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What's On

See what's on at the Observatory Science Centre in 2021.

Stargazing Evenings

Come and enjoy the fabulous atmosphere that surrounds the Observatory at night and, weather permitting look through some of the largest telescopes in the country at some extraordinary night sky objects. Don't worry if it is cloudy we have a cloudy night contingency.

Astronomy Festival

September 2-4: The Astronomy Festival is back in full for 2022! Whether for a day or for the whole weekend come and join us and soak up the fantastic atmosphere of our fabulous Science Centre and Observatory. Lots of fun for families and keen astronomers alike!

Introduction to The Solar System

£82.00 per Adult

15 September to 6 October: This 4 week course will introduce you to the Solar System including the Sun, Earth, Moon, planets (including their moons) and other minor bodies. The course is suitable for those with a basic understanding of science but little or no knowledge of the subject is required.