We have an exciting selection of free and paid events, exhibitions and courses at the Royal Observatory and Planetarium, see what's on below.

E.g., 19 November 2017
E.g., 19 November 2017

8 December 2017

Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

9 December 2017

Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times:
Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times:
Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1 October-30 December | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Talks & Courses
Professor Carl Murray celebrates the 20 year life of the Cassini-Huygens Mission to Saturn in this revealing lecture.
Times:
9 December | 6.45-7.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

10 December 2017

Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times:
Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Family fun, Talks & Courses
Drop in workshops facilated by Observatory Explainers mixing demonstrations with make and do activities.
Times:
Weekends, 1 October - 30 December | 12.45-4.15pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Daytime, Talks & Courses
Drop by and chat with our Observatory Explainers who are bringing the history of astronomy to life.
Times:
Weekends and holiday weekdays | 1 October-30 December | 1.05–4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

11 December 2017

Guided tours
Join a fascinating tour of the history of the Royal Observatory led by one of our volunteers.
Times:
Tours: most weekdays, see times below | Talks: most Wednesdays, 1.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times:
Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory

12 December 2017

Guided tours
Join a fascinating tour of the history of the Royal Observatory led by one of our volunteers.
Times:
Tours: most weekdays, see times below | Talks: most Wednesdays, 1.30pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
Discover the secrets of our star the Sun in this fascinating show narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch.
Times:
Weekdays 2.45pm | Weekends 12.30pm, 2.45pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Planetarium shows
Follow Ted the bear as he travels the Solar System looking for the Great Big Bear in the Sky. 
Times:
Tuesday during term time | 12.45 and 1.45pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Planetarium shows
A classic guide to the sky tonight presented in real-time by an astronomer using our digital planetarium.
Times:
Weekdays 4.15pm | Weekends 2pm, 4.15pm
Location:
Royal Observatory
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
Tuesdays | 12 September 2017 - 8 May 2018 | 6.30pm - 9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
This comprehensive course provides an opportunity to acquire a rigorous scientific understanding of the universe.
Times:
12 September 2017 - 22 May 2018 | Tuesdays 6.30pm-9pm | Saturdays 30 September 2017, 10, 24 February, 3, 10, 17 March, 2 June 2018
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Talks & Courses
Study astronomy topics at foundation degree level, without the costs.
Times:
Tuesdays, 12 September 2017–22 May 2018 | 7–9pm
Location:
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre

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