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Basic members are welcome to attend Lectures but will be charged a small fee.

Back Garden Astronomy Week
Mar 2 – Mar 9 all-day

 This event is not organised by the Society


Have you ever wanted to get into astronomy but didn’t know where to start? If so, BBC Sky at Night Magazine’s

Back Garden Astronomy Week

Is the perfect time to get outside and get looking up at the night sky.


This week-long beginner’s guide will focus on our nearest celestial neighbour, the Moon, with hints and tips to get you familiar with the cratered lunar surface and its cycle of phases.

Each day from Saturday 2 – 9 March we’ll send you an email newsletter helping you discover something new about the Moon every night.


Click here to sign up and we’ll send you a free 62-page digital starter pack before Back Garden Astronomy Week starts.

BBC Sky at Night Magazine Back Garden Astronomy Week

Nation Astronomy Week
Nov 14 – Nov 22 all-day

During autumn 2020, Mars makes a close approach to Earth, with the next close approach in 2035.

And the organizers of National Astronomy Week hope as many people as possible get a chance to see Mars through a telescope,

Click on the link below for more information