Join us for this brand-new live planetarium show to celebrate Holi, presented by a Royal Observatory Greenwich astronomer.
Discover how the Moon's appearance and position in the sky is linked to South Asian calendar systems, how this connects to the way the stars are grouped in Hindu astrology, and learn more about India's space exploration achievements.
Recommended ages 7+. Under-5s will not be admitted.
Free entry to the Historic Royal Observatory site is included with this show.
How to book
Planetarium shows are now available to book online and by phone. Our shows are very popular, to prevent any disappointment, we recommend booking your tickets in advance.
To book your tickets, please click here or contact the Bookings team on 0208 312 6608. The office is open Monday-Sunday, 9am-5pm.
Plan your visit
Can children attend?
Yes! This show is suitable for ages 7+. Children under 5 will not be admitted. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
How long will the show last?
This planetarium show lasts up to 30 minutes.
When should I arrive?
The planetarium is part of the Royal Observatory, at the top of a hill with spectacular views across London. Please allow enough time to get to us and aim to arrive at least 15 minutes before the show’s start time, as latecomers cannot be admitted.
Can I bring a pushchair?
Pushchairs are not allowed into the planetarium itself but there is a designated buggy park in the foyer.
Can I visit the Observatory too?
Yes! Each ticket purchased includes free access to the historic observatory site.
What provisions are in place to support those with additional needs?
From choosing the best show and ticket type to being inside the planetarium, check out our full accessibility information here.