£5 – £10

Space Lates @National Space Centre

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National Space Centre

Exploration Drive

Leicester

LE4 5NS

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An evening of and astronomy, with special guests, talks, workshops and star gazing live.

Join us for a special evening dedicated to the night sky. We are joined by special guests to discover the wonders of our galaxy and beyond.

See the aurora, make your own constellation, learn about how robotic technology is helping astronomers, find out more about Saturn, see how you can get involved in vital astronomy and take part in some eye-opening workshops.

Choose to finish your evening with some live star gazing (weather dependent) or add a film screening to your package and sit back in the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium for a night of The Martian.

• Space Lates Evening Ticket £5

• Space Lates Evening Ticket + The Martian Screening £10

  • Ø 19:00 – Doors Open
  • Ø 19:15 – Talks Begin
  • Ø 19:30 – Tour of the Night Sky
  • Ø 20:00 – Tour of the Night Sky
  • Ø 20:30 – Screening begins (additional ticket)
  • Ø 21:00 – Star Gazing
  • Ø 22:00 – Event Ends
  • Ø 23:20 – Screening Ends

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You are free to explore the National Space Centre’s galleries throughout the night. Please note that the Rocket Tower and Tranquillity Base will not be open.


Our café will be serving hot and cold drinks, snacks and sandwiches throughout the evening and our Cargo Bay shop will be open from 19:00 – 22:00.
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A note on age range: All talks and activities are aimed at a family audience with no science background, but children aged 7 and up and adults will get the most from the evening.


With younger children, parents will need to decide if children are happy to sit through 30 minute talks, but the content should be accessible and engaging.


Crafts have been designed to be fun for all ages.

FAQs

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
This event is suitable for all the family.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There are 400 free car parking spaces available on site. We are happy to call taxis for people and there is a bus stop to the 54 route within a few minutes walk of the Centre.

What can/can’t I bring to the event?
Food and drink will not be allowed to be brought onto the premises.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
The National Space Centre – 0116 261 0261.

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No, tickets are non transferable or refundable.

Can I update my registration information?
No, once a ticket is purchased no changes can be made.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Either a printed ticket, or a ticket on your phone or tablet (we like the non-printing option, it is better for the planet).

What is the refund policy?
All tickets are non-refundable.

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Exploration Drive

Leicester

LE4 5NS

United Kingdom

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