Institute of Astronomy

Public Activities at the Institute of Astronomy

Public Open Evenings

We host weekly public open evenings every Wednesday during the Winter season, The 2014/15 season is now over - we'll begin again in October 2015.

Find out what's involved; and a list of what talks were on during the last season. 

Ask an Astronomer

Ever had an astronomy question you've always wanted to know the answer to? Well now you can find out here by Asking an Astronomer!


Although we are a research department, sometimes we can help with visits to and by schools. Please note that we only have a finite availability (of staff time and/or availability of lecture theatre) for such events.


We might be host an early evening visit for your cub/brownie/scout/guide pack. Please note that we are now fully booked for the winter season.

Page last updated: 16 April 2015 at 14:33