Farewell to the Rockets Weekend - Saturday

9th October 10:00 - 18:00

National Space Centre

£5 per ticket, £18 for a family of 4 ticket (under 2s go free)

Event Details

The chance to say a final ‘goodbye’, before each Rocket is auctioned to raise funds for the Hospice, to enable us to continue to care for over 2,500 terminally ill local people every year.

Wave a final farewell to the amazing giant Rockets!  

If you don't manage to find all 40 giant Rockets and Junior Jets in time, there will be one final chance to say goodbye to these spectacular Rocket sculptures that have weaved an unforgettable trail through the city this summer. 

Across the weekend of 9th - 10th October, all of your favourite sculptures will come together for the final time at a special Farewell Weekend, sponsored by University of Leicester. The stellar fleet of spectacular Rockets will be on display at the National Space Centre, before being auctioned off to raise money for LOROS Hospice

Join LOROS Hospice for a family-friendly day as they send off the sculptures in style! Along with the opportunity to snap the perfect selfie and unlock any missed rewards, space-adventurers will be treated to:

-        An exclusive 30% off Rocket Round Leicester merchandise

-        Space-tastic, live demonstrations organised by the Space Centre

-        A Craft Tent where your little astronauts’ imaginations can run wild!

-        A meet and greet with 3 Rocket artists and a chance to purchase their work

-        Out-of-this-world food and drink

Taking place during national Hospice Care Week, all proceeds will go towards event organisers, LOROS Hospice to support them in caring for 2,500 terminally ill patients and their families across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland each year. 

Tickets cost just £5 each or £18 for a family ticket of four- under twos go free. 

Want to take a Rocket home to keep forever? You can! If you’re considering bidding for one of our GIANT Rocket sculptures at our charity Auction event on 13th October, this is your last opportunity to take a closer look. 

Please note: this page is to book for the Saturday event. For the Sunday event click here.

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