Stargazing this weekend

Find public stargazing events taking place this coming weekend

The map below shows locations of public stargazing events where you can go stargazing this weekend. Many events are free of charge or where a small donation is asked for. To view all forthcoming stargazing events see our events map or check the events calendar.

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Stargazing events this weekend

Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group Monthly Meeting

Delamere Forest Park - Forestry Commission, Northwich, CW8 2JD

Join members of the Mid-Cheshire Astronomical Group for this one of their regular monthly group meetings in Delamere Forest.   Enjoy a talk or presentation, chat over a cuppa and stargazing / observing if weather permits. We have heard there will...

Friday 30th June 2017 from 19:30pm to 22:00pm


Rosliston Astronomy Group Meeting

Rosliston Forestry Centre, Swadlincote, DE12 8JX

Join members of Rosliston Astronomy Group for their monthly meeting to include a talk on an astronomical topic and observing afterwards. Nominal charge for visitors who are very welcome, plus a small charge for the car park.

Friday 30th June 2017 from 20:30pm to 23:00pm


Battlesteads Observatory Open Night

Battlesteads Observatory, Wark, NE48 3LS

Visit Battlesteads Observatory for an evening of stargazing.  Note that event start times are 20:30pm during winter and change to 21:00pm through the summer months.

Friday 30th June 2017 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm


North West Astronomy Festival 2017

Heath Business and Technical Park Conference Centre, Runcorn, WA7 4QX

The North West Astronomy Festival is an annual event held at the Heath Business and Technical Park Conference Centre in Runcorn. The festival brings together passionate presenters with a wealth of knowledge who are keen to share their experiences...

Saturday 1st July 2017 from 01:00am to Sunday 2nd July 2017 01:00am

Sun and Moon Observing with Eddington Astro

Brewery Arts Centre - Kendal, Kendal, LA9 4HE

Join members of Eddington Astronomical Society as they observe the Sun through special telescopes and the daytime moon.

Saturday 1st July 2017 from 13:00pm to 19:00pm

Keele Observatory Solar Observing

Keele Observatory, Stoke-on-Trent, ST5 5BG

Every Saturday afternoon the Keele Observatory is open to the public for solar observing. See our closest star like you may never have done before! The observatory is open no matter the weather with a short tour of the facility and a chance to...

Saturday 1st July 2017 from 14:00pm to 16:00pm

Newbury Astro Beginners Meeting

St. Mary's Church Hall, Greenham, RG19 8RZ

Open to all ages and abilities this event includes a short presentation of an astronomical topic and then observing through telescopes afterwards. Includes free refreshments!

Saturday 1st July 2017 from 20:15pm to 22:00pm

Sun and Stars at Carnewas with Kernow Astronomers

Carnewas and Bedruthan Steps, Trenance, TR8

Join the friendly Kernow Astronomers for this public stargazing event. View the sun through special solar telescopes until sunset -- then watch the stars come out as the skies darken. Great addition to any family holiday.

Saturday 1st July 2017 from 21:30pm to 23:30pm

Kielder Observatory Open Night

Kielder Observatory, Near Kielder Village, NE48

Kielder Observatory is one of the best stargazing experiences to be had. It's location within the Northumberland International Dark Sky Park and it's friendly and experienced Astronomers make it a must-visit attraction.  Even the journey through...

Sunday 2nd July 2017 from 21:00pm to Monday 3rd July 2017 00:00am

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