Back to Basics Workshop, Rugby

2014 Mar 8

Saturday March 8th 2014

Church Lawford Village Hall, School Street, Church Lawford,

Warwickshire. CV23 9EE


10:00 Registration, with tea and coffee.
10:30 Official welcome by BAA President, Hazel McGee.
10:35 So what astronomy can I do? – Hazel Collett
10:45 What equipment and books do I need? – Bob Marriott
11:30 Solar observing and workshop – Hazel Collett
12:15 Lunch break
13:15 Rugby and District Astronomical Society – Dr Johanna Jarvis
13:30 Lunar observing and workshop – Bill Leatherbarrow
14:15 Planetary observing and workshop – Michael Foulkes
15:30 Tea break
16:00 Starting radio astronomy – Paul Hyde
16:45 Feedback, Q&A session and raffle
17:00 Close of meeting


The British Astronomical Association has designed a programme of talks and practical sessions to help you learn basic techniques and develop your interest to its full potential. Experienced people will be on hand to answer your questions.

The cost of this event is £9.00 to BAA members and £12.00 to non-members, which includes all refreshments. A vegetarian option will be available. Children under 16 £5.00. To book a place, download the booking form, which is available in doc and pdf formats.

A map of the venue can be found here.

Organised by Hazel Collett and Dr Johanna Jarvis


Church Lawford Village Hall, Church Lawford, Warwickshire, CV23 9EE

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