Upcoming meetings & events

Dates for 2022-2023 season

We have some great speakers lined up for this year. Please join us on the second Monday of each month (except for August). Please click on the + sign below for more information.

Dec
12
Mon
2022
‘Members Christmas Evening’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Dec 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Members Christmas Evening’

Join us for some festive cheer – with Christmas nibbles and soft drinks together with presentations from our astrophotographers plus a ‘magic mirror’, pop-up planetarium and telescope/equipment display!

 

Jan
9
Mon
2023
‘Wonders of our Solar System’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Jan 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Wonders of our Solar System’

A talk by Paul Money.
Take a tour of the major and minor bodies of our solar system and our nearest star, the Sun.

 

Feb
13
Mon
2023
‘The Volcanic History of the Moon’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Feb 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘The Volcanic History of the Moon’

A talk by Ms Marissa Lo, The University of Manchester

 

Mar
13
Mon
2023
‘Black Holes Update’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Black Holes Update’

A talk by Professor Derek Ward-Thompson, University of Central Lancashire.

 

Apr
17
Mon
2023
‘The James Webb Telescope’
Apr 17 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘The James Webb Telescope’

A talk by Professor Christopher Conselice, University of Manchester.

May
15
Mon
2023
‘Graphene and its uses: Aerospace?’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
May 15 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Graphene and its uses: Aerospace?’

A talk by Ernie Hill, University of Manchester

 

Jun
12
Mon
2023
‘Observing White Dwarfs: A glimpse of almost everything’ @ Cavendish Road Primary School
Jun 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘‘Observing White Dwarfs: A glimpse of almost everything’’

A talk by Matthew Hoskin, University of Warwick

 

 

Jul
10
Mon
2023
‘Space Shuttle & the International Space Station’
Jul 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

‘Space Shuttle & the International Space Station’

A talk by Andrew Green BSc (Hons) FRAS