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Astronomy Photographer of the Year

May 3 @ 9:00 am - September 1 @ 5:00 pm
World Museum, World Museum
Liverpool, L3 8EN United Kingdom

Experience an Earth’s-eye-view of the universe with spectacular space photography from around the world. Featuring 100 awe-inspiring images from The Royal Observatory Greenwich’s hugely popular ‘Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2018’ competition, this exhibition celebrates the very best in astrophotography and will be displayed at World Museum to coincide with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing on 20 July 1969.

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Museum of the Moon

17th May 2019 - 1st January 2020
Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road
London, SW7 5BD

Museum of the Moon is a touring artwork by UK artist Luke Jerram. Visit the free installation at the Museum until 1 January 2020. Since 2016 the Moon has been circling the globe, lighting up spaces from Bilbao to Beijing including abbeys and swimming pools. This six-metre model features meticulously detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface, ambient moonlight and an evolving soundscape. It's at the Museum in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing, accompanied…

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One Giant Leap: Talk, Tour and Picnic

May 22 - September 25
Jodrell Bank, Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Macclesfield, Cheshire Sk11 9DL United Kingdom
£18.50 – £20

One Giant Leap: Jodrell Bank and the Race to the Moon July 2019 will mark 50 years since humans first set foot on another celestial body. In this, the 50th anniversary year of the moon landing, we’re sharing the incredible story of Jodrell Bank’s role in the race to the Moon. Jodrell Bank has been at the heart of ground-breaking and world-leading science for over 70 years. In our fascinating new talk, One Giant Leap, you’ll discover newly released audio-visual material…

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Marvellous Moons Exhibition

25th May 2019 @ 10:00 am - 20th March 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Avenue
Greenwich, London SE10 8XJ United Kingdom

Discover more about the moons of the Solar System in this free exhibition. From our familiar Moon to the lava world of Io, or toxic lakes on Titan, this photo-led exhibition showcases the fantastic variety of moons in our Solar System. Moons are natural satellites that orbit planets, dwarf planets or asteroids. While Earth only has one moon, the Moon, nearly 200 moons have been discovered so far in our solar system alone. They come in many different shapes and…

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Moon Landing Memories

May 29 - December 31
UK Space Agency, Polaris House, N Star Ave
Swindon, SN2 1SZ United Kingdom

How do you remember the Moon landings? Get involved in our crowd-sourced history campaign to mark 50 years since the first Moon landings. This summer marks 50 years since the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing – one of the defining moments of the 20th century. To mark this historic anniversary, the Arts and Humanities Research Council and the UK Space Agency want to hear your memories of the Moon landings or how this iconic event has inspired you. Do you…

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Space Steps: The Moon and Beyond

July 5 @ 9:00 am - September 29 @ 5:00 pm
RPS House, 337 Paintworks, Bath Road
Bristol, Bristol BS4 3AR United Kingdom

The Royal Photographic Society is pleased to announce Space Steps: The Moon and Beyond, an exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing - one of humankind's most extraordinary adventures. On 20 July 1969, astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin (‘Buzz’) Aldrin became the first men to set foot on the surface of the Moon. Space Steps commemorates this incredible milestone and the role photography played. The exhibition explores the journey of Apollo 11, illustrated by some of…

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The Moon

19th July 2019 @ 9:00 am - 5th January 2020 @ 5:00 pm
National Maritime Museum, London, National Maritime Museum, Park Row,
London, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom

To celebrate 50 years since NASA’s Apollo 11 mission landed the first humans on the Moon, the National Maritime Museum stages The Moon, the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s nearest celestial neighbour. Featuring over 180 objects - including real lunar samples and objects that have travelled to the Moon and back - the exhibition presents a cultural and scientific story of our relationship with the Moon over time and across civilisations. Visitors will explore how humans have used, understood…

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Hello Universe

19th July 2019 @ 10:00 am - 22nd January 2020 @ 6:00 pm
science and media museum, Science and Media Museum
Bradford, BD1 1NQ United Kingdom

This summer, join us for a mesmerising journey through the incredible sights and sounds of space. Look up and fuel your curiosity. Imagine remote galaxies and wonder who—or what—is out there. Hello Universe will take you on a voyage, from the earliest paintings of planets to today’s super-high definition photographs of deepest space. Get up close to a meteorite, come face-to-face with a Mars lander, then build your own probe, rover or rocket from Lego. Discover what space actually sounds…

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The Moon

19th July 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5th January 2020 @ 5:00 pm
National Maritime Museum, Park Row, Greenwich Peninsula
London, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 Moon landing at a major new exhibition in London. Opening on 19 July 2019, The Moon is the UK’s biggest exhibition dedicated to Earth’s celestial neighbour. Charting the cultural and scientific story of our relationship with the Moon, the exhibition features over 180 objects, including artefacts from NASA's Apollo 11 mission. Reconnect with the wonders of the Moon through artefacts, artworks and interactive moments, and discover how it has captivated and inspired…

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Mission Moon – Science Theatre Show

July 20 @ 9:30 am - September 1 @ 4:30 pm
Techniquest Science Theatre, Techniquest, Stuart Street
Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5BW United Kingdom

See how Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins made it there and back in our exciting live science theatre show. We’ll look at rocket power and the dangerous ride to the Moon, we’ll explore the invisible dangers of space and even follow the Apollo missions’ explorations of the lunar surface. Sit tight and delve into the science and history of one of humanity’s greatest adventures!

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The Moon – Planetarium Show

July 20 @ 9:30 am - September 1 @ 4:30 pm
Techniquest Planetarium, Techniquest, Stuart Street
Cardiff Bay, Cardiff CF10 5BW United Kingdom

Step foot into our planetarium and experience all things Moon. Together we’ll explore its myths and legends and find out why it’s so important to all of us on Earth. We’ll also look at our missions to the Moon, focusing on the amazing journey into the unknown as well as what mankind has planned for the future. So, sit back, relax and enjoy the Moon! Suitable for ages 7+.

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Installation of Moon Dial in the garden of J.M.W Turner’s House in Twickenham, London

July 21 @ 11:59 am - September 22 @ 5:00 pm
Turner’s House,, Sandycombe Lodge,, 40 Sandycoombe Road,
St Margarets, Twickenham, London TW1 2LR United Kingdom

Artist in residence at Turner's House, Nicky Carvell will install "Moon Dial" in the garden of the house that J.M.W Turner designed for himself in Twickenham on July 21st. It evokes the magic of a moonlit garden and was inspired by Turner’s nighttime painting, Fishermen at Sea (The first oil painting Turner exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1796 and now at Tate Britain). The focal point is an abstract moon above a tower, which he had designed in one…

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The Moon Adventure

July 22 @ 10:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm
Institute of Physics, 37 Caledonian Road, King's Cross
London, London N1 9BU United Kingdom

Join us for a summer of physics fun as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first people to walk on the Moon. What’s it like to be an astronaut? Where did the Moon come from? What’s the future of humans in space? You’ll find the answers to these questions (and more!) at the Institute of Physics’ new family-friendly exhibition: The Moon Adventure. Get hands-on with family friendly physics experiments, be creative with arts and crafts activities and find out…

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To the Moon and Beyond – free family activity

July 24 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm
Market Hall Museum, Market Place
Warwick, Warwickshire CV34 4SA United Kingdom

Visit the free exhibition on the ground floor on the first moon landing and see a piece of the moon. Come upstairs and add to our own solar system art work in the First Museum Gallery, lie back and watch the new planets and satellites orbit the sun inside our black hole tent. Space themed dressing up, toys and books also available to explore.

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The Festival Of The Moon, Wakefield

August 23 @ 5:00 pm - September 8 @ 10:30 pm
Wakefield Market Hall, Union Street
Wakefield, West Yorkshire WF1 3AE United Kingdom

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of NASA’s famous moon landing with The Festival Of The Moon at Wakefield’s former Market Hall, two weeks of mostly FREE music, dance, theatre, art workshops, wellbeing, kids’ activities for the school holidays and much, much more. It all starts on Fri 23 August 2019 with a free launch party and runs until Sun 8 September 2019. The festival’s centre-piece is a stunning artwork Museum of the Moon by artist Luke Jerram. Suspended high up from…

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FREE FILM – LUNA FLIX Outdoor Cinema screens THE DISH

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Woodland Manor Hotel, Green lane
Clapham, Bedfordshire MK41 6EP United Kingdom

LUNA FLIX invites you to a FREE celebration show marking the historic landing on the moon (after all, we are 'LUNA' FLIX). We're screening 'THE DISH', a VERY funny and highly recommended Australian comedy, starring Sam Neill, based on a little known fact of the Apollo 11 mission - see more below. Join us for this charming family movie (12A) on the grounds of Woodland Manor - (located off the A6, between Rushden & Bedford) To attend - GET TICKETS…

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Early Explorers – AstroTots

August 26 @ 9:30 am - August 27 @ 2:30 pm
Dundee Science Centre, 14 Greenmarket
Dundee, Scotland DD1 4QB United Kingdom

EARLY EXPLORERS: ASTROTOTS DATE: MON 26 AUG 2019 – TUES 27 AUG 2019 TIME: 9:30AM – 11:00AM, 11:15AM - 12:45PM, AND 1:00PM-2:30PM Early Explorers is a special themed event for 3-5-year-olds to encourage discovery through play, asking questions, and exploration! 3-5-year-olds will explore how we go to space and what is out there in this interactive and engaging session all about space! Admission - Children aged 3-5 years £4.75 each, adults free of charge, siblings 1-2 years £2.50 for snack…

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Arty Tots go to the Moon

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Market Hall Museum, Market Place
Warwick, Warwickshire CV34 4SA United Kingdom

Explore our magical moon and space with some amazing space themed crafts to take home. No need to book just drop in. £2.50 per child. Suitable for 5 and under, older siblings welcome. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Moon Season Film Screening: In the Shadow of the Moon

September 14 @ 2:30 am - 5:00 pm
National Maritime Museum Lecture Theatre, Romney Road
Greenwich, London SE10 9NF United Kingdom

The incredible stories of the Apollo astronauts, from their voyages to the Moon to life afterwards. This documentary is filled with breath-taking footage from the missions and we hear directly from the brave crews that went there and returned. After experiencing the “magnificent desolation” of this screening, a Royal Observatory astronomer will take a look at the technological breakthroughs that paved the way to going to the Moon and leave you with some food for thought to the question: should…

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UK Space Conference: ‘Moon Tours’

September 24 @ 8:00 am - September 26 @ 5:00 pm
International Convention Centre (ICC) Wales, The Coldra, Catsah Road
Caerleon, Newport NP18 1HQ United Kingdom

As part of the UK Space Conference, year 8 students from across South Wales will take part in a variety of Moon-themed activities. These will include a mobile planetarium, a 'tour' of Luke Jerram's giant 3D Moon and a series of Moon related activities. Please note, school groups will be booked into this through the UK Space Agency and this event is NOT open to the general public. If you work, or are interested in working, in the UK Space…

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1969 And All That

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Dynamic Earth, Dynamic Earth, Holyrood Road
Edinburgh, Midlothian EH8 8AS United Kingdom

1969 And All That; 50 years since the moon landings and 50 years of The Open University by Professor Monica Grady Professor of Planetary and Space Science at The Open University, Monica Grady is most well known for her work on meteorites. She has an asteroid named after her and has spoken before about voyages in Space and Time. This talk explores developments in the 50 yrs since man walked on the Moon and The Open University was born. Expect…

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