Cosmic Valentine 2018

10 February 2018

The National Space Centre is hosting a very special evening dedicated to love.


Book online for this special event

mascot Telescope Right

Cosmic Valentine

Love really can be written in the stars this year at the National Space Centre with our ultimate Valentine package for you to enjoy.

Arrive beneath giant rockets, sip an exclusive Valentine Space Cocktail, sit down in the heart of our galleries to a sumptuous four course meal, including a romantic sharing dessert, before joining our scientists in the lab to discover the real chemistry of love!

Don’t forget, you will have the whole Centre to explore, so take a trip to the moon and back this Valentine, but leave the hard work to us.

Your package includes:

A Space Cocktail upon arrival
A sumptuous four course meal
The Science of Love Chemistry Workshop
Exclusive access to the National Space Centre’s exhibition

Just £48 per person

Why not upgrade to our Prosecco and Privacy Package:

Enjoy a table in a secluded spot within the exhibition (very limited numbers available) and a bottle of Prosecco during your meal.

Just £65 per person


19:00 Doors Open

19:15 Guests begin taking their seats (pre-book your times in advance)

21:00 The Science of Love Chemistry Workshop (drop in sessions)

21:00 Explore the galleries

00:00 The Centre closes

Cosmic Valentine’s Menu


Goat’s Cheese and Rhubarb Tartlet, Topped with a Bacon Crumb served with devilled walnuts, pickled grapes, garnished with seasonal salad.
Goat’s Cheese and Rhubarb Tartlet, Topped with Thyme (V) served with devilled walnuts, pickled grapes, garnished with seasonal salad.


Slow Cooked Beef, Sweet Potato and Horseradish Mash served with grilled purple sprouting broccoli, hazelnuts and shallot jus.
Roast Vegetable Crumble, Wild Mushroom & Thyme Ragout (V) served with fondant potato, purple sprouting broccoli and hazelnuts.

Sharing Dessert; White chocolate and Berry Delice, Lemon Charlotte, Chocolate and Praline Ganache Tart.

Followed by:

Freshly brewed coffee and locally sourced tea.

Please let us know of any dietary requirements when booking. Our Chef prepares all our menus in house, so can ensure we cater for your needs.

Exclusive Valentines Print

Working with our inhouse designers and astronomers, we have created a one-off piece depicting the night sky for your very own Cosmic Valentine. This personalised print will be presented on the night and remain a unique memento of your evening.

Cosmic Valentines Constellation Personalised Print – £25.00

Pre-order Drinks

So you have everything arranged before you arrive, why not pre-order your champagne, wine or drinks for your table?

Drinks Pre-Order Form

Add a Great Local Hotel

The Belmont Hotel is a character Town House Hotel, situated in the conservation area of New Walk. Located only a short walk from Leicester train station and the shopping centres of the city. It has 75 en-suite bedrooms all individually styled in their own unique decor.

Cosmic Valentine Rate – £85 bed and breakfast for a classic double room.
Quote “Space Centre – Cosmic Weekend”
Email: reservations@belmonthotel.co.uk
Telephone: 0116 254 4773


Is there an age limit on this event?

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
There are 400 free car parking spaces available on site. We are happy to call taxis for people and there is a bus stop to the 54 route within a few minutes walk of the Centre.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please contact the events team at the National Space Centre – events@spacecentre.co.uk

Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
No, tickets are non transferable or refundable.

What is the refund policy?
All tickets are non-refundable.

Is there a cloakroom?
Yes, there is a free cloakroom available on the night.

Can we explore the Centre’s galleries and Rocket Tower?
Yes, the Rocket Tower is open till 21:00 and the main exhibition will remain open until 00:00.

Will there be a cash bar on the night?
Yes, there is a cash bar available on the night and you can pre-order drinks for your table.

How to I select a specific time for my booking?
Once you have confirmed your booking our events team will contact you to give you a selection of times to chosen from.