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: 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. 

Publish date: 29 October 2015

Royal Museums Greenwich (RMG) has recently acquired a collection of 17 drawings by extraordinary WWII artist and Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) nurse, Rosemary Rutherford (1912-1972), from Sim Fine Art.

Publish date: 23 October 2015

Highlights this month include a superb line up of shows for the autumn season at the Cutty Sark Studio Theatre, and a family fun weekend where you can create your own tea chest.

Publish date: 23 October 2015

Highlights this month include our special series of events commemorating Trafalgar Day and Halloween activities for children and adults.

Publish date: 23 October 2015

Highlights this month include a cult film at London's only planetarium in our Silver Screen Sci-Fi season; and space exploration and NASA’s New Horizons mission in our half-term activities.