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Find out what's on at the Observatory Science Centre for 2019. We're offering a packed programme, with some new things on offer this year!

Celebration Sundays

It is the 25th anniversary of The Observatory Science Centre in 2020 and we are celebrating throughout the year. Celebration Sundays will be held on the first Sunday of every month from February to November (with the exception of September). There will be different themes and activities each month but we will be showcasing just how much fun science actually is.

Introduction to Life in the Universe

£25.00 per Adult

11th July 2020: This one day course is suitable for adults with a basic understanding of astronomy. Is there life beyond Earth? Over 4,000 exoplanets have been confirmed so far but what does it take for them to harbour life? What should we be looking for? Come and find out about the fascinating world of astrobiology.


Our usual parking field is temporarily closed following unprecedented rainfall

Please use the hardstanding car park on Wartling Road: just south of the estate entrance

Blue Badge parking bays available as usual behind the main building

All parking is free!

You are welcome to call ahead to check any details.........