Hesketh Park Observatory Heritage Open Days

Hesketh Park Observatory Heritage Open Days

Friday 9th September 2022 from 11:00am to Saturday 17th September 2022 15:00pm

Hesketh Park Observatory
Hesketh Park, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 9LN

Members of the Southport Astronomical Society are celebrating Heritage Open Days by opening their fantastic observatory in Hesketh Park.

The grade two listed building was moved to the park in 1878, including the observatory, which is home to a six-inch Cooke refracting telescope and clockwork mechanism.

The observatory will be open from 11:00 to 15:00 on weekdays and from 11:00 to 16:00 at the weekend.

Please note that this has already taken place on 09/09/2022


Event organiser

Southport Astronomical Society

Southport Astronomical Society is organising this event

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Forthcoming events

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

  • Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

    Sunday 28th July 2024 from 10:30am to 16:30pm

    Hesketh Park Observatory, Southport, PR9 9LN

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  • Southport Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 15th August 2024 from 19:30pm to 21:00pm

    Hesketh Park Observatory, Southport, PR9 9LN

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  • Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

    Sunday 25th August 2024 from 10:30am to 16:30pm

    Hesketh Park Observatory, Southport, PR9 9LN

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  • Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

    Sunday 29th September 2024 from 10:30am to 16:30pm

    Hesketh Park Observatory, Southport, PR9 9LN

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  • Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

    Sunday 27th October 2024 from 10:30am to 16:30pm

    Hesketh Park Observatory, Southport, PR9 9LN

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  • Hesketh Park Observatory Public Open Day

    Sunday 24th November 2024 from 10:30am to 16:30pm

    Hesketh Park Observatory, Southport, PR9 9LN

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