We are all Star Stuff – 18th MarchContinue reading British Science Week Family Day 2023
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Perseid Meteor Watch
Thursday 11th August, Perseid Meteor watching and Tales of the Night Sky.Continue reading Perseid Meteor Watch
Sunset walk and storytelling under the stars
Saturday 7th May, 8pm. Free entry.Continue reading Sunset walk and storytelling under the stars
NLO/Space.Exe event Saturday March 19th
Norman Lockyer Observatory have teamed up with University of Exeter’s Space.Exe society to hold a family day of exploring the Universe!Continue reading NLO/Space.Exe event Saturday March 19th
The observatory re-opens on 27th January
At 7.15pm there will be a themed talk about the “Winter Constellations” followed by a planetarium show and historic telescope tour with viewing if clear. Please see the opening times page for our full 2022 programme. We propose holding two open evenings/month, Covid willing!
Open Afternoon for 8-16yr old budding astronomers
Sunday 22nd August, 2:30pmNLO_Open_Afternoon_22Aug
Lightning Detection at the NLO
The Observatory now has a live lightning detection station as part of the Blitzortung networkContinue reading Lightning Detection at the NLO
Sidmouth Science Festival 2020
Enjoy the 2020 Sidmouth Science Festival from the comfort of your own home.Continue reading Sidmouth Science Festival 2020
Devon Dark Skies 2020
A virtual planetarium tour of the night sky – streaming 23rd October at 8:30pmContinue reading Devon Dark Skies 2020
closure of NLO public open events
In light of public health concerns, the observatory will remain closed for public open evenings and group visits to guard against the spread of COVID-19. We anticipate that this will be for the next few weeks until the situation becomes clearer.
Please accept our apologies.