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***SOLD OUT*** Dark Skies Festival: WonderDome Planetarium Experience

February 15 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Immerse yourself in the mysteries of the universe this half term holiday as we celebrate the Yorkshire Dales National Park Dark Skies Festival with a visit from WonderDome planetarium.

Enter an inflatable planetarium dome to enjoy a captivating 360 degrees film screening. There are two shows to choose between – or if you are a super space fan why not come to both!

We Are Aliens! (All Ages)
We Are Aliens! Allows families, adults and children the opportunity to explore the important questions in the Universe. Are there other civilisations out there? Will we one day connect with them? Or is it just us? In other words, are we alone? Narrated by Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley, Harry Potter)

Forward to the Moon (Most suitable for Age 7+)
Forward! to the Moon takes you on a journey with the Artemis missions, the next step in our exploration of the cosmos, as NASA plans to land the first woman, and first person of colour on the Moon in the next decade. Narrated by Kari Byron (Mythbusters).

The show will be hosted by Ben, an experienced WonderDome presenter. Ben has a degree in Observational Astronomy and loves answering your questions!

Following the screening, there will be a chance to unleash your creativity with some space-themed crafts in the Education Room.

Sessions start times (Please arrive 10 minutes before your session starts) –
– 10.00 – We Are Aliens!
– 10.40 – Forward to the Moon
– 11.20 – We Are Aliens!
– 12.00 – Forward to the Moon
– 13.30 – We Are Aliens!
– 14.10 – Forward to the Moon
– 14.50 – We Are Aliens!
– 15.30 – Forward to the Moon

Access Info:
Access into the WonderDome for wheelchair users is simple – we lift the side and the user wheels in. No tunnel to negotiate.
WonderDome is a fully immersive and sensory experience which all can enjoy. Wonderdome have a National Autistic Society award.


30 mins per planetarium session plus drop-in craft activities available after your planetarium visit.

All week:

There will be a special Craven Museum Dark Skies Trail Sheet available. See the objects at Craven Museum like never before and explore the collection through the lens of a telescope! Spot our items and zoom in on their detail with this trail. You can use the telescope that you make at our Wednesday Make & Take, or borrow one from us. FREE.

Event Details

Price - Adult
Price - Child


Skipton Town Hall
High St
Skipton, BD23 1AH
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