Operation Earth Roadshow

01 - 04 November 2021

Thanks to Leicester Libraries our Community Engagement team will be hosting the Operation Earth Roadshow LIVE for children aged 7-12.

Credit: Operation Earth

15:30 – 17:00

The Operation Earth Roadshow is part of the National Space Centre’s Community Engagement Programme.

You are invited to explore the fascinating world of environmental science through Operation Earth. Get involved in exciting hands-on activities, experiments and our Earthy show.

• Monday 01 November – Leicester Libraries Highfield
• Tuesday 02 November – Leicester Libraries Beaumont Leys
• Wednesday 03 November – Leicester Libraries Belgrave
• Thursday 04 November – Leicester Libraries BRITE centre


The sessions are free for children and families across Leicester to attend,
but you must register in advance to participate.

Each session is identical, so please do not book multiple sessions at the different locations.


Biodiversity Map

Find out why biodiversity is important. How many different creatures you can spot on our map?

Origami plant pots

Using recycled paper create your own plant pots, to grow our wildflower seeds.

Ocean acidification

Understand the problems facing the ocean due to the change in pH levels, with this interactive fun, demonstration

Credit: Operation Earth

Also included in each session:

Food for Thought

Understand how our food choices affect our carbon footprint in this fun quiz.

Operation Earth Show

Enjoy this fun filled family show, as the doctor diagnoses planet Earth’s health problem. Then find out what we can all do to help Earthy to stay healthy.


Who is the event for?
This event is suitable for children aged 7-12.

Do I need to come along with my child?
Yes, all children must be supervised by an adult or guardian at all times.

Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
The National Space Centre – info@spacecentre.co.uk

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

Can I turn up without a ticket?
No, we have a strict capacity on each venue, so unless you have registered to attend, we cannot allow entry on the day.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
Either a printed ticket, or a ticket on your phone or tablet (we like the non-printing option, it is better for the planet).

This programme is thanks to the Association of Science and Discovery Centres.

The Community Engagement Programme is funded by: