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Members' Events
  • Paradise Planet Earth: A Cosmic Miracle (but for how long?)
    13 Feb, 19:15 – 21:15
    Lecture Theatre, Romney Rd, London SE10 9NF, UK
    What is life? How did the Earth became a Paradise? Where do we humans come from? Why is there so much injustice and destruction around us? Dealing with these important questions, we will first explore ancient beliefs, myths and superstitions,
  • Romney Observing Event
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 18 Feb
    Romney Marsh
    18 Feb, 20:30 – 23:00
    Romney Marsh, Romney Marsh, UK
    Martin and Jane have very kindly offered to run a viewing session from their observatory on Saturday 18th February or Sunday 19th February (weather permitting).
  • Viewing with the Great Equatorial Telescope
    Multiple Dates
    Tue, 21 Feb
    Royal Observatory Greenwich
    21 Feb, 19:00 – 21:00
    Royal Observatory Greenwich, Blackheath Ave, London SE10 8XJ, UK
    Flamsteed viewing session with the Great Equatorial Telescope at the Royal Observatory Greenwich.
  • William Lassell 1799 - 1880, Telescopes, Planets and Drinking Beer
    23 Feb, 19:00 – 21:00
    Location is TBD
    Lassell made his fortune as a Liverpool brewer. This enabled him to pursue his passion for astronomy, particularly his keen interest in the outer planets. Described as one of the first “Grand Amateurs” of the Victorian age, William Lassell list of achievements is truly impressive.
  • What has the space program ever done for us
    21 Mar, 19:00 – 22 Mar, 21:00
    Location is TBD
    A lot is spent on space exploration and some people believe that it is a waste of money. However, there are so many everyday things that we take for granted that wouldn’t exist if it hadn't been for the Space Programme. This talk takes a deep dive into this subject.
  • Astronomy in the medieval world
    Tue, 25 Apr
    Location is TBD
    25 Apr, 19:00 – 21:00
    Location is TBD
    It is sometimes supposed that there was no astronomical activity in the Middle Ages, but during this time much of the foundations of modern astronomy were laid. An overview of astronomers and astronomical knowledge from the 5th Century to the publication of Copernicus'
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