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Discover the origins of time this British Science Week

RMG British Science Week

Embark on a voyage through time and space during British Science Week at the Royal Observatory Greenwich! From 8 - 17 March, join in for an exciting line-up of events suitable for all ages. Meet their astronomers and curators, engage in hands-on workshops, and explore the science of museum conservation behind the scenes at the Prince Philip Maritime Collections Centre. With this year's theme being 'Time', there's no better place to celebrate than at the Royal Observatory, the birthplace of Greenwich Mean Time!

Nearest pier: Greenwich

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Women of the RNLI

Opening Saturday 2 March, the National Maritime Museum presents 'Women of the RNLI', a captivating free exhibition celebrating 200 years of lifesaving at sea. Discover the crucial roles played by women in the Royal National Lifeboat Institution through striking photography, personal stories, and impactful film. From crewmembers to fundraisers, mechanics to station managers, explore the diverse contributions of women to this vital charity. Delve into the experiences of current volunteers and learn about those who paved the way before them. Featuring the evocative photography of Jack Lowe, 'Women of the RNLI' offers a personal perspective on the lifesaving work of this remarkable institution.

Nearest pier: Greenwich

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RNLI Museums Greenwich
RNLI Tower Bridge

Donate to the RNLI

As a registered charity independent of the government, the RNLI relies on the generosity of the public to fund its lifesaving work. As a charity partner for RNLI, we have placed contactless donation points at the café bars on board our boats for passengers to donate. We take great pride in supporting the work of the RNLI, and we encourage you to donate next time you're on board if you can. By doing so, you are helping RNLI to continue providing a reassuring presence on the Thames for all of us.

Leading ladies of the sea

Female Pirates RMG

Throughout March, embark on a family journey through history with Female Pirate Talks at The Golden Hinde in honour of International Women’s History Month.

Uncover the remarkable stories of fearless women pirates who defied convention and sailed the seas, including Sayyida al Hurra, Gráinne Ní Mháille, Mary Read, Anne Bonny, and Ching Shih. Hear tales of adventure and daring feats as you explore the fascinating lives of these legendary figures. After the tour, delve deeper into maritime history as you explore The Golden Hinde ship. Suitable for all ages, this immersive experience promises to captivate and inspire.

Nearest pier: London Bridge City

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Battersea’s Spring Affordable Art Fair

Experience the vibrant world of contemporary art at the Battersea Spring Affordable Art Fair from 7 - 10 March. Nestled in the picturesque Battersea Park, this event offers a hand-picked selection of galleries showcasing thousands of original artworks priced between £50 and £7,500. Immerse yourself in creativity as you explore special exhibitions honouring International Women’s Day and the latest interior trends for 2024, including the Pantone Colour of the Year: Peach Fuzz. Don't miss out on exciting installations by acclaimed artists like Alejandro Propato and Lawrie Hutcheon. Make a day of it with delightful bars, cafés and on-site food trucks, head on over for the Art After Dark Lates, or bring the kids to Family Hour on the weekend.

Nearest pier: Battersea Power Station

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Battersea Spring Affordable Art Fair

St. Patrick’s Day 2024

St Patricks Day

Experience the vibrant spirit of Ireland at London’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival on Sunday 17 March in Trafalgar Square. Join in the festivities with the best of Irish arts, culture, food, and music, including the spectacular annual parade. This beloved event, hosted by the mayor, celebrates the rich contributions of the Irish community to London's cultural landscape. Over 50,000 people are expected to participate in the parade, featuring Irish marching bands, dance troupes, and more, starting from Hyde Park Corner and culminating in Trafalgar Square, a celebration for all ages.

Nearest pier: Embankment

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Coming to ExCeL London

Moveit Excel


Dance your heart out at MOVE IT, the world's largest dance event, returning to ExCeL London 15-17 March.

Head on over to ExCeL London for three incredible days packed with dance classes, performances, and excitement. With over 250 classes to choose from, MOVE IT offers something for every dancer, teacher, spectator, or professional.

Experience the electrifying celebration of dance and performing arts that brings together people from all levels and backgrounds. Don't miss out on the ultimate dance experience at MOVE IT!

Nearest pier: Royal Wharf (then bus 241) or North Greenwich (and fly across on the IFS Cloud Cable Car)

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Disney100 The Exhibition

Disney100: The Exhibition

Back by popular demand, Disney100: The Exhibition is reopening at ExCel London. From 6 March, step into the magical world of Disney and celebrate 100 years of unforgettable storytelling and beloved characters.

Explore iconic moments from Disney's vast history, from timeless classics to modern favourites. Immerse yourself in the enchanting worlds of Mickey Mouse, Cinderella, Elsa, and more as you journey through the exhibition's interactive displays, rare artefacts, and immersive experiences.

Don't miss this opportunity to relive your favourite Disney memories and discover new ones.

Nearest pier: Royal Wharf (then bus 241) or North Greenwich (and fly across on the IFS Cloud Cable Car)

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An annual splash at the Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race

Get ready for the iconic Oxford-Cambridge Boat Race, a historic event steeped in tradition and sporting excellence for over 194 years.

On Saturday 30 March experience one of the world's oldest and most prestigious amateur sporting competitions. Witness the thrilling rivalry between Oxford and Cambridge universities as they battle it out on the River Thames. Don't miss out on this legendary event.

Nearest pier: Wandsworth Riverside Quarter

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Oxford Cambridge Boat Race
Passengers Photographing Sunset

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