What's on

Winchester Science Centre’s large Hands-on Exhibition is open 7 days a week. Additional events are listed below.

Planetarium shows run every day unless otherwise stated, with showtimes published usually two weeks in advance of date. Prices may vary.

Special Event Live Show Fulldome Film
Chatterbox Show Age Restriction
Thursday 24 August
9.00am
Thursday 24 August
10.40am
Thursday 24 August
11.20am
Thursday 24 August
1.00pm
Thursday 24 August
1.50pm
Thursday 24 August
3.30pm
Thursday 24 August
4.10pm
Friday 25 August
9.00am
Friday 25 August
10.40am
Friday 25 August
11.20am
Friday 25 August
1.50pm
Friday 25 August
3.30pm
Saturday 26 August
10.40am
Saturday 26 August
11.20am
Saturday 26 August
1.00pm
Saturday 26 August
1.50pm
Saturday 26 August
3.30pm
Saturday 26 August
4.10pm
Sunday 27 August
10.40am
Sunday 27 August
11.20am
Sunday 27 August
1.50pm
Sunday 27 August
3.30pm
Monday 28 August
10.40am
Monday 28 August
11.20am
Monday 28 August
1.50pm
Monday 28 August
3.30pm
Tuesday 29 August
9.00am
Tuesday 29 August
10.40am
Tuesday 29 August
11.20am
Tuesday 29 August
1.50pm
Tuesday 29 August
3.30pm
Wednesday 30 August
9.00am
Wednesday 30 August
10.40am
Wednesday 30 August
11.20am
Wednesday 30 August
12.10pm
Wednesday 30 August
1.00pm
Wednesday 30 August
1.50pm
Wednesday 30 August
3.30pm
Wednesday 30 August
4.10pm
Thursday 31 August
9.00am
Thursday 31 August
10.40am
Thursday 31 August
11.20am
Thursday 31 August
1.00pm
Thursday 31 August
1.50pm
Thursday 31 August
3.30pm
Thursday 31 August
4.10pm
Friday 01 September
9.00am
Friday 01 September
10.40am
Friday 01 September
11.20am
Friday 01 September
12.10pm
Friday 01 September
1.00pm
Friday 01 September
1.50pm
Friday 01 September
3.30pm
Friday 01 September
4.10pm
Saturday 02 September
10.40am
Saturday 02 September
11.20am
Saturday 02 September
12.10pm
Saturday 02 September
1.00pm
Saturday 02 September
1.50pm
Saturday 02 September
2.40pm
Saturday 02 September
3.30pm
Saturday 02 September
4.10pm
Sunday 03 September
10.40am
Sunday 03 September
11.20am
Sunday 03 September
12.10pm
Sunday 03 September
1.00pm
Sunday 03 September
1.50pm
Sunday 03 September
3.30pm
Sunday 03 September
4.10pm
Monday 04 September
10.40am
Monday 04 September
11.20am
Monday 04 September
12.10pm
Monday 04 September
1.00pm
Monday 04 September
1.50pm
Monday 04 September
3.30pm
Monday 04 September
4.10pm
Tuesday 05 September
Wednesday 06 September
Thursday 07 September
Friday 08 September
Monday 11 September
3.30pm
Tuesday 12 September
2.30pm
Tuesday 12 September
3.30pm
Wednesday 13 September
2.30pm
Wednesday 13 September
4.30pm
Wednesday 13 September
6.30pm
Thursday 14 September
3.30pm
Friday 15 September
10.00am
Friday 15 September
4.00pm
Friday 15 September
4.00pm
Friday 15 September
7.30pm
Saturday 16 September
5.20pm
Sunday 17 September
5.20pm
Friday 22 September
7.30pm
Sunday 24 September
9.00am
Wednesday 11 October
4.30pm
Wednesday 11 October
6.30pm
Friday 13 October
10.00am
Friday 13 October
4.00pm
Saturday 14 October
5.20pm
Saturday 14 October
8.00pm
Sunday 15 October
9.00am
Saturday 04 November
11.00am
Saturday 04 November
2.00pm
Saturday 04 November
5.20pm
Saturday 04 November
7.30pm
Sunday 05 November
11.00am
Wednesday 08 November
4.30pm
Wednesday 08 November
6.30pm
Friday 10 November
10.00am
Friday 10 November
4.00pm
Saturday 11 November
5.20pm
Saturday 11 November
8.00pm
Tuesday 21 November
Wednesday 22 November
Saturday 02 December
9.30am
Saturday 02 December
5.20pm
Saturday 02 December
7.30pm
Sunday 03 December
5.20pm
Friday 08 December
10.00am
Friday 08 December
4.00pm
Saturday 09 December
9.30am
Sunday 10 December
9.00am
Wednesday 13 December
4.30pm
Wednesday 13 December
6.30pm
Saturday 16 December
9.30am
Tuesday 19 December
9.30am
Wednesday 20 December
9.30am
Thursday 21 December
9.30am
Saturday 23 December
9.30am
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Special Event Live Show Fulldome Film

Thursday 24 August

Summer Holiday Club

Summer Holiday Club

Summer Holiday Club

Thursday 24 August

Summer Holiday Activities: Magnificent Minibeasts!

Summer Holiday Activities: Magnificent Minibeasts!

Special events for the holiday period

Thursday 24 August

Little Stars

Little Stars (live show, 20 min)

Live planetarium show for younger children

Thursday 24 August

Astronaut

Astronaut (fulldome film, 21 min)

Fulldome film, perfect for mixed age groups

Thursday 24 August

The Planet Show min. 4yr

The Planet Show min. 4yr (live show, 30 min)

Live planetarium show about the planets

Thursday 24 August

The Life of Trees

The Life of Trees (fulldome film, 30 min)

Beautiful children's fulldome film

Thursday 24 August

We are Aliens

We are Aliens (fulldome film, 24 min)

Fulldome film about the search for alien life

Thursday 24 August

Natural Selection

Natural Selection (fulldome film, 40 min)

Stunning fulldome film about Darwin's life and work

Monday 11 September

Mini Professors at Winchester Science Centre

Mini Professors at Winchester Science Centre

A twelve week science programme designed specifically for 2-4 year olds

Monday 11 September

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket (fulldome film, 30 min)

Children's fulldome film about the planets

Monday 11 September

Black Holes

Black Holes (fulldome film, 24 min)

Fulldome film about these dramatic objects

Tuesday 12 September

We are Stars

We are Stars (fulldome film, 24 min)

Fulldome film - a history of the Universe

Wednesday 13 September

Space Lectures

Space Lectures

Afternoon and evening lectures for adults

Friday 15 September

Home Educator Day

Home Educator Day

Educational activities for Home Educators

Friday 15 September

Magical Mystery Tour

Magical Mystery Tour (live show, 30 minutes)

Live show, adapted to the audience by presenter

Friday 15 September

Comedy Club at the Planetarium

Comedy Club at the Planetarium

Comedy Club

Saturday 16 September

Big Brick Challenge - a weekend of ingenuity and engineering with LEGO® Bricks

Big Brick Challenge - a weekend of ingenuity and engineering with LEGO® Bricks

LEGO Bricks Challenge

Saturday 16 September

The Lego Batman Movie (U)

The Lego Batman Movie (U)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Sunday 17 September

The Lego Movie (U)

The Lego Movie (U)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Friday 22 September

Live Music Under the Stars: Thea Gilmore

Live Music Under the Stars: Thea Gilmore

Live music presented in the unique setting of the Planetarium

Sunday 24 September

Mary Poppins (U)

Mary Poppins (U)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Friday 29 September

Keys to The Universe: Holst's The Planets

Keys to The Universe: Holst's The Planets (Running Time - 25mins, Interval, 55mins)

Keys to The Universe

Thursday 12 October

#GirlsintoTech – just what is the problem?

#GirlsintoTech – just what is the problem?

GirlsintoTech

Friday 13 October

Back to the Moon: For Good

Back to the Moon: For Good (fulldome film, 24 min)

Fulldome film about missions to the Moon

Saturday 14 October

Classical Elements with BBC presenter Jon Chase

Classical Elements with BBC presenter Jon Chase

Fabulous Flying Facts with BBC presenter Jon Chase

Saturday 14 October

Hidden Figures (PG)

Hidden Figures (PG)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Saturday 14 October

Selma (12)

Selma (12)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Sunday 15 October

The Princess and the Frog (U)

The Princess and the Frog (U)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Friday 20 October

October Half Term Activities: Spooky Science!

October Half Term Activities: Spooky Science!

Spooky Science October Half Term

Saturday 04 November

Horrible Science Weekend with Nick Arnold

Horrible Science Weekend with Nick Arnold

Wacky gruesome science!

Saturday 04 November

Cinderella (U)

Cinderella (U)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Saturday 04 November

Life (15)

Life (15)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Saturday 11 November

Beauty and the Beast (PG)

Beauty and the Beast (PG)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Saturday 11 November

Good Will Hunting (15)

Good Will Hunting (15)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Saturday 18 November

Science of Light with BBC Presenter Jon Chase

Science of Light with BBC Presenter Jon Chase

Science of Light with BBC Presenter Jon Chase

Friday 01 December

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Saturday 02 December

Elf (PG)

Elf (PG)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Saturday 02 December

La La Land (12A)

La La Land (12A)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Friday 08 December

Polaris, the space submarine

Polaris, the space submarine (fulldome film, 29 min)

Fun family fulldome film

Sunday 10 December

Frozen Sing-along (PG)

Frozen Sing-along (PG)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

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