Nottinghamshire mobile planetarium

Inspiring awe & wonder for all ages

Nottinghamshire mobile planetarium

Inspiring awe & wonder for all ages
Immersive and captivating
planetarium shows for all ages

Our Nottinghamshire mobile planetarium has been captivating pupils & groups in and around the area for more than 10 years. We’ve visited and inspired thousands of pupils in Primary, Secondary, Special Needs schools and local activity groups.

Our mobile planetarium shows are suitable for all ages & abilities and tailored to each group. You can be assured that our shows will spark a desire to learn and to explore so much more. So, stepping into a WonderDome Nottinghamshire mobile planetarium transports you on a cosmic journey, a thrilling adventure exploring the wonders of the Universe. Our captivating shows are tailored to all ages, delivering curriculum-focused (EnglandScotland and Wales), presenter-led content which will ignite their curiosity. From planet formation to the birth and death of stars, from launching rockets to stepping foot on other worlds, it’s an unforgettable opportunity to bring the marvels of space right into your school or venue. Inspire future space explorers and kickstart their lifelong love of space and science with a WonderDome experience.

Chat to Mission Control (our bookings office) to find out how we can make this an unforgettable experience.


  • shows adapted to meet the needs of all levels of learning
  • flexible show lengths to make the most of your WonderDome mobile planetarium visit
  • the simple yet motivating solution to kickstarting a topic or consolidating learning ideas
  • experienced, knowledgeable and friendly presenters

Find out more about our planetarium shows:


Knowledgeable, friendly and awe-inspiring, you can’t help but be mesmerised by a WonderDome planetarium presenter. With a genuine passion for space they’ll take you on a cosmic journey.

mobile planetarium with presenters
mobile planetarium 5 star reviews - starry night


We’re very proud that we regularly receive 5-star reviews from everyone who experiences the WonderDome. But don’t just take our word for it.

Find out how your Nottinghamshire mobile planetarium will be a 5-star stellar experience.


There’s always a buzz of excitement when people see the silver space dome appear in the hall or venue because it looks so exciting. Here’s how it all works.

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Just a few of the schools & groups we’ve visited with our Nottinghamshire mobile planetarium and inspired about space:

  • The Sir Donald Bailey Academy, Newark
  • Mount C of E Primary School, Newark
  • Abbey Gates Primary School, Ravenshead

You may also be interested to visit other places of astronomical interest in this area. Please find below a couple of links: 

Nottingham Astronomical Society 

The Nottingham Astronomical Society are a friendly group of amateur astronomers from all walks of life. Whilst providing regular guest speaker events, we encourage active observing. The Society owns and operates an observatory near Cotgrave. 

We are very active in public outreach, partnering with regional organisations, educational establishments and the BBC. We support several specialist interest groups, including astrophotography, radio astronomy and dark skies campaigning; we also maintain close ties with other astronomical societies and university research departments. 

Sherwood Observatory 

Sherwood Observatory is the home of the Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society and is situated in Sutton-in-Ashfield overlooking the town of Mansfield to the north. 

The Observatory building was built by the founders of the society on a purely voluntary basis so that the society could have a place to meet and view the stars together. The building work was started in 1972 and was finally opened to the public in 1986. 

The Observatory building comprises of a workshop, office, kitchen, toilet, storeroom and a lecture room as well as the observatory dome itself which houses our hand built 24 inch Newtonian Reflecting Telescope.