Smeaton300 celebrates his life, legacy and influences all the way up to his 300th birthday in 2024. Get playful with engineering at museum events, STEAM activities in schools and interactive workshops in libraries. Hear talks and debates from bright minds in art, culture and science to get us all thinking big about our future. Look up to the sky with a visit to Moon Palace. This beautiful mobile observatory inspired by the work of John Smeaton tours the city of Leeds.
‘Smeaton 300’ events in November and December include:
Friday 3rd November | 12pm | FREE | Armley Leisure Centre
Drop into this day-time observation session at Armley Leisure Centre for an other-worldly experience combining day-time solar and radio astronomy. Spend time chatting with your Artist and Scientist hosts or browse the on-board library over a cup of ‘cosmic’ tea! This experience is suitable for all ages.