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Dalby Forest StarFest 2020

Dalby Forest StarFest 2020

Thursday 20th August 2020 from 17:00pm to Monday 24th August 2020 12:00pm

Dalby Forest Adderstone Field
Dalby, Thornton-le-Dale, Yorkshire, YO18 7LT

Tucked away in the heart of The Great Dalby Forest is Adderstone Field and home to this annual stargazing festival. The event takes place around a new moon period and that combined with being distant from local light pollution means the dark skies above Dalby reveal fabulous views of the Milky Way arching from one tree-lined horizon to the other.

UPDATED 07/07/20 UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS

The event is open to the public and everyone who goes along are guaranteed an extremely friendly welcome. With this being an official “star camp” attendees are asked to abide by “white light” rules (red light only at night) and be mindful of astronomers who stay up most of the night and enjoy a lie in during the morning!  

A hog roast and welcome drinks are offered on the Friday and each evening talks are given in the main marquee whilst the skies darken.  The forest is a also great place to explore by day and as such this makes for a fantastic weekend away…

Please note that this event has already taken place on 20/08/2020


Event organiser

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society

Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society is organising this event

Please contact Scarborough & Ryedale Astronomical Society directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

For full details on how to attend this event, including how to book, please see the event's official website.

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Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Dalby Forest Adderstone Field. View these events on a calendar.

  • Dalby Forest StarFest 2022

    Thursday 18th August 2022 from 12:00pm to Monday 22nd August 2022 12:00pm

    Dalby Forest Adderstone Field, Thornton-le-Dale, YO18 7LT

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