Herstmonceux Astronomy Festival 2024

Herstmonceux Astronomy Festival 2024

Friday 30th August 2024 from 14:00pm to Sunday 1st September 2024 12:00pm

The Observatory Science Centre
Herstmonceux, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 1RN

The annual Astronomy Festival held at Herstmonceux Observatory is a unique opportunity for members of the public to camp out under the dark skies next to the telescope domes. The festival includes a full schedule of astronomical activities over the weekend, including talks and presentations, planetarium shows, solar observation, various stands and vendors, and observing through telescopes. This event is ideal for families. Book quickly, as these events always sell out!


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Observatory Science Centre

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Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at The Observatory Science Centre. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • Stargazing evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Friday 9th August 2024 from 20:00pm to Saturday 10th August 2024 00:30am

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • The Observatory Science Centre – Science Festival 2024

    Friday 30th August 2024 from 10:00am to Sunday 1st September 2024 17:00pm

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  • Herstmonceux Astronomy Festival 2024

    Friday 30th August 2024 from 14:00pm to Sunday 1st September 2024 12:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • Stargazing evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Friday 30th August 2024 from 18:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • Stargazing evening at the Observatory Science Centre

    Saturday 31st August 2024 from 18:30pm to 23:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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  • The Observatory Science Centre Night Sky Photography

    Sunday 22nd September 2024 from 10:30am to 16:00pm

    The Observatory Science Centre, Hailsham, BN27 1RN

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