The Cerne Abbas Star Party

The Cerne Abbas Star Party

Friday 6th September 2024 from 12:00pm to Monday 9th September 2024 12:00pm

Cerne Abbas Brewery
Dorchester Road, Cerne Abbas, Dorset, DT2 7JS, South West England

Enjoy a weekend of stargazing with friendly astronomers in the first of what could be a regular star party in the Dorset village of Cerne Abbas, set deep in the heart of the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and under very good Bortle class 4 skies. All proceeds will go to the Parkinson’s UK charity.

Preliminary schedule for the event (subject to change):

Friday
Midday – gates open
6-8pm – meet and greet at the brewery taproom, plus a talk (speaker tbc)
Friday night – Observing

Saturday
6-8pm – Talk in the brewery taproom (speaker tbc)
Saturday night – Observing

Sunday
2-4pm – Talk (speaker tbc) followed by a quiz in the brewery taproom
Sunday night – Observing

Monday
Pack up and leave.


Event organiser

Kevin Quinn is organising this event

Please contact Kevin Quinn directly for more details regarding this event or, if appropriate, contact the event venue.


Event booking

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Forthcoming events

Below is a list of events at Cerne Abbas Brewery. View these events on our calendar, add them to your calendar or Google Calendar.

  • The Cerne Abbas Star Party

    Friday 6th September 2024 from 12:00pm to Monday 9th September 2024 12:00pm

    Cerne Abbas Brewery, Cerne Abbas, DT2 7JS

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