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Armagh Planetarium’s Force Academy Returns!

Force Academy Returns! If you think you have “The Force” then join us on Saturday 7 July and Saturday 18 August when the Emerald Garrison will be training future Jedi Knights. Don’t miss this film-inspired StarWars treat for all young Padawans. Young visitors will have the opportunity to don the famous brown robe, pick up […]

Brand New Digital Theatre Show at Armagh Planetarium for Summer 2018

Brand new Digital Theatre show this summer! Launching on Monday 2nd July at 2pm “Solar Superstorms”, narrated by Benedict Cumberbatch, will take viewers into the tangle of magnetic fields and superhot plasma that vent the Sun’s rage in dramatic flares, violent solar tornadoes, and the largest eruptions in the Solar System: Coronal Mass Ejections. The film […]

Summer Minecraft Workshop

Returning this summer is our popular Minecraft workshop. In conjunction with STEM Aware, children taking part in this workshop will have the chance to explore the International Space Station and beyond using the platform of Minecraft. Each child will have their own laptop gaming station and will be set team challenges in these workshops. When: Friday […]

50 Years of Sci-Fi Fan Weekend

To celebrate our 50th Anniversary of opening this year, we have a special “50 Years of Sci-Fi” event on Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 July. This stunning family event is one not to be missed. Meet and have your picture taken with some iconic costumed characters and see the amazing fan built sets and props […]