Solarsphere Astronomical & Music Festival 2017

Friday 11th August 2017 from 12:00pm to Monday 14th August 2017 12:00pm

Solarsphere Astronomy Festival @ Penmaenau Farm

Builth Wells, Llanelwedd, LD2 3RD


Description

Solarsphere brings together astronomy and music for a festival that can be enjoyed by everyone. There'll be plenty to keep children entertained with special workshops, astronomy related activities and arts. In addition talks will be given by eminent astronomers and professional science communicators. Dark sky friendly camping will mean you get fantastic views of the night sky. Top it off with live music from well known and up and coming artists and you've got all the elements for a great little festival. Weekend tickets are £45 for adults (over 16), £20 for children (over 13) and free for 12 and under -- Solarsphere is a wonderful opportunity to take the family away for a weekend break under the stars!

- Event is a hosted at a dark sky location such as a remote campsite over several nights usually around a new moon when the skies are dark.


Organiser

This event is being organised by Solarsphere Events who should be contacted if you have any queries. Please confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling.


Bookings

The event organiser (Solarsphere Events) is dealing with all bookings for this event, please visit their website for more details.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a rural setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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Location darkness on Friday 11th August 2017

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