Small steps and giant leaps: The 50th anniversary of the moon landing

12.00pm to 6.00pm, Saturday 20 July

The Theatre

The Royal Institution of Great Britain GB United Kingdom W1S 4BS 21 Albemarle Street London
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  • Credit: NASA via Wikimedia Commons
  • Type

    Drop in demos and lecture


Standard £16


Concession £10


Ri Members and Ri Patrons £7

Event description

On 20 July 1969 humans landed on the moon for the very first time. 50 years later, our focus is now on Mars and beyond. What have we learned from over 50 years of space exploration? What do we still need to overcome? Join us for a space themed day to explore these questions and more.


The doors will open at 12.00pm. Lecture time will be confirmed nearer the event. 


The theatre is on the first floor and there is step-free access from the street via lift.

The closest underground station is Green Park, which is step-free.

There is space at floor level in the theatre for wheelchair users.

Seating is usually unreserved for our events. If you and your group require seating reservations, please do let us know by email and we’ll be more than happy to help. Email:

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Our theatre is equipped with an Audio Induction Loop. 

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