BAA Winchester Weekend – CANCELLED

Friday 3rd Apr 202017:00 - Sunday 5th Apr 202014:00

FridaySunday April 3-5 – BAA Winchester Weekend

Sparsholt College, Winchester, SO21 2NF

Main meeting organisers:  Ann Davies & Alan Dowdell

Exoplanets Division meeting organisers:  Dr Richard Miles & Roger Dymock

The Alfred Curtis Lecture, Eddington, Einstein, 1919: truth and consequences, will be given by Prof Gerry Gilmore.

The full programme:

Prof Lewis Dartnell – ORIGINS: How the Earth Shaped Human History

Dr Paul Clark – Monsters in the dark: the formation of the first stars in the Universe

Dr Anita Dawes – Cosmic Chemistry

Tony Rodda – How 3D printing is shaping the future of amateur astronomy

Lucinda Offer – Mars Analogue Research that inspires around the world

Dr Matthew Malek – What’s New in Neutrino Astronomy?


Dr Paul Abel & Pete Lawrence’s 2020 Astronomical Challenges

Exoplanets Division Meeting on Saturday afternoon


Sparsholt College, Westley Lane, Sparsholt, Hampshire, S021 2NF

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Booking Information

A few places may become available for the Winchester weekend in early January. Please email the BAA Office at if you would like to be added to the waiting list.

The prices are £225 for BAA Members and £255 for non-members. All attendees must pre-book via one of the following methods:

  • Those attending the whole weekend or just the Exoplanet Division meeting should book at the BAA online shop,
  • Non-residents and those staying for only part of the weekend should print off and post this booking form to the BAA Office or telephone the BAA Office on 0207 734 4145 between 10am and 4pm Monday to Friday. Please note that preference is given to those staying for the whole weekend.