Mobile Planetarium

Bayfordbury Observatory can bring the wonders of the universe to you! We have a mobile planetarium that can be booked for various kinds of events. The planetarium can fit 30 children, 20 adults or a mix of 25 adults and children per show.

Cosmos in the Classroom and Celestial Explorer

simulation of constellations and imagined art work that tell the stories, projected onto a planetarium dome

We can bring our mobile planetarium into schools, community venues, and it can also be hired for birthday parties or other events.

Browse the pages below to find out more:

A material, inflatable, blue dome in a school hall

Do you have an event you'd like to hire the planetarium for? For enquiries, please email

Please note: this planetarium is indoor only. The large outdoor planetarium seen at events such as WOMAD is not available for single day events.