Astronomy in the City
Our next Astronomy in the City event is Tuesday November 14th 2023, 17:30–20:00. Booking essential!
Each Astronomy in the City event will feature a talk on a different astrophysical topic connected to the research done at the University of Birmingham.
November Event: We will focus on the Milky Way's evolution and history. As always, our experts will be there to answer all your Astronomy-related curiosities.
Astronomy in the City is aimed at secondary
school age and above (Year 7+). Younger children are welcome
to attend the talks/observing on campus.
Observing on Campus
Depending upon the weather, all visitors are invited to join members of AstroSocBAS and Knowle to observe with their portable telescopes from Chancellor's Court in the heart of our Edgbaston campus from 7:30 pm. Please remember to wrap up warm for the cool evenings.
Where to Find Us
The talks and refreshments will be held in the Poynting Physics Building (R13 on the campus map), with telescopes in nearby Chancellor's Court. The University's website has directions to the Edgbaston campus and how to reach the Poynting Physics Building; the lecture theatre, refreshments and demonstrations are on the second floor.
Disabled access is readily available on campus .
Admission is only available with a ticket, which can be booked for free from Eventbrite.