women of the RNLI
      Exhibitions

      Women of the RNLI

      Celebrate 200 years of saving lives at sea at the National Maritime Museum
      2 March – 1 December 2024
      Free
      National Maritime Museum
    • Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition
      Exhibitions

      Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition

      See the world's greatest space photography at the National Maritime Museum
      Open daily until 27 August 2024 | 10am-5pm
      Free
      National Maritime Museum
    • Earth From Space
      Exhibitions

      Earth From Space

      See the world through a satellite’s lens, and explore our changing planet at the Royal Observatory Greenwich
      Open daily | 10am-5pm
      Free for Planetarium show ticketholders and Royal Observatory visitors
      Royal Observatory
  • Planetarium shows

    See all
    • The Sky Tonight
      Planetarium shows

      The Sky Tonight

      A classic guide to the night sky presented live by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer
      Daily shows except Thursdays
      Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
      Royal Observatory
    • Ted's Space Adventure
      Planetarium shows

      Ted's Space Adventure

      Join Ted the bear on an adventure around the Solar System in this special live planetarium show for under-7s - perfect for little astronauts everywhere!
      Weekends and holiday weekdays
      Adults £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
      Royal Observatory
    • We Are Guardians
      Planetarium shows

      We Are Guardians

      Join Earth's fleet of state-of-the-art satellites for an immersive exploration of their role in safeguarding our planet
      Daily shows except Thursdays
      Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
      Royal Observatory
    • Audio Universe: Tour of the Solar System
      Planetarium shows

      Audio Universe: Tour of the Solar System

      Experience the Solar System like never before - by travelling on a spacecraft that can turn the objects in space into sound!
      Weekends and holiday weekdays
      Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
      Royal Observatory
    • Meet the Neighbours
      Planetarium shows

      Meet the Neighbours

      Tour the Solar System and beyond in style with this live, immersive show packed full of spectacular sights and fun facts
      Weekends and holiday weekdays in July
      Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
      Royal Observatory
    • Starstruck planetarium show
      Planetarium shows

      Starstruck planetarium show

      Discover the birth, life and death of a star presented live by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer.
      Weekends and holiday weekdays in August
      Adult £12 | Child £6 | Student & Under 25: £8
      Royal Observatory
  • Talks and tours

    See all
    • Shipkeeping in action
      Talks and tours

      Shipkeeping in action

      This is your chance to meet the team who care for and conserve Cutty Sark
      Monthly | See page for details
      Free for Cutty Sark ticket holders
      Cutty Sark
    • Character Encounters
      Talks and tours

      Character Encounters

      Visit the National Maritime Museum every Saturday to discover a different character from history with their own fascinating story to tell
      Saturdays
      Free Entry
      National Maritime Museum
    • Salons in the Queen's House
      Talks and tours

      Salons in the Queen's House

      See the Queen’s House and its collections in a new light with this series of free lunchtime talks exploring art, architecture, history and our contemporary culture
      Alternate Wednesdays | 1.00pm-1.30pm
      Free
      Queen's House
    • Behind the scenes tours at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
      Talks and tours

      Behind the scenes tours at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre

      Explore the inner workings of Royal Museums Greenwich and see conservation in action on one of our guided tours
      Second and fourth Thursday of every month (see page for details) | 1.30pm
      Adults: £16 | Members: £12
      Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
    • Salons in the Queen's House: A ‘lascivious’ painting for the Queen’s Bedchamber?
      Talks and tours | Salons in the Queen's House

      Salons in the Queen's House: A ‘lascivious’ painting for the Queen’s Bedchamber?

      In this free lunchtime gallery talk, join Assistant Curator Vittoria Cervini to hear about one of the most prestigious artistic commissions of the 17th century, deemed too scandalous for the Queen’s House
      Wednesday 24 July | 1pm-1.30pm
      Free
      Queen's House
    • New Members' Tour
      Talks and tours | Member events

      New Members' Tour

      Embark on a voyage of discovery around the Museum in the company of one of our volunteer guides
      Various dates | 11am - 12pm
      Free for Members | Booking essential
      In Greenwich
  • Events and festivals

    See all
    • The Great Greenwich Windrush Trail
      Events and festivals

      The Great Greenwich Windrush Trail

      Celebrate Windrush Day across the borough of Greenwich with a series of events and a printed historical trail
      Dates throughout June and July | See page for details
      Free
      In Greenwich
    • Cutty Sark Comedy
      Events and festivals | Museum Lates

      Cutty Sark Comedy

      Join us in the Lower Hold of the famous tea clipper for a fantastic evening of stand-up comedy
      Sunday 28 July 2024 | 6.30pm-8.30pm (Doors open at 6pm)
      Adult: £18.00 | Members: £16.00
      Cutty Sark
    • International Slavery Remembrance Day
      Events and festivals

      International Slavery Remembrance Day

      Explore the legacies of the transatlantic slave trade and its abolition at the National Maritime Museum
      Returning in 2024
      Free
      National Maritime Museum
    • Lunchtime Concerts at the Queen's House
      Events and festivals

      Lunchtime Concerts at the Queen's House

      Enjoy musical performances in the Queen's House given by students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance 
      Select weekdays (see page for details) | 1pm-2pm
      Free, drop in
      Queen's House
    • The Queens' Musick
      Events and festivals

      The Queens' Musick

      An evening of early music in the Queen’s House with soprano Nardus Williams and lutenist Elizabeth Kenny
      Friday 27 September 2024 | 7pm-8.45pm
      Adult: £30, Under 16s: £15 | Members / Patrons: £27, Under 16s Members: £13.50
      Queen's House
    • Cutty Sark concert: Fairport Convention
      Events and festivals | Museum Lates

      Cutty Sark concert: Fairport Convention

      Don't miss your chance to see Fairport Convention underneath the copper hull of Cutty Sark - this will be a night not to be missed! 
      Sunday 27 October 2024 | 7.30pm - 9.45pm
      Adults: £40 | Members: £36
      Cutty Sark
  • Family fun

    See all
    • Cutty Sark Characters
      Family fun

      Cutty Sark Characters

      Meet colourful characters from Cutty Sark’s past and hear astonishing stories about life at sea in the age of sail
      Weekends and Fri-Mon in school holidays | 11am, 12pm, 2pm, 3pm
      Included with entry to Cutty Sark
      Cutty Sark
    • SENsory Sailors
      Family fun

      SENsory Sailors

      Come along and enjoy this brand new sensory play session for children under 13 yearswith special educational needs
      Once a month on Saturdays | 11am-12.30pm
      Free | Pre-booking required
      National Maritime Museum
    • Play Tuesdays
      Family fun

      Play Tuesdays

      Bring your under 5 on a different adventure every week! Explore the Museum together through song, dance and stories
      Term time Tuesdays | 10.30am, 11.30am, 1.00pm, 2.00pm
      £4 per child and accompanying adult | Under 6 months free
      National Maritime Museum
    • LGBTQ+ Family Network
      Family fun | Identity

      LGBTQ+ Family Network

      A safe space for local LGBTQ+ families to meet one another, get involved in creative activities for all ages and explore the stories within the collection
      20 July | 10am-12pm
      Free
      National Maritime Museum
    • Discover Sundays
      Family fun

      Discover Sundays

      Each Sunday come and explore the Museum's collection through hands on creative activities
      Term time Sundays | 11am - 1pm | 2pm - 4pm
      Free | Drop-in
      National Maritime Museum
    • Ship Mates
      Family fun

      Ship Mates

      Hop aboard Cutty Sark for sensory sessions for under 5s!
      Term-time Wednesdays | 10.30am, 12.00pm & 1.30pm
      £5 per child, accompanying adults free
      Cutty Sark
  • Experiences

    See all
    • Observatory Unlocked
      Experiences

      Observatory Unlocked

      Drop by and chat with our Royal Observatory Explainers as they bring science and astronomy to life
      Saturdays and Sundays
      Included with Royal Observatory admission
      Royal Observatory
    • Cutty Sark Rig Climb
      Experiences

      Cutty Sark Rig Climb

      Experience life at sea and climb the rigging of one of London's true icons
      Weekends 10am-5pm | Friday-Sunday during school holidays
      Adult: £55 | Child (10-17): £45 | Under 25/Student: £49
      Cutty Sark
    • Members' Thames Sailing Barge Weekend
      Experiences | Member events

      Members' Thames Sailing Barge Weekend

      Join us for an amazing trip in an authentic Thames barge
      Friday 19 – Sunday 21 July 2024
      £225.00 per person
      Other
    • Maritime Madness: Art in the Park - Youth Collective Event
      Experiences

      Maritime Madness: Art in the Park - Youth Collective Event

      Get ready for an afternoon of outdoor craft, making, and live performance, produced and curated by the 2024 Youth Collective
      Saturday 27 July | 12-3pm
      Free
      National Maritime Museum
  • Courses

    See all
    • Youth Collective
      Courses

      Youth Collective

      Find out more about the Youth Collective – a paid creative opportunity for young people aged 16-24 from the Royal Borough of Greenwich
      Applications open in Summer 2024
      Free
      National Maritime Museum
    • Intermediate Astronomy
      Courses | Astronomy courses

      Intermediate Astronomy

      Acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the Universe with the Royal Observatory Greenwich
      10-week modules held on Tuesday evenings | See page for full dates
      £205 per module
      Royal Observatory
    • Foundation Astrophysics
      Courses | Astronomy courses

      Foundation Astrophysics

      A series of ten-week courses on more advanced topics in astrophysics
      10-week modules held on Tuesday evenings | See page for full dates
      £200 per module
      Royal Observatory
    • Introduction to Astronomy
      Courses | Astronomy courses

      Introduction to Astronomy

      Learn the basics of astronomy at the home of time and space
      Six-week courses held on Tuesday evenings | See page for full dates
      £96
      Royal Observatory
    • Introduction to Astrophotography
      Courses | Astronomy courses

      Introduction to Astrophotography

      Learn how to take images of the night sky in the Royal Observatory Greenwich's online introductory astrophotography course
      Six-week courses held on Tuesday evenings | See page for full dates
      £96
      Online
    • Introduction to Astrophysics
      Courses | Astronomy courses

      Introduction to Astrophysics

      Explore topics at the cutting edge of scientific research and the limits of human knowledge
      Six-week courses held on Tuesday evenings | See page for full dates
      £96
      Royal Observatory
  • Workshops

    See all
    • Make, do and maintain
      Workshops | Identity

      Make, do and maintain

      Join our community of makers at The Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
      First Saturday of every month | 10:30am-12:00pm
      Free (+ £1.00 booking fee)
      Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
    • Coder Dojo
      Workshops

      Coder Dojo

      Be inspired by the collection and create computer programmes, animation, art and electronic experiments in response
      First Saturday of the month
      Free
      Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre
    • Young Creatives and ReThink Residency
      Workshops

      Young Creatives and ReThink Residency

      Be part of our Young Creatives and ReThink Residency projects for young people during school holidays
      Young Creatives: Monday 31 July – Thursday 01 August & ReThink Residency: Monday 12 - Friday 16 August I 10.30am to 3pm daily
      Free
      National Maritime Museum
    • Saturday Art Club
      Workshops

      Saturday Art Club

      Join the weekly creative drop-in for young people aged 13-16 during term time at the National Maritime Museum
      Saturdays from October 2024 - April 2025 | 10am-1pm
      Free
      National Maritime Museum

    Oops! Sorry, we couldn’t find any events.

    Try picking other options from the dropdown menu, or clear filters to start again.

    Can you see what you’re looking for here?