Past Events

Tim Peake: Mission Achievements

Discover more about British Astronaut Tim Peake's mission aboard the International Space Station.

Date: 16 Mar 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Seeing the Invisible

Learn how Astronomers uncover the mysteries of space using not only the light we can see, but the light that we can't! With special cameras, glasses and beads, try out hands-on activities to see space telescopes work.

Date: 14 Mar 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Shooting Stars!

Ever seen a shooting star? Now is your chance to handle one!

Date: 13 Mar 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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The Hunt for Alien Life

With short talks and hands-on activities, find out more about the secrets of the red planet and the search for life on exoplanets around other stars.

Date: 12 Mar 2018
Time: 6:00pm – 7:30pm

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Public Event

Astrocampus Star Party!

Wrap up and join us on the Astrocampus for some late night observing! With a new moon occurring the night before, the skies will be dark and perfect to explore using our telescopes. In the event of poor weather there are a variety of astronomy themed talks. Hot drinks are provided!

Date: 26 May 2017 – 27 May 2017
Time: 9:00pm – 12:00am

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Public Event

Happy Birthday Astrocampus!

Celebrate the third anniversary of the Astrocampus and hear from our resident astrophysicist, Dr Emily Brunsden, who will be describing her life as an Astronomer and her research into the 'Music of the Stars'.

Date: 17 Mar 2017
Time: 6:30pm – 8:00pm

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