Calendar of Events

Meetings are held each month on Tuesday evenings, commencing at 7:30pm and concluding around 9pm. Our main meeting programme runs from September to May, usually on the first and third Tuesdays of each month, and over the summer we also get together on the first Tuesdays of June, July and August.

Admission is free to members, and visitors are welcome at £2 per visit.

Our meetings include talks from Members and Guest Speakers, plus more informal interactive "Activity Nights".

The programme of our future meetings is shown below, but may occasionally be subject to late changes, so if you're travelling from some distance, please contact the BAS Commitee by email to boltonastro@gmail.com to confirm before making your journey.

Date Subject Presenter and Venue
21st November 2017 Workshop:- "Observing Night / Telescope and Mounts"
If the skies are clear we'll be observing the night sky, if not we shall be indoors helping people with their setup.
BAS Members
Ladybridge Community Centre
Tea Duty:-
Gerald Bramall & Brian Webber
5th December 2017 Guest Speakers:- "Spreading the word about Astronomy"
Pleased to welcome a visit and talk by the Junior Sharples Astronomers Group
Junior Sharples Astronomers
Ladybridge Community Centre
Tea Duty:-
Joseph Grant & Andy Nuttall
19th December 2017 Annual Christmas Party
End of season food, festivities and fun including Roy's popular Astro-Scrabble team game.
Roy Caswell
Ladybridge Community Centre
2nd January 2018 Workshop:- "Observing Night / Telescope and Mounts"
If the skies are clear we'll be observing the night sky, if not we shall be indoors helping people with their setup.
BAS Members
Ladybridge Community Centre
Tea Duty:-
Bill Chamberlain & David Healey
16th January 2018 Members Talk:- "Symbolism In Astronomy"
The links between astronomy and mythology
Emily Hirst
Ladybridge Community Centre
Tea Duty:-
Darren Watson & Joseph Leech
6th February 2018 Workshop:- "Observing Night / Telescope and Mounts"
If the skies are clear we'll be observing the night sky, if not we shall be indoors helping people with their setup.
BAS Members
Ladybridge Community Centre
Tea Duty:-
Barry Howarth & Andrew Gaskin
20th February 2018 Members Talk:- Ross's Universal Robots
A guide to armchair imaging from around the world
Ross Wilkinson
Ladybridge Community Centre
Tea Duty:-
Glen Millward & Keith Johnson
6th March 2018 Guest Speaker:- "Extreme Objects Populating our Universe"
Dr. Rene Breton
Ladybridge Community Centre
Tea Duty:-
20th March 2018 Workshop:- "Observing Night / Telescope and Mounts"
If the skies are clear we'll be observing the night sky, if not we shall be indoors helping people with their setup.
BAS Members
Ladybridge Community Centre
Tea Duty:-

See also our activities page for more details about our society.
Last updated 1st November 2017