Upcoming events

20 June 2022

Beginners meeting

All Saint's Methodist Church Hall
Local Date: 20 Jun 2022 |
Local Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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The society is for anyone interested in the night sky. Whether you are a complete beginner or an active observer there is always someone to meet to share knowledge and experiences.

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