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Events 2017
Welcome to the events calendar 2017. We are offering a packed programme with some new things on offer. Please check to see if you need to book before turning up to any event. Thank you!

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INT 50th Anniversary
Friday 1st December 2017 will be the 50th anniversary of the inauguration of the Isaac Newton Telescope (INT) by the Queen. Come and join us and some of the people who worked and still work with the telescope to celebrate this momentous occasion. The Centre will open at 7.30pm, and following an introduction by Professor Paul Murdin, there will be a small number of short talks from former RGO astronomers and the Director of the current Isaac Newton Group on La Palma. The evening will end, weather permitting, with viewing through the historic telescopes of the Equatorial Group. The Centre opens at 7.30pm and tickets cost just £10 per person. Booking essential please call the Centre on 01323 832731.
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On Saturday the 2nd December the Centre will be hosting the wonderful 'Christmas Songs by Starlight' with the Zoe Pennington Dance Studio Musical Theatre choir. This will be a fabulous evening of festive singing and Christmas cheer. The evening will start at 5.30pm and finish at 9pm and will include a glass of mulled wine and a mince pie (alternatives available for the children) plus viewing through the historic telescopes (weather permitting). Booking is essential.
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