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Events and Activities

Deadwater Valley Trust Sky at Night

15 February 2019

The Deadwater Valley Trust are teaming up with the Farnham Astronomical Society to guide you through the wonders of the night sky! Taking place in Hogmoor Inclosure, you’ll get the chance to look through powerful telescopes and learn all about the stars. Suitable for all ages. Hot refreshments will be available on the night. To […]

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Wintertime Stars, Moon and Planets

16 February 2019

Now that the nights are long and dark, the Winter Constellations of Orion, Taurus and the Pleiades establish themselves and dominate the Winter night skies. Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Winter months.

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Stars On Frosty Winter Nights

16 February 2019

Now that the nights are long and dark, the Winter Constellations of Orion, Taurus and the Pleiades establish themselves and dominate the Winter night skies. Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Winter months.

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Puddle Jumping Championship

16 February 2019 to 24 February 2019

Kids – Grab your wellies, get outside and have a splashing time this February half term! Competition times 11am & 2.30 pm Plus, try our Water Lab activities and visit the Welly Boot Camp with practice puddles.

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Stargazing South Downs – Midhurst

16 February 2019

Help us celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing at this free family event. Indoor planetarium shows, a giant cosmic colouring wall, talks on the moon, the stars and nocturnal wildlife, science experiments, a moon landing themed selfie booth, tuition on telescopes and, if the night is clear, a chance to go moongazing […]

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Seven Wonders of The Solar System

17 February 2019

Come to the Planetarium for a flight of fancy to explore our planetary neighbours. From the searing surface of our Sun, we head past beautiful blue Earth to the grandest volcanoes and most spectacular canyons in the Solar System, then on to some quite remarkable moons of Jupiter, and finally to the glorious rings of […]

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February Half Term Activities

18 February 2019 to 22 February 2019

During the February half term, enjoy our week of family STEM activities and take part in our family trail around the 36 acre site. Discover the South’s industrial heritage at our Museum, learn about technology through the years, and have fun riding our narrow gauge train and historic bus around the site.

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Stars On Frosty Winter Nights

18 February 2019

Now that the nights are long and dark, the Winter Constellations of Orion, Taurus and the Pleiades establish themselves and dominate the Winter night skies. Come to the Planetarium for a guided tour of some of the celestial wonders which are on view during the Winter months.

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Stargazing South Downs in Petersfield

18 February 2019

This year our flagship Stargazing South Downs event is going on tour and will be at the Festival Hall Petersfield on Monday 18 February with planetarium shows, a giant dark skies colouring wall, talks, and if the night is clear, a chance to go moongazing outdoors.

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All Aboard – A Tour of the Planets

19 February 2019

On Spring evenings – if the skies are clear – we can look beyond the veil of stars in our own galaxy, the Milky Way. As we look out into the wider universe we see countless other galaxies, many like our own, but many that are quite different. Come and explore this cosmic ‘zoo’ – […]

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