All our shows

Shows within or without the Dome

All our current shows and workshops are listed below.
Any taking place inside the mobile planetarium are noted as 'Dome Show'.

Space Show
DOME SHOWAll ages

Space Show

The wonder of space. An inspiring tour of our planet, moon, sun, solar system and beyond; how they move and what we see. Discover the night sky tonight and marvel at the myths from ancient Greece written into the stars.

Light Show
DOME SHOWEYFS to KS3

Light Show

An investigation into light and colour impossible in the classroom. Explore what light is, where it comes from and how it travels. Mirrors and prisms; reflection and refraction, get hands on with light inside the darkened Dome.

Sound Show
DOME SHOWKS2

Sound Show

Explore the world of vibration, sound waves, frequency, pitch and hearing. How fast is sound? Why do astronauts need radios and how do bats see in the dark? Make music with our hands-on guide to the nature of noise!

Forces Show
DOME SHOWKS1 to KS2

Forces Show

Feel the friction, mess with magnets and get to grips with gravity! Action and reaction, equal and opposite forces, and hands-on experiments with rocket power will take you out of this world to see how forces feel different in space!

Environment Show
DOME SHOWEYFS to KS2

Environment Show

Visit some of the great natural habitats of Earth, build food webs and see how animals are adapted to their environments and see the role we play in our changing planet. Enjoy finding out about our amazing planet.

Planet Earth Show
DOME SHOWKS2 to A-Level

Planet Earth Show

The dynamic planet Earth; past, present and future. From the formation of our atmosphere, through plate tectonics and the water cycle, this cross-curricular show reveals the role we play in its future.

Human Body Show
DOME SHOWKS1 to KS3

Human Body Show

A hands-on guide to diet and digestion to experience why you really are what you eat. Find out what we eat and where it goes. Our body show is all about disgusting digestion from top to bottom!

Human Body Show
DOME SHOWKS3 to A-Level

Cell Show

Delve deep within to float inside a gigantic cell. From organisms to organelles, discuss the units of life - their diversity in scale, form and function and the marvels of the genetic code.

Water Show
DOME SHOWKS2 to KS3

Water Show

The water molecule and water cycle explained inside clouds and caves - condensation, freezing, evaporation, precipitation, disolving and exploding! Find out more about our most precious natural resource.

Winter Show
DOME SHOWEYFS to KS2

Winter Show

Explore the science behind the seasons and discover more about mid-winter festivals from around the world.

Creation Stories
DOME SHOWKS1 to KS2

Creation Stories

In a break from science, this show uses the magical atmosphere inside the dome for a story-telling introduction to cultures and religions from around the world using the sights and sounds of their stories of creation.

Bubble Show
CHEMISTRY SHOWAll ages

Bubble Show

Delight in the unexpected behaviour of bubbles with bubbles that float and sink, grow or shrink, burn and even explode!

States of Matter
CHEMISTRY SHOWKS2 to KS3

States of Matter

Exciting experiments and daring demos explore solids, liquids and gases, evaporating, condensing, melting, sublimation and freezing.

Science Tricks
CHEMISTRY SHOWAll ages

Science Tricks

Observing, predicting and testing. A baffling array of experiments use everyday physics and kitchen chemistry to explain some key concepts.

Rocket Science
SHOWS & WORKSHOPSKS1 to KS3

Rocket Science

Explore pushes and pulls, action and reaction, rockets and jets. Suprise yourself with the speed of a rocket propelled by simple air pressure and go out with a bang as we introduce chemical combustion!


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