FAS Convention & AGM 2014
Last chance to apply for funding for NAW 2014 events
As part of the 40th anniversary celebrations of the FAS the Convention and AGM is going to be bigger and better than ever. It will be on October 11th, at the University of Birmingham. For more information please checkout the convention webpage. You can book tickets on the above page or visit the booking page […]
FAS Convention – Additional Tickets, AGM-only
Member societies have until the end of tomorrow to apply for some funding for your National Astronomy Week 2014 event. Applying is easy, just click this link and fill in the simple web form. You will also need to register your events at the NAW2014 site, which will also enter you into a prize draw to […]
Convention – Sold out!
As you know the FAS Convention is now a Sell Out as we’re up to the capacity of the lecture theatre. However, we are aware that there are still some people from member Societies who would have wished to attend. In past years the hall has rarely been more than half full for the actual […]
Stargazing Live @ the Isle of Man AS
We are pleased to announce that the full 180 tickets for the FAS Convention have now been taken! Please do not send anymore requests for tickets as your cheque will be returned to you. Thanks for all who have purchased tickets – we look forward to seeing you on the day.
DSD Night @ Rugby & District AS
Isle of Man Astronomical Society sent in a write up of their BBC Stargazing Live events during early January (below) . There were many Stargazing Live events and expect to read about many more in the FAS newsletter The IOM Astronomical Society held a public stargazing event at Onchan Park, Onchan Isle of Man on […]
Convention 2012 pictures
Rugby & District AS sent in a write up of their Dark Sky Discovery night on the 21st October (below). There have been many DSD events taking place across the country and keep your eyes open for others. As astronomers based in Britain we are used to a bit of adversity in our events, but […]
The FAS convention was again a lovely autumn day. There were over 42 astronomical societies represented from all over the country. There will be a more detailed report in the next FAS Newsletter but for now here are a few images from the FAS Convention 2012 by John Axtell – can you spot yourself?