After Dark - Starlight Cinema: Cool Runnings

Dates: Sunday 28th July 2024
Location: Planetarium
Duration: Doors open at 5:15pm, movie starts at 5:45pm
Tickets: Child £8, Adult £8

Are you ready for a completely unique cinema experience? Grab a seat, sit back and relax as one of Hollywood's biggest blockbusters, Cool Runnings, plays out under the stars of the Planetarium.

When the Science Centre doors close, the cinema screen will be rolling! Why not spend the day exploring the science exhibits and live shows before grabbing some popcorn and reliving some of the best movies from the past. Treat the kids to some movie history and relive your childhood memories. What are you waiting for?

Starlight Cinema is part of our After Dark evening events.

Your Starlight Cinema ticket includes:

  • A showing of Cool Runnings under the stars of the Planetarium. 
  • Opportunity to purchase popcorn, bar snacks and drinks.

*Please note that the Science Centre will reopen for this evening event at 5:15pm. The movie will start at 5:45pm. Cool Runnings runs for 1 hour and 38 minutes. The film is shown in The Planetarium on a curved screen therefore some seats may have obscured viewing angles. All children attending must be accompanied by an adult.

Entrance to the Science Centre during the day is not included with your ticket. If you would like to visit during the day as well, please book general admission alongside your event ticket.*

Accessibility information for Starlight Cinema

The Planetarium is accessible so everyone can have a special experience here. It's not super dark and you can move around, go out and come back in if you like. If you have a wheelchair, we have spaces for you to sit with seats for your family and friends. The stairs have lights to make them easy to see.

About the movie

Four Jamaican bobsleighers dream of competing in the Winter Olympics, despite never having seen snow. With the help of a disgraced former champion desperate to redeem himself, the Jamaicans set out to become worthy of Olympic selection, and go all out for glory.


This event is a fundraising event for Wonderseekers.