Tag Archives: Dalby Forest

Dalby StarFest 2021 CANCELLED

At the start of May, Forestry England have re-evaluated all events scheduled in the forest, based on location and size, and pushed all external events back until at least September (after the Summer Holidays) due to the expected 30-50% increase in … Continue reading






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Starry Skies for the First Public Stargazing Event of 2015/16

The first public stargazing event of 2015/16 took place on Friday 2nd October under the dark skies of Dalby Forest.  Starry skies although with some high cloud did not disappoint around 60 members of the public. Visitors were able to … Continue reading






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Members group nights prove popular during a period of good conditions

Members of the society have been very busy in the recent couple of weeks with some great opportunities for group observing around the local area.  We were very fortunate to have the opportunity for observing from our Ravenscar site two … Continue reading






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Pickering Brownies and Guides Enjoy Clear Dalby Skies

Over 40 girls from the Brownies and Guides in Pickering along with several parents and leaders visited Dalby Forest on the evening of Monday 9th February.  Society members Andy Exton FRAS and Mell Jeffery FRAS assisted the girls with work … Continue reading






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Starfest 2015 Details Announced

We are pleased to announce that details have been finalised for our 15th Annual Starfest in Dalby Forest.  Society members and regular attendees will receive an email shortly along with a booking form.  For anyone who has not been to … Continue reading






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Event Cancelled – BBC Stargazing Live 21st March

Unfortunately due to unforseen circumstances, we have had to cancel the planned event in Dalby Forest to coincide with the BBC Stargazing Live series this year. The event, which was planned for 21st March, would have been our final public … Continue reading






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Public Observing season has ended for 2014/15

Our popular public observing programme has come to an end for 2014/15. We have had a good turnout at all our monthly sessions in Dalby Forest, however the weather has been very poor and most of our nights have been … Continue reading






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Clifton Methodist Cubs Start Astronomer Activity Badge

Society secretary Andy Exton FRAS visited Dalby Forest on Saturday 12th July to meet the cub scouts from Clifton Methodist in York.  The initial plan was to do some observing from Adderstone Field but a thunderstorm resulted in the group … Continue reading






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