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Tue 7th Jan at 6:00pm & 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Stargazing Live

@ Portsmouth Historic Dockyard, Portsmouth

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Stargazing Live

BBC Two's hugely popular programme Stargazing Live is back in the New Year. To mark its return, BBC Learning and its partners are hosting a spectacular event at Portsmouth's Historic Dockyard.

In the unique setting of the Historic Dockyard, you'll be able see amazing science demos, stunning images from the world's best telescopes, and take part in fun space-themed practical activities including Mission X: Train like an Astronaut, Solar System Science and Be an Interplanetary Weather Reporter. You'll also be able to meet a Mars Rover and have a go at controlling robots. There'll be comedy and music for everyone including a performance from the Portsmouth Military Wives.

With BBC presenters and leading experts in astronomy, you'll have everything you need to discover more about the wonders of space. Professional and amateur astronomers will guide you through what you can see in the night sky and give you tips on how to get started on your own.

Enjoy learning about space weather and how it can affect us on Earth, what's involved in space exploration and the wonder of the Milky Way and other Galaxies.

The event is suitable for adults and families with children aged seven years of age and over.

Please note that activities will take place inside and outside and over a large area. To make the most of everything that's on offer please dress suitably with warm clothes and suitable shoes.

Please note that this is an event run by the BBC and not the live broadcast of the Stargazing Live programme.

Please note that due to the popularity of this event the BBC are operating a random draw.

You can apply for a maximum of six tickets per household.

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Venue Facts

Venue: Portsmouth Historic Dockyard

HM Naval Base
College Road

PO1 3LJ 50.799053, -1.107162

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Website: historicdockyard.co.uk

Enquiries: 02392728060


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