What's On

Winchester Science Centre’s fantastic hands-on exhibition is open 7 days a week. Additional events, school holiday activities and themed weekends are listed below.

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

Event Fulldome Film Live Show Special
Chatterbox Show Quiet Show Autism-Friendly Age Restriction
Saturday 22 September
10.00am
Saturday 22 September
10.30am
Saturday 22 September
11.40am
Saturday 22 September
2.00pm
Saturday 22 September
4.30pm
Saturday 22 September
7.00pm
Sunday 23 September
10.00am
Sunday 23 September
10.30am
Sunday 23 September
11.40am
Sunday 23 September
4.30pm
Saturday 29 September
10.00am
Saturday 29 September
10.30am
Saturday 29 September
11.40am
Saturday 29 September
4.30pm
Sunday 30 September
10.00am
Sunday 30 September
10.30am
Sunday 30 September
11.40am
Sunday 30 September
7.00pm
Friday 05 October
7.30pm
Saturday 06 October
12.10pm
Saturday 06 October
3.30pm
Sunday 07 October
12.10pm
Sunday 07 October
3.30pm
Friday 12 October
10.00am
Saturday 13 October
12.10pm
Saturday 13 October
3.30pm
Sunday 14 October
12.10pm
Sunday 14 October
3.30pm
Wednesday 17 October
4.30pm
Wednesday 17 October
6.30pm
Saturday 20 October
2.00pm
Saturday 20 October
7.00pm
Monday 22 October
9.00am
Tuesday 23 October
9.00am
Wednesday 24 October
9.00am
Wednesday 24 October
10.00am
Wednesday 24 October
11.30am
Wednesday 24 October
1.10pm
Thursday 25 October
9.00am
Thursday 25 October
11.30am
Thursday 25 October
1.10pm
Friday 26 October
9.00am
Friday 26 October
11.30am
Saturday 27 October
11.30am
Saturday 27 October
12.20pm
Saturday 27 October
2.50pm
Sunday 28 October
11.30am
Sunday 28 October
12.20pm
Sunday 28 October
2.50pm
Wednesday 31 October
10.00am
Wednesday 31 October
11.30am
Wednesday 31 October
1.10pm
Thursday 01 November
10.00am
Thursday 01 November
11.30am
Thursday 01 November
1.10pm
Friday 02 November
11.30am
Friday 02 November
1.10pm
Saturday 03 November
10.00am
Saturday 03 November
11.30am
Saturday 03 November
12.20pm
Saturday 03 November
2.50pm
Sunday 04 November
11.30am
Sunday 04 November
12.20pm
Sunday 04 November
2.50pm
Saturday 10 November
7.00pm
Wednesday 14 November
4.30pm
Wednesday 14 November
6.30pm
Saturday 17 November
2.00pm
Saturday 17 November
7.00pm
Wednesday 21 November
10.00am
Saturday 01 December
10.30am
Saturday 01 December
11.10am
Saturday 01 December
12.00pm
Saturday 01 December
1.30pm
Saturday 01 December
1.50pm
Saturday 01 December
3.00pm
Saturday 01 December
3.30pm
Saturday 01 December
4.30pm
Sunday 02 December
10.30am
Sunday 02 December
11.10am
Sunday 02 December
12.00pm
Sunday 02 December
1.50pm
Sunday 02 December
3.30pm
Sunday 02 December
5.05pm
Friday 07 December
10.00am
Friday 07 December
10.30am
Friday 07 December
11.30am
Saturday 08 December
10.30am
Saturday 08 December
11.10am
Saturday 08 December
12.00pm
Saturday 08 December
1.30pm
Saturday 08 December
1.50pm
Saturday 08 December
3.00pm
Saturday 08 December
3.30pm
Saturday 08 December
4.30pm
Saturday 08 December
5.05pm
Sunday 09 December
10.30am
Sunday 09 December
11.10am
Sunday 09 December
12.00pm
Sunday 09 December
1.50pm
Sunday 09 December
3.30pm
Wednesday 12 December
4.30pm
Wednesday 12 December
6.30pm
Friday 14 December
10.30am
Friday 14 December
11.30am
Friday 14 December
5.05pm
Saturday 15 December
10.30am
Saturday 15 December
11.10am
Saturday 15 December
12.00pm
Saturday 15 December
1.30pm
Saturday 15 December
1.50pm
Saturday 15 December
3.00pm
Saturday 15 December
3.30pm
Saturday 15 December
4.30pm
Sunday 16 December
10.30am
Sunday 16 December
11.10am
Sunday 16 December
12.00pm
Sunday 16 December
1.50pm
Sunday 16 December
3.30pm
Thursday 20 December
10.30am
Thursday 20 December
11.10am
Thursday 20 December
12.00pm
Thursday 20 December
1.30pm
Thursday 20 December
1.50pm
Thursday 20 December
3.00pm
Thursday 20 December
3.30pm
Thursday 20 December
4.30pm
Thursday 20 December
5.05pm
Friday 21 December
10.30am
Friday 21 December
11.10am
Friday 21 December
12.00pm
Friday 21 December
1.50pm
Friday 21 December
3.30pm
Saturday 22 December
10.30am
Saturday 22 December
11.10am
Saturday 22 December
12.00pm
Saturday 22 December
1.30pm
Saturday 22 December
1.50pm
Saturday 22 December
3.00pm
Saturday 22 December
3.30pm
Saturday 22 December
4.30pm
Saturday 22 December
5.05pm
Sunday 23 December
10.30am
Sunday 23 December
11.10am
Sunday 23 December
12.00pm
Sunday 23 December
1.50pm
Sunday 23 December
3.30pm
Monday 24 December
10.30am
Monday 24 December
11.10am
Monday 24 December
12.00pm
Monday 24 December
1.50pm
Monday 24 December
3.30pm
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Event Fulldome Film Live Show Special

Saturday 22 September

Dinosaurs & Fossils

Dinosaurs & Fossils

Find out more about dinosaurs and their prehistoric friends at Winchester Science Centre!

Saturday 22 September

Dinosaurs at Dusk

Dinosaurs at Dusk (fulldome film, 44 min)

Fulldome film, a journey back in time

Saturday 22 September

The Planet Show

The Planet Show (live show, 30 min)

Live planetarium show about the planets

Saturday 22 September

Dinosaurs at Dusk (autism-friendly)

Dinosaurs at Dusk (autism-friendly) (fulldome film, 44 min)

Fulldome film, a journey back in time

Saturday 22 September

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket

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

Children's fulldome film about the planets

Saturday 22 September

Before Dusk

Before Dusk

The perfect opportunity to explore the hands-on exhibits and a bespoke planetarium show.

Saturday 22 September

Dinosaurs at Dusk (quiet)

Dinosaurs at Dusk (quiet) (fulldome film, 44 min)

Fulldome film, a journey back in time

Saturday 22 September

The Planet Show (autism-friendly)

The Planet Show (autism-friendly) (live show, 30 min)

Live planetarium show about the planets

Saturday 22 September

Astronaut

Astronaut (fulldome film, 21 min)

Fulldome film, perfect for mixed age groups

Saturday 22 September

After Dark

After Dark

Evening events for adults.

Monday 24 September

Secret of the Cardboard Rocket (autism-friendly)

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

Children's fulldome film about the planets

Tuesday 25 September

Astronaut (autism-friendly)

Astronaut (autism-friendly) (fulldome film, 21 min)

Fulldome film, perfect for mixed age groups

Sunday 30 September

The Planets 2018

The Planets 2018

The Planets 2018 performed by the Ligeti Quartet

Friday 05 October

October Comedy Club in the Planetarium

October Comedy Club in the Planetarium

Comedy Club

Saturday 06 October

Weekend Science Theme: The Science of Sci-Fi

Weekend Science Theme: The Science of Sci-Fi

To celebrate World Space Week 2018, Winchester Science Centre will be delivering Science of Science Fiction live shows exploring the science behind the fiction and answering some of your questions!

Saturday 06 October

We are Aliens

We are Aliens (fulldome film, 24 min)

Fulldome film about the search for alien life

Saturday 06 October

Faster Than Light (autism-friendly)

Faster Than Light (autism-friendly) (fulldome film, 25 min)

Fulldome film - Where science fiction could become reality

Saturday 06 October

We are Aliens (quiet)

We are Aliens (quiet) (fulldome film, 24 min)

Fulldome film about the search for alien life

Monday 08 October

We are Aliens (autism-friendly)

We are Aliens (autism-friendly) (fulldome film, 24 min)

Fulldome film about the search for alien life

Friday 12 October

Home Educator Day

Home Educator Day

Educational activities for Home Educators

Friday 12 October

Magical Mystery Tour (autism-friendly)

Magical Mystery Tour (autism-friendly) (live show, 45 minutes)

Live show, adapted to the audience by presenter

Wednesday 17 October

Space Lectures

Space Lectures

Afternoon and evening lectures for adults

Friday 19 October

October Half Term: Fireworks & Fairgrounds!

October Half Term: Fireworks & Fairgrounds!

Find out all about fireworks this October Half Term!

Monday 22 October

Holiday Club with Bright Sparks

Holiday Club with Bright Sparks

Holiday Club at Winchester Science Centre

Wednesday 24 October

You Are Here!

You Are Here! (30 mins)

Live Action Planetarium Show: You Are Here!

Wednesday 24 October

You Are Here! (autism-friendly)

You Are Here! (autism-friendly) (30 mins)

Live Action Planetarium Show: You Are Here!

Saturday 10 November

Bob Holroyd: The Cage

Bob Holroyd: The Cage

Bob Holroyd - The Cage

Saturday 01 December

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Santa and the Elves Christmas Experience

Saturday 01 December

Reindeer Round-up in Space

Reindeer Round-up in Space (30 mins)

Special events for the holiday period

Saturday 01 December

Reindeer Round-up in Space (autism-friendly)

Reindeer Round-up in Space (autism-friendly) (30 mins)

Special events for the holiday period

Sunday 02 December

Kids' Christmas Cinema: Elf (PG)

Kids' Christmas Cinema: Elf (PG)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Thursday 06 December

Kids' Christmas Cinema: The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

Kids' Christmas Cinema: The Muppet Christmas Carol (U)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Friday 07 December

Storytime with Santa

Storytime with Santa (45 min experience)

Storytime with Santa

Sunday 09 December

Kids' Christmas Cinema: The Polar Express (U)

Kids' Christmas Cinema: The Polar Express (U)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

Sunday 16 December

Kids' Christmas Cinema: Arthur Christmas (U)

Kids' Christmas Cinema: Arthur Christmas (U)

Film screening at Winchester Science Centre

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