New Member Societies

The FAS would like to welcome a new member societies, Cockermouth Astronomical Society and William Herschel Society

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Change of name

Two of our member societies have had a change of name, these are: West Norfolk to Kings Lynn & Wigtownshire to Galloway Forest

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FAS Convention 2010

Held on Saturday 9th October, at the Institute of Astronomy in Cambridge, the Annual FAS Convention proved to be a great success. The visitors were presented with an interesting and varied range of talks as well as trade stands at which to part with cash in exchange for the latest item of equipment. After FAS […]

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RAS Grants for January Events

The Royal Astronomical Society have generously agreed to make a pot of money available to amateur astronomical societies running public events between 3rd and 16th January 2011. This pot of money will be distributed to societies who ask for it on a first-come-first-served basis, and will amount to £50 per society, to cover the costs […]

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New Council

At the Annual General Meeting held at the IoA Cambridge on Saturday 20th September, the new council of the Federation was elected. President:  Richard Sargent Vice President: Callum Potter Treasurer: Peter Cooke Secretary: Shaun O’Dell Newsletter Editor: Frank Johns Membership Secretary: John Axtell Publications Distribution & PLI Secretary: Eric Hutton Meetings Secretary: Samuel George Webmaster: […]

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New Member Society

The FAS would like to welcome a new member society, the Astronomers Of The Future Club .  We should also like to welcome the return of Adur AS .

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FAS Convention 2010

This years FAS Convention will be held on Saturday 9th October at Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. Tickets are £5 each and are available on the door (there will be no advanced ticket sales this year). This years speakers are: Prof. Philippa Browning ‘Our Active Sun’, Dr Peter Wheatley ‘Hunting for extra-solar planets using small telescopes’,  […]

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