Movies / Live Shows
A Digital movie is a movie (ie digital movie file) that is screened on the dome screen using a computer and specialised software.
One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure (Only on 1,2,8,9 Apr)
Young children will be thrilled when they find themselves on Sesame Street with their famous friends, Big Bird and Elmo. The fun begins when Elmo’s friend, Hu Hu Zhu, visits from China and the three of them take the audience on an exciting journey of discovery to learn about the Sun, stars, and Big Dipper.

Duration: 30 mins

Natural Selection 3D
Natural Selection celebrates the 150th anniversary of the publication of “On the Origin of Species” and the 200th anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth.

We will join Darwin on his voyage with the HMS Beagle to the Galapagos Islands where he was inspired to develop his later theory of transmutation by natural selection.

From the comfort of Down House in Kent, Darwin himself will explain the mechanism of natural selection to the audience, and support it by showing many beautiful examples in nature.

The thrill of a scientific discovery, the adventure of science and the beauty of nature are central in this show.

Target Audience: Age 10 and above

Duration: Approx. 40 minutes

Dinosaurs at Dusk: the Origins of Flight
Follow Lucy and her father as they fly through the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous geological periods using a variety of off-road vehicles in search of the ancestors of modern-day birds, the feathered Dinosaurs, in this most kinetic planetarium show ever produced!

Target Audience: Age 7 and above.

Duration: Approx. 30 mins

Back To The Moon For Good
Immerse yourself in a race to the Moon 40 years after the historic Apollo landings. Learn about the history of lunar exploration, and the Moon’s resources.

This movie chronicles teams around the world competing for the largest international incentivised prize in history, by landing a robotic spacecraft on the Moon To win, they must land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon, navigate 500 metres over the lunar surface, and send video, images and data back to Earth.

See how the competition is ushering in a new era of lunar exploration and catch a glimpse of our future on the Moon!

Duration: 40 mins

Mysteries of the Unseen World
The movie reveals phenomena that can’t be seen with the naked eye, taking audiences into earthly worlds secreted away in different dimensions of time and scale. Experience events that unfold too slowly for human perception; "see” the beauty, drama, and even humour of phenomena that occur in the flash of a microsecond; enter a microscopic world once reserved for scientists, but now made accessible to the rest of us; and begin to understand that what we actually see is only a fraction of what there is to see on Earth.

High-speed and time-lapse photography, electron microscopy, and nanotechnology are just a few of the advancements in science that allow us to see a universe of things, events, creatures, and processes we never even knew existed. Come and be amazed by the big reveal!

Target Audience: Age 7 and above.

Duration: Approx. 40 mins