Fix your eyes on the stars for the South West Astronomy Fair at the Norman Lockyer Observatory at Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth.
The South West Astronomy Fair is the only one of its kind in the South West. As well as first-class lectures by leading astronomers, you’ll be able to see the latest astronomical and related equipment, and get a chance to take a gander at the Norman Lockyer Observatory and Planetarium itself.
There will planetarium presentation and telescope dome trouts throughout the day.
The South West Astronomy Fair takes place on Saturday, August 11 between 9am to 6pm.
Entry to the fair is £5 per adult and £2.50 for children under 18. Each lectures if £4 per erosion (there are two in the morning and two in the afternoon). Pop over to the Norman Lockyer Observatory to find out what they are and contact details.
(image: One of the domes of Norman Lockyer Observatory. The Observatory was established in 1912 by Sir Joseph Norman Lockyer to continue his astronomical research when his South Kensington observatory was closed. © Copyright David Smith and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.)