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Sidmouth Science Festival Family Day

10:30 am 15 October 2023
4:00 pm 15 October 2023

Family Day at the Norman Lockyer Observatory

Sunday 15th October 2023 10:30 AM –to 4:00 PM Norman Lockyer Observatory EX10 0NY

The popular family day returns with hands-on activities and demonstrations along with Planetarium shows and story times.

  • Space Detectives with Joanne Richardson
  • Science Boffins
  • Exeter School – physics
  • Reaction Time machine
  • Jet Car Build and Race
  • Space Exe
  • History walk around the Observatory
  • Telescopes – Lockyer, Kensington, Connaught
  • Helicopters – how they work by Leonardo Helicopters
  • Blue Streak rocked displays
  • IOP – Moon and Mars
  • Planetarium shows
  • Story telling in the Planetarium by Michael O’Leary
  • Sid Valley Radio

Jaspers Catering will provide snacks and drinks from their van.

Cost: £10 per adult (18 and over). Children free. Payment at the door or book in advance.
The entrance fee covers all the events on the site on the day.

9 June 2023
Last Updated
11 September 2023