Past events

The Moon in Science and Culture | Tuesday 23 July


Woolwich Centre Library
Tuesday 23rd July
7pm – 8.30pm 

A conversation exploring the science and culture of the Moon with astronomer Robert Massey and art historian Alexandra Loske. Supported by the Institute of Physics.

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Join Astronomer Robert Massey, Royal Astronomical Society, and art historian Alexandra Loske for a conversation about how the Moon has been understood by artists and scientists throughout history. Hear from the co-authors of the newly-released book Moon and join in with a lively discussion. After the talk, the speakers are available for chats and to sign copies of their book. This event is brought to you by The Institute of Physics.




Woolwich Centre Library
35 Wellington St,
SE18 6HQ





Boat: MBNA Thames Clippers runs a regular PM scheduled service every 20 minutes from central London to Woolwich (Royal Arsenal) Pier (8 minute walk). Usual timetable available here


Train: South Eastern Direct train from Woolwich Arsenal station to London Bridge (21 minutes direct train). Last service from Woolwich Arsenal: 11.44pm (4 minute walk)


DLR: Woolwich Arsenal DLR Station to Bank and Stratford. Timetable available here. Last service from Woolwich Arsenal: 00.11 (4 minute walk)


The main bus stops in Woolwich are located on or very near General Gordon Square – Thomas Street/Green’s End and Woolwich Arsenal Station. Bus routes include: 51, 53, 54, 96, 99, 122, 161, 177, 178, 180, 244, 291, 380, 386, 422, 469, 472.


24 hour Mini Cabs: Super Cars, General Gordon Square – 0208 317 7000

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