Mark the moon landing anniversary with visit to the Wonderdome when it comes to Alnwick

A mobile planetarium is coming to Alnwick – coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing.

Thursday, 20th June 2019, 3:45 pm
Updated Monday, 24th June 2019, 2:09 pm
The wonderdome.

Duchess’s Community High School is hosting the Wonderdome on July 15 and 16.

Year 7 and 8 pupils will be going in during the school day but the opportunity has now been extended to Years 4, 5 and 6.

The Wonderdome is described as a fascinating, fun and interactive school mobile planetarium which takes the learners on a journey through the Milky Way. The use of the completely dark inflatable planetarium makes for a 360-degree immersive experience.

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Rocket fun at the wonderdome.

Grant funding for the event has been secured by the DCHS Charitable trust and the Enviresearch Fund at the Community Foundation Tyne and Wear and Northumberland.

The event will take place between 4.30pm and 6pm. Every child will have a 30-minute experience inside the dome. Each child is asked for a donation of £1.50 towards the cost of hosting the dome.

The Duchess’s Greenpower team, with the support of the design technology, engineering and science departments will be supporting the event with a robot raffle, drawing competition, space face painting and science gadget shop to raise money towards future STEM events.

Competition winning Lego and Vex Robotics teams will also be demonstrating out of this world robot skills and the science department will be showing off exciting experiments. Refreshments will be available.

Pupils having fun inside the planetarium.

B ook tickets via the school website at