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A Brief note on upcoming events,    updated  18-04-2021

Our Next Sunday Meeting will be 25th April 2021, at 7:00pm BST ( Change of Speaker )

Due to Corona Virus, we are holding a Virtual meeting Via the Zoom Platform. this weeks talk is by Hugh Allen of the Wells and Mendip Astronomical Society, on " The Hertzsprung Russell Diagram Captured in Rainbows.  showing that Spectroscopy helps to place the stars correctly in the diagram. Hopefully with a Q&A session afterwards.

The meeting will open with a general Meet & Greet chat followed by the talk at 7:30pm.


Our Next Sunday Observing: on the 9th May 2021, This should be a Solar observing session but we may need to revert to a 7:00pm evening get together and chat

Due to Corona Virus, we will be running a Virtual Observing Session via the Zoom Platform.   weather permitting. In the event of bad weather, we will have a short talk on a variety of Astronomical subjects as well as general chat about any problems you may encounter with equipment or techniques.    

email  [email protected] for details, and join in.


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Haw Wood “Star Parties”       Monday 1st November to Monday 8th November 2021.

                                               Thursday 21st April to Thursday 28th April 2022.

As usual, these dates will be blocked out online, so people will need to email or telephone to book.


Due to the Corona Virus, and on UK government Advice, we have cancelled the next face to face observing session and meeting until further notice. subsequent meetings will be assessed in line with the current Government Guidelines in place at the time.

Thank you for your understanding at this time,,,,, Stay Safe.


Darsham Village Hall is now our permanent home for both Meetings and Observing on the field outside the hall. More announcements will be made once dates and timings have been confirmed, so keep an eye on the website for more updates.



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With the aid of Westleton Parish Council, Westleton Common,

has been granted Dark Sky Discovery Site Status.



Important Notice

On a DASH Observing night, observing should be the first priority. That being said after consultation of the local weather trends and people on the ground , and in the event of inclement weather we will be in the village hall for astro workshops, to be lead by the needs of the members. So if you have questions or problems, let us know and we will see if we can help.


So your actions on the night should be,  1st :- check the Darsham Village Hall Field.. 2nd :- the Darsham village hall.


We will endeavour to give as much notice as possible, but the latest will be 3:00pm on the day of observing.