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Michael Palin – Erebus: The Story of a Ship

Micheal Palin - Erebus: The Story of a Ship Greenwich Book Festival is thrilled to host Michael Palin at our 2019 festival, in association with the National Maritime Museum. In September 2014 the wreck of a sailing vessel was discovered at the bottom of the sea in the frozen wastes of the Canadian Arctic. Its [...]

Evelyn, Pepys and Greenwich – FREE Public Talk

  Evelyn, Pepys and Greenwich: an introduction to varied worlds of two 17th century gentleman administrators of the Royal Navy     Greenwich has been home to remarkable people over the centuries, who have played a key role in our national story. This is a short introduction to two of the most famous individuals in […]

Killing Time: The Victorian World of Work – FREE EXHIBITION

  KILLING TIME: THE VICTORIAN WORLD OF WORK An exhibition that analyses how the ideology of work is portrayed in Victorian periodicals and trade magazines and how this might influence our attitudes to work today.   Ours is an age of work. We are told there is lower unemployment than for decades and that that […]