About Planetarium Weekend Shows

Step inside our Planetarium and join us for one of our planetarium shows.

We have two different shows running every day at the weekends. The show schedule is shown below.

Planetarium shows cost £4.50 per person per show* (£4 for members), in addition to Thinktank's admission price.
*Shorter 10-12min shows cost £3.50 per person per show (£3 for members)

Pre-booking available online as an add-on activity when you purchase your admission tickets.

Weekend planetarium shows

Forward! To the Moon

Kari Byron from Crash Test World and MythBusters launches us on a journey beyond the Earth towards a sustainable future in space.

NASA’s 21st century Artemis program, named after the Greek moon Goddess and twin of Apollo, is the next step in our mission to explore the universe and land the first woman and person of colour on the surface of the Moon. Produced by Fiske Planetarium in collaboration with TEND Studio

Show length 26 min,

Show times: 11am (subtitled), 12.30pm, 2.15pm

Seasonal Stars: Summer

Show about easy-to-see objects in this season's sky; includes how to find the North Star and find some of the seasonal constellations.

This includes the 10min show Destination Space: ISS
Take a tour of the International Space Station, and find out what life is like on board. Narrated by Tim Peake

Total show length 20min, suitable for all ages.

Show times: 11.45am,1.30pm, 3pm and 4pm*
*3.30pm Saturday 13 July


All shows are subject to availability and may change at short notice.