Events

As well as hosting your fabulous events, we also put on some of our own!

Find out about upcoming events below.

Auld Lang Science


We might not be north of the border, but you're sure to have a night to remember as we blend traditional Burns Night revelry with a few science twists.

Friday 25 January 2019, 7.00pm - midnight
£32.50 per person

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An evening with Professor Paul Davies


​Join us for an evening with the eminent physicist Paul Davies, in which he will share insights from his new book, 
The Demon in the Machine.

Wednesday 6 February, 6.30pm - 8.30pm
£3.00 per person (16+)

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Dark Side of Museum of the Moon    


A night where astronomy meets art. Experience Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon album like never before in our planetarium – with visuals displayed on the dome to accompany the music – and take in the awe-inspiring view of a seven-metre-wide illuminated Moon, suspended above the ground.

Friday 15 February 2019, 7.00pm - 10.30pm SOLD OUT
Friday 8 March 2019, 6.30pm - 10.00pm SOLD OUT
Friday 29 March 2019, 6.30pm - 10.00pm SOLD OUT

£16.00 per person (14+ only)


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Wedding Open Evening


Come along to get some great ideas for your special day and to see how Life can help you have an out of this world wedding.

Wednesday 20 February, 5.00pm - 8.30pm
Free entry

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A Bite Out of the Moon


Is the Moon made of cheese? Erm... no. But the origin and longevity of the myth is interesting to discuss over some delicious cheeses and wines!

Friday 1 March 2019, 8.00pm - 10.15pm
​£39.00 per person (18+ only)

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Salutation to the Moon   


Enjoy a vinyasa flow yoga workshop while taking in the awe-inspiring view of our art installation, Museum of the Moon.

Tuesday 12 March 2019, 6.30pm-7.30pm SOLD OUT
Sunday 17 March 2019, 9.30am-10.30am SOLD OUT

£10.00 per person (16+ only)

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Supermoon Supper


In 2019, the first day of spring will be marked by a Supermoon in the night sky. We're marking this astronomical coincidence with a sumptuous two-course candlelit dinner beside our
Museum of the Moon installation.

Thursday 21 March 2019, 7.15pm-10.00pm
£35.00 per person (18+)

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Capacity of our rooms

  Theatre Cabaret Classroom Boardroom U-Shape Dinner
Scotswood Suite 380 180 160 100 100 240
Grainger Suite 180 96 70 60 60 120
Marlborough Suite 140 64 60 60 60 100
Blaydon/Gibbs (combined) 45 24 25 24 20 40
Blaydon Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Gibbs Suite 20 0 9 16 0 12
Ridley Suite 20 0 0 15 0 12
McClintock Suite 45 24 24 24 20 30
Darwin Suite 80 48 36 36 30 60
Jenner Suite 20 0 0 12 0 12
Mezzanine 0 0 0 0 0 150