National Space Centre

National Space Centre
Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
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Explore all things space at this centre where visitors can learn more about everything from astronauts to astronomy. You can also see one of the only known Soyuz spacecraft in Western Europe, a Digistar 3 dome cinema and a planetarium. Plus, there's an on-site restaurant, in case you get hungry.

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Return of the Garrison

A chance to meet the stars and characters of Star Wars.

Space Lates

An evening of astronomy, with special guests, talks, workshops and live stargazing.

Fri 31 Mar

Starship Troopers

  • 1997
  • US
  • 129 min
  • 18
  • Directed by: Paul Verhoeven
  • Cast: Casper Van Dien, Denise Richards, Michael Ironside, Dina Meyer
  • UK release: 2 January 1998

Verhoeven's classic sci-fi actioner is in part a hugely satirical swipe at his adopted homeland's foreign policy, but it's also just an excuse for Verhoeven and effects supervisor Phil Tippett to tip a big box of CGI all over the floor. Fans of the book were livid at the story changes, but the computerised bugs are…

Sat 29 Apr

World Gin Day

A Taste of Science event dedicated to gin. There's talks about the history of gin, a gin bar, tasting sessions and a live demonstration kitchen, where you can discover new ideas for cooking with gin.

Sat 10 Jun

£10 / 0116 258 2111

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