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
7th May 2019 Members Talk:- "Twenty years of the Caldwell Objects"
It is 20 years since the first book describing Patrick Moore’s Caldwell Catalogue was written. David brings us up date with images and descriptions of all 109 objects.
David Ratledge
Ladybridge Community Centre
21st May 2019 Question time:- Got a beginners' question? No matter how elementary,our friendly members will be answer it Richard Newall
Ladybridge Community Centre
4th June 2019 Quiz Night:- Annual Summertime Quiz Night
Laura will be our master of ceremonies for our annual quiz night.
Laura Carroll
Ladybridge Community Centre
2nd July 2019 Activity night:- 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landings.
Members are invited to enter and lauch their own water powerd rockets to help celebrate the legacy of the first lunar landings. Prizes will be awarded.
BAS Members
Ladybridge Community Centre
6th August 2019 Guest Speaker:- Saturn’s magnetosphere Dr Sheila Kanani - Royal Astronomical Society
Ladybridge Community Centre
3rd September 2019 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
17th September 2019 Guest Speaker:- Confessions of an Astronomer Prof. Ian Robson
Ladybridge Community Centre
1st October 2019 Annual General Meeting
Including a review of the last year, plans for the forthcoming year, election of the Officers, Committee and a general get-together.
BAS Committee
Ladybridge Community Centre

See also our activities page for more details about our society.
Last updated 22 April 2019