Press releases

Browse all the latest press releases from the National Maritime Museum, Royal Observatory Greenwich, Cutty Sark and Queen's House below.

Publish date: 27 January 2016

Come one, come all, and join Royal Museums Greenwich for a series of exciting events and lectures, as it celebrates LGBT History Month for the first time.

Publish date: 6 January 2016

Watch cult sci-fi films at London's only planetarium: this month’s screening is the 1984 film, 2010: The Year We Make Contact; and discover more about the mysterious planet Venus in our Out of this World weekend activities.

Publish date: 6 January 2016

Visit Samuel Pepys: Plague, Fire, Revolution before it closes on 28 March; celebrate Women’s History Month; and create your own carnival backdrop as part of the Easter holiday events.

Publish date: 6 January 2016

Join in the Easter egg hunt for the chance of winning a family ticket to Camp Bestival, and learn about ships powered by the wind and make your own model.

Publish date: 6 January 2016

The Royal Observatory Greenwich, in association with Insight Investment and BBC Sky at Night Magazine, announces the dates for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016 competition – its annual global search for the most beautiful and spectacular visions of the cosmos, whether they are striking pictures of vast galaxies millions of light years away, or dramatic images of the night sky much closer to home.

Publish date: 17 December 2015

Celebrate LGBT Month; join in festivities for the Year of the Monkey; or read the letters of lovers separated by the sea for our Valentine’s Day ‘Love in the Archives’ event.

Publish date: 11 December 2015

Highlights include this month’s cult film, V for Vendetta (2005), and our special Valentine's after-dark experience, complete with glass of bubbly.

Publish date: 10 December 2015

Celebrate Chinese New Year on board by making animal masks and trying traditional tea; and join in a family fun day for deaf and hearing audiences.

Publish date: 3 November 2015

This year, to mark its 146th birthday, Cutty Sark will be inviting opera-lovers underneath the ship’s magnificent copper hull for a special rendition of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro by Olivier Award-winning opera company, OperaUpClose.

Publish date: 29 October 2015

Watch cult films The Thing (1982) at London's only planetarium in our Silver Screen Sci-Fi season in December, and Renaissance (2006) in January.