Hidden London

An exhibition of photographs by students from Greenwich Community College focusing on London's hidden spaces. Read more

August Challenge

This summer you are invited to take part in the ORNC August Challenge. Complete four different activities during August - making, drawing, exploring and playting victorian skittles - to earn your certificate!Read more

Farmer's Market

The Old Royal Naval College is hosting its first Farmers Market over the August Bank Holiday weekend. With plenty of stalls selling food and craft products, live entertainment, and fantastic views across the Thames, why not come on down?Read more

Holy Communion

Choral Eucharist Read more

Visit the Victorian Skittle Alley

Discover our Victorian Skittle Alley, hidden beneath the twin domes of the Old Royal Naval College and open for a limited time only. Read more

Exploring the Golden Age

A presentation on gilding, with an overview of its history from the earliest practices in Ancient Egypt to today’s competitive trade, and an interactive demonstration using the various tools and techniques.Read more

The First Annual Exhibition of the Old Royal Naval College Art Club

The Art Club – an established group of painters dedicated to the depiction of the marine heritage of Britain – holds its first ever exhibition in the Visitor Centre.Read more

Holy Communion

Sung Eucharist Read more

"A Great and Noble Design"

A revealing exhibition examining Sir James Thornhill’s preparatory sketches for the ORNC’s famous Painted Hall in the light of groundbreaking new research.Read more

Open House

Join a free talk or tour and discover some of our buildings not usually open to the public. Don’t miss fun family activities taking place throughout the weekend.Read more

Visit the Victorian Skittle Alley

Discover our Victorian Skittle Alley! Bowl with wooden practice cannonballs in this alley, hidden beneath the twin domes of the Old Royal Naval College and open for a limited time only.Read more

Visit the Victorian Skittle Alley

Discover our Victorian Skittle Alley! Bowl with wooden practice cannonballs in this alley, hidden beneath the twin domes of the Old Royal Naval College and open for a limited time only.Read more

Thornhill's Thames

Dive into the paintings in the magnificent Painted Hall, for a taster talk exploring artist James Thornhill’s references to the river.Read more

Evensong in the Chapel

Join us for an evening of exquisite choral music and prayer at the Old Royal Naval College Chapel, a stunning eighteenth-century neoclassical masterpiece on the banks of the Thames.Read more

In tune at 0° longitude: Yi Dong, Jiafeng Chen & Alexis White

East meets West in this performance in our beautiful Chapel, starring the renowned Chinese classical zheng performer, Yi Dong, and violin and piano performances by Jiafeng Cheng and Alexis White.Read more

Visit the Victorian Skittle Alley

Discover our Victorian Skittle Alley! Bowl with wooden practice cannonballs in this alley, hidden beneath the twin domes of the Old Royal Naval College and open for a limited time only.Read more

Nelson & West: when a hero and an artist meet

Both Lord Nelson and the artist Benjamin West are important figures in the ORNC’s history, and their meeting was a momentous occasion. Join this free talk exploring stories behind the art and history of the ORNC.Read more

Visit the Victorian Skittle Alley

Discover our Victorian Skittle Alley! Bowl with wooden practice cannonballs in this alley, hidden beneath the twin domes of the Old Royal Naval College and open for a limited time only.Read more

Visit the Victorian Skittle Alley

Discover our Victorian Skittle Alley! Bowl with wooden practice cannonballs in this alley, hidden beneath the twin domes of the Old Royal Naval College and open for a limited time only.Read more

Visit the Victorian Skittle Alley

Discover our Victorian Skittle Alley! Bowl with wooden practice cannonballs in this alley, hidden beneath the twin domes of the Old Royal Naval College and open for a limited time only.Read more