Events

Some events are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Please check this page before setting off.

Our regular meetings are held at the Priory Street Centre in York. Click here for details.
The location of the regular Knavesmire star parties can be found here.

Our ‘Sister Observatory’, Lime Tree Observatory, also hosts a number of Public Astronomy Events, details of which can be found here.

Our public observing sessions are shown in green.


2019

Friday 1st February

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York

Catch a Falling Star! presented by Martin Whipp

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Thursday 14th February

Public Star Party at the Knavesmire, York

The location of the regular Knavesmire star parties can be found here.


Friday 15th February

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York

Informal Meeting

Please note – the talk by Professor Leatherbarrow will now take place in November.

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Saturday 23rd February

Public Star Party and talk at The Yorkshire Arboretum.

Part of the Dark Skies Festival 2019

This event must be booked beforehand. See the Arboretum’s website website for details, prices and to book.

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Friday 1 March

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York

Sundials presented by David Cook

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Saturday 2 March

Public Star Party and talk at Sutton Bank.

Part of the Dark Skies Festival 2019

This event must be booked beforehand. See the Dark Skies Festival website for more details.

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Thursday 14th March

Public Star Party at the Knavesmire, York

The location of the regular Knavesmire star parties can be found here.


Friday 15 March

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York

The Vikings at Barsoom pt2: “The Search for Life” presented by Paul Money

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Friday 5 April

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York.

A Dave’s Spring Lecture presented by Dave Armeson

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Thursday 11th April

Public Star Party at the Knavesmire, York

The location of the regular Knavesmire star parties can be found here.


Friday 19 April

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York.

Good Friday No Meeting.


Friday 3 May

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York.

Topic to be confirmed

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Friday 17 May

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York.

Modern meteor astronomy presented by Nick James.

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Saturday 18 May

BAA Section Meeting at St Peter’s School

See BAA website for details.


Friday 7 June

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York.

Edge of Darkness – an introduction to Dark nebulae presented by Dr Nick Hewitt

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Friday 21 June

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York.

Death of Stars presented by Alan Hawley

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Friday 5 July

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York.

Informal Meeting

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.


Friday 19 July

Public Talk at The Priory Street Centre, York.

Talk presented by Martin Dawson, topic to be confirmed

The location of the Priory Street Centre can be found here.