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Join us for a special night of space exploration. Aimed at adults and older children, the event will be packed with guest lectures, special planetarium shows, practical demonstrations and even telescope stations to view the night sky!

See our new Planetarium in action, with extra shows, new to World Museum, Big Astronomy and Unveiling the Invisible Universe.

Suitable for all levels of interest, these events are aimed at adults and children aged 8 and above, although there will be some activities for younger siblings as well. You can join at any time in the evening as long as you have your advance ticket.


Dr Jackie Bell
Physicist Jackie Bell hopes to become Europe's next astronaut, currently running in the European Space Agency astronaut recruitment drive. She's also a motivational speaker, inspiring girls in science.

29th Oct
Jackie will be joining us via Zoom for her talk and will be available for one to one conversations afterwards.

12th Nov
Jackie will visit in person.

Prof Andy Newsam
Professor of Astronomy Education at LJMU, Andy Newsam is able to make even the most complex astronomical data understandable.

Other speakers include:
Alan Cross from the European Space Agency
Dr Steve Barrett from Liverpool University
Dr Kevin Bowman from University of Central Lancashire