sadly due to covid-19 this years astro fair 2020 is cancelled. we will advise the date of next years event when we get a clearer picture.

South West Astrofair

The Norman Lockyer Observatory
Saturday 18th July 2020

Visit the South West Astrofair main website.

With the success of 2019, this years organisers are aiming to make this years event even more interesting and exciting.

Your Entrance Fee to this years Event will include;

– Free tours with talks of the Historical Telescope Dome
– Free Access to The Planetarium Shows
– Free programme of Events and Talks by the NLO Groups
Lockyer Technology Group
Observers Group
Cosmology Group
Imaging Group
– Spectroscopy Group
– Live Solar Observing (weather permitting)
– Displays from Astronomy Societies
– Trade Marquee with Exhibitors

The Guest speakers will give interesting talks on a topical area within current astronomy and will include visual presentations. These will be held in the main Lecture Theatre. Due to demand, tickets can be purchased in advance; the cost is additional to the event entrance fee.

This years Guest Speakers – Four one-hour lectures, presented by our guest speakers Professor Lucie Green, John Parrott, Melanie Davies, James Fradgley FRAS.

Food and drink is available to buy on the day.

Entrance fee: Adults £10, Children £5, Family of four £25.
Lecture Tickets £5

Contact Mark & Alan all enquiries Email to –

If you would like to become a member of the Norman Lockyer Society click here: Joining the NLO