Attendee: $30
Location: Perth Observatory
Date: 12th of April
Time: 7:30 pm (Doors open at: 6 pm)
Celebrate Yuri’s Night with a stellar screening of Apollo 11
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Join us on Yuri’s Night, commemorating the historic first human spaceflight and the inaugural launch of the Space Shuttle, for an extraordinary cinematic journey beneath the stars. Relive one of humanity’s most remarkable achievements – the Apollo 11 moon landing – as we transport you back to July 20, 1969, through the lens of Apollo 11.

“Apollo 11” is a spellbinding documentary that catapults you back to the pivotal moment when NASA’s Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin, and Michael Collins set foot on the lunar surface. Immerse yourself in never-before-seen footage and captivating audio recordings, and witness the iconic moments of the first manned moon landing with unprecedented clarity.

Come early for the chance to look at the Moon through our telescopes, and following the screening, delve deeper into Apollo 11 with a stimulating Q&A session featuring Executive Producer/Archive Producer Stephen Slater. Get your burning questions answered and gain unique insights into space exploration.

Fuel your celestial adventure with tantalizing treats available for purchase at our sausage sizzle and popcorn stand. Savour the flavours of space exploration while mingling with fellow enthusiasts and sharing your own cosmic experiences.

Secure your spot for this celestial celebration by completing the booking form below. Limited seats are available, so don’t miss out on this stellar event!

Please Note: This event will take place on the Observatory’s back lawn, weather permitting. Remember to bring you out door chair, picnic blankets, or bean bag. and dress in warm clothing to ensure a comfortable experience.

Apollo 11 Trailer. Image Credit: CNN Films/MacGillivray Freeman Films

Food And Drink On The Night

$3.00 Popcorn
$3.50 Sausage Sizzle
$6.00 Sausage Sizzle and Popcorn Combo

We’ll be offering a range of tasty treats to satisfy your cravings.

Indulge in a sausage sizzle and freshly popped popcorn, available for purchase on the night. Enjoy the irresistible aroma of sizzling sausages and the crunch of warm popcorn as you immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring story of humanity’s first steps on the moon.

Quench your thirst and satisfy your sweet tooth with a variety of soft drinks and ice creams available for sale in our Astro Shop. Whether you prefer a chilled drink or a creamy ice cream cone, we have something to delight every palate.

You are also more than welcome to bring along your favorite alcoholic beverages.

Sausage Sizzle. Image Credit: Julie Matthews

Food And Drink

What Happens If It Rains

The Lesmurdie Club. Image Credit: The Lesmurdie Club

Please be aware that this event will proceed even if the weather doesn’t cooperate. Yes, you read that right – we’re prepared to go ahead with the screening even if there’s a downpour or, dare we say, an alien invasion!

However, if the forecast predicts rain for the 12th of April, fear not! We have a backup plan in place. On Wednesday the 10th of April, we will carefully assess the situation and make the decision to relocate the screening to the Boronia Room at the Lesmurdie Club (located at Lawnbrook Rd W &, Boronia Rd, Walliston WA 6076).

Should this decision be made, we’ll promptly notify you via email and SMS to ensure you have all the information you need. Rest assured, we’re committed to providing you with an incredible cinematic experience, rain or shine. Get ready to be inspired by the epic journey of Apollo 11, and join us for a night to remember!

Stay tuned for updates, and thank you for your understanding and support. Let’s make history together, whatever the weather may bring!

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What Happens If It Rains

Book Now

To book your spot(s) at the screening right now, you need to enter the number of people coming in and then click the date in the booking calendar. A green background denotes there is still space on the Summer Lecture, while the red background denotes the screening is fully booked.

Once you’ve done that, click on the Book Now button and that will take you to the checkout section where you can pay.

You’ll get a confirmation email and on the night the host will ask you for the name the booking was under and then mark you off on the booking sheet.

Step 1: Choose the number of people that are coming