Silver Screen Science Fiction

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Adult: £10.30 | Concession: £9.30 | Child: £8.20
Royal Observatory, Planetarium & Astronomy Centre
Evenings and Lates
10% members discount

Enjoy screenings of vintage, cult and blockbuster sci-fi movies in our planetarium, followed by a short talk on the science behind the fiction by a Royal Observatory astronomer.

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18 August | 6:30pm - 8:30pm

John Boyega and Jodie Whittaker star in this instant cult classic written and directed by Joe Cornish. After crash landing in a South London estate, vicious and near- invisible beasts from space stalk the residents. However they are prepared to fight back... and then some. After the screening, Royal Observatory astronomer Dr. Ed Bloomer will talk about some of the science fact behind the fiction, including near-invisible materials and echolocation. This event is part of the Royal Observatory Greenwich's 'Universe Unseen' season (April - September 2018).

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Film runtime: 1hr 28mins

Film rating: 15

Drinks and confectionary available at the ticket desk before the film starts.

Coming soon...

  • 15 September: The Theory of Everything