What's on at the National Space Centre

Throughout the year the Centre hosts many special events and themed school holiday periods. From Star Wars to LEGO, Astronomy to Rocket Science, there is something for everybody to enjoy.


LEGO® CITY Space Summer

Lego City Space Summer

11 July - 31 August

This summer the National Space Centre will be celebrating a BrickTastic Summer with LEGO®!


A Taste of Science - Spice

15 August 19:00 - 23:00

It's time to eat, drink and be spicy. Come along to an evening dedicated to spice. Discover why you like certain spice flavours, try new ones and totally confuse your palate with some amazing world foods. A Taste of Science is the new evening foodie event dedicated to discovering comestible pleasure and finding out why you want more.


Small Space Toddler Day

11 September 10:00 - 16:00

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


Back to the Future Night

21 October 19:00 - 23:00

In 1985 Marty McFly took a trip back to the future, arriving in 2015. To celebrate this very special date, the National Space Centre is hosting an evening to transport you back in time and discover the history of the 50s, the 80s and now.


Alien Encounter Halloween

31 October 19:00 - 00:00

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.