14.02.20

SOLD OUT Stargazing with Cawthorne House

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Stay at Cawthorne House and we'll take you to Dalby Forest and show you the stars with our AstroMaster 130EQ-Motor Drive telescope*, provide you with...

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14.02.20

Stargazing Valentine's Special

*Offer runs throughout the Festival

Come and stay in one of our 3 cottages, The Coach House, The Barn and The Apple store. On arrival enjoy a chilled bottle of Prosecco,...

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14.02.20

Valentine's Stay and Stargaze

Spend Valentine's weekend in a romantic retreat under the stars. Enjoy a stay at Rose Cottage, with a bottle of chilled Prosecco on arrival, before bathing in a hot tub...

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14.02.20

Go Ape... in the dark

As the sun goes down, the heart-racing tours of the treetop zips begin, with incredible zip wire flights to get your pulse quickening. With stunning backdrops of forest and woodland,...

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14.02.20

Night Navigation Experience - Learn how to go walking at night!

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting in the lovely Blacksmiths Arms...

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14.02.20

SOLD OUT Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars...

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14.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Lastingham

On the southern edge of the North York Moors, Lastingham is a village with easy access to the wide-open moors this part of England is famous for, and that means...

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14.02.20

Stars in the Sky

To mark the North York Moors National Park’s Dark Skies Festival, the National Trust and Scarborough and Ryedale Astronomical Society invite you to gaze at stars and planets over the...

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14.02.20

SOLD OUT Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars...

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15.02.20

SOLD OUT Astro-evening Sleepover

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Join us and renowned astronomer Richard Darn for a night on the moon in the company of glittering stars with a special Dark Sky...

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15.02.20

Go Ape... in the dark

As the sun goes down, the heart-racing tours of the treetop zips begin, with incredible zip wire flights to get your pulse quickening. With stunning backdrops of forest and woodland,...

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15.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Keldy

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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15.02.20

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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15.02.20

SOLD OUT Exploring the Dynamic Universe

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Join Professor Andy Newsam on the evening of Saturday 15th February as part of the 2020 Dark Skies Festival, organised by the North York...

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15.02.20

SOLD OUT Night Navigation Experience - Learn how to go walking at night!

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting...

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15.02.20

Stargazing at Cober Hill

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects that reside far away from Earth within our Milky Way galaxy and even beyond, best observed through a large...

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15.02.20

Night Time Photography Workshop

When the sun sets and the stars come out, our skies are transformed. Once you understand the basics of how your camera operates and the best times to observe, then...

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15.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Sutton Bank

Home to ‘England’s Finest View’ from the scarp of Sutton Bank over the Vale of York, this walk takes us along the edge of the North York Moors, where woodland...

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15.02.20

SOLD OUT Dark Skies walk at Lastingham

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

On the southern edge of the North York Moors, Lastingham is a village with easy access to the wide-open moors this part of England is...

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15.02.20

SOLD OUT Dark Skies at Sutton Bank

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Come to Sutton Bank to once again join enthusiastic members of The York Astronomical Society for a night of stargazing. There will be a...

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16.02.20

SOLD OUT Nocturnal Goings On. A candlelit evening walk in Staithes

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A candlelit evening walk exploring the narrow streets and alleys of Staithes, finishing in a local hostelry. On the way, listen to tales of...

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16.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Cropton

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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16.02.20

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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16.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Robin Hood's Bay

The famous smugglers haunt on the North Sea, the village of Robin Hood’s Bay gives us easy access to the coastal path and the abandoned railway line over to Ravenscar....

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17.02.20

Galactic Treasure Hunt

Join us on a space themed treasure hunt as we begin our fifth Dark Skies Festival. Use your starry map to locate the clues to claim your ‘out of this...

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18.02.20

Can Fish See in the Dark?

Free, drop-in event as part of our Ryevitalise project.

We'll answer one of the world's most asked questions… Can fish see in the dark? Through trails, crafts and quizzes- you'll find...

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18.02.20

Tuesday trails and tales!

Fun sessions for all the family including space themed park trails, storytelling and crafts.

Suitable for ages 2 - 7 years

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18.02.20

Tuesday trails and tales!

Fun sessions for all the family including space themed park trails, storytelling and crafts.

Suitable for ages 2 - 7 years

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19.02.20

Little Boots Wednesdays: Little Stars

Follow the lunar trail and then come in for some space crafts.

Suitable for ages 3 - 7

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19.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Cropton

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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19.02.20

SOLD OUT Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars...

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19.02.20

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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19.02.20

Night Navigation Experience - Learn how to go walking at night!

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting in the lovely Blacksmiths Arms...

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19.02.20

SOLD OUT Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars...

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20.02.20

Can Fish See in the Dark?

Free, drop-in event as part of our Ryevitalise project.

We'll answer one of the world's most asked questions… Can fish see in the dark? Through trails, crafts and quizzes- you'll find...

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20.02.20

Moonrock Geocaching

Using one of our GPS units, enjoy a walk searching for space themed clues in hidden boxes along the way.

You pay a charge (per family) for the activity plus a...

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20.02.20

Inspired by… "Starry Night"

This is our Inspired by... gallery Young Artist Workshop. Have a go at art activities based on the famous "Starry Night" painting by Van Gogh and find out what to...

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20.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Keldy

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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20.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Lastingham

On the southern edge of the North York Moors, Lastingham is a village with easy access to the wide-open moors this part of England is famous for, and that means...

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21.02.20

Dark Skies and Warm Fires

Over two thousand stars can be seen from the National Park by just the naked eye. Enjoy a weekend of wonder on a two night stay with dinner, bed &...

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21.02.20

Virtual Reality Experiences

Explore the dark skies like never before with virtual reality specialists View It 360.

Apollo 11... You’ve read about it – you may of even watched it on TV – now...

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21.02.20

Stargazing Safari

Rewilding Adventure will take you on a galactic journey across the North York Moors under the gaze of the New Moon when the skies are at their darkest. Enjoy two...

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21.02.20

SOLD OUT Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars...

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21.02.20

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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21.02.20

Night Navigation Experience - Learn how to go walking at night!

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting in the lovely Blacksmiths Arms...

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21.02.20

Night Time Photography Workshop

Join local photographer Richard Burdon and learn how to shoot stunning night images of streets, buildings and the stars. The workshop will begin at Whitby YHA tearooms and you’ll spend...

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21.02.20

Night Time Photography Workshop

Steve Bell is a dark skies and landscape photographer based in Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. He has worked with the BBC’s National History...

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21.02.20

Chris Lintott: The Crowd & The Cosmos - Adventures in the Zooniverse

Chris Lintott (BBC Sky at Night) needs your help! Modern telescopes are producing more data than astronomers can cope with, and in this talk Lintott will explain how you can...

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21.02.20

Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars that reside far away from Earth...

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22.02.20

Virtual Reality Experiences

Explore the dark skies like never before with virtual reality specialists View It 360.

Apollo 11... You’ve read about it – you may of even watched it on TV – now...

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22.02.20

Yoga, Dark Skies and Mindfulness

Revitalise and reconnect as you enjoy yoga and mindfulness under starry skies. Adventures for the Soul will lead an afternoon yoga session, before taking you on a 2-3 mile walk...

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22.02.20

SOLD OUT Yorkshire True Grit Dark Skies

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Are you ready to take on the night sky, in Yorkshire True Grit style?

This night-time event will start from the grounds of Newburgh Priory, nestled...

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22.02.20

Stargazing crafts

Get creative and add some twinkle and sparkle to a dark winter afternoon, before heading out with the telescopes to view the stars (weather permitting).

This activity will lead into our...

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22.02.20

Go Ape... in the dark

As the sun goes down, the heart-racing tours of the treetop zips begin, with incredible zip wire flights to get your pulse quickening. With stunning backdrops of forest and woodland,...

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22.02.20

Stargazing Safari

Rewilding Adventure will take you on a galactic journey across the North York Moors under the gaze of the New Moon when the skies are at their darkest. Enjoy two...

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22.02.20

Stargazing at the Rugged Woods

Rugged Outdoors invites you to the rugged woods, the perfect rural location which is free of light pollution in the middle of the quiet countryside. Bring along a chair,...

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22.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Keldy

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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22.02.20

Night Run at Castle Howard

Join us for a night run as part of the Dark Skies Festival. The run will take place in and around the grounds of Castle Howard. The run will be...

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22.02.20

Dark Skies at Danby Star Party

Whitby Astronomical Society invite you to … observe the majestic winter canopy of stars from the heart of the North York Moors. Visit some of winter’s wonders, from stellar nurseries...

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22.02.20

Night Navigation Experience- Learn how to go walking at night!

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting in the lovely Blacksmith Arms...

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22.02.20

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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22.02.20

SOLD OUT Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars...

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22.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Chop Gate

Right in the heart of the National Park, the scenery around Chop Gate is why the North York Moors is famous – deep valleys cut into the open moors, sheltering...

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22.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Lastingham

On the southern edge of the North York Moors, Lastingham is a village with easy access to the wide-open moors this part of England is famous for, and that means...

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22.02.20

SOLD OUT Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars...

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23.02.20

Stargazing Safari

Rewilding Adventure will take you on a galactic journey across the North York Moors under the gaze of the New Moon when the skies are at their darkest. Enjoy two...

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23.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Cropton

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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23.02.20

Night Time Photography Workshop

Steve Bell is a dark skies and landscape photographer based in Helmsley on the edge of the North York Moors National Park. He has worked with the BBC’s National History...

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24.02.20

Stargazing Safari

Rewilding Adventure will take you on a galactic journey across the North York Moors under the gaze of the New Moon when the skies are at their darkest. Enjoy two...

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24.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Lastingham

On the southern edge of the North York Moors, Lastingham is a village with easy access to the wide-open moors this part of England is famous for, and that means...

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25.02.20

Stargazing Safari

Rewilding Adventure will take you on a galactic journey across the North York Moors under the gaze of the New Moon when the skies are at their darkest. Enjoy two...

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25.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Sutton Bank

Home to ‘England’s Finest View’ from the scarp of Sutton Bank over the Vale of York, this walk takes us along the edge of the North York Moors, where woodland...

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26.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Cropton

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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26.02.20

Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars that reside far away from Earth...

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26.02.20

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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26.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Chop Gate

Right in the heart of the National Park, the scenery around Chop Gate is why the North York Moors is famous – deep valleys cut into the open moors, sheltering...

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26.02.20

In search of the elusive Aurora

The Aurora Borealis are magical and inspirational phenomena that grace the Northern night skies. Join Roy from AstroVentures on a journey that begins with the history of the social and...

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26.02.20

Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars that reside far away from Earth...

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27.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Keldy

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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27.02.20

SOLD OUT Night Navigation Experience - Learn how to go walking at night!

SORRY, THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting...

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27.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Robin Hood's Bay

The famous smugglers haunt on the North Sea, the village of Robin Hood’s Bay gives us easy access to the coastal path and the abandoned railway line over to Ravenscar....

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28.02.20

Stargazing with Professor Carole Haswell

Introducing a brand new event to the Festival line up. Professor Carole Haswell is the Head of Astronomy at The Open University. She grew up in Saltburn wanting to be...

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28.02.20

Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars that reside far away from Earth...

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28.02.20

Night Navigation Experience - Learn how to go walking at night!

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting in the lovely Blacksmiths Arms...

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28.02.20

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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28.02.20

Terrington Stargaze

An exciting stargazing evening in the beautiful village of Terrington in the Howardian Hills. The wonders of the spring sky will be glimpsed with powerful telescopes, including galaxies far, far...

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28.02.20

Night Time Photography Workshop

Join local photographer Richard Burdon and learn how to shoot stunning night images of streets, buildings and the stars. The workshop will begin at Whitby YHA tearooms and you’ll spend...

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28.02.20

Stargazing party at Fyling Hall

For a second year running Fyling Hall School have teamed up with Whitby & District Astronomical Society to host a stargazing party - free of charge!

The evening starts with a...

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28.02.20

Night Time Photography Workshop

When the sun sets and the stars come out, our skies are transformed. Once you understand the basics of how your camera operates and the best times to observe, then...

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28.02.20

Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars that reside far away from Earth...

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29.02.20

Stargazing with Professor Carole Haswell

Introducing a brand new event to the Festival line up. Professor Carole Haswell is the Head of Astronomy at The Open University. She grew up in Saltburn wanting to be...

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29.02.20

Go Ape... in the dark

As the sun goes down, the heart-racing tours of the treetop zips begin, with incredible zip wire flights to get your pulse quickening. With stunning backdrops of forest and woodland,...

Read More

29.02.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Keldy

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

Read More

29.02.20

Night Navigation Experience - Learn how to go walking at night!

Join one of our expert leaders for a fun few hours navigating in the hills, moorlands and woods long after the sun has gone down.

Meeting in the lovely Blacksmiths Arms...

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29.02.20

SOLD OUT Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

SORRY THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars...

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29.02.20

Robin Hood’s Bay Ghost Walk

Journey through the narrow streets and alleyways of Bay as you listen to tales of the strange and supernatural mingling with ancient legends, smugglers, shipwrecks, spiritual mysteries and rip roaring...

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29.02.20

Dark Skies walk at Lastingham

On the southern edge of the North York Moors, Lastingham is a village with easy access to the wide-open moors this part of England is famous for, and that means...

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29.02.20

Gaze and Graze at The Farmhouse - Astronomy with good food!

The Farmhouse is blessed with beautiful night skies and we are delighted to offer our ‘Gaze & Graze’ evening combining a sumptuous outdoor dinner with an evening with your very...

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29.02.20

Deep Sky Exploring at Dalby

Enjoy a guided tour of the night sky, focusing on objects in our solar system (the moon and other planets) as well as stars that reside far away from Earth...

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01.03.20

Nocturnal Adventure at Cropton

Discover the forest by night. Venture out with the Forest Ranger stalking through the woodland to try and catch a sound or glimpse of wildlife with your night vision equipment...

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