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Public Shows

Show Diary

Date Time Show Title Presenter
Shows will be listed when confirmed by the presenter.
Fri 5 May 7:30 p.m. The Sky Tonight Kobie van Zyl
Sat 6 May 10:30 a.m. Space Travel Ray Masingi
Sat 13 May 10:30 a.m. Space Travel Emily Wallace
Sat 20 May 10:30 a.m. Space Travel Ray Masingi
Sat 27 May 2:30 p.m. Exploring New Horizons in our Solar System Jonathan Padavatan
Thu 1 June 7:30 p.m. Exploring New Horizons in our Solar System Jonathan Padavatan

Tickets for regular public shows are available from half an hour before each show, at the door - we have space for 400. Doors close promptly at the advertised show time, with no late entry.

Please Note: We reserve the right to:
  • replace the show advertised with a new show [suitable for the same audience]
  • cancel the show should disaster strike either our power supply or the presenter.

Tickets


(Regular shows)
Description Cost
Adults R50
Children/Scholars/ Full - Time Students/ Seniors R35
Groups (20+) R35 Please book to get group rate
Family Ticket
[a "family" is max two adults with their dependent children (scholars or full-time students), and grandparents]
R180

Space Travel [5 - 8 year olds]



In this pre-recorded show we travel with Thomas the astronomer in his "giant rocket" to the game reserve where we learn about:

  • thee constellations,
  • Travel to the moon, and on the way learn about moon phases and tides, see what the Apollo astronauts did on the moon,
  • and briefly visit the planets and a comet.
Show Times: See Diary
Duration: ± 60 min.
Age Group: 5 - 8 year olds
Type of Show: Pre-Recorded

The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket [8 - 12 years olds]

Secret of the cardboard rocket show

Experience the wonders of the solar system as we travel on an imaginary journey to all the planets. Fly over Venus, land on the Moon and Mars in our cardboard rocket. There is a short introduction to the current night sky of your visit.

Show Times: See Diary
Duration: ± 60 min.
Age Group: 8 - 12 year olds
Type of Show: Pre-Recorded

The Sky Tonight [Teenagers & Adults]



Venus is the evening star in the west with Mars close by. Come for a tour on our summer sky including a brief update on current Solar System exploration.

Show Times: See Diary
Duration: ± 60 min.
Age Group: Teenagers & Adults
Type of Show: Live Presenter Led

Exploring New Horizons in our Solar System [Family]



The show covers a brief historical context, from our night sky, of exploring our Solar System with updates from the New Horizons Pluto mission, Mars Curiosity Rover and the dramatic Cassini plunge into Saturn, scheduled for September 2017.

Show Times: See Diary
Duration: ± 60 min.
Age Group: Family
Type of Show: Live Presenter Led