Meetings

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

  • June 13th 2024
    Solar Flares: The Most Powerful Explosions in the Solar System. Our speaker is Philippa Browning, Professor of Astrophysics in the Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics at the University of Manchester. Solar flares are dramatic explosions in the outer atmosphere of the Sun – the solar corona. They produce electromagnetic radiation and beams of high-energy charged … Continue reading
  • May 9th 2024
    From Black to White… where a second can last an eternity. Mark Holmes will bring us the story of Black and White Holes, possibly the greatest of mysteries in our Universe
  • 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