(PLEASE ENSURE TO READ NOTE BELOW RE ACCESS TO THE HALL)
Guest speaker Stuart Atkinson, from Eddington Astronomical society in Cumbria will be presenting the talk “REMEMBERING CASSINI – Looking back at the Cassini Mission to Saturn”
Stuart describes himself as “a lifelong amateur astronomer and “Public Outreach Educator” living in Kendal, in the beautiful Lake District in Cumbria, England. I am the author of nine children’s astronomy and spaceflight books, and my latest book, “A Cat’s Guide To The Night Sky” was published last October by Laurence King.”
Resurfacing work is being done on the car park at Ayton village hall and tarmac laying will occur this Friday, rendering the front door to the hall inaccessible even on foot. The alternative access to the hall will be via Carr Lane and walking across the playing field to the rear/side door of the hall. Carr Lane is off the mini roundabout by the church. Park on Carr Lane (it is a residential street).
Free for members of the society. £3 on the door for non-members.
Doors open 7:15pm Free refreshments.
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Friday 20th September 7.45pm, East Ayton Village Hall
Introduction to Astronomy evening
This event is for those who have or want to develop an interest in Astronomy but don’t know where to start or have a telescope and don’t know how to use it effectively. It will include a short introductory talk followed by a chance for non-members to approach members for help and advice on astronomy or in setting up and using their telescopes.
Feel free to bring along equipment you may have if you don’t know how to use it.
Free for members. £3 for non-members, payable on the door. Free refreshments
Friday 17 January 7.45pm, East Ayton Village Hall Society Treasurer Sheila Anderson will be giving a talk Free entry for members of the society. £3 on the door for non-members. Doors open 7:15pm Free refreshments.
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Friday 20 March 2020 7.45pm, East Ayton Village Hall Guest Speaker – Dr Jurgen Schmoll of Durham University Free entry for members of the society. £3 on the door for non-members. Doors open 7:15pm Free refreshments.