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Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich which showcases some incredible images of the sky, from within our solar system and far into deep space. Images on display include winners from all the categories: Earth and Space, Our Solar System, Deep Space and the Young26th November 2014Sunday 22nd February 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
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Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions - Photography | PRICING  Free  
DATES  18th September 2014 to 22nd February 2015
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich which showcases some incredible ... More about this event
 
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for LongitudeShips, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for LongitudeShips, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for LongitudeFrom July, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich marks the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act with Ships, Clocks and Stars, an exhibition which explores 'the Quest for Longitude' taking visitors from the coffee houses of London to the tropical climes of Cook's Pacific voyages. The race to determine longitude at sea gripped Europe during t26th November 2014Sunday 4th January 2015 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
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Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums
DATES  11th July 2014 to 4th January 2015
From July, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich marks the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act with Ships, Clocks and Stars, an exhibition which explore... More about this event
 
Longitude Punk'dLongitude Punk'dLongitude Punk'dLongitude Punk'd celebrates the wacky inventors, star-gazing scientists and elegant explorers of the eighteenth century. The Royal Observatory in Greenwich has commissioned eight British steampunk artists to create works inspired by the technical inventions that were presented to the Board of Longitude between 1714 and 1828. The exhibition features26th November 2014Sunday 1st February 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
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Ongoing
Longitude Punk'd
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  1st April 2014 to 1st February 2015
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Longitude Punk'd celebrates the wacky inventors, star-gazing scientists and elegant explorers of the eighteenth century. The Royal Observatory in Greenwich has... More about this event
 
War Artists At SeaWar Artists At SeaWar Artists At SeaShowcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's House includes visually arresting and moving portraits, battle scenes, and depictions of everyday life during conflict. Charged with the task of revealing a truth that went beyond the simple recording of events, official war ar26th November 2014Sunday 1st February 2015 Where:
The Queen's House,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
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Ongoing
War Artists At Sea
event > Exhibitions > Art exhibitions
DATES  15th February 2014 to 1st February 2015
VENUE  The Queen's House 
Showcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's House includes visually arresting an... More about this event
 
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at SeaForgotten Fighters: the First World War at SeaForgotten Fighters: the First World War at SeaPart of the National Maritime Museum's commemoration of World War One, Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea explores the naval and maritime dimensions of the conflict in a new gallery display opening in August 2014. Through a wide range of objects including weaponry, photographs, medals and ship models, the epic scale of the war at sea is26th November 2014Saturday 1st August 2015 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
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Free EventOngoing
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums | PRICING  Free  
DATES  2nd August 2014 to 1st August 2015
Part of the National Maritime Museum's commemoration of World War One, Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea explores the naval and maritime dimension... More about this event
 
Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815Opening on Trafalgar Day (21st October 2013), Nelson, Navy, Nation is a new permanent gallery at the National Maritime Museum that looks at how the Royal Navy shaped individual lives and the course of British history over the 18th century. Bringing together more than 250 objects from the Museum's collections, the gallery takes visitors on a journey26th November 2014Wednesday 31st December 2014 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
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Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
Free EventOngoing
Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
event > Tours > Guided Tours - Museums & Galleries | PRICING  Free  
DATES  21st October 2013 to 31st December 2014
Opening on Trafalgar Day (21st October 2013), Nelson, Navy, Nation is a new permanent gallery at the National Maritime Museum that looks at how the Royal Navy ... More about this event
 
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At SeaGuiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At SeaGuiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At SeaFive hundred years ago, a fraternity of London mariners was given a charter by Henry VIII and became the Corporation of Trinity House - with instructions to improve the safety of navigation on the Thames. Since then, Trinity House has looked after pilotage, buoys, beacons and lightships and has become the Lighthouse Authority for England, Wales and26th November 2014Monday 4th January 2016 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
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Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At SeaPICK
Free EventOngoing
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
event > Exhibitions > Special exhibits - Museums | PRICING  Free  
DATES  16th April 2014 to 4th January 2016
Five hundred years ago, a fraternity of London mariners was given a charter by Henry VIII and became the Corporation of Trinity House - with instructions to im... More about this event
 
The Knowledge: How To Rebuild Our World From ScratchThe Knowledge: How To Rebuild Our World From ScratchWith Dr Lewis Dartnell.27th November 2014Thursday 27th November 2014 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
Category: event
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The Knowledge: How To Rebuild Our World From Scratch
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Thursday 27th November 2014 - 6.30pm-7.30pm
With Dr Lewis Dartnell.
 
Behind The Scenes Of Ships, Clocks & Stars: HorologyBehind The Scenes Of Ships, Clocks & Stars: HorologyA tour of the Museum's horology workshop.28th November 2014Friday 28th November 2014 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
On Soon
Behind The Scenes Of Ships, Clocks & Stars: Horology
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 28th November 2014 - 2pm-4pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
A tour of the Museum's horology workshop.
 
An Evening With The StarsAn Evening With The StarsAstronomy-themed events.28th November 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
On Soon
An Evening With The Stars
event > Kids Events
DATES  Friday 28th and Saturday 29th November 2014 at 5.25pm-7.25pm, 5.30pm-7.30pm, 6.45pm-8.25pm and 6.50pm-8.50pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Astronomy-themed events.
 
Explore SaturdaysExplore SaturdaysMeet a character from the past and take part in an exciting performance.29th November 2014Saturday 29th November 2014 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Explore Saturdays
event > Kids Events > Storytelling | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Saturday 29th November 2014 at 12noon, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm
Meet a character from the past and take part in an exciting performance.
 
Discover SundaysDiscover SundaysFind out more about the sea.30th November 2014Sunday 30th November 2014 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
Discover Sundays
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Sunday 23rd and Sunday 30th November 2014 at 11.30am-1.30pm and 2pm-4pm
Find out more about the sea.
 
Travellers Tails Seminar Series: ExplorationTravellers Tails Seminar Series: ExplorationThis seminar will question what the alternative histories of exploration are to that of a series of heroes.4th December 2014Thursday 29th January 2015 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
Category: event
On Soon
Travellers Tails Seminar Series: Exploration
event > Business Events > Conferences
DATES  Thursday 4th December 2014 and Thursday 29th January 2015 - 6pm-9pm
This seminar will question what the alternative histories of exploration are to that of a series of heroes.
 
First World War LivesFirst World War LivesHow resources of the Museum's Caird Library and Archive can be used by family historians researching their First World War ancestors.9th December 2014Tuesday 9th December 2014 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
Category: event
Free EventOn Soon
First World War Lives
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures | PRICING  Free  
DATES  Tuesday 9th December 2014 - 2pm-5.30pm
How resources of the Museum's Caird Library and Archive can be used by family historians researching their First World War ancestors.
 
An Evening With The StarsAn Evening With The StarsAstronomy-themed events.12th December 2014Saturday 13th December 2014 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
On Soon
An Evening With The Stars
event > Kids Events
DATES  Friday 12th and Saturday 13th December 2014 at 5.25pm-7.25pm, 5.30pm-7.30pm, 6.45pm-8.25pm and 6.50pm-8.50pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Astronomy-themed events.
 
The ROG Christmas LectureThe ROG Christmas LectureDiscover the winter solstice.19th December 2014Friday 19th December 2014 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
On Soon
The ROG Christmas Lecture
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Talks & Lectures
DATES  Friday 19th December 2014 - 7pm-9.30pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Discover the winter solstice.
 
An Evening With The StarsAn Evening With The StarsAstronomy-themed events.2nd January 2015Saturday 3rd January 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
An Evening With The Stars
event > Kids Events
DATES  Friday 2nd and Saturday 3rd January 2015 at 5.25pm-7.25pm, 5.30pm-7.30pm, 6.45pm-8.25pm and 6.50pm-8.50pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Astronomy-themed events.
 
Digital Astrophotography With A Telescope: CourseDigital Astrophotography With A Telescope: CourseA photography course covering lunar, solar, planetary and deep sky techniques.6th January 2015Tuesday 6th January 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
Digital Astrophotography With A Telescope: Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Tuesday 6th January 2015 - 7pm-9pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
A photography course covering lunar, solar, planetary and deep sky techniques.
 
Introduction To Astronomy: CourseIntroduction To Astronomy: CourseGreg Smye-Rumsby leads a course for people with little prior knowledge of astronomy.6th January 2015Tuesday 6th January 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
Introduction To Astronomy: Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Tuesday 6th January 2015 - 7pm-9pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Greg Smye-Rumsby leads a course for people with little prior knowledge of astronomy.
 
An Evening With The StarsAn Evening With The StarsAstronomy-themed events.30th January 2015Saturday 28th February 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
An Evening With The Stars
event > Kids Events
DATES  30th Jan, 31st Jan, 27th Feb and 28th Feb 2015 at 5.25pm-7.25pm, 5.30pm-7.30pm, 6.45pm-8.25pm and 6.50pm-8.50pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Astronomy-themed events.
 
An Evening With The Stars: Valentine's Day SpecialAn Evening With The Stars: Valentine's Day SpecialRomantic planetarium show and telescope viewings.14th February 2015Saturday 14th February 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
An Evening With The Stars: Valentine's Day Special
event > Kids Events
DATES  Saturday 14th February 2015 at 5.25pm-7.25pm, 5.30pm-7.30pm, 6.45pm-8.45pm and 6.50pm-8.50pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Romantic planetarium show and telescope viewings.
 
Introduction To Astrophysics: CourseIntroduction To Astrophysics: CourseColin Stuart leads a course for people with little prior knowledge of astronomy.24th February 2015Tuesday 24th February 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
Introduction To Astrophysics: Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Tuesday 24th February 2015 - 7pm-9pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Colin Stuart leads a course for people with little prior knowledge of astronomy.
 
Practical Observing For Beginners: CoursePractical Observing For Beginners: CourseGreg Smye-Rumsby presents an introductory course in astronomy.24th February 2015Tuesday 24th February 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
Practical Observing For Beginners: Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Tuesday 24th February 2015 - 7pm-9pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Greg Smye-Rumsby presents an introductory course in astronomy.
 
Against Captain's Orders: A Journey Into The UnchartedAgainst Captain's Orders: A Journey Into The UnchartedPunchdrunk Enrichment's largest production to date, Against Captain's Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted gives 6 to 12 year old visitors to the National Maritime Museum a theatrical journey through the museum's collection of maritime artefacts.28th March 2015Monday 31st August 2015 Where:
National Maritime Museum,   Park Row      SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
Against Captain's Orders: A Journey Into The Uncharted
event > Theatre > Kids shows
DATES  28th March to 31st August 2015
Punchdrunk Enrichment's largest production to date, Against Captain's Orders: A Journey into the Uncharted gives 6 to 12 year old visitors to the National Mari... More about this event
 
Introduction To Astronomy: CourseIntroduction To Astronomy: CourseGreg Smye-Rumsby leads a course for people with little prior knowledge of astronomy.14th April 2015Tuesday 14th April 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
Introduction To Astronomy: Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Tuesday 14th April 2015 - 7pm-9pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Greg Smye-Rumsby leads a course for people with little prior knowledge of astronomy.
 
Travelling The Universe: CourseTravelling The Universe: CourseDiscover the history of space travel.14th April 2015Tuesday 14th April 2015 Where:
Royal Observatory Greenwich,   National Maritime Museum  Greenwich    SE10 9NF
Category: event
 
Travelling The Universe: Course
event > Exhibitions > Lifestyle - Workshops
DATES  Tuesday 14th April 2015 - 7pm-9pm
VENUE  Royal Observatory Greenwich 
Discover the history of space travel.
 
 
 

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Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Ships, Clocks and Stars: the Quest for Longitude
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2015 

National Maritime Museum

From July, the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich marks the 300th anniversary of the Longitude Act with Ships, Clocks and ...More

 
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st August 2015 

National Maritime Museum

Part of the National Maritime Museum's commemoration of World War One, Forgotten Fighters: the First World War at Sea explores ...More

 
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Guiding Lights: 500 Years Of Trinity House And Safety At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 4th January 2016 

National Maritime Museum

Five hundred years ago, a fraternity of London mariners was given a charter by Henry VIII and became the Corporation ...More

 
War Artists At Sea
War Artists At Sea
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

The Queen's House

Showcasing the best of Royal Museums Greenwich's collection of First and Second World War art, this display at The Queen's ...More

 
Longitude Punk'd
Longitude Punk'd
Exhibitions | Until 1st February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich

Longitude Punk'd celebrates the wacky inventors, star-gazing scientists and elegant explorers of the eighteenth century. The Royal Observatory in Greenwich ...More

 
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014
Astronomy Photographer Of The Year 2014
Exhibitions | Until 22nd February 2015 

Royal Observatory Greenwich

The winning images of Astronomy Photographer of the Year are presented in a free exhibition at the Royal Observatory Greenwich ...More

 
Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
Nelson, Navy, Nation: The Story Of The Royal Navy And The British People, 1688-1815
Exhibitions | Until 31st December 2014 

National Maritime Museum

Opening on Trafalgar Day (21st October 2013), Nelson, Navy, Nation is a new permanent gallery at the National Maritime Museum ...More

 
Jack And The Beanstalk
Theatre | Until 11th January 2015 

Greenwich Theatre 4 minutes walk from National Maritime Museum

Andrew Pollard returns to Greenwich Theatre to present his version of the classic tale about a boy called Jack who, ...More

Greenwich Market Christmas Grotto
Seasonal | Until 23rd December 2014 

Greenwich Market 4 minutes walk from National Maritime Museum

Father Christmas and his Grotto come to Greenwich's glorious traditional riverside market this Christmas. Children get a unique chance to ...More

Christmas Lantern Parade & Lights Switch On
Seasonal | On 26th November 2014 

Old Royal Naval College 5 minutes walk from National Maritime Museum

Local school children show off their beautiful hand-crafted lanterns in a colourful parade....More

 
 
 
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