Astronomy and Science Festival for 7-11ry olds, older and younger siblings and friends can come too.
What to expect:
Tech Central – Ohbot Robot, Radio astronomy, Stellarium star chart apps and demonstrations
Telescope City – Every telescope we own will be out to use
Fun Physics – Science demonstrations by real scientists
Astro Art – Make a planet mask and pinwheel galaxy
Astronaut Haven – Astronaut Training, Dress like an astronaut, Mission to Mars game
Hedgehogs in Space – author will do story telling and explain the science in the book
Amazing Stargazing – Indoor planetarium
Quizzes, competitions, prizes and other activities as you go around
Tickets £2.50 per child (adults go free) available at Rutherford Eye Care, Lake, Ventnor and Freshwater.
Check https://rutherfordeyecare.co.uk/about for opening hours
Parking in Thompson Garden Centre, Watery Lane, Newchurch PO36 0LX opposite the observatory
The Scouts will be there to direct you
Parking available at the observatory for anyone with reduced mobility