Previous Events

20 May 2023

Historical Section Meeting 2023

Our 2023 Historical Section meeting will take place on Saturday May 20th 2023 at the Birmingham and

BAA Meeting | Historical

13 May 2023

BAA Spring Meeting – Cosmology: Galaxies and Stars

We will be holding our Spring meeting in Cardiff at the Oriel suite of the National Museum Cardiff:

29 April 2023

SPA Meeting

The Society for Popular Astronomy are holding a meeting on 29th April 2023. BAA members are welcome

Non-BAA Meeting

14 April 2023

BAA Winchester Weekend

The BAA Winchester Weekend for 2023 will be held from Friday 14th to Sunday 16th April at a cost of

BAA Meeting

29 March 2023

BAA Special General Meeting

We will be holding a Special General Meeting on Wednesday 29th March 2023 from 17:00 to 20:00 at the

19 March 2023

Deep Sky Section Annual Meeting

The 2023 Deep Sky Section meeting will be held at Bedford School, Bedford. You can book your place h

BAA Meeting | Deep Sky

11 March 2023

Joint BAA/SPA Back to Basics Workshop – York

A joint BAA/SPA meeting of talks and practical sessions to help you learn basic techniques and devel

BAA Meeting

11 March 2023

PAS – Practical Astronomy Show 2023

The 2023 Practical Astronomy Show is being held on Saturday 11th March from 9am to 5pm. The show is

Non-BAA Meeting

1 March 2023

Webinar on Multispectral imaging for analysis of Jupiter’s atmosphere

Many amateur observers take beautiful images showing the colours and methane-absorption of Jupiter’s

BAA Meeting | Webinar | Jupiter

18 February 2023

Solar Section Meeting 2023

The BAA Solar Section’s 2022 meeting will be held as a Zoom webinar on Saturday 18th February 2022.

BAA Meeting | Webinar | Solar

28 January 2023

SPA Meeting – Making Dark Matter Maps with Euclid

The Society for Popular Astronomy are holding a meeting on 28th January 2023 at 2pm. BAA members are

Non-BAA Meeting

21 January 2023

BAA Meeting

We will be holding a meeting on Saturday 21st January 2023 from 14:30 to 18:00 at the Institute of P

10 December 2022

BAA Christmas Meeting

You can watch the recording of this meeting here on the BAA YouTube channel. INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS, 3

BAA Meeting

10 December 2022

Christmas Social Gathering

All members are invited to our Christmas social, to take place in the Hubble Room at The Astronomer


1 December 2022

Why Return to the Moon?

This is a Zoom event organised by the UCL/Birkbeck Centre for Planetary Sciences. It is free but the

Non-BAA Meeting | Webinar

12 November 2022

Exoplanet Online Workshop

Links to the videos of this workshop on YouTube can be found next to the session titles below. On 12

BAA Meeting | Exoplanets

29 October 2022

The Astronomer AGM 2022

The Astronomer (TA) are holding their AGM on Saturday October 29th from 10am to 5pm. Admission is fr

Non-BAA Meeting

26 October 2022

BAA Annual General Meeting

INSTITUTE OF PHYSICS, 37 Caledonian Road, London, N1 9BU  Doors open at 17:00 Meeting starts at 17:3

BAA Meeting

8 October 2022

New Scientist Live 2022

The BAA will have a stand at New Scientist Live at ExCel in London on 8th and 9th October (7th Octob

External event

15 September 2022

The Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck Lecture – Is There Life on Mars?

The Centre for Planetary Sciences at UCL/Birkbeck is delighted to introduce ‘Adventures in Planetary

Non-BAA Meeting

9 September 2022

Autumn Weekend Meeting – A Sun and its Solar System

Our thanks to Helen Williamson and Lorna Leil of UHI Moray, who at the last minute found a solution

20 July 2022

7pm Wednesday Webinar – Backyard lunar mineral prospecting

On Wednesday 20th July at 7pm, the 53rd anniversary of the first moonwalk, Dr Mark Kidger of the Eur

Webinar | Lunar

1 July 2022

‘Cosmic neutrinos – messengers from the cosmos arriving in Antarctica’. 

19:30 BST   (18:30 UTC) Prof. Jim Madsen  Executive Director Wisconsin IceCube Particle Astrophysics

Webinar | Radio

25 June 2022

One Day Summer Meeting – Nottingham

The British Astronomical Association One Day Meeting – Cosmology, Galaxies & Exo-planets        

BAA Meeting

18 June 2022

The Webb Deep-Sky Society Annual Meeting 2022

The Webb Deep-Sky Society are holding their 2022 Annual Meeting on Saturday the 18th of June 2022 at

Non-BAA Meeting

3 June 2022

LOFAR: how high-resolution radio observations can help us understand supermassive black holes

BAA Radio Astronomy Section Zoom  19:30 BST (18:30 UTC) By Dr. Leah Morabito, UKRI Future Leaders Fe

BAA Meeting | Webinar | Radio

25 May 2022

BAA Meeting, Special General Meeting & George Alcock Memorial Lecture

Doors will open at 17:00 with refreshments outside the lecture theatre. The meeting will start at 17

BAA Meeting

14 May 2022

Historical Section Webinar

(NOTE – NOT May 24 as advertised in the Journal Meetings Diary) This Webinar starts at 2:00 PM Link

BAA Meeting | Webinar | Historical

13 May 2022

muons; Detection, Cosmology, Tomography, Navigation and Civil Engineering

BAA RAG Zoom  19:30 BST (18:30 UTC) By Professor Lea Thompson, Department of Physics and Astronomy.

BAA Meeting | Webinar | Radio

23 April 2022

BAA Spring Meeting, Leeds

School of Music, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT Saturday 23rd April Doors open at 10:00, meeting

BAA Meeting

8 April 2022

BAA Winchester Weekend

Programme Friday April 8 15.00 – 18.00 Reception – book in at Westley Court 19.00 Dinner 20.15 Welco

BAA Meeting

30 March 2022

BAA Meeting

If you wish to attend then please book your place via the link in the booking information. PLEASE NO

BAA Meeting

19 March 2022

Practical Astronomy Show 2022

The first astronomy show to be held since lockdown – the Practical Astronomy Show is being held on M

External event

16 March 2022

Webinar – The history of silvering telescope mirrors

We are pleased to welcome back US astronomer, deep sky observer and contributing editor to Sky and T

BAA Meeting | Historical

5 March 2022

Deep Sky Section Annual Meeting / Webinar

The Siamese Twins, NGC 4567 and 4568 by David DaviesThe 2022 Deep Sky Section annual meeting will be

BAA Meeting | Deep Sky

16 February 2022

Webinar – All things all sky

Eric Walker will lead this webinar on “All Things All Sky”. Eric is the chairman of the Highlands As

BAA Meeting

22 January 2022

BAA Meeting

Booking has now opened on our Eventbrite page: Due to the c

BAA Meeting

12 January 2022

Webinar – A Beginners Guide to Observing the Satellites of the Giant Planets

A recording of the webinar is available to watch on the BAA YouTube channel at

BAA Meeting

15 December 2021

Webinar – Exoplanets – present and future

This week’s webinar will be on Exoplanets – present and future, by Roger Dymock, Assistant Director

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