Exhibition Highlights

Nelson, Navy, Nation

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Discover the new permanent gallery at the National Maritime Museum, Nelson, Navy, Nation and find out what the curators’ favourite object are.

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The Opium Trade

Flora Bain talks with Dr. Julia Lovell about how the British Empire was bankrolled by the opium trade.

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Traders

Waterline – Cruising Photography

Jude Holland reveals some of her favourite images in the Waterline exhibition.

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Astronomy Photographer of the Year

Boats that built Britain – the Pilot’s Punt

Rebekah Higgitt reveals the history of scientific photography at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich

Rebekah Higgitt tells us about the work of solar and astronomical photographers at the Royal Observatory, Greenwich, from the 1840s onwards.

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Marek Kukula and Richard Dunn take a closer look at telescopes

Telescopes aren’t just for gazing at the stars, as Marek Kukula and Richard Dunn find out. Join them on tour of a new display of telescopes at the Royal Observatory.

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Claire Warrior previews Beside the seaside – snapshots of British coastal life

Join Claire Warrior for a preview of Beside the seaside, a new exhibition of historical photographs depicting life on the British coast. Find out more about this fascinating collection and about the images on show.

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