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Unfortunately, due to limited lecture room space these events are open to Members Only (unless stated otherwise).

Examples include:-

  • Members Astronomy Meetings - usually held weekly, on Wednesday evenings.
  • Society Meetings - usually held on the last Tuesday of each month.

These are Private events where the Observatory is in use for a specific group for the evening, and therefore not available for general member use or visitors.

Examples include:-

  • Group Visits - Groups such as Scouts, Guides, U3A, local schools, receiving a private astronomy talk and viewing (where whether permits).
  • Night Sky Course - Our twice yearly evening course in basic astronomy.
  • Astrophotography Course - Organised by Line & Light and run in conjunction with our Astrophotography experienced members.
  • Committee Meetings.

Events that are available for the Public to attend.

The costs and times of these events vary, and can be found in the relevant event listing.

Two types of Public Event:

  • Open - all may attend, unlimited numbers, no booking required.
  • Bookable - anyone may attend, but spaces are limited so must be booked in advance.

These include:-

  • Open Evenings during the Autumn/Winter viewing season.
  • Solar Viewing Events held at the Observatory during the Summer.
  • Telescope Help Evenings.
  • External Events where we take our viewing equipment to other events away from the Observatory all year round.

Events that are available for the Public to attend, all may intend, unlimited numbers, no booking required.

These events include:-

  • Open Evenings during the Autumn/Winter viewing season.
  • Solar Viewing Events held at the Observatory during the Summer.
  • Telescope Help Evenings.
  • External Events where we take our viewing equipment to other events away from the Observatory all year round.

Events that are available for the Public to attend. Anyone may attend, but spaces are limited so must be booked in advance.

These include:-

  • "Night Sky" Basic Astronomy Course
  • Line+Light Astrophotography Sessions
  • Talks and viewing held at External venues
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