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Events and Activities

Dark Skies Stargazing Evening

15 February 2020

The Observatory Science Centre, Wartling Road, Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex. If you are using satellite navigation, please do not use the post code, use Wartling Road instead.

The Observatory Science Centre is situated in the grounds of the former home of the Royal Greenwich Observatory. Come and enjoy the dark skies and fabulous atmosphere and take the opportunity to look through some of the country’s largest working historic telescopes (weather permitting). If the sky is not clear then there will be a […]

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The Moon Landing Experience

16 February 2020

This show will feature brand new ‘Full Dome Immersive Video’ sequences and breathtaking images. The Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin touched down on the lunar surface in their lunar module ‘Eagle’ on July 20, 1969. They were the first of only 12 people to stand on the lunar surface – so far. […]

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Wild Families – Wild in the Woods!

16 February 2020 to 09 February 2020

RSPB Pulborough Brooks, Wiggonholt, Pulborough, West Sussex,

Go Wild in the Woods with us this half term. Drop in and have a go at some of our fun woodland activities – go on a bug hunt, try out some den building and help us to create a village for woodland fairies (and woodlice too!). No need to book, just drop in between […]

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All aboard a tour of the planets

17 February 2020

Come to the Planetarium for a flight of fancy to explore our planetary neighbours. From hot little Mercury, closest planet to the Sun, past cloud-covered Venus, beautiful blue Earth strong and red Mars we head for the outer planets. Through the rocky reaches of the Asteroid Belt beyond Mars, we speed pass giant Jupiter, Saturn […]

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Stars on Frosty Winter Nights

17 February 2020

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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February Half-Term Junior Golf Taster session

17 February 2020 to 21 February 2020

Golf At Goodwood Academy Goodwood Chichester

Junior Camps are a great way for children to learn the basics of golf. Our team of coaches create a fun and relaxed environment for everyone to learn and develop skills whilst growing in confidence along the way. We offer three-day and five-day full-day camps. Not only is it a great way of getting into […]

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Chapel Common Health Walk

18 February 2020

"From B2070 (Rake to Liphook) take turning north, 0.25 mile after Rake CofE School (post code GU33 7JL). Meet at Chapel Common Parking Area- 200m along track on right hand side.

This FREE walk is organised as part of our Heathlands Reunited project.  Chapel Common is one of the best examples of lowland heathland in Sussex. Join Andy on this Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for a 2miles walk. Well behaved dogs on a lead are welcome. A level, easy going walk on heathland tracks, including part of the […]

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Distant worlds: Alien Life

18 February 2020

Recent advances in technology have enabled astronomers to discover new planets in orbit around stars beyond our Sun: so-called extrasolar planets , or ‘exoplanets’: for short. Many of the new planets found to date are giant planets like Jupiter and Saturn in our own Solar System. But astronomers are now beginning to find much smaller […]

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Love Birds: Eggs & Nests

18 February 2020

Gilbert White's House Selborne, Alton, Hampshire GU34 3JH www.gilbertwhiteshouse.org.uk

Look at real bird’s nests and find out about the different nesting habits of our native birds. Can you match the birds to their nests? Learn to identify different eggs and find out what you can do to help our birds this Spring. Free with museum admission.

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Stargazing South Downs Petersfield

18 February 2020

Petersfield Festival Hall, Heath Road, Petersfield

Help us celebrate 10 years of the South Downs National Park at this free family event. Activities include: Indoor planetarium shows Virtual Reality Experience of our dark night skies Giant ‘sky at night’ colouring wall Nocturnal wildlife Outdoor stargazing (if the conditions are right) And more to be announced closer to the time There will […]

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