19 October 2018 - 21 October 2018
Cost: Pitch fees (electric £16 per night; non-electric £13 per night – caravans, camper vans, tents) plus £8.50 per person per night ‘astronomy charge’ (£6 for under 16s).
Join experienced astronomer Richard Darn and friends for a spectacular two-night star camp (at Doe Park Caravan Site in Teesdale) under the North Pennines sky.
23 October 2018
Cost: Adult – £10; Child – £5; Families – £25 + Eventbrite booking fee
Come and join us for night of stargazing! After a short chat about what is on view in the night sky and a quick introduction to how to use the telescopes and binoculars we will get outside.
A Night with the Stars
25 October 2018
7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Join us in our recently renovated Gatehouse for an evening of stargazing with Joe Gordon. Joe is an expert in his field and will give a beginners’ guide to stargazing. If the weather is clear, expect a trip to the bottom of our garden to have a look through the telescopes!
Skywatch @ Killhope @ Killhope
26 October 2018
6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Cost: Adults – £4; Concessions/children – £2
Enjoy some of the darkest skies in the North Pennines. Experienced astronomers from the Sunderland Astronomical Society will be on hand to show you around the night sky, using a range of powerful telescopes and other specialist equipment.
Tame Your Telescope
30 October 2018
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost: £25 + Eventbrite booking fee (£1 discount for members of the North Pennines Observatory – Supporting, Corporate or members of the North Pennines Astronomy Society)
Do you have a telescope that you do not really know how to use? Or would you simply like to get more out of the equipment you have? Join us to ‘tame your telescope’.
04 November 2018
The gates for Riverside Fireworks will open at 4.30pm and the display will begin at 6.30pm.
£5, children under 6 go free!
Chester-le-Street Riverside Fireworks returns this year with a circus themed event featuring a spectacular fully choreographed fireworks display accompanied by a musical extravaganza of songs from the hit musical The Greatest Showman.
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