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Family Astronomy Night at Percy Community Centre

Percy Community Centre New King St,, Bath, United Kingdom

  Join the Herschel Museum of Astronomy and Bath Astronomers at the Percy Community Centre, Bath, for a fun-filled evening of astronomy. Have a go at stargazing through telescopes outside with the Bath Astronomers, then warm up with hot chocolate and indoor space-themed crafts. Event will be held in the Annexe and the outdoor Sports...

Lunar New Year Planetarium Show

The Assembly Rooms Bennett Street , Bath

EVENT SOLD OUT - If you would like to be added to our waiting list please email learning@bptrust.org.uk * Take a trip into space this lunar new year, with a specially created family planetarium show at Bath Assembly Rooms. Find out why the Moon plays such an important part in the Chinese New Year, listen...

February Half Term Family Fun: Binary Stars whirligig

One of William Herschel’s many discoveries was Binary Stars: a pair of stars that orbit each other like spinning dancers. Make a traditional whirligig toy and set your very own pair of stars spinning!   Drop in activity, no booking required. Free with Museum entry. Dates: Sat 10 – Sun 18 Feb (excluding Mon 12),...

Dark skies appreciation with the Bath Astronomers SOLD OUT

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy 19 New King Street, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Dark skies appreciation with the Bath Astronomers Wednesday 14th February, 6.30pm to 8.30pm  SOLD OUT Visit the Herschel Museum of Astronomy to stargaze with the Bath Astronomers from the very garden William Herschel discovered the Planet Uranus on the 13th March 1781. The astronomers will discuss about appreciating dark skies and the impact of light pollution,...

Anniversary of the discovery of the Planet Uranus – SOLD OUT

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy 19 New King Street, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Anniversary of the discovery of the Planet Uranus Wednesday, 13th March, 6.30pm to 8.30pm Visit the Herschel Museum to join in with stargazing with the Bath Astronomers on the anniversary of the discovery of the Planet Uranus by William Herschel, from the very garden it was discovered from on 13th March 1781! Please note: This event...

Daytime Astronomy: Vernal (Spring) Equinox

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy 19 New King Street, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Celebrate the Vernal (Spring) Equinox by joining the Bath Astronomers for daytime astronomy and solar observing from the Herschel Museum of Astronomy where Uranus was discovered in 1781. The solar telescopes and Bath Astronomers will be in the garden from 10am to 4pm to guide you to observe the Sun safely and tell you more...

Easter family fun: Amazing Artefacts

The Herschel Museum of Astronomy 19 New King Street, Bath, Somerset, United Kingdom

Join us over the Easter holidays and discover some of the amazing objects we have in our handling collection. From meteorites to telescopes, come along for a hands-on experience of history and science objects.   Days the activity will be running: Tuesday 2nd April Wednesday 3rd April Thursday 4th April Tuesday 9th April Wednesday 10th...

Amazing Space Discoveries Planetarium Show

Percy Community Centre New King St,, Bath, United Kingdom

Planetarium Show at the Percy Community Centre Explore the night sky and find out about William and Caroline Herschel and their amazing space discoveries in our interactive family show. The planetarium show will last approximately 40 minutes. Session 1: 10.15-11am Session 2: 11.30am-12.15pm Session 3: 1.15pm-2pm Pre booking for ALL members of your group, both...

£4.00

Home Educator workshop: Amazing Astronomy

Learn about William and Caroline Herschel’s remarkable discoveries in the house where they lived and worked. In this 2 hour workshop, children will: Learn about the history and importance of William and Caroline Herschel's space discoveries Explore the museum with a trail to complete Complete a hands on space-themed activity Open to home educated children,...

‘Ask an Astronomer’ Competition!

Calling all young science enthusiasts! Do you have a space or astronomy question you would love to know the answer to? We have teamed up with the Bath Astronomers to answer your questions on all things space in our ‘Ask an Astronomer’ competition! Send us your questions and our local space experts will do their...