Film screening in the unique setting of the planetarium.
Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 December screenings of ELF are now sold out. Third screening added Friday 8 December due to popular demand!
One Christmas Eve, a long time ago, a small baby crawled into Santa’s bag of toys during a stop at an orphanage. Undetected by Santa, the child was accidentally whisked back to the North Pole. Once discovered, the boy was quickly taken under the wing of Santa's most trusted helper and raised as an elf. But when he grew three sizes larger than everyone else in Santa's workshop, it became clear that Buddy would never truly fit into the elf world. So Buddy decided to set off for New York City, in search of his roots and his real father..
5.10pm: doors open, cafe open for drinks and snacks
5.20pm: Film begins (no trailers)
7pm: Film ends (approx)
(2nd Dec only) 7.30pm: Screening of La La Land (12A) begins, tickets can be purchased separately
Please note the age rating:
Rated PG - The minimum age to attend without an accompanying adult is 12 yrs old.
Tickets £5 per person per screening. Annual pass holders receive a 10% discount.
Advance booking recommended. Fully licensed bar available - we operate a Challenge 25 policy, so anyone who looks under 25 would need to show ID to buy alcohol.
The Science Centre closes to general entry visitors at 5pm. Doors to the planetarium for the film screening will open 15 minutes before the advertised start time.
Please note this is a standard-format 2D films projected onto the planetarium screen, rather than a 360 degree fulldome film. The exhibition will be closed during this screenings.