Winter stargazing

Learn to navigate the stars with a talk and viewing with our astronomers. Includes a warming winter supper and a talk by eminent astronomer Jane Green.

  • Booking essential

Join our experts from the Seven Sisters Astronomical Society for a stargazing experience on our parkland. Feel free to bring along your own telescopes to try them out or learn more about how to set them up for viewing.

The evening begins with a warming winter supper and hot drink followed by a talk from Jane Green, an inspiring speaker and elected Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS). Children can tick off number 27 on their 50 Things list. Suitable for age 10+

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £25.00
    Adult
  • Child £15.00
    Child

The basics

Booking details
Call 01825 790 231
This event will be going ahead whatever the weather.
Suitability
Suitable for children aged 10 and over.
Assistance dogs are welcome.
Meeting point
Meet in the Coach House tea-room.
What to bring and wear
Weather appropriate clothing and footwear is advisable. Please bring your own torches and if you would like to bring along a telescope, please feel free.
Accessibility
Event takes place on uneven parkland and therefore accessibility is limited.

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
1 February 2020 18:30 - 21:30 Available

Upcoming events

Winter stargazing

Sat 01 Feb 2020
18:30-21:30
Learn to navigate the stars with a talk and viewing with our astronomers. Includes a warming winter supper and a talk by eminent astronomer Jane Green.

Cricket history guided walks

Thu 06 Feb 2020
11:30-13:30
Walk up to the cricket pitch and find out all about the matches hosted by Lord Sheffield, his pavilions, the Royal guests and our future projects.

Valentine dinner

Fri 14 Feb 2020
19:00-21:30
Treat your significant other to a romantic fire-lit, three-course supper in the cosy surroundings of Oak Hall. Includes a glass of sparkling wine.

February half term: play ambassadors

Mon 17 Feb 2020
10:00-16:00
A range of activities for children of all ages (and adults too) to take part in during your visit.

Wonderfully wild weekends: 50 Things and Mud Kitchen

Sat 07 Mar 2020
10:00-16:00
Explore the parkland for a range of wild 50 Things activities or head into the gardens to bake a pie or two in our mud kitchen.

World Book Day weekend

Sat 07 Mar 2020
10:00-17:00
Calling all bookworms! Come and celebrate the joy of reading at Sheffield Park. Why not come dressed as your favourite character?