UK Astronomy Events in 2023

Up coming UK Astronomy events.


We hold various events across several counties - some public for all to attend, and some private for clubs and schools. Check out events below to see if there is anything you might like to attend. If you have any questions about any of the events listed below, please contact us.

MONDAY
09
JANUARY
SCHOOL EVENT
Private school event in Towester
This is a private event.
TUESDAY
17
JANUARY
PRIVATE EVENT
YOUTH GROUP in Marlow
This is a private event.
SATURDAY
21
JANUARY
UK ASTRONOMY INTERVIEW
UK Astronomy interview with @thethingswedough.
MONDAY
13
FEBRUARY
STARS AT STOWE STARGAZING
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event hosted by: Ross Hockham BCAe (UK Astronomer founder)
Back due to popular demand! A fun filled evening of star gazing discovery! Join us and UK Astronomy for a unique opportunity to learn all about our solar system, its constellations and experience the sky above Stowe, like never before! We will start with a fun & fascinating talk about our solar system in one of our beautiful State Rooms, followed by a chance to head out onto the South Front to see it for ourselves!.
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Stowe House, Stowe, Buckingham, MK18 5EH
SOLD OUT
Adults - £15.00 | Children (Up to 16 Years) - £10.00. Please visit the Stowe House website to purchase tickets and for venue information. 'like' our UK Astronomy Events Facebook page so you don't miss anything. Donations would be greatly appreciated and would help support us to do more.
All are welcome, family-friendly event, Light refreshments are included within the ticket price. Please wrap up warm and wear appropriate footwear. Feel free to bring your own telescopes or binoculars.
FRIDAY
17
FEBRUARY
STARS IN THE PARK : THE SCIENTIST AND THE SORCERER
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Event hosted by: The Parks Trust, Milton Keynes
The worlds of astronomy and astrology collide this February at Great Linford Manor Park. Bring the family and learn how our knowledge of the planets and the stars have grown over time.
SOLD OUT
£2 each. To book online, visit www.theparkstrust.com.
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Great Linford Manor Park
More info can be found on The Parks Trust website
FRIDAY
24
FEBRUARY
BROUGHTON PAVILION RESIDENTS AND COMMUNITY ONLY
TBC
Broughton pavilion residents and community.


SATURDAY
25
FEBRUARY
BROUGHTON PAVILION RESIDENTS AND COMMUNITY ONLY
TBC
Broughton pavilion residents and community.
MONDAY
06
MARCH
PRIVATE EVENT
YOUTH GROUP
This is a private event.
ALL WEEK
10 - 19
MARCH
BRITISH SCIENCE / STEM WEEK
British science / stem week a great time to book UK Astronomy in to come and talk to your school 13th or 14th dates are currently free.
WEDNESDAY
22
MARCH
SCHOOL EVENT
Private school event in East Claydon
This is a private event.
THURSDAY
30
MARCH
PRIVATE EVENT
SCOUTS
This is a private event.
ALL WEEK
15 - 22
APRIL
INTERNATIONAL DARK SKY WEEK
International Dark Sky Week. More details to follow.
SATURDAY
22
APRIL
INTERNATIONAL EARTH DAY
Today is all about our planet although as astronomers we cannot see it ourselves. We will take a journey out into space to look back at our home planet and why it is so special.
ONLINE This is an online event.
This is a public event anyone may attend. More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page
SATURDAY
29
APRIL
INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY
Today is all about astronomy. More details to follow
ONLINE This is an online event.
This is a public event anyone may attend. More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page
WEDNESDAY
03
MAY
INTERNATIONAL SUN DAY
Today is all about our wonderful Sun.
ONLINE This is an online event.
This is a public event anyone may attend. More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page
FRIDAY
05
MAY
INTERNATIONAL SPACE DAY
Today is all about space.
ONLINE This is an online event.
This is a public event anyone may attend. More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page
TUESDAY
09
MAY
PRIVATE EVENT
SCHOOL EVENT
This is a private event.
TUESDAY
16
MAY
PRIVATE EVENT
CARE GROUP
This is a private event.
FRIDAY
30
JUNE
INTERNATIONAL ASTEROID DAY
Today is all about asteroids.
ONLINE This is an online event.
This is a public event anyone may attend. More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page
THURSDAY
20
JULY
INTERNATIONAL MOON DAY
Today is all about our fantastic moon.
ONLINE This is an online event.
This is a public event anyone may attend. More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page
SATURDAY
12
AUGUST
PIGS & PERSEIDS
6:00pm - 10:30pm
Two events in one. Two local charities working together. Feed the pigs and look at the sun through solar glasses, plus stargazing if clear skies and talks if the clouds are against us!
On-site parking. Refreshments available. A treat bucket to feed the pigs and solar glasses to safely view the sun are included in the ticket price. UK Astronomy and Curly Tails souvenirs available.
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The Thatched House, 19 Drayton Road, Newton Longville, MK17 OBH
£15 each. To book online, visit www.curlytails.org.
More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page.
SUNDAY
13
AUGUST
PIGS & PERSEIDS
6:00pm - 10:30pm
Two events in one. Two local charities working together. Feed the pigs and look at the sun through solar glasses, plus stargazing if clear skies and talks if the clouds are against us!
On-site parking. Refreshments available. A treat bucket to feed the pigs and solar glasses to safely view the sun are included in the ticket price. UK Astronomy and Curly Tails souvenirs available.
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The Thatched House, 19 Drayton Road, Newton Longville, MK17 OBH
£15 each. To book online, visit www.curlytails.org.
More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page.
SATURDAY
26
AUGUST
STARS IN THE PARK
12:00pm - 9:30pm
Event hosted by: Ross Hockham BCAe (UK Astronomer founder) and The Parks Trust, Milton Keynes
Explore the skies with UK Astronomy and The Parks Trust rangers. A great session for beginners and families to learn more about our solar system.
Free to all.
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Campbell Park
More info can be found on The Aylesbury Town Council website
SATURDAY
22
SEPTEMBER
INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY 2
Today is all about astronomy.
ONLINE This is an online event.
This is a public event anyone may attend. More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page
ALL WEEK
04 - 10
OCTOBER
INTERNATIONAL SPACE WEEK
International Space Week.
SATURDAY
07
OCTOBER
PUBLIC EVENT - PARKS TRUST
TBC
Event hosted by: The Parks Trust, Milton Keynes
A public event.
MONDAY
23
OCTOBER
STOWE HOUSE EVENT
TBC
Event hosted by: Ross Hockham BCAe (UK Astronomer founder)
Back due to popular demand! A fun filled evening of star gazing discovery! Join UK Astronomy for a unique opportunity to learn all about our solar system, its constellations and experience the sky above Stowe, like never before!
CLICK TO VIEW MAP
Stowe House, Stowe, Buckingham, MK18 5EH
TUESDAY
24
OCTOBER
STOWE HOUSE EVENT
TBC
Event hosted by: Ross Hockham BCAe (UK Astronomer founder)
Back due to popular demand! A fun filled evening of star gazing discovery! Join UK Astronomy for a unique opportunity to learn all about our solar system, its constellations and experience the sky above Stowe, like never before!
CLICK TO VIEW MAP
Stowe House, Stowe, Buckingham, MK18 5EH
SATURDAY
25
NOVEMBER
PIGS & PLANETS
TBC
Two events in one. Two local charities working together. Feed the pigs and look at the sun through solar glasses, plus stargazing if clear skies and talks if the clouds are against us!
On-site parking. Refreshments available. A treat bucket to feed the pigs and solar glasses to safely view the sun are included in the ticket price. UK Astronomy and Curly Tails souvenirs available.
CLICK TO VIEW MAP
The Thatched House, 19 Drayton Road, Newton Longville, MK17 OBH
More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page.
SATURDAY
25
NOVEMBER
UK ASTRONOMY - 9 YEAR ANNIVERSARY
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More info can be found on the UK Astronomy Events facebook page.