Isle of Wight What's On Guide: 2024 Events OnTheWight

Night Sky Show

Sunday 8 5.00pmSeptember


Quay Arts

Sea Street
Newport Harbour
Isle of Wight
PO30 5BD

01983 822490

Night Sky Show


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SHOWS AT 1pm and 5pm

1pm PERFORMANCE Doors 12:30pm Onstage from 13:00

5pm PERFORMANCE Doors 4:30pm Onstage from 5pm

Come along to the long-awaited Night Sky Show. It will certainly be a night to remember!

Facts, fiction, laughter and more in a fantastic place, for one night only. A night of great entertainment as well as an event for everyone!

The Night Sky Show will take you on an epic journey from our celestial back yard and across the cosmos. A light hearted evening of astronomy and so much more. Above all, an evening for anyone with a slight interest in the night sky or more. A night for anyone who indeed wants to laugh, learn, be inspired and enjoy. The Night Sky Show is a truly fun, entertaining and memorable evening. Helping you understand and enjoy the heavens above and the universe beyond. Helpful for the next time you’re looking up at the night sky stargazing, or when you just look up and wonder. We’ll skip the heavy-going science and hard to follow explanations. The Universe and everything within will be presented in an entertaining and easily absorbed way.


This won’t be a boring astronomy talk. The Night Sky Show is a live performance anyone can enjoy! Learn about constellations, stars, planets and the deeper cosmos. The sheer scale of the universe. The mythology and stories of the night sky. Presented by Adrian West – A passionate and experienced astronomer. Better known as VirtualAstro on Twitter and Facebook. One of the largest independent astronomy and space accounts on social media. He’s passionate about the night sky and inspiring people to look up. His success is due to being interesting, down-to-earth and fun! The writer of numerous astronomy and space-related articles for various popular online science magazines. He has also written guides and articles for the BBC, Met Office and National Trust to name a few. You can regularly find him pointing out things to people in the night sky. If you look up and wonder, The Night Sky Show, Isle of Wight is for you.


When accompanied by an adult, children are most welcome. The show is suitable for children aged 8+ or slightly younger if they are mature for their years. This is due to the length, time and content of the performances.

90 min show with Interval

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