What's on at the National Space Centre

The National Space Centre hosts many special event weekends, evening events and school holiday packages. From Alien Easter egg hunts to invasions from the Dark side in Star Wars events, there really is something for everybody to enjoy.


Science of the Timelords

Which Doctor Are You?

31 January - 1 February 10:00 - 17:00

Step out from behind the sofa as we look at the science behind Doctor Who – we'll provide you with all the information you'll need to stop the next alien invasion over Cardiff on Christmas Day!


Cosmic Valentine

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13 February (Evening Event)

Book for the ultimate Valentine experience and prove that love really is written in the stars.

Start your mission to the Moon and back with a specially designed cocktail for the occassion, as you arrive under our rockets, ready to launch you into an evening of romance and discovery.


Lost in Space Half Term

14 – 22 February 10:00 - 17:00
A half term we don't want you getting lost in space, so join our Mission Commanders to discover the hidden delights of our Universe, as you take a journey with comets, asteroids, dwarf planets and the odd Martian Rover (not a B9 in sight!)


Brickish Weekend

Lego Minifig Face

07-08 March 10:00 - 17:00

A weekend dedicated to the iconic plastic brick... LEGO©. Come along and see stunning creations.


Grossology Easter

28 March - 19 April 10:00 - 17:00

This Easter school holiday we will be hitting the pimple on the head and rooting around in the bogie infested nostril of life to find the impolite truth behind the human body.


Small Space Toddler Day

01 May 10:00 - 16:00

Small Space Days are the new Toddler events at the National Space Centre for our littlest Astronauts to enjoy.


World Gin Day

13 June 19:00 - 23:00

The National Space Centre is hosting an adults only Taste of Science evening dedicated to and celebrating gin!


Robin Ince and Guests

19 June 19:00 - 23:00

Sony Gold Award winning comedian and science enthusiast, Robin Ince (Radio 4's Infinite Monkey Cage with Prof Brian Cox) is taking over the Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium for one night only and is bringing his friends.