This year BBC Learning held a one-off spectacular event on Friday 20 March at Leicester Racecourse which coincided with the solar eclipse.

The family-friendly event was split into zones including:

  • Eclipse Central - eclipse related activities
  • Launch Pad - hands-on 'train to be an astronaut' activities
  • Mission Control - images from across the Solar System
  • Astro Academy

Live Lesson

In addition to the above activities a 40-minute Technobabble webcast was streamed live into schools across the UK, and is now available online:

BBC Learning's 2015 Stargazing event in Leicester