Monthly Meetings

We always meet indoors on the 3rd Monday of each month where a guest speaker provides an astronomical talk. This is usually at the Methodist Church Hall, Chipping Norton unless otherwise advised.

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  • Jun
    17th
    Our guest speaker on Monday the 17th is Malissa Gillone an astrophysicist from Birmingham University talking about ‘Galaxy Evolution’ — 7:30 for 8PM at the Methodist Church Hall ( use the side entrance to lower back room ), Chipping Norton
  • Jul
    20th
    *SATURDAY 20th JULY – 50th Anniversary of the first Moon Landing*. The Rollright Trust and the Stratford Festival Orchestra and choir will be presenting ‘ MOON STONES ‘ at the Rollright Stones , an evening of music and astronomy to celebrate Apollo 11’s descent and landing on the Moon , 50 years ago to the day. Up to 300 people expected to this ticketed only event , tickets available from the Theatre box office and online from April the 8th , £15 single and £40 family. Licensed bar and facilities on site. Car parking close to Kings Stone field . Concert scheduled to start at 8 and finish approx 9.30 ,with interval. Moonrise is not until 11.20 so there will be other activities after the concert . All proceeds to go to Stratford Festival Orchestra and the Rollright Trust. If clear CNAAG will be solar observing from the afternoon.
  • Aug
    19th
    Monday 19th August – Dr Pauline Norris – Egyptians and their Astronomy — 7:30 for 8PM at the Methodist Church Hall ( use the side entrance to lower back room ), Chipping Norton
  • Aug
    26th
    MONDAY AUGUST 26th – Rollright Stones Family Fun Day . Open day of fun things going on at the Stones including astronomy
  • Oct
    21st
    Monday 21st October – Colin Stuart Title tba — 7:30 for 8PM at the Methodist Church Hall ( use the side entrance to lower back room ), Chipping Norton
  • Nov
    18th
    Monday 18th November – Gary Poyner — Title tba — 7:30 for 8PM at the Methodist Church Hall ( use the side entrance to lower back room ), Chipping Norton
  • Dec
    16th
    — Speaker Chris Lintott from Oxford University/ Sky at Night presenter etc. ** To be confirmed – no details yet ** — 7:30 for 8PM at the Methodist Church Hall ( use the side entrance to lower back room ), Chipping Norton