Stargazing at Lord Crewe Arms

Stargazing at Lord Crewe Arms

Saturday 16th March 2024 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

Lord Crewe Arms
The Square, Blanchland, County Durham, DH8 9SP, North East

Join the team from the Lord Crewe Arms in their Gatehouse for an evening of stargazing with local astronomer Andy Gray. Andy is an expert in his field and will give a beginner’s guide to the starry sky. If the weather is clear, expect a trip to the bottom of our garden to look through the telescopes. Wrap up in our blankets and enjoy a hot drink to keep you warm. A hearty stew and a delicious pud will greet you in The Gatehouse afterwards.

Please note that this has already taken place on 16/03/2024

Event booking

Please book tickets via the Lord Crewe Arms website.

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Event darkness

The Moon has a big impact on the visibility of celestial bodies in the night sky. Try to plan your stargazing when there is no bright Moon at night as this is when the skies will be at their darkest.

The below chart shows if and when the skies will be at their darkest during this event. Moonlight is shown in light yellow and the Sun's twilight in light blue. Midnight on the date shown is shown as a white line with sunset to the left and sunrise the next morning to the right. A black background with stars shows the best times for stargazing.



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