Search

Free planetarium tours

PUBLISHED: 16:40 27 August 2008 | UPDATED: 15:14 25 August 2010

FREE guided tours of the Royal Observatory are on offer next month.

FREE guided tours of the Royal Observatory are on offer next month.

The Royal Observatory, Greenwich is offering free historical and architectural talks and guided tours on Saturday, September 10, from 11am to 5pm.

The day offers visitors a chance to learn more about one of the world's most important historic scientific sites and tour the award-winning new Astronomy Centre and Peter Harrison Planetarium.

Hourly guided tours begin at 11am with an introduction to the history of Flamsteed House, the Observatory's original building.

Architects from Allies and Morrison, the firm which redeveloped the south side more than a year ago, will be conducting the tours.

The hourly historical talk about the site begins at 11.30am and slides will illustrate its life from 1675 until now.

Tickets are on a first come, fist saved basis.

0 comments

Latest Bexley news

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Kent bowler Harry Podmore remains hopeful of beting Warwickshire at Edgbaston to claim the County Championship Division Two title.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The weathervane on the iconic Carnegie Building in Erith is working again following months of painstaking restoration work.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Centuries from Dominic Sibley and Will Rhodes left Warwickshire strongly-placed against Kent in the Specsavers County Championship Division Two title-showdown at Edgbaston.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Kent head coach Matt Walker was disappointed to see his side outplayed by County Championship Division Two title rivals Warwickshire on day one of their match at Edgbaston.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

A man from Bexley who was in a band in the 1960s last month had his dream come true when his former band members reunited to play at a charity dance.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Warwickshire took huge strides towards the Specsavers County Championship Division Two title by totally dominating the opening day against rivals Kent at Edgbaston.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Officers are appealing for information following an assault in Albany Park station.

Monday, September 24, 2018

The most popular names given to baby boys and girls last year in East London suggests that where you live could influence what name you choose for your child.

Most read news

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Bexley Times e-edition today
E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up

Bexley Times twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Show Job Lists

Family Notices 24