BAS Meetings Programme for 2019-2020

Normally all Friday meetings will be held at Bristol Photographic Society (BPS), Unit 13, Montpelier Central, Station Road, Montpelier, BS6 5EE. Click here for   directions to BPS

Member Talks Nights are not just for members! Everyone is welcome to come along for an eclectic mix of astronomy related talks given by BAS members.

We will hold a telescope surgery night on 22nd November 2019 where you can get expert tips and training on how best to use them. Please book in advance via email or phone if bringing your own equipment due to space restrictions.

Please check here regularly in case of any changes or updates to the programme.



Start of 2019-2020 New Programme, from 4th October onwards

Date Speaker Talk title
4th October Prof.Mark Birkenshaw
Rodney Hillier Memorial Talk 
11th October Anna Horleston TBD
18th October Chris Starr
New Horizons - from Imagination to Reality
25th October Gavin James TBD
1st November Members Night  
8th November Giovanna Tinetti TBD
15th November TBD  
22nd November Telescope Surgery Feel free to bring a telescope along
29th November Don Pollocco Exoplanets
6th December
Prof. Patrick Sutton
Gravitational wave astronomy. Seeing the dark universe
13th December Christmas Party £3 per ticket bought in advance only
20th December
Christmas break - no meeting
27th December
Christmas break - no meeting



Talk title
3rd January
Christmas break - no meeting
10th January
Member talks night
Talks given by BAS members
17th January
24th January    
31st January    
7th February    
14th February No Meeting Room Closed for Private Event
21st February AGM  
28th March    
6th March    
13th March    
20th March    
27th March    
3rd April    
10th April    
17th April    
24th April    
1st May    
8th May    
15th May    
22nd May    
29th May    
5th June    
12th June    
19th June Prof. David Southwood Presidential Address

 (P) - Provisional Title  (TBD) - Title to be defined

As normal over the summer period our meetings are less frequent and are usually talks given by BAS members. Please check here regularly for more details.