Meetings are held on the second Thursday of every month, at 7:15 for a 7.30 start, at St John’s Church Room, The Avenue, High Legh, WA16 6ND

A charge of £4 is made for the meeting – but that includes refreshments. There is no charge for students or juniors.

The Avenue is a one-way road. After entering The Avenue, turn left at the T-junction and immediately left again into the car park. The church and meeting room are opposite the car park entrance.

When you leave turn left out of the car park to continue in the one-way system.

Recent Meetings

  • April 11th 2024
    Our speaker will be Nicholas Booth and his topic is “Adventures In the Space Trade”. Nicholas Booth is the youngest Briton to have ever worked for NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. After studying science at college, he became a writer, first on Astronomy Now, then newspapers. He has written several books on science and eventually became … Continue reading
  • March 14th 2024
    John Anderson will give a talk entitled “The James Webb Space telescope – the what, where and how”. He will be looking at the early life of the James Webb Telescope from its design and launch to how it deployed autonomously to the L2 position. L2 is one of five Sun-Earth Lagrange points, positions in … Continue reading
  • February 8th 2024
    Dr. Steve Barrett of the Department of Physics at the University of Liverpool will be making a welcome return to give us an update on the James Webb Space Telescope after its second year of operation.  His talk is simply entitled “JWST+2”. If you’ve seen some of the images coming back from the JWST you’ll know this should be a … Continue reading
  • December 14th 2023
    There will be two parts to our festive meeting. First up will be Mark Holmes to present the second part of his talk entitled “Venus, from Antiquity, Myth to Hell”, which he started in our November session. Having preciously introduced us to Venus; running from antiquity to modern space probes and even the possibility of … Continue reading
  • November 9th 2023
    Mark Holmes will present his talk entitled “Venus, from Antiquity, Myth to Hell”, which he recently delivered to COSMOS (Community Observatory St Martins on Scilly). Mark says “This will be a broad sweep of history and myth all the way through to modern probes and our understanding of our ‘Sister Planet’“.