BAS Events

Meetings are held either in the Resource Room close to the Observatory or in the Old Theatre.

Rooms open at 7:15pm and talks start at 7:30pm

Observing sessions

  • Held at the Observatory on every CLEAR Wednesday between October and April – unless otherwise stated
  • Everyone is welcome to attend and members of BAS will be on hand to answer any questions.
  • All times are as per current clock settings (UT in Winter, BST in Summer).
  • Observing will take place regardless of the moon phase.
  • Observing will also take place on Committee nights.
  • There is generally no observing on members evenings (last Wednesday of the month), unless otherwise noted.

Committee Meetings

Committee meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of the month, at the Resource Room. All members are welcome to attend.

Please note:For observing sessions and Resource Room meetings, please ensure you park on Pemberely Avenue, and not at the car park in Burnaby Road. Thank you!

Events Calendar

Date/Time Event
13/12/2017
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
BAS Christmas Social
Peter Ashwell: Christmas Quiz
Piazzi Smyth Resource Room, Bedford
31/01/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BAS Member Evening Talk
Gary Poyner: Variable Stars
Bedford School Old Theatre, Bedford Bedfordshire
28/02/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BAS Member Evening Talk
TBA: TBA
Piazzi Smyth Resource Room, Bedford
28/03/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BAS Member Evening Talk
TBA: TBA
Piazzi Smyth Resource Room, Bedford
25/04/2018
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BAS Member Evening Talk
TBA: TBA
Piazzi Smyth Resource Room, Bedford

Information

For more information on the Society’s programme, please contact the Programme Coordinator via the Contact Us page.

Volunteers Needed!

If you are able to offer a short (15-20 minute) presentation on any astronomical subject (your own images, observatory building project, etc.) please let us know. Your offer will be much appreciated!! We can help with computers and presentation equipment – we need you and the material!!