Events

LYRA Programme and Local Events 2019 – 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 8th – AGM followed by a talk “Ness Point, Lowestoft, and the Rising Sun” by Dr Leonard Brundle

January 22nd – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7.30pm

February 12th -A talk “Not just pretty pictures” by Shaun Reynolds and Michael Poxon

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

March 12th – A talk “Simple Astrophotography using a Digital Camera – how to do it and what to use” David Murton

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

April 9th – The LYRA President’s Lecture Dr Matthew Bothwell, Cambridge Institute of Astronomy

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

May 14th – A talk “Hunting Outbursting Young Stars with the HOYS-CAPS Citizen Science Project” by Dr Dirk Froebrich, University of Kent

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

June 11th – A talk “The Silver-On-Glass Revolution” by Bob Marriot

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

July 9th – A talk “Midsummer madness? – Astronomy versus Pseudoscience, Flying Saucers & Conspiracy Theories”
by Mark Shepherd.

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

Aug 13th – Summer Social Evening at Parkhill Hotel

Sept 10th – TBA

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

Oct 8th – Moon Landings, Fact or Conspiracy

Oct 22nd – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Nov 12th – The Big Bang for beginners

Nov 26th – LYRA Observing/Practical night at Barn Car Park, Parkhill Hotel from 7:30pm

Dec 10th – LYRA Christmas Dinner

Further Events will be updated

Other Astronomy Events for 2018

Kelling Heath Star Party Spring 2019 – Monday 1st April to Monday 8th April

Kelling Heath Star Party Autum 2019 – Monday 23rd September to Monday 30th September

Haw Wood Star Party Spring 2019 – Friday March 8th to Sunday 10th March

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