Loading Events

Upcoming Events

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

February 2020

Mike Frost – Lady astronomers of the BAA

24 Feb at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Highfields Environmental Centre, Boundary Way, Penn
Wolverhampton, WV4 4NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

The British Astronomical Association was founded in 1890. Right from the start, the membership included talented lady astronomers. In part this was because the Royal Astronomical Society did not admit women at this time. This talk tells the stories of many of the lady pioneers of the BAA.

Find out more »

March 2020

[Paul Pope lecture] – Peter Williamson – From Myth to Moon

9 Mar at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Peter’s School, Compton Park, Compton Road West
Wolverhampton, WV3 9DU United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Paul Pope Lecture 2020 - Pete Williamson We are delighted to welcome Pete Williamson to give this year's Paul Pope Lecture with his talk: From Myth to Moon This event is FREE and open to everyone - you don't have to be a member of our society. We hope you can join us on Monday 9th March to find out more about our natural satellite.

Find out more »

Damian Hardwick – Exploring Planet Venus

23 Mar at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Highfields Environmental Centre, Boundary Way, Penn
Wolverhampton, WV4 4NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A look at the exploration of the Earth's closest planetary neighbour. From the time of Galileo to possible future missions.

Find out more »

April 2020

Mark Gibbons – Black holes

6 Apr at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Highfields Environmental Centre, Boundary Way, Penn
Wolverhampton, WV4 4NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Mark Gibbons is a committee member of the Cotswold astronomical Society and he will give us an insight into this fascinating topic.

Find out more »

May 2020

Prof Rob Jeffries – Gravitational waves

11 May at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Highfields Environmental Centre, Boundary Way, Penn
Wolverhampton, WV4 4NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

Professor Jeffries is from the astrophysics group at Keele University. Gravitational waves can travel through any object or material unimpeded and will tell us about things that are otherwise shielded from view, most of Keele's research involves stars and (exo)planets - the gravitational waves produced by such objects are likely to be too weak for detection even in the medium term.

Find out more »

June 2020

Time to talk

15 Jun at 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Highfields Environmental Centre, Boundary Way, Penn
Wolverhampton, WV4 4NT United Kingdom
+ Google Map

A members' discussion evening.  Bring your own equipment and ideas, we will have several bases round the room covering different activities. This format is brought back by popular request!

Find out more »
+ Export Events