Stargazing Weekend at Redesdale Arms

Friday 20th December 2019 from 18:15pm to 20:45pm

Redesdale Arms

Horsley, Rochester, NE19 1TA


Enjoy a weekend stargazing break at the fantastic dark sky location of the Redesdale Arms in Northumberland.

Experience the magnificent winter sky from our ultra dark location. Magnificent Orion will dominate the southern sky, whilst star cluster sparkle like diamonds on velvet.

Shooting stars and views of distant galaxies all add to this wonderful pre-Christmas celebration of the heavens.

The event includes colourful talks and presentations by resident astronomer Richard Darn. Early booking advisable as these events are always incredibly popular!

- Event includes an astronomy related presentation or talk.

- Event will involve stargazing and observing the skies through telescopes weather permitting

Corona virus

Please be aware that due to the Coronavirus it is likely 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 online event is being organised by Starmakers Stargazing Group who should be contacted if you have any queries. If you do attend this online event it would be great if you could let the organiser know you found out about it via Go Stargazing, thank you!


Please contact the venue for bookings.

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Location light pollution

This location is estimated to have light pollution levels similar to a dark site setting based on satellite data from CPRE.

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

Location darkness on Friday 20th December 2019

The below graphic shows if and when it will be dark at Redesdale Arms 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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