Saturday, 01.12.18

December Stargazing Supper!

STARGAZING EVENT No.2 (Due to the very high interest in our September Stargazing Event, we are also hosting a great evening in December! – Join us for both! – places still available) A SPECTACULAR EVENING OF GREAT FOOD, FUN AND STARGAZING IN A SUPERB COUNTRY HOUSE SETTING. Explore the dark skies above Simonstone Hall and …

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Saturday, 15.12.18

Geminids Winter Star Party – Yorkshire Dales

Description We are staging our first ever star party in the ultra dark village of Keld in Upper Swaledale to coincide with the lovely Geminid meteor shower – the best of the year. We’ll be keeping our fingers crossed to see shooting stars burning up. This is the most reliable shower of its kind and …

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Saturday, 12.01.19

Winter Star Party

Description The winter sky sparkles with star clusters and stunning constellations, not to mention satellites and shooting stars scuttling overhead. We’ll have telescopes and binoculars at the ready and take you on a tour of the heavens, where mighty Orion dominates the southern sky. But we’ll start with a colourful beginners’ talk iindoors to set …

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Saturday, 16.02.19

“Saving the dark” Film screening

80% of the world’s population live under light polluted skies. What do we lose when we lose sight of the stars? Excessive and improper lighting robs us of our night skies, disrupts our sleep patterns and endangers nocturnal habitats. Saving the Dark explores the need to preserve night skies and what we can do to …

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Saturday, 16.02.19

Dark Skies in Barbon

The Yorkshire Dales National Park remains one of the darkest places in England and we are excited to celebrate this with our Dark Skies Event. Dark Skies Guru, Stuart Atkinson will be explaining the skies above and hopefully, we can get outside to see what he has been telling us! Fun night and highly entertaining. …

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Sunday, 17.02.19

Super Moon Evening: Simonstone Hall

Explore the SUPER MOON on the Simonstone Terrace with TV Astronomer Richard Darn; viewing the moon at it’s closest and appearing at it’s largest. ‘Dark Skies Festival’ – celebrating 50 years since the Lunar landings! Tickets £15 including glass of wine per person. Pre-booking only

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Saturday, 23.02.19

Pizza Planet Party

Children’s Event as part of the Yorkshire Dales National Park Dark Skies Festival 2019. Create homemade pizza planets and whilst they cook take part in a stars and planet activity. Then tuck into your solar system creation Places must be booked £10 per child inc ice cream pudding.

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Sunday, 24.02.19

**The Dark Skies Festival comes to The Garden Rooms**

**The Dark Skies Festival comes to The Garden Rooms!** Experience a Planetarium virtual tour of the night sky on 24th February 2019. Tickets are £5 for both adults and children (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult). With two different sessions available – ‘We Are Aliens; The Search for Extra Terrestrial Life’ and …

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Saturday, 02.03.19

A Beginners Night Sky at Malham Cove

Come on a journey with our Rangers for a walk to Malham Cove and a ramble through the galaxy along the way. They will introduce you to some of the constellations and sights of the night sky as you make your way to the Cove. This event is weather dependant so if we can’t see …

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