Current shows

Davy Dragon’s Guide to the Night Sky

6 February – 13 March
9 April – 19 June
27 April, 2 May & 16 June
23 July – 25 September
Saturday & Sunday - 12:00
(excluding Saturday 24 September)
9 August -12:00

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.
For children aged 5-10 years
 


The Sky Tonight

Saturday & Sunday - 13:00
Plus 27 April, 2 May & 16 June – 13:00
9 August -13:00

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.

Suitable for teenagers & adults


15 Billion BC

19 March – 19 June
Monday to Friday – 14:00 (excluding 27 April, 2 May, 6, 16 June)
Tuesday evening - 20:00 (& sky talk)
Saturday & Sunday - 14:30 (excluding 1 May)
27 April – 14:30
2 May – 14:30
16 June – 14:30
27 June – 15 July
Monday to Friday – 13:00

Join us and look back more than 15 billion years in time, to the very edge of the observable universe! Learn about the structure and components of the universe and how to recognise the star patterns we see with the naked eye.

Suitable for teenagers & adults


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