Wednesday, 23 August 2017

Visit Royal Museums Greenwich this Bank Holiday

Climb aboard Cutty Sark this Bank Holiday weekend!
  • Take the helm at the ship’s wheel on main deck and enjoy stunning views of the River Thames and the London Skyline.
  • Marvel at the ship’s hull and admire the cutting-edge design that made her the fastest in the world.
  • Touch different samples of the ship's cargo in the interactive exhibits and hear stories from the cast of colourful character actors from Cutty Sark’s past.
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Talk: David Starkey on Henry VIII
6 September

Join David Starkey for an evening at The Queen's House as he talks about Henry VIII's transformation from Defender of the Faith to Supreme Head of the Church. The first of our Tudor event series. 
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Film screening: The Revenant
19 September
Experience the danger and drama of the icy wilderness, without leaving London, in our Arctic-inspired film screening. Watch an Oscar-winning performance inside the cargo hold of our own intrepid explorer Cutty Sark.
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Amazing space photography
See the awe-inspiring images shortlisted for the prestigious Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Yearcompetition. Visit all the winning photographs in the exhibition from 16 September at the Astronomy Centre.
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Franklin exhibition highlights
Inuit oral history has been telling us about British Arctic exploration for a very long time. Hear our experts talk about their favourite objects from Death in the ice: the shocking story of Franklin's final expedition.
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Totally Thames Festival
1 - 30 September

This September we're going Totally Thames. Join us in celebrating London's most conspicuous character with an unmissable month of Lates, lectures, performances and more!
Part of the Totally Thames Festival
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From our friends at the National Portrait Gallery
The Encounter: Drawings from Leonardo to Rembrandt
Until 22 October 2017

★★★★★ The Times

The creative encounter between individual artists and sitters is explored in this major exhibition featuring portrait drawings by some of the outstanding masters of the Renaissance and Baroque periods.
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