Current shows

Davy Dragon’s Guide to the Night Sky

Come and join Davy Dragon while he learns all about the sky above so that he can fulfil his dream of becoming the world’s best flying dragon! This is a playful introduction to astronomy especially for the under 10s. Just right for inquiring young minds.

Until 29 March
Saturday - 12:00
Sunday - 12:00

Especially for children aged 5 – 10


The Sky Tonight

An interesting live lecture on the current night sky is presented every Saturday and Sunday. You will receive a star map and be shown where to find the constellations and planets that are visible this month.

Saturday - 13:00
Sunday - 13:00

Suitable for teenagers & adults


Full Circle: Star lore comes back to Africa

Will the dreaming skies of Africa finally reveal their secrets as tomorrow’s technology continues to replace yesterday’s magic? When African-based astronomy, in the form of the Square Kilometre Array, the biggest assembly of telescopes in history, looks back over immeasurable times and distances, will we finally answer the most important question ever asked: where did we come from? Or will we carry on dreaming? 

Until – 1 April
Monday to Friday – 14:00(excluding 2 February, 2 March)
Tuesday evening - 20:00 (& sky talk)
Saturday - 14:30
Sunday - 14:30

Suitable for teenagers & adults