Mr Rea and Mr Cook’s Amazing Magic Lantern Show (20th Apr 2018)

Start time: 20:00

Location: Seething Observatory

Host: Cosmic Dave

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 Astronomy that you will have never experienced before as Messrs. Rea, Cook and Todd use genuine Victorian equipment and photographic plates to unveil the heavens for us! 

There may be costumes, the evening will be scientifically accurate and undoubtedly entertaining!

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 likely to be repeated. Talks vary in length but generally last approximately 40 minutes and are aimed at those with a general interest in astronomy.

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. 

Refreshments are available and there will be a chance to observe through the telescopes, if the skies are clear and members with be on hand to answer your astronomy queries. Children are welcome (recommend from about 8 years upwards).

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