Formed in 1974, the Federation of Astronomical Societies is a union of astronomical societies, groups and clubs, liaising together, where practicable, for their mutual benefit.

Benefits include:

• Access to Public Liability Insurance for societies at a reasonable rate.

• Resource Centre containing documents providing a common framework for the running of astronomical societies and their outreach activities.

• A regular Newsletter where societies can feature their events and information.

• Regular Conventions featuring prominent Speakers from Academic and Industrial backgrounds at sites around the UK and online

• A website announcing events from societies and other organisations that would be of interest to its member societies.

• More than 200 astronomical societies are FAS Members, not only in the United Kingdom but also overseas.

• The FAS constitution can be found here

See the Members location page for the latest listing.