PLEASE NOTE: This event gives you the option of including food in your admission price. Standard price is £18 and with food it is just £24.50.
There is a drop down menu in the booking form where you can select from the following:
- Burger & Fries
- Falafel Burger & Fries
- Frankfurter Hot Dog & Fries
- Sausage Bap & Fries
Food will be available from the Launch Box between 7.30pm and 9pm prior to the talk and must be booked in advance. There will also be a bar available in the cafe which will be selling hot drinks too.
The talk takes you in so many different paths, it has been branded a very interesting and out of the box experience. It covers how Music and The Heavens have a symbiotic relationship from so many different standpoints.
The talk starts in Palaeolithic times travels through Herschel’s involvement with Music, Hawkwind’s development of Space Rock right up to present day production of music using natural sounds from the universe.
The talk takes many people down memory lane remembering pieces from their past.
Pete is a self-employed (Freelance) astronomer working with The BBC as a correspondent for radio. He is the official imaging consultant for Faulkes Educational Telescope Project and owns Astro Radio the UK’s only full astronomical & music radio station. He is also along with his daughter, organiser of Solarsphere Astronomical & Music Festival which Astro Radio is the official media outlet. They are trying to bring the world of astronomy and music together and in doing so introduce the world of astronomy to a new audience whilst enthusing the young to take up science.
Pete does solar imaging and Deep Sky Imaging with robotic Telescope workshops for organisations or the individual; not just in the UK, He also has many images published in the major Astronomical Journals and books around the globe plus he writes articles for publications when asked to do so.
Astro Radio an internet based radio station was created in 2015 and now has 12 volunteer presenters and correspondents around the UK and as far away as Porto Rico. Astro Radio is sponsored by Astronomy Now & iTelescopes Australia and is affiliated with North Wales Astronomical Society. The ethos of the station is to bring people the music of their choice with astronomical news and features embedded in the broadcasts.
You may book online using Paypal or over the phone. To make a booking over the phone using a credit or debit card please telephone 01323 832731 to secure your place(s).
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