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.


Spooky Science

Green Slime

18 October - 02 November, 10am - 5pm

Halloween Half Term Holidays have taken over at the National Space Centre and a team of mad scientists have decided to have so much fun they want you to come along and enjoy it too. See mad science, make slime and discover the frightening side of space.


Alien Encounter Halloween

31 October and 01 November

On the ready line Marines. This is an evening of frights, fights and Alien sights!  The Centre opens it's doors for a squad of Colonial Marines to take charge, in a mission that will change your world forever.


A Taste of Science - CHEESE CLUB

15 November 19:00 - 23:00

The National Space Centre is launching a brand new "foodie" evening event for you to enjoy.  This adults only night kicks off with CHEESE CLUB and is a must for anybody who likes/loves/dreams about cheese.


Small Space Day with Q Pootle 5

Q Pootle 5

28 November

Small Space Days are the new Toddler events at the National Space Centre for our littlest Astronauts to enjoy. This month we are joined by a very special friend, Q Pootle 5, from the hit CBeebies TV series.


Steampunks 'v' Zombies

28 November 20:00-22:00

Steampunks 'v' Zombies is an evening of family fun with NERF guns, zombies, cryptic clues and attempts at blatant self-preservation. Bring you guns along and enough ammunition to survive the apocalypse.


Steampunks in Space

29/30 November

The invasion is planned and the dirigibles have taken to the sky for a weekend dedicated to rockets, steam, tea, cake and to celebrate the end of Movember; the moustache!


Saloon at the End of the Universe

29 November 19:00 - 00:00

To complete our weekend of Steampunk fun, we have a full evening of the best Music Hall entertainment, gaming tables and illicit market that can be offered on just one bill...



20-23 December 11:00 - 16:00

This festive season make your mission one of family fun, stunning aurora, games, competitions and of course some out of this world science.


Christmas Party Nights

December 2014

Looking to celebrate with colleagues this festive season, then why not consider a Christmas Party Night Package at the National Space Centre?