Moonstones Music Performance and Moon Observing

Saturday 20th July 2019 from 20:00pm to 22:00pm

Rollright Stones Ancient Monument

Little Rollright, Chipping Norton, OX7 5QB


Description

Celebrate the Apollo 50th anniversary in style at this music performance by the Stratford Festival Orchestra and Choir, conducted by Simon Kemp, playing music inspired by the moon, the stars and the night time sky.

After the performance, the Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group will help you view the moon and the night sky with their telescopes (weather permitting) and will be staying on long after the main event! Feel free to bring your own binoculars or telescope if you have them.


Bookings

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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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Location darkness on Saturday 20th July 2019

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