This Easter, Jodrell Bank invites cosmic kids and adult astronauts alike to embark on a magical odyssey across the universe with an action-packed events programme full of science and creativity from Fri 29 Mar-Sun 14 Apr.

Perfect for intrepid young spacefarers, the live science show Curious Kids transports little brainiacs and bright sparks on a journey across the solar system with thrilling live experiments and tricky trivia with the Kids vs. Adults quiz, unraveling the secrets of gravity and revealing the mystifying wonders of space travel knowledge.

Throughout the fortnight, visitors can get creative with a series of spring craft sessions and workshops designed to inspire awe in the next generation of scientists and stargazers. From vibrant artwork activities to wildflower seed-bomb sessions and windmill-making, Jodrell Bank offers an unmissable variety of interactive fun for the whole family.

Open now and included in the price of admission, Jodrell Bank’s Easter season presents the last chance to catch the breathtaking Visions of the Night Sky exhibition. Curated to celebrate the the eternal majesty of the universe, the installation features a series of nocturnal portraits by acclaimed astronomer, astrophotographer and Jodrell Bank Observatory’s own Head of Computing, Dr Anthony Holloway, whose stunning work spans a a thirty-year career spent gazing at the wondrous constellations of our nocturnal firmament.

For any practiced snappers left inspired by the exhibition, Jodrell Bank offers an Advanced Photography on Wed 20 Mar, in which Dr. Holloway gives a fascinating and insightful talk on the technicalities of capturing space, before an in-depth demonstration of software packages including ‘Deep Sky Stacker’ and ‘Star Trails’. Book your spot here.

While Jodrell Bank is chiefly as the North West’s award-winning hub of astronomy and space exploration, it’s also a lush rural idyll in which nature lovers can explore the astonishing biodiversity while strolling between the attractions, with the iconic Lovell Telescope standing nobly amidst the rolling Cheshire landscape.

Whether you’re seeking a day of unique family fun, a day of enchanting scientific discovery or simply a serene afternoon in nature, Jodrell Bank has something for everyone this Easter holiday.

Book your visit via the website for an unforgettable adventure among the stars. Any ticket booked online automatically grants you a return to the site for an entire year.

A Manchester Wire Partnership post
Jodrell Bank,
Bomish Ln, Cheshire, Macclesfield SK11 9DW
, 10am-4pm
Wolf McFarlane
Published on:
Wed 13 Mar 2024