Events

LYRA Programme and Local Events 2020 – All talks will commence at 7.30pm in the Coach House Room at Parkhill Hotel, Oulton (unless otherwise stated)

All Talks £2.50 For Non Members

January 14th – AGM followed by a talk “The Deflection of Starlight – Newton vs Einstein” by Dr Leonard Brundle

January 28th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

February 11th -A talk “Double Stars For Fun” by Andrew Robertson

February 25th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

March 10th – A talk “Observing Galaxies” by Owen Brazell

March 24th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

April 14th – The LYRA President’s Lecture Dr Matthew Bothwell, Cambridge Institute of Astronomy

April 28th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

May 12th – A talk “The Chippingdale Observatories” by Dale Holt

May 26th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

June 9th – A talk “Fiammetta Wilson FRAS, 19th July 1864-2 July1920, an Astronomer from Lowestoft” by Bill Barton FRAS.

June 23th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

July 14th – TBC

July 28th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

Aug 11th – Summer Social Evening at Parkhill Hotel

Sept 8th – TBA

Sept 22th- LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Oct 13th – A Talk “The Third Gaia Release” by Floor Van Leeuwen from The Institute of Astronomy Cambridge

Oct 27th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Nov 10th – TBC

Nov 24th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Dec 8th – LYRA Christmas Dinner

Further Events will be updated

Other Astronomy Events for 2018

Kelling Heath Star Party Spring 2020 – Monday 20th April to Monday 27th April

Kelling Heath Star Party Autum 2020 – Monday 12th October to Monday 19th October

Haw Wood Star Party Spring 2020 – Monday March 16th to Monday 23rd March

Please check date, time and location before travelling in case of changes. More events may be displayed as we get further information.