Make a Marshmallow Constellation

Do you know what a constellation is? It is a group of stars named after a mythical person, animal or object.

  • Booking not needed

Come along to our stargazer marquee and learn about two of the most famous constellations and make models of them from spaghetti and marshmellows!

You will even have the chance to design your own constellation.

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Child £1.50

The basics

Suitability
This is a children's event
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet in the Stargazing marquee
What to bring and wear
Wear clothing suitable for the current weather and comfortable shoes.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
18 February 2020 10:00 - 15:00 Available

Contact Info

Name
Chilterns Gateway Centre
Email
dunstabledowns@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01582 500920

Upcoming events

Make a Marshmallow Constellation

Tue 18 Feb 2020
10:00-15:00
Do you know what a constellation is? It is a group of stars named after a mythical person, animal or object.

Walking Wednesdays - Health Walk: Beginner

Wed 19 Feb 2020
10:30-11:15
Join our friendly 'Walking for Health' leader on the 3rd Wednesday of every month for a beginners walk across the Downs.

Walking Wednesdays - Nordic Walking: Adventure walk

Wed 19 Feb 2020
13:00-14:00
Enjoy the extensive, lovely views to be seen from the chalk grasslands of Dunstable Downs. Nordic Walk alongside the wild flower meadows and woodlands and along the chalk escarpment of the Chiltern Hills.

Stargazing Evening

Thu 20 Feb 2020
18:00-19:30
Come along and join us on the Downs this February to discover the wonders of the universe.

Stargazing Evening with an expert talk

Fri 21 Feb 2020
18:00-20:00
Join us for a night of stargazing on the Downs. If the weather is kind to us you will be able to look at the stars close-up through telescopes but, if not, there will be plenty to entertain you in our planetarium.

Dunstable Downs parkrun

Sat 22 Feb 2020
09:00-10:30
Parkrun organises free, weekly, 5km timed runs at many venues around the world, organised by volunteers.