Society Events

Date: Type: Title:
2019
21/01/2019 Talk Dr Sean McGee - From Early Ripples to The Milky Way – The Evolution of Galaxies
18/02/2019 Talk Professor Jocelyn Bell Burnell - Transient Astronomy, Bursts, Bangs and Things that go Bump in the Night
18/03/2019 Talk Peter Williamson - Astrophotography with Public Access Telescopes
20/05/2019 Talk Justin Bray - TBA
17/06/2019 Talk Michael Bryce - Celebrating Apollo: 50 Years Since the First Moon Landing
15/07/2019 Talk Richard Hendey - Earth to Quasars
19/08/2019 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - UFOs
16/09/2019 Talk Nigel Ball - Nightscape Photography
18/11/2019 Talk Peter Jenkins - Deep Sky Astrophotography
16/12/2019 Talk Mike Frost - An Artctic Eclipse
2018
15/01/2018 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - Fiat Lux III
24/01/2018 Outreach Fradley Beavers and Cubs - Astronomy Badge
15/02/2018 Outreach Fradley Beavers and Cubs - ‘Astronomy' and ‘Astronautics' badges
19/02/2018 Talk Dr Alan Watson - The Hunting of the Quark (and other fundamental particles)
26/02/2018 Outreach Birchensale Middle School - Science Evening
19/03/2018 Talk Professor Ian Robson - Active Galaxies and Supermassive Black Holes
16/04/2018 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - The Lighter Side of Astronomy
21/05/2018 Talk Justin Bray - The High Energy Universe
16/06/2018 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - AT&T - Corporate Event
18/06/2018 Talk Ann Bonell - Percival Lowell & The Canals of Mars
16/07/2018 Talk Richard Hendey - Tycho toPicard ( Moon Walk )
20/08/2018 Talk Dave Jones - Radio Astronomy
17/09/2018 Talk Rob Januszewski - TBA
15/10/2018 Talk Callum Potter - Globuler Cluster - Galactic Fossils
16/10/2018 Outreach 3rd Bromsgrove Beaver Scouts - Astronomy Badge
03/11/2018 Outreach Hartlebury Castle - Stars and Light Painting
19/11/2018 Talk Gary Poyner - Variable Stars around the Perseus Cluster
21/11/2018 Outreach 3rd Bromsgrove Beaver Scouts - Cubs Astronomy Badge
22/11/2018 Outreach 3rd Bromsgrove Beaver Scouts - Cubs Astronomy Badge
01/12/2018 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Candlelit Christmas Evening
17/12/2018 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - 200 at 70
2017
16/01/2017 Talk Dave Jones - Blackholes: the answer to the ultimate question
02/02/2017 Outreach Birchensale Middle School - Space and Astronomy
15/02/2017 Outreach St. Stephens Primary School - Key Stage 1 Astronomy
20/02/2017 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - Fiat Lux
20/03/2017 Workshop Workshops run by members
31/03/2017 Outreach Bromsgrove Library - Stargazing Live
31/03/2017 Outreach Bromsgrove Library - Stargazing Live
24/04/2017 AGM AGM plus two outreach talks
15/05/2017 Talk Dr Colin Steele - Sundials - The Sky as a Clock
20/05/2017 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - The Museum at Night
10/06/2017 Other Society Trip to Greenwich Observatory
17/06/2017 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Corporate Event
19/06/2017 Talk Mark Gibbons - Johannes Kepler - Why are things as they are, and not otherwise?
17/07/2017 Talk Mike Leggett - From Salyut to the ISS
21/08/2017 Talk Dave Jones - New Perspectives on the Solar System
16/09/2017 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Camping in the Museum
18/09/2017 Talk Callum Potter - Galaxies
16/10/2017 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - Fiat Lux II
25/10/2017 Outreach Hartlebury Castle - Stars And Light Painting
20/11/2017 Talk Mike Frost - Jeremiah Horrocks - A very curious astronomer
02/12/2017 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Candlelit Christmas
18/12/2017 Talk Andrew Lound - A Fire in the Sky
2016
16/01/2016 Outreach Bromsgrove Library - Stargazing Live
18/01/2016 Open Evening Public Open Evening - talks and exhibition
01/02/2016 Telescope Clinic Telescope clinic for all comers.
08/02/2016 Outreach Catshill Cubs - Astronomy Badge
15/02/2016 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - Warping Space and Time
29/02/2016 Outreach Catshill Cubs - Astronomy Badge
07/03/2016 Outreach Fradley Brownies & Rainbows - Astronomy Badge
21/03/2016 Talk Mike Frost - Beneath the Shadow of the Moon
18/04/2016 AGM AGM and short Talk
16/05/2016 Talk Guy Hurst - UK Nova/Supernova Patrol:From visual to Laptop
20/06/2016 Members Night Members Night - a number of short talks by society members
25/06/2016 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Camping Under the Stars
18/07/2016 Talk Damian Peach - Photographic Highlights
15/08/2016 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - Ramble Through the Night Sky
02/09/2016 Other Avoncroft Museum
19/09/2016 Talk Gary Poyner - OJ+287 - The Monster in the Crab
30/09/2016 Other Star Party - Ledbury
05/10/2016 Outreach The Hive - Space Evening
17/10/2016 Talk Mark Gibbons - Tycho Brahe
01/11/2016 Outreach 1st Lickey Cub Scouts - Astronomy Badge
21/11/2016 Talk Will Gater - The Science and Spectacle of the Northern Lights
02/12/2016 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Outdoor showing of the movie 'Mars'
03/12/2016 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Candlelit Christmas
09/12/2016 Inter Society Quiz Inter Society Quiz, won by Carolians
19/12/2016 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - The Star of Bethlehem
2015
19/01/2015 Members Night Members Night
16/02/2015 Open Evening Open Evening
02/03/2015 Telescope Clinic Telescope Clinic open to all.
16/03/2015 Talk Damian Peach - The Giant Planet Jupiter
20/04/2015 AGM AGM plus short talk by member
18/05/2015 Talk Mike Frost - The Arms of Buddah
15/06/2015 Workshop Workshops
06/07/2015 Other Society trip to Cambridge Observatory
20/07/2015 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - Legacy of the Hubble Space Telescope
17/08/2015 Talk Mark Gibbons - Beyond Neptune
21/09/2015 Talk Julian Onions - Galaxies - 1 gigayear at a time
19/10/2015 Talk Guy Hurst - Transients of the Night Sky
23/10/2015 Outreach Hagley Rambler Scouts - Introduction to Astronomy
16/11/2015 Talk Dr Gabby Proven - A Demonstration of Aurora Planterrella
18/11/2015 Outreach Barnt Green Cubs - Astronomy Badge
21/11/2015 Outreach 3rd Bromsgrove Beaver Scouts - Cubs - Astronomy Badge
18/12/2015 Inter Society Quiz Inter Society Quiz won by Heart of England
18/12/2015 AGM AGM and short talk by member.
2014
06/01/2014 Outreach Bromsgrove Library - Stargazing
13/01/2014 Open Evening Open Evening
03/02/2014 Workshop Workshop and telescope clinic.
07/02/2014 Outreach Bromsgrove Guides - Astronomy Badge
17/02/2014 Members Night Short talks by members.
17/03/2014 Talk Mike Frost - The Green Flash
17/05/2014 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Candlelit Avoncroft
19/05/2014 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - Dark Matter – Why is it Dark? Does it Matter?
16/06/2014 Talk Mike Merrifield - 21st Century Telescopes
21/07/2014 Talk David Whitehouse - Galileo - The Real Story
18/08/2014 Talk Dr Frazer Clarke - Why Size always Matters
15/09/2014 Talk Malcolm Mitchell - Magnetism of the Planets & The Sun
19/09/2014 Other Star Party
30/09/2014 Outreach 3rd Bromsgrove Beaver Scouts - Astronomy Badge
20/10/2014 Talk Callum Potter - Globular Clusters - Galactic fossils
17/11/2014 Talk Dr Mike Leggett - The Apollo Years
05/12/2014 Inter Society Quiz Inter Society Quiz won by Worcester
15/12/2014 Talk Paul Money - Images of the Universe
2013
21/01/2013 Talk Mark Gibbons - Has Saturn eaten his own children?
21/01/2013 Outreach Fradley Beavers and Cubs - Astronomy Badge for Cubs
18/02/2013 Members Night Short presentations by society members
05/03/2013 Outreach 1st Lickey Cub Scouts - Astronomy Badge
18/03/2013 Talk Professor Philippa Browning - Our Active Sun
15/04/2013 AGM AGM plus short presentation.
20/05/2013 Talk Bob Marriott - The Silver on Glass Revolution
17/06/2013 Workshop Workshops - given by society members
29/06/2013 Outreach Lickey Guides - Space etc.
15/07/2013 Talk Gary Poyner - Historical Novae
19/08/2013 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - The ABC of Stellar Evolution
14/09/2013 Other Society Trip - National Space Centre - Leicester
16/09/2013 Talk Mike Frost - Rainbows
21/10/2013 Talk Sue Dipple - My Journey Through the Galaxy
18/11/2013 Talk Bob Myzon - Ten Targets for Light Polluted Areas
06/12/2013 Inter Society Quiz Inter Society Quiz won by Carolian Astronomy Society
07/12/2013 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Candlelit Christmas
23/12/2013 Talk Andrew Lound - To see the beginning of Time
2012
16/01/2012 Talk Roger Pickard - Stellar Evolution (Part 1)
22/01/2012 Outreach Droitwich Library - Space Day
20/02/2012 Outreach 3rd Bromsgrove Beaver Scouts - Astronomy Badge
25/02/2012 Outreach Artrix Theatre, Bromsgrove - An Introduction to Astronomy
19/03/2012 Talk Roger Dymock - Asteroids and Beyond - A Personal Journey
05/04/2012 Outreach Spadesboure Suite, Bromsgrove - U3A
19/04/2012 AGM AGM plus member speaker
21/05/2012 Telescope Clinic Telescope Clinic and mini workshops
18/06/2012 Talk Dr Nick Hewitt - Exploring the Shapes of Planetary Nebula
16/07/2012 Talk Dr Martin Griffiths - Charles Messier & his Objects
20/08/2012 Talk Rob Dipple - Basic Image Processing
17/09/2012 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - The Beginning of Everything
15/10/2012 Open Evening Public Open Meeting & Exhibition
10/11/2012 Outreach Bromsgrove High St. - Dark Sky Event
19/11/2012 Talk Michael Morris - Webcam Imaging - Equipment & Capture
14/12/2012 Inter Society Quiz Inter Society Quiz won by Bromsgrove Astronomical Society
2011
17/01/2011 Talk Rob Januszewski - Variable Star Observing
14/02/2011 Inter Society Quiz Inter Society Quiz won by Carolian - postponed from Dec 2010 due to weather
21/02/2011 Talk Sheridan Williams - Fascinating Facts about Solar Eclipses
21/03/2011 Talk Geoff Mansfield - The Antikythera Device
18/04/2011 AGM AGM plus short presentations.
01/05/2011 Outreach Stoke Parish Recreational Ground - Parish Fete
20/06/2011 Talk Rob Januszewski - 35 Years an Astronomer
18/07/2011 Talk Guy Hurst - Comets - Visitors to the Solar System
15/08/2011 Talk Michael Morris - Observing the Planets
20/08/2011 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Victorian Weekend
19/09/2011 Talk Nik Szymanek - Photographing the Night Sky
17/10/2011 Open Evening Public Open Meeting & Exhibition
18/11/2011 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Leonids and Cocoa
21/11/2011 Talk William Edmondson - How to Search for Extra-Terrestrial Intelligence
26/11/2011 Outreach Bromsgrove Recreation Ground - Bromsgrove Carnival
03/12/2011 Outreach Avoncroft Museum - Candlelit Christmas
19/12/2011 Inter Society Quiz Inter Society Quiz - winners Heart of England
2010
18/01/2010 Members Night A number of short presentations by society members.
15/02/2010 Talk Martyn Filsak - Aurora in the UK
15/03/2010 Other Society Quiz
19/04/2010 AGM AGM plus short presentations
17/05/2010 Talk Dr Mike Leggett - Pluto & The Outer Solar System
21/06/2010 Talk Chris Baddiley - Light Pollution and the Blight of Stray Light
20/07/2010 Other Instruments and Imaging - Hands on technical tips.
16/08/2010 Talk Dr Steve Barrett - Two for one! 'The Great Moon Hoax' and 'The Astrophotographers 'Tracker'
18/09/2010 Other Society trip to Greenwich Observatory
20/09/2010 Talk Chris Livingstone - Beneath Southern Skies
18/10/2010 Open Evening Open Evening - all welcome
15/11/2010 Talk Nick Hart - A Handful of Stars
2009
19/01/2009 Members Night Short presentations by society members
16/02/2009 Talk Gary Poyner - Variable Stars - how and why they vary
16/03/2009 Other Society Quiz
20/04/2009 AGM AGM and short presentations.
18/05/2009 Talk Dr Nick Hewitt - Deep Sky Observing Projects
15/06/2009 Talk Roger Pickard - Making & recording Observations
17/08/2009 Talk Ann Bonel - Ladies of the Night
20/09/2009 Talk Paul Edwards - How I discovered the 9th Planet
19/10/2009 Other One Year Birthday
16/11/2009 Talk Mike Frost - ?
21/12/2009 Talk Andrew Lound - Uranus - George's Planet
2008
20/10/2008 Other Inaugural Meeting
17/11/2008 Talk Alan Wells - The Moon
15/12/2008 Talk John Dee - Planetary Imaging