Discover a different side of history with the Museum at Night festival


Museum at Night returns this May. The bi-annual festival opens some of the UK’s most interesting museums and galleries to the public during the evenings of the festival.

Running from Wednesday 15 – Saturday 18 May 2019, the event produced by Brighton based charity Culture 24 will focus on shining a light on Britain’s sparkling culture and heritage.

Full details on the festival can be found at, or instead why not just check out one of the featured Museum at Night events taking place in and around Surrey.

Watts Late: To the Moon & Back – Watts Gallery

Watts Gallery in Guildford is the place to be on Saturday 25 May for this astronomical event. Find out the answers to all your questions about the moon.

Explore our upcoming Moonscapes exhibition, enjoy supper under the stars and take in the inspiring talks, activities and demonstrations by artists and space scientists.

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Joke in the Box – The Lightbox

The Lightbox in Woking plays host to the hugely popular comedy night takes place on the last Thursday of the month (30 May).

The event is suitable for those over the age of 16 and features the best up-and-coming and established acts on the stand-up circuit.

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Archives at Night: Cold War Revealed – The National Archives

Head down to The National Archives in Kew on 17 May as they throwback to the 1980s.

Immerse yourself in the era through gallery tours of the new exhibition, test your 80s trivia and compete for vintage prizes in their bumper quiz, try your hand at retro video games, or even grab a cocktail at ‘Club Tropicana’ and party like it’s 1982 at the disco.

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