Stargazing at Twice Brewed Inn

Find more information about our stargazing experience below

Twice Brewed Inn Stargazing

Experience the incredible starry skies above Northumberland with astronomers from the Stargazing team at the Twice Brewed Inn. Located within the protected Dark Sky park, the venue benefits from minimal light pollution, meaning you’ll have a clear view of the Milky Way arching across the sky and see thousands more stars than can normally be spotted from our towns and cities.

To make a booking please visit our booking page.


What to expect

You’ll enjoy an inspiring astronomical presentation, before heading outdoors for a laser guided tour of the constellations. Using large aperture telescopes, you’ll be able to observe planets, galaxies, nebulae and star clusters. In poor weather, our team is ready with fun, interactive indoor activities, virtual planetarium experiences and of course, when there’s a gap in the clouds, we’ll get you outside straight away.


Expert Guidance

The Stargazing team share a common enthusiasm for astronomy and an eagerness to excite and inspire. The team comprises enthusiastic astronomers, as well as several academic experts and instrument scientists. We communicate our passion and knowledge in a way that is accessible to all, regardless of age or experience, and always prioritise the practical side of astronomy.


What to expect

Our brand new lecture theatre room has space for up to 55 people. Stargazers will begin their journey here, with introductions from our expert astronomers. 

There’s lots of excitement in here allowing us to create an interactive education space for every age, interest and ability!

Stargazing Events by Category


  • Spring skies
  • Summer skies
  • The Perseids Shooting Stars Experience
  • Stargazing for beginners
  • Virtual night sky at Planetarium
  • The Geminids – Shooting Stars
  • Dark Winter Skies
  • Late Night Aurora Night


  • Spring skies
  • Summer skies
  • The Perseids Shooting Stars Experience
  • Virtual night sky at Planetarium
  • The Geminids – Shooting Stars
  • Dark Winter Skies
  • Late Night Aurora Night


  • Spring skies & Planetarium experience

  • Virtual night sky at Planetarium

  • Dark Autumn Nights
  • Stargazing & Planetarium events for families
  • The Geminids – Shooting Stars​


The above events often have earlier start times so are suitable for children

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Twice Brewed Inn Planetarium

Our purpose built 360 degree immersive dome brings to life the universe. See the aurora as if you are in the arctic circle, travel through Nebula, fly through Saturn’s rings and much more! Suitable for all ages – we have family specific shows, aimed at younger children.

Shows are held regularly on weekdays and weekends throughout Autumn/Winter & extra shows are put on during School Holidays.

Merchandise & shop available

To make a booking please visit our booking page.


What to expect

A great show, plus fun, interactive activities following the shows such as selfie boards and pop through astronauts and space themed colouring pads within Twice Brewed Inn. Meal deals are also available throughout the Winter months.

(more information on availability can be found on the booking page once you click the link for the event you want to book)

Planetarium Events by Category

Our indoor multimedia planetarium experience has 4 main feature shows:

  • Little Star – Aimed at younger children from 4-10
  • Forward! to the moon – For children aged 7yrs+
  • We Are Aliens – For families and children up to 14 years
  • From Earth to the Universe – Focused at 14 years +
We Are Aliens
  • Suitable for Adults & Families (Children of all ages)
  • We Are Aliens takes you on an epic ride in the hunt for the evidence of alien life.
  • 30 minute show time
  • Suitable for Younger Families
  • Aimed at Children aged 4-10 years old
  • A story of Little Star, an average yellow star searching for planets of his own to warm and protect. Along the way he meets other types of stars, learns what makes each star special, and discovers that stars combine to form clusters and galaxies.
  • 25 minute show time
  • Aimed at 14 years +
  • Revel in the splendour of the worlds in the Solar System and our scorching Sun. From Earth to the Universe, we take you out to the colourful birthplaces and burial grounds of stars, and still further out beyond the Milky Way to the unimaginable immensity of myriad galaxies. Along the way, you will learn about the history of astronomy, the invention of the telescope, and today’s giant telescopes that allow us to probe ever deeper into the Universe.
  • 30 minute showing time
  • Aimed at 7 years +
    A captivating show about the Artemis program to explore he moon. Inspiring young scientists to take their future in their own hands and become part of the Artemis generation. Forward! to the Moon takes you on a journey with the Artemis missions, the next step in our exploration of the cosmos, as NASA plans to land the first woman, and first person of colour on the Moon in the next decade.
  • ​30 minute showing time

Midweek & Weekend shows often available

Please let us know if there are particular dates you require for a group and we will try our best to accommodate

Extra shows added during School Holidays


Winter Meal & Ticket Deal

The planetarium meal deal allows entry to a pre-booked show of your choice (4 to choose from) and provides a voucher towards your meal, before or after the show, in Twice Brewed Inn.

Ticket to a planetarium show and £9.50 voucher to redeem on the same day from our menu. (Aged 4-12.)

Ticket to a planetarium show and £12.50 voucher to redeem on the same day from our menu (13yrs+)

Meal deal applies between 12 and 5 – You can eat at a time to suit you before of after your booked show

Please note: Weeknight pizza deal does not apply to the above School Holiday meal deal.

Ticket only option also available: £6.50 Children 4-12 (Under 4’s free) & £8.50 Adults (13 yrs+)


Group Info

We are delighted to welcome schools, groups and organisations to our planetarium for exciting, educational showings. We can accommodate up to 30 adults/children and offer a range of shows to suit your syllabus and age range.

Dates & times are entirely flexible to suit your needs.

We have capacity for up to 24 people, you can make yourselves comfortable in our reclined chairs, which enjoys the warmth of underfloor heating on cooler days.