Change to Planetarium schedule

From 1st October, the Planetarium show times will run on a new timetable. Weekends - Space Safari: 11am, The Sky Tonight: 11.45am & 4.15pm, Solar Superstorms: 12.30pm & 2.45pm, Meet the Neighbours: 1.15pm & 3.30pm.

Essential information

Event type: 
Date and time: 
Tuesdays, | 7pm-9pm | See dates below
Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Astronomy courses
Talks & courses

Astronomy for absolute beginners lead by an engaging tutor and set at the home of time and space.

We offer a wide range of adult courses related to astronomy, from short six-week introductory via one year intermediate courses to modular two year advanced courses.

This six week course is for people with no prior knowledge of astronomy. It offers a basic introduction to the subject from historical, scientific and practical perspective.

Courses run between

  • 31 October – 5 December 2017
  • 2 January – 6 February 2018
  • 20 February – 27 March 2018 
  • 17 April – 22 May 2018

Age: 16+