"Performance Astronomer" Frances has a degree in Astronomy and Physics from the University of Toronto and experience in interactive museums around the world. Look for her on the road at a school or library near you.

Junior Space Camp Asteroid Day

Bookings now open for July’s Junior Space Camp


Space Themed CPD Summer Courses for Teachers

Primary Teachers – book your EPV approved Summer Course now


Junior Space Camp: Comets

Bookings now being taken


Choral Festival 2017

All performances are FREE, no booking required. Please join us for some beautiful music!


Junior Space Camp


Bookings now being taken for May’s “Regular” Junior Space Camp

Tech Week at Blackrock Castle Observatory


Workshops for primary and second level students

Easter Activities: Eggstronauts & other planet Eggsplorers


“Egg”ineers will test their craft by launching it off the Dome Tower of the Castle with a real (raw) egg inside. WILL THE EGGS SURVIVE?!

Junior Space Camp: Be an Engineer!


Now FULL, bookings for April 2 being taken.

Space Camp: Summer 2017


Week long Space camp for 7-9 year olds or 10-12 year olds

Lifelong Learning Festival Events


FREE, drop-in events for all ages during Lifelong Learning Festival

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