South Downs Dark Skies Festival 2022
11 February 2022 to 27 February 2022
10.00 to 22.00
A celebration over two weeks to explore the dark skies of the South Downs and the nocturnal wildlife that lives there.
This year we have a wonderful mix of inspiring online content and some in person outdoor events.
- Explore each of our 10 Dark Sky Discovery
Sites through our helpful short films before visiting them
- Take a live online tour of the winter night sky
- Discover recent findings in astronomy and space exploration
- Facebook Live – join a moon-gazing and astrophotography session
- Find out about nocturnal wildlife and learn how to build your own bat box
- Walk the Solar System and discover each of the planets along the way
- Join a star party on Brighton seafront and at Goodwood Counters Gate
- See prize-winning night time photography
- Download craft activities and colouring sheets