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Pink Floyd's The Dark Side of the Moon - August 2024

A fulldome experience sets 10 tracks from The Dark Side of the Moon to mesmeric 360° visuals.

  • 2nd Aug 2024
  • Fulldome show in the UK's largest planetarium
  • Latest audio remastering
  • 18+ (infrequent use of strong language)

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Dark Side of the Moon

On 27 February 1973, EMI Records held a press conference for the debut presentation of Pink Floyd’s new album The Dark Side Of The Moon at the London Planetarium.

 Fifty years on in recognition of Pink Floyd’s iconic album, what more fitting a place to celebrate and replay the music set to visuals than the UK’s largest Planetarium.

The show itself will be divided between the 10 tracks of the album, and in chronological order, each having a different theme; some futuristically looking forward and some a retro acknowledgment to Pink Floyd’s visual history, all relating to a time and space experience, embracing up to the minute technology that only a Planetarium can offer. In the modern parlance it’s truly immersive; an all-encompassing surround sound and visual treat that will transcend reality and take you way beyond the realms of 2D experience. 

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Times and Performances

  • 18:00 – doors open
  • 19:00 – first screening
  • 20:00 – screening ends
  • 20:30 – second screening
  • 21:30 – screening ends
  • 22:00 – bar and building closed

£15 per ticket
(includes one screening and entry to the café/bar and Welcome Hall)

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About the show

This is an immersive experience set to the latest audio remastering by James Guthrie and Joel Plante of das boot recording. Fulldome film production is by the multi award winning NSC Creative, who worked with Aubrey Powell, Pink Floyd's creative director.


18 – Suitable only for adults. Show contains infrequent use of strong language, some flashing images, and visuals which may cause some people to feel a sensation of movement.

There are 400 free car parking spaces available on site. There is a bus stop to the 54 route within a few minutes walk of the Centre.

Food and drink will not be allowed to be brought onto the premises.

The National Space Centre – 0116 261 0261 (this phone line is available Monday to Friday 09:00 – 17:00)

Either a printed ticket, or a ticket on your phone or tablet (we like the non-printing option, it is better for the planet).

All tickets are non-refundable.

No, the main exhibition space and Rocket Tower will be closed. Your ticket gives you access to Boosters Cafe, the Planetarium and Welcome Hall areas during the hours listed above.