Covid-19 update: all public meetings, star parties and other events have been cancelled up to the end of June. Visit our home page or our Facebook page and Facebook Chat Group to keep up with any news.

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.


Saturday 25 April 7:30pm – POSTPONED until later in the year

Galaxies of Brass – An Out Of This World Musical Experience

A new collaboration between York Railway Institute Brass Band and York Astronomical Society featuring music inspired by Astronomy and Space.

Venue: The Chapel, York St John University, York, YO31 7EX

Tickets: £10