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Exciting programme of Events & Activities now in place for the 2017 season
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Exciting programme in place for the October mid-term. Join us for science and astronomy edutainment.
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The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux
Hailsham
East Sussex
BN27 1RN
Tel: 01323 832731
Fax: 01323 832741

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Saturday 18th February 2017 - 16:50 We're recruiting for 2017 season
There are opportunities to join the team. Please check ABOUT US section of this website.
Friday 27th January 2017 - 15:18 2017 Programme
Exciting programme of Events & Activities now in place for the 2017 season
Friday 21st October 2016 - 17:53 October mid term holiday
Exciting programme in place for the October mid-term. Join us for science and astronomy edutainment.
Sunday 10th July 2016 - 09:24 Summer Events & Activities
Exciting summer programme of Events & Activities .. Check our calendar for details!
Friday 10th June 2016 - 13:59 Stunning water lilies
The water lilies are now looking magnificent and you can take home a root and support The Centre!
Throughout the summer we have a 'lucky dip' tub of root stock for a donation of just £5 per plant. We can't guarantee the colour, but when you look at our pond you will see just how stunning all of the lilies are.
Thanks to Ken & Andrea for supporting us again this summer.
PLUS: we have a great stock of Verbena Bonariensis seedlings and a host of other plants all at just donation of £1 per pot. Help attract butterflies and bees to your garden.. SPREAD THE BUZZ!
Thursday 16th July 2015 - 10:08 Destination Space Project
Destination Space Project The Observatory Science Centre, Herstmonceux, is proud to announce they have been selected to take part in a project called Destination Space to follow the European Space Agency's British Astronomer, Tim Peake.

Tim’s Destination Space programme is designed to inspire young minds with the wonder of space flight. Backed by the UK Space Agency, 20 Science Centres across the UK, including the Observatory Science Centre, have joined forces with Tim Peake, to provide children all over the UK with this unique opportunity to learn about human space flight and follow life on the International Space Station.

Destination Space will give children across the UK the chance to learn about Tim Peake’s mission and work on the International Space Station through hands-on experiments, live astronaut shows, workshops and live video from the International Space Station.
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Saturday 25th April 2015 - 11:03 National Food Hygiene Rating Scheme
Again our Cafe has scored an impressive 5 out of 5 during the recent EHO inspection.

The primary aim of this scheme is to allow consumers to make informed choices about the places in which they choose to eat.
Ratings are published on the internet for all areas of the country participating in the scheme.
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Wednesday 8th April 2015 - 13:54 Cuckmere Community Bus
Cuckmere Community Bus New service to The Observatory Science Centre!
We are delighted that Service 49 is operating every Wednesday from 22nd April 2015. PLUS! discounted entry to The Centre of just £5 pp. with same day bus ticket!
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Tuesday 10th March 2015 - 14:35 Car Park Field Open!
Car Park Field Open! The field has sufficiently dried out and so we have ample FREE parking for all vehicles.
At the moment we recommend that minibuses / camper vans / heavy vehicles do not yet park on the grass, and if you have any concerns about boggy ground you can continue to use the hardstanding coach area.
Friday 26th September 2014 - 16:25 Generous Donation
Generous Donation We are proud and delighted to have been selected to receive a 90mm Solar Telescope from The Charlie Bates Solar Astronomy Project. Stephen Ramsden, founder and director of the project donated the telescope last week saying "I am overjoyed that my scope is now your scope and that it will be used by school children to further their interest in science."
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