On Saturday 5th December 2015 at Woodrow House near Amersham, we shall be joining forces with; the Tring Astronomy Centre, The Space Studio at Banbury and Sirius Astronomy to bring you a fantastic Junior Astronomy and Science Event that we are calling Cosmic Kidz!
Starting at 2pm this exciting event will feature Astronomy and Science related displays, talks, workshops and demonstrations aimed at children (5 -16 years old) and families interested in finding out more about Astronomy and space exploration. See Fun and Exciting Activities on this page for more details.
There will be friendly advice on hand from members of our society, The Tring Astronomy Centre, The Space Studio at Banbury, Sirius Astronomy and more.
Entry will cost no more than a £2 donation per person and there will also be chances to win a computerised telescope!
If you are interested in attending or participating in this event as an individual or an organisation then please register your interest by filling in the form below:
Fun and exciting activities
Event entry fee - £2 donation per person
In the Sports Hall
* Planetarium shows - 2.30pm, 3.30pm and 4.30pm
* Making comet demonstrations - 2pm and 5pm
* Space Suit Talk - 3pm to 4pm
See a real Russian Sokol Space Suit just like the one Tim Peake will wear on his journey to the ISS on 15th December!
* Telescope equipment displays - 2pm and 5pm
*Microscope Viewing - 2pm to 5pm
Outside (Subject to weather conditions)
On the green next to the Observatory
* Solar viewing - 2pm to 4pm
* An evening’s stargazing -6pm to late
Through a selection of high powered specialist astronomical telescopes after nightfall.
* Observatory tour - 2pm to 4pm
COMPETITIONS AND PRIZES
PRIZE RAFFLE - TICKETS £2 EACH OR 3 FOR £5
* 1st Prize - Celestron Nexstar 4SE (SRP £539)
* 2nd Prize - Astronomy Binoculars (SRP £99)
* 3rd Prize - £50 voucher to spend at Tring Astronomy Centre
Children's Quiz Draw - free entry
* 1st Prize - Celestron Powerseeker 80AZ (SRP £145)
* 2nd Prize - Astronauts Handbook
* 3rd Prize - 3D Bugs
Draws will take place at the end of the event
How to get here
The event will take inside the Sports Hall and next to our Observatory at Woodrow House.
Click here for detailed directions.