Things to do: Valentine’s Day 2013
With one day to go until Valentine’s Day, we list three different activities you and a date can do on the day.
Whether you are on a date or single here are some great events to check out on Valentine’s Day, some are booked in advance however hopefully these events will inspire you!
1. Greenwich: Love in the Archives
Love and history rolled up in one at the National Maritime Museum at 7pm, where you can find archived love letters from Naval officers that will be read out to guests. It is a tour which includes a three-course meal for two and a glass of wine (so this one is for 18+). The tickets are £96 in advance. Check out their website for more information.
2. Love in the Natural World
This is a special event held in the Natural History Museum at the Atenborough studio, starting at 2.30pm and finishing at 3pm. You can head over at this free event and take a closer look at the wild side of love in the natural world. It should lead to an interesting perspective on Valentine’s Day! Check the website for more information.
3. Evening with the Stars: Valentine’s Day special
Spend an evening with the stars at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich featuring a Planetarium show which is like a tour bus of the universe. It starts at 5.30 pm and ends at 7.30 pm. The next times will be at 6.50pm to 8.50pm.
You will have the chance to look through an 18 tonne Victorian telescope and check out the Prime Median that divides the Eastern and Western hemisphere of the earth with astronomers to answer questions. The tickets are from £28. This is for those aged 18 and over. Check the website for more info.