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Museum of the Moon

17th May 2019 - 1st January 2020
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD

Museum of the Moon is a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram. Visit the free installation at the Museum until 1 January 2020. Since 2016 the Moon has been circling the globe, lighting up spaces from Bilbao to Beijing including abbeys and swimming pools. This six-metre model features meticulously detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface, ambient moonlight and an evolving soundscape. It's at the Museum in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, accompanied…

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One Giant Leap: Talk, Tour and Picnic

May 22 - September 25
Jodrell Bank, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Macclesfield, Cheshire Sk11 9DL United Kingdom
£18.50 – £20

One Giant Leap: Jodrell Bank and the Race to the Moon July 2019 will mark 50 years since humans first set foot on another celestial body. In this, the 50th anniversary year of the moon landing, we’re sharing the incredible story of Jodrell Bank’s role in the race to the Moon. Jodrell Bank has been at the heart of ground-breaking and world-leading science for over 70 years. In our fascinating new talk, One Giant Leap, you’ll discover newly released audio-visual material…

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Marvellous Moons Exhibition

25th May 2019 @ 10:00 am - 20th March 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ United Kingdom

Discover more about the moons of the Solar System in this free exhibition. From our familiar Moon to the lava world of Io, or toxic lakes on Titan, this photo-led exhibition showcases the fantastic variety of moons in our Solar System. Moons are natural satellites that orbit planets, dwarf planets or asteroids. While Earth only has one moon, the Moon, nearly 200 moons have been discovered so far in our solar system alone. They come in many different shapes and…

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Moon Landing Memories

May 29 - December 31
UK Space Agency, Polaris House, N Star Ave
Swindon, SN2 1SZ United Kingdom

How do you remember the Moon landings? Get involved in our crowd-sourced history campaign to mark 50 years since the first Moon landings. This summer marks 50 years since the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing – one of the defining moments of the 20th century. To mark this historic anniversary, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the UK Space Agency want to hear your memories of the Moon landings or how this iconic event has inspired you. Do you…

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Space Steps: The Moon and Beyond

July 5 @ 9:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
RPS House, 337 Paintworks, Bath Road
Bristol, Bristol BS4 3AR United Kingdom

The Royal Photographic Society is pleased to announce Space Steps: The Moon and Beyond, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing - one of humankind's most extraordinary adventures. On 20 July 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin (‘Buzz’) Aldrin became the first men to set foot on the surface of the Moon. Space Steps commemorates this incredible milestone and the role photography played. The exhibition explores the journey of Apollo 11, illustrated by some of…

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The Moon

19th July 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5th January 2020 @ 5:00 pm
National Maritime Museum, London, National Maritime Museum, Park Row,
London, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom

To celebrate 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the Moon, the National Maritime Museum stages The Moon, the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s nearest celestial neighbour. Featuring over 180 objects - including real lunar samples and objects that have travelled to the Moon and back - the exhibition presents a cultural and scientific story of our relationship with the Moon over time and across civilisations. Visitors will explore how humans have used, understood…

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Hello Universe

19th July 2019 @ 10:00 am - 22nd January 2020 @ 6:00 pm
science and media museum, Science and Media Museum
Bradford, BD1 1NQ United Kingdom

This summer, join us for a mesmerising journey through the incredible sights and sounds of space. Look up and fuel your curiosity. Imagine remote galaxies and wonder who—or what—is out there. Hello Universe will take you on a voyage, from the earliest paintings of planets to today’s super-high definition photographs of deepest space. Get up close to a meteorite, come face-to-face with a Mars lander, then build your own probe, rover or rocket from Lego. Discover what space actually sounds…

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The Moon

19th July 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5th January 2020 @ 5:00 pm
National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich Peninsula
London, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing at a major new exhibition in London. Opening on 19 July 2019, The Moon is the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s celestial neighbour. Charting the cultural and scientific story of our relationship with the Moon, the exhibition features over 180 objects, including artefacts from NASA's Apollo 11 mission. Reconnect with the wonders of the Moon through artefacts, artworks and interactive moments, and discover how it has captivated and inspired…

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Installation of Moon Dial in the garden of J.M.W Turner’s House in Twickenham, London

July 21 @ 11:59 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Turner’s House,, Sandycombe Lodge,, 40 Sandycoombe Road,
St Margarets, Twickenham, London TW1 2LR United Kingdom

Artist in residence at Turner's House, Nicky Carvell will install "Moon Dial" in the garden of the house that J.M.W Turner designed for himself in Twickenham on July 21st. It evokes the magic of a moonlit garden and was inspired by Turner’s nighttime painting, Fishermen at Sea (The first oil painting Turner exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1796 and now at Tate Britain). The focal point is an abstract moon above a tower, which he had designed in one…

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UK Space Conference: ‘Moon Tours’

September 24 @ 8:00 am - September 26 @ 5:00 pm
International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales, The Coldra, Catsah Road
Caerleon, Newport NP18 1HQ United Kingdom

As part of the UK Space Conference, year 8 students from across South Wales will take part in a variety of Moon-themed activities. These will include a mobile planetarium, a 'tour' of Luke Jerram's giant 3D Moon and a series of Moon related activities. Please note, school groups will be booked into this through the UK Space Agency and this event is NOT open to the general public. If you work, or are interested in working, in the UK Space…

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1969 And All That

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dynamic Earth, Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH8 8AS United Kingdom

1969 And All That; 50 years since the moon landings and 50 years of The Open University by Professor Monica Grady Professor of Planetary and Space Science at The Open University, Monica Grady is most well known for her work on meteorites. She has an asteroid named after her and has spoken before about voyages in Space and Time. This talk explores developments in the 50 yrs since man walked on the Moon and The Open University was born. Expect…

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