Date: Saturday May 7th 2011
Venue: Heanor Welfare Centre, Wilmot Street, Heanor, Derbyshire, DE75 7EF
Maps: Maps to the Welfare centre can be found here.
Doors Open: 9am (starts 9:55am promptly). Event ends approx 5pm.
Admission: £6 on the door (or reserve by post to secure a seat)
Dr Ann Bonell (Leicester Astronomical Society): "Percival Lowell and the Canals of Mars"
Prof Mike Merrifield (University of Nottingham): "21st Century Telescopes"
Steve Els: "The Peak Star Party - October 2011
Paul Money: "Rambling Through the Spring and Summer Sky"
Mark Thomas (Ilkeston & District Astronomical Society): "Time Lapse Techniques for Amateur Astronomers"
Trade Stands (so far confirmed)
Ample off-street parking on-site. If that gets full, then there's also a public car park (pay & display) next to the Welfare Centre.
Wheelchair friendly building.
Close to town centre (just 2 minutes walk away). Plenty of places to eat during dinnertime - various sandwich bars, Domino Pizzas, Crest of the Wave Fish & Chips, pubs and cafes, etc.
Tea/Coffee will be available during the day (tea 50p / coffee 75p).
There will also be a Society display showcasing 30 years of activities, along with a raffle.
Tickets may be purchased in advance by post at £6 each. Please send your cheque (made payable to "Ilkeston and District Astronomical Society"), along with a SAE to the following address:-
Ilkeston & District Astronomical Society
C/o Mr Harry Bingham
A couple of points to make mention:
Deadline for receiving cheques: April 26th 2011
No SAE, no tickets - (sorry). In this situation, cheques will not be cashed, and payment will need to be made in cash at the door on the day. If you have a question regarding sending cheques you can email Harry Bingham (our Treasurer) on Harry.Bingham38@btinternet.com