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Throughout the year the society holds a number of special public events.

At these events you will get the chance to look around the Observatory facilities and, if the sky is clear, be able to look through some of our telescopes.

One of our experienced lecturers will then take you through an illustrated presentation of one of the many fascinating aspects of the Universe and practical astronomy.

All events are held at the observatory. Doors open at 7:30 with talks starting at 8:00, unless the room fills up earlier, in which case the talk will start sooner and depending on numbers could be repeated. Admission is Adults £3.00 Adult members £2.00 All Children £1.50 there is no need to pre book, just turn up on the night. Teas and coffee are available at the end of the talk and there will be a chance to observe through the telescopes, if the skies are clear. Talks vary in length but generally last approximately 40 minutes and are aimed at those with a general interest in astronomy. Children are welcome (recommend from about 8 years upwards) Further information from the Secretary

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20th
Public
Mr Rea and Mr Cook’s Amazing Magic Lantern Show
20 Apr 18
Mr Rea and Mr Cook’s Amazing Magic Lantern Show (the 19th century’s latest views of the heavens). Ably assisted by Mr David Todd  An evening of ... [Read full details]
21st
Public
The Final performance of Mr Rea and Mr Cook’s Amazing Magic Lantern Show
21 Apr 18
Mr Rea and Mr Cook’s Amazing Magic Lantern Show (the 19th century’s latest views of the heavens). Ably assisted by Mr David Todd An evening of Astro ... [Read full details]
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9th
Public
Astronomy and Space for Young People at Seething Observatory
09 Jun 18
Aimed at children aged 7 years upwards this event is especially catered for children with inquisitive minds and an interest in science.  Held at the o ... [Read full details]
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21st
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The Five Biggest Questions about the Universe
21 Sep 18
NAS President starts the Autumn season of talks by giving his brand new talk "The Five Biggest Questions about our Universe". Will this talk include m ... [Read full details]
22nd
Public
The Five Biggest Questions about our Universe Day 2
22 Sep 18
NAS President starts the Autumn season of talks by giving his brand new talk "The Five Biggest Questions about our Universe". Will this talk include m ... [Read full details]
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12th
Public
Blue - with Mark Shepherd
12 Oct 18
Blue - with Mark Shepherd Doors open at 7:30 with talks starting at 8:00, unless the room fills up earlier, in which case the talk will start sooner and dependi ... [Read full details]
13th
Public
Blue - with Mark Shepherd - Day 2
13 Oct 18
Blue - with Mark Shepherd Doors open at 7:30 with talks starting at 8:00, unless the room fills up earlier, in which case the talk will start sooner and dependi ... [Read full details]
26th
Public
HOYS-CAPS citizen science project
26 Oct 18
New Members Talk Delighted to announce that Dr Dirk Froebrich from the HOYS-CAPS citizen science project will be talking at Seething on 26th October 2018. HOYS- ... [Read full details]
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16th
Public
Dr. David Lumb How to be a Rocket Scientist
16 Nov 18
Dr. David Lumb How to be a Rocket Scientist Dr. David Lumb is an expert on space science instrumentation. He has worked for 30 years on developments of X-ray an ... [Read full details]
17th
Public
Dr. David Lumb How to be a Rocket Scientist Day 2
17 Nov 18
Dr. David Lumb How to be a Rocket Scientist Dr. David Lumb is an expert on space science instrumentation. He has worked for 30 years on developments of X-ray an ... [Read full details]
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14th
Public
The Ice Giants of our Solar System
14 Dec 18
The Ice Giants of our Solar System by Roger Preece. There are two known ice giants in the Solar System, Uranus and Neptune.   [Read full details]
15th
Public
The Ice Giants of our Solar System by Roger Preece Saturday
15 Dec 18
The Ice Giants of our Solar System by Roger Preece. There are two known ice giants in the Solar System, Uranus and Neptune.   [Read full details]
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