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Public Shows

Show Diary

Date Time Show Title Presenter
Shows will be listed when confirmed by the presenter.

Show dates will be posted subject to confirmation of soccer fixtures. We do not schedule shows when there is a clash with a match played at the stadium next door.
Public shows will resume in February 2018.
We would like to wish you and your family a happy festive season and all the best for 2018.

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.


(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]

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