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 21 June
Saturday - 12:00
Sunday - 12:00
16 June – 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


Oceans in Space

The search for life in the universe begins deep in Earth's oceans - and extends out to the stars. Inspired in part by the goals of NASA's Origins Program.

Until 21 June
Monday to Friday – 14:00(excluding 1, 4 May, 1, 16 June)
Tuesday evening - 20:00 (& sky talk)
Saturday - 14:30
Sunday - 14:30
16 June – 14:30

Suitable for teenagers & adults   


Please note that the Planetarium is closed for maintenance on the first Monday of the month (excluding school holidays).

The Planetarium reserves the right to change or cancel advertised shows without prior notice.