Immersive Encounters: Dome Cinema

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As part of the Widescreen weekend: Step into this immersive dome to experience a new way of seeing 360° cinema—no headset required! This incredible film experience surrounds you with 360° visuals. Enter the dome cinema tent and you’ll be able to immerse yourself in imagined worlds or, in the grand tradition of Cinerama travelogues, voyage to exotic locations around the globe. There’s no need for a special headset: whether you’re a VR convert or a total novice, you can virtually visit all kinds of spaces simply by stepping inside. Show schedule Thursday 10 October This is Cinerama 360 We’re taking the beloved tradition of Cinerama and bringing it to a new audience. Be astounded at incredible scenes from around the world, captured over 60 years ago and mapped onto our Immersive Encounters dome to brilliant effect. See Cinerama in this fantastic new format and you’ll understand how ahead of its time it really was! Price: Free Times: 11.30, 12.00, 12.30, 15.00, 16.00 Archaeological Immersion Journey to a range of archaeological sites—including Stonehenge, ancient Spanish caves, and an amphitheatre in Cyprus—in this unique travelogue view of the past. Price: Free Times: 13.00, 13.30, 14.00, 14.30, 15.30, 16.30 Friday 11 October Liminality Liminality is a groundbreaking immersive dance piece created especially for full dome viewing. Developed as part of the 2017 UK/India Year of Culture, this film places you right at the heart of the action. Price: Free Times: 10.30 (access friendly), 12.00, 15.00, 16.30 This is Cinerama 360 We’re taking the beloved tradition of Cinerama and bringing it to a new audience. Be astounded at incredible scenes from around the world, captured over 60 years ago and mapped onto our Immersive Encounters dome to brilliant effect. See Cinerama in this fantastic new format and you’ll understand how ahead of its time it really was! Price: Free Times: 11.00 (access friendly), 13.00, 14.00, 15.30 Astronaut Experience a rocket launch from an astronaut’s perspective! Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from the International Space Station to the inside of the human body. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Price: Free Time: 13.30 Fractals! Fractals are dazzling, never-ending mathematic patterns that will take you on spectacular journeys. Get ready for a dramatic immersive experience as you zoom into patterns smaller than atoms... or bigger than the universe! Price: Free Time: 17.00 Saturday 12 October CAPCOM GO! The Apollo Story What did it take to put the first human on the Moon? Step into this immersive documentary experience and discover the achievements of the Apollo program. Featuring fantastic footage from Apollo missions, it’s the perfect way to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing. Price: £3 per person Times: 10.30 (access friendly), 12.00, 13.00, 14.00, 15.00, 16.00, 17.00 Space Descent 360 Join British astronaut Tim Peake on an amazing journey as he travels back to Earth from the International Space Station. Narrated by Tim himself, the mission puts you in the pilot’s seat of a Soyuz capsule. This communal 360° experience is perfect for the whole family to enjoy together. Price: £3 per person Times: 11.00 (access friendly), 11.30, 12.30, 13.30, 14.30, 15.30, 16.30 Buy tickets now Sunday 13 October We Are Stars An exhilarating journey through time and space, narrated by Andy Serkis. Where did the atoms and molecules that make up our bodies come from? And is it true that we’re made of stars? Price: Free Times: 10.30 (access friendly), 13.00, 15.00 Astronaut Experience a rocket launch from an astronaut’s perspective! Explore the amazing worlds of inner and outer space, from the International Space Station to the inside of the human body. Narrated by Ewan McGregor. Price: Free Times: 11.00 (access friendly), 12.30, 14.30, 16.30 We Are Aliens Join scientists in the hunt for real aliens. Which planets could harbour life? Will we ever encounter intelligent life in our galaxy—or are we alone in the universe? Price: Free Times: 11.30, 13.30, 15.30 We Are Astronomers Do you know what an astronomer does? Narrated by David Tennant, this film reveals the global collaboration, technology and dedication required to answer the questions of our universe. Price: Free Times: 12.00, 14.00, 16.00 Chaos and Order: A Mathematic Symphony Can we see mathematics in colour or hear it as sound? Exploring geometric forms, algorithms, simulations and chaos theory, this unique 360° film uncovers the beauty of mathematics with breathtaking animated visuals. Price: Free Time: 17.00

Price notes:

Shows on Saturday 12 October are priced at £3 per person—buy your tickets below. All other shows are free, with tickets available on the day.

For more information:

Website: https://www.scienceandmediamuseum.org.uk

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Address:
National Science and Media Museum
National Science and Media Museum
Bradford
BD1 1NQ
0844 856 3797

Directions:

By Road: One mile from end of M606. By Public Transport: Come out of Bradford Interchange, turn left at The BradfordHotel, follow signs to museum. The museum is a five minute walk from the Interchange.

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