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Workshop/Course, Thu 15 - Fri 16 Aug 2019, £12-£15



Come and enjoy a night of stargazing activities, including a tour of the night sky in our mobile planetarium, and fascinating talks from members of Dark Sky Wales If the skys are clear you can also view the award winning dark skies of the Brecon Beacons National Park through a selection of telescopes.

The jewel in the sky will be the Perseid meteor shower and Martin Griffiths, Lead Presenter Dark Sky Wales will also give a presentation on this fascinating astronomical event.

Dark Sky Wales with their mobile planetarium will take you on a virtual tour of the heavens, and hopefully the skies will be crisp and clear so Allan Trow and Martin Griffiths can also use the telescopes and binoculars to guide you around the heavens and spot those all-important perseids..

If the weather is against us, this event will still go ahead with the presentation and mobile planetarium.

To find out more about Dark Sky Wales visit

Tickets are £15.00 which includes coffee and cake to get your evening off to a great start

This event starts at 7.00pm, and there are set activities, so please ensure you arrive on time as not to miss parts of the experience

Please bring warm clothing including jacket, hat and gloves as it can get cold even in the Summer nights.
Organised by the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre in conjunction with Dark Skies Wales.

Event details

Dates Times
Thu 15 - Fri 16 Aug 2019 19:00 to 22:00


Tickets £15.00 each.



Location and nearby places


Plan route to Brecon Beacons Visitor Centre using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: SN 977262  Lat: 51.92489 Long: -3.48906

Turn off the A470 south-west of Brecon at Libanus where signed to the Visitor Centre.

Parking: with charge

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