Discover the Wonders of the Universe at our Astronomy Night!

Are you ready to explore the vast expanse of the universe and take a journey amongst the stars? We are delighted to invite you to experience the captivating world of astronomy at our upcoming Astronomy Night! Join us on Friday March 22nd 2024 at 7:30pm at the Fairholme Preparatory School for an awe-inspiring evening of celestial exploration.

This event promises to ignite your sense of wonder and leave you starry-eyed as we delve into the mysteries of our celestial surroundings. So mark your calendar and prepare to embark on a truly unforgettable cosmic adventure.

Professor Keith Mason, a true expert in the field, will unravel the mysteries of the universe and take you on a captivating tour of distant galaxies and planetary systems exploring the age old question ‘Are we alone?’.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to expand your understanding of the universe and satisfy your curiosity about the wonders that lie beyond our planet. Whether you’re a seasoned astronomer or simply have a keen interest in space, this event promises to be an unforgettable experience. Brace yourselves for an evening filled with stardust, constellations, and infinite possibilities!

Arrival: Doors will open at 7:00pm

Presentation: 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM Presentation by Professor Keith Mason

Q & A: 8:30 PM – 9:00 PM

Tickets are £12 plus booking fees via Eventbrite or for more information, please contact or 01745 536020

Address: Fairholme Preparatory School, The Mount, Mount Road, St Asaph, Denbighshire, LL17 0DH

About Professor Keith Mason 

Keith Mason is a Space Scientist and Science Administrator.

Specialising in the field of High Energy Astrophysics, Keith has been Principal Investigator for Scientific Instruments onboard both ESA and NASA spacecraft and has used many of the world’s largest Space and ground-based telescopes for his research on accreting binary stars and active galactic nuclei.

He has held research positions at both University College London (UCL) and the University of California at Berkeley as well as being a visiting scientist at the Los Alamos National Laboratory. At UCL he was Director of the Mullard Space Science Laboratory and Head of the Department of Space & Climate Physics.

He subsequently became CEO of the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council, and later the Science & Technology Facilities Council (STFC). At STFC he initiated the development of the Harwell and Daresbury Science and Innovation Campuses, created around STFC-run National Laboratories at those sites. He currently advises the Satellite Applications Catapult and Lockheed Martin Space to support the development of the UK Space sector.

Tickets are available to purchase for £12 plus booking fees via Eventbrite

For more information, please contact or 01745 536020 or visit our Event Calendar

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