Peterborough Cathedral bids a fond farewell to Tim Peake’s Spacecraft, presented by Samsung and the Science Museum Group, which has been on display in the North Transept of the Cathedral since 11th August.

The programme for this special finale event will be as follows:

Sparklers in the Cathedral Cloisters, where hot dogs and hot drinks will be on sale.

7.15pm *            

Retro space TV in the Cathedral Nave – featuring space-themed classics from The Clangers, Mr Benn and The Magic Roundabout – and a new video message from Tim Peake.

8.00pm *            
A last chance to look around the Spacecraft, try out the ‘selfie spacesuit’ and experience Space Descent VR (ages 13+ only, tickets £5 each, available separately) 


* Timings are approximate


  • £6 per person
  • £10 per person when including a booking for Space Descent VR with Tim Peake (ages 13+ only). The VR runs at 6.30pm, 7.00pm, 7.30pm, 8.00pm and 8.30pm. (Note that, depending on the time booked, you may miss the sparklers or the retro space-themed TV screening).

Book online here or call Peterborough Information Centre on 01733 452336.