UK Astronomy in the news

News and media coverage featuring UK Astronomy


Astronomy teacher over the moon after receiving award for charity work in Aylesbury and Buckinghamshire
5th October 2021
Firefighter Ross takes portable telescopes to schools, community groups and care homes to promote beauty of stargazing...

Charity founder from Milton Keynes awarded the British Citizen Award for his services
2nd October 2021
Ross Hockham BCAe, was presented with their Medal of Honour from Founder of Specsavers and BCA Patron, Dame Mary Perkins...

From 1st - 30th April 2021, national charity UK Astronomy will be hosting its first ever Online Astronomy Festival
April 2021
The UK Astronomy festival is a month-long festival of free talks and events aimed at beginners to inspire them to go out and look up...

UK Astronomy encourages others to look up
9th March 2021
A Milton Keynes charity that was born to inspire and educate the community and beyond on our night sky are moving into 2021 with a new interactive website thanks to Paul Smith from Visual Interactive...

Wonderful Sun readers across the nation pay tribute to their Covid heroes
20th February 2021
My husband ROSS HOCKHAM is my hero. Not only is he a London firefighter but in his spare time he runs his own charity, UK Astronomy...

Festival of Nature with outdoor activities for all the family launches this month in Milton Keynes
12th August 2020
A festival to celebrate the "beautiful and inspiring" nature found in MK's green spaces starts this month...

UK Astronomy Space Crafter is ready to launch
4th August 2020
Milton Keynes based charity UK Astronomy is hoping to inspire more communities to explore the skies with the help of a fully kitted out van...

Space charity wins £50k funding boost
19th November 2019
Milton Keynes based UK Astronomy has been awarded £50,000 as part of Persimmon Homes hugely successful Building Futures campaign...

Parks Trust in Milton Keynes has its eyes on the skies in 2019 What's On Guide
December 2018
A brand new stargazing event will be held in Milton Keynes parkland next year...

Stargazing Live comes to Daventry
24th March 2017
Daventry Town Council invites you to come along to Stargazing Live. This free event takes place at Daventry Museum on Saturday...