Exmoor Dark Skies Children’s Event

Saturday 26th October 2019 from 17:00pm to 19:00pm

Porlock Pavilion and Recreation Ground

Parsons Street, Porlock, TA24 8QJ


Stargazing and Dark Walk, Crafts and Games, Hot Chocolate and Toasting Marshmallows. Enjoy the author's book reading of 'Jacob Starke loves the Dark' .Children must be accompanied by an adult to this 2 hour event. Bring warm/waterproof coats, gloves and ideally a torch. This event is free of charge (donations welcome) with no need to book.

This event takes place as part of the Exmoor Dark Skies Festival 2019.

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Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is quite possible that this event has been cancelled or postponed, if you are considering attending this event please double check with the event organiser directly to confirm. If this event is indeed affected the organisers will no doubt need your support in the future -- please do consider attending an event of theirs when possible! Thank you!


This event is being organised by Exmoor National Park who should be contacted if you have any queries. We highly recommend you confirm this event is indeed going ahead before travelling. If you do attend it would be fantastic if you could let the organiser know you found them via Go Stargazing!


Call Ann 07796 108380 for further details.

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Location light pollution

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

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The above demonstrates the estimated effect of light pollution - graphics created using Stellarium.

Location darkness on Saturday 26th October 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Porlock Pavilion and Recreation Ground on the evening of this event. Yellow areas show when the skies are not dark due to daylight (bold yellow) and moonlight (faded yellow). Click on the image for an explanation on how darkness is determined.

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