Calendar of Events

JANUARY 2018

Open on the weekend of 20th & 21st 10am - 5pm.
Last admission at 3pm

SPECIAL OFFER £5 per person throughout the weekend

On this weekend we are ALSO offering for £5 per person:

20th                     Open Evening

Please note we are NOT open during the week beginning 22nd - 26th January

Fully open 7 days per week from Saturday 27th January
FEBRUARY 2018

Open daily 10am - 5pm.
Last admission 3pm

LOCAL HALF TERM SCHOOL HOLIDAYS
Monday 12th February - Sunday 18th February

For the school holidays; in addition to the interactive hands-on exhibits there will be daily telescope tours and spectacular science shows (times may vary). These are included in your admission price:

Science Shows:   11am, 1pm and 3pm (SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY)

Telescope Tours: 12noon, 2pm and 4pm

Outside of school holidays we offer telescope tours but times of these tours will vary.


This month we are ALSO offering:

3rd                    Open Evening
13th Children's Workshop: 'Fun with Chemistry' 10.30am-1pm (6-8 years)
14th Children's Workshop: 'Fun with Chemistry' 10.30am-1pm (6-8 years)
15th Children's Workshop: 'Discover Chemistry' 10.30am-1pm (9-11 years) 
16th Extended Opening: 'Family Dark Skies Festival Day' open until 8pm*
17th Open Evening: 'Dark Skies Festival'*
21st Astronomy Course: 'Intermediate Astronomy' (Wednesdays for 6 weeks)
 25th Course: 'Telescope Clinic'

*Please note that the 'Dark Skies Festival' is a celebration initiated by the South Downs National Park and we are holding an extended opening for families and an Open Evening to help celebrate this festival. See here for further details.
MARCH 2018

Open daily 10am - 5pm.
Last admission 3pm

This month we are ALSO offering:

1st                     Astronomy Course: 'Spring Star Search' (Thursdays for 4 weeks)
3rd Open Evening
17th & 18th Special Event: British Science Week Activity Weekend
17th Open Evening
24th Course: 'Family Telescope Clinic'
25th Course: 'Night Sky Photography'
31st Open Evening: 'Blue Moon' ADULTS ONLY


APRIL 2018

Open daily 10am - 6pm.
Last admission 4pm


LOCAL SCHOOL HOLIDAYS FOR EASTER
Friday 30th March - Sunday 15th April

For the school holidays; in addition to the interactive hands-on exhibits there will be daily telescope tours and spectacular science shows (times may vary). These are included in your admission price:

Science Shows: 11am, 1pm and 3pm (SCHOOL HOLIDAYS ONLY)

Telescope Tours: 12noon, 2pm and 4pm

Outside of school holidays we offer telescope tours but times of these tours may vary.


This month we are ALSO offering:

4th                     Children's Workshop: 'Astronaut Academy' 10.30am-1pm or 2pm-4.30pm (6-8 years)
5th Children's Workshop: 'Earth & Beyond Twilight' 2pm-8pm (9-11 years)
10th Children's Workshop: 'Explore the Moon' 10.30am-1pm or 2pm-4.30pm (6-8 years)
11th Children's Workshop: Subject to be confirmed 10.30am-1pm or 2pm-4.30pm (6-8 years)
12th Children's Workshops: 'High Flyers' 10.30am-1pm or 2pm-4.30pm (6-8 years)