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Mid-Kent Astronomical Society

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July 2018

Public Observing Open Evening; Mid-Kent Astronomical Society James Irwin Observatory, Canterbury

July 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - March 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Victoria Hotel, 59 London Road
Canterbury, Kent CT2 8JY United Kingdom
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These take place on Fridays when we do not hold a meeting at Bredhurst (except at Christmas). Check the MKAS home page after 19:30 on the day to get final confirmation before travelling, in case clouds prevent us opening. The James Irwin Observatory is Currently Closed and Due to Reopen on 6th July 2018. On the Fridays when we do not hold our public meetings at Bredhurst, and depending on the weather, we…

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August 2018

AstroCamp, Ashdown Forest for Mid-Kent Astronomical Society

August 4 - August 12
The Ashdown Forest Centre TBC, Wych Cross
Forest Row, East Sussex RH18 5JP United Kingdom
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The 2018 AstroCamp will be held on Saturday 4 to Sunday 12 August. A perfect opportunity to relax in the very picturesque Ashdown Forest, read, go on country walks, visit the local quaint shops, visit nearby Pooh Bridge and other Pooh-related places, socialise with other like-minded amateur astronomers, and do some astronomy in the darker skies of mid-Sussex. The popular barbecue will be held on Saturday 11th, with many more people…

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September 2018

Mid-Kent Astronomical Society – Summer BBQ Social

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Bredhurst Village Hall, Bredhurst
Gillingham, Kent ME7 3JZ United Kingdom
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The MKAS Social Evening around the BBQ where you can take it easy and meet other like-minded astronomers and water rocket enthusiasts. Entrance is free to MKAS members and their friends. All you need to bring with you is your food for the BBQ and some buns plus any alcoholic drinks that you may like. MKAS will provide tea, coffee and squash. Don’t worry about the weather as we will…

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