Sheffield mobile planetarium, Born and bred in Sheffield, Dave the owner of the Sheffield mobile planetarium has a passion for supporting education in the city. The Sheffield mobile planetarium has been giving show to the city's schools since 2002, from Grenoside to Woodseats! The Sheffield mobile planetarium is your 1st choice
We have been servicing Sheffield with our Sheffield Mobile Planetarium since 2001, you can be assured of a fully professional and highly experienced presentation!
As a Sheffielder from Birth our presenter Dave knows the city, and the needs of its schools and children. He has presented shows all over the city from Woodseats to Grenoside, from Lodge Moor to Handsworth with great results
Our Unique and Exclusive Shows cover all the 'space' aspects of the national curriculum from specialist EYFS to A-Level. We also have the most SEND friendly dome and presentations in the UK with a walk-in, flat-floor disabled friendly entrance, Unique Signing in the dark ability (designed with staff from the national school for the Deaf) and years of experience of delivering special needs shows. We have over 40 different shows in our catalogue so you can be assured of a show to meet your requirements.
We also have the UK's ONLY spectacular Astronomy stage shows, which are perfect for large groups, open days, parents evenings, summer fairs etc. They are also great for Social Distancing!
Hundreds of Sheffield school children have seen our Mobile Planetarium, let your students join them!
Check out or 'real' testimonials if you wish before booking, but don't delay we get very busy!
Our Mobile Planetarium, sets up within a few minutes and packs away in a similar time. It can fit into a Hall, drama studio large classroom/ science lab or atrium. A Star dome is very cost effective as we come to you, meaning disruption to your day is minimised and creates a unique learning environment.
We also operate the UK's ONLY Astronomy stage show, which translates our planetarium shows into a 4m wide rear screen projected show, complete with full professional sound and lights. It is perfect for Assemblies, Large groups, Open/Parents evenings and summer fairs, it alos maintains social distancing,
Our Mobile Planetarium, the Auriga Astronomy - Auriga Star Dome, gives high quality unique presenter led shows (many exclusive to us). A planetarium school visit brings the WOW factor into your school! Our shows are designed to support the curriculum from EYFS to A level, plus shows or a general nature. We have over 40 different shows in our catalogue so you will always find one that suits your requirements.
The Auriga Star Dome is an inflatable planetarium which can fit into tight spaces if need be, is a walk in SEND friendly dome, that accommodates wheelchairs relatively easily. We worked with staff from the National School for the Deaf in Derby, to create the ONLY signing system that works in total darkness!
We are perfect for scout and guides too (we regularly attend the Peak Camp as well as local meetings)!
Do read our honest 3rd party collated testimonials if you wish to see how highly our clients rate us.
Our presenter Dave is an active member of 'Astronomers without Borders', promoting international co-operation in 3rd world education, a Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, works closely with NASA museums program. Dave is also an active STEM ambassador and Big Bang show judge and Invigilator, putting his free time into supporting Science education. He also runs the successful Auriga Astronomy YouTube channel which aid both teachers and home educators with video shorts on various topics (over 60 videos online) and even has the Los Angeles Astronomical Society as a subscriber!