Stargazing South Downs in Lewes

20 February 2019

16:00 to 20:00


No booking required

Event Cost

Free event


Our Stargazing South Downs event comes to Lewes on Wednesday 20 February running from 4.00pm until 8.00pm

  • Indoor planetarium shows
  • Giant ‘sky at night’ colouring wall
  • Advice on how to set up your telescope
  • Virtual Reality Experience of our dark night skies
  • Talks:

16.30 Things you should know about the moon – given by Dan Oakley, Dark Skies Lead for the South Downs National Park

17.30 Nocturnal Wildlife of Sussex– given by Michael Blencowe of the Sussex Wildlife Trust

18.30 The Future’s Eyes in the Skies, the latest developments in telescopes – given by Dr Stephen Wilkins of Sussex University

  • Science experiments
  • Astronaut selfie stands
  • Outdoor ‘moongazing’ if the night is clear
  • Free ‘Stargazing South Downs’ booklets to take home


Location Details


The Town Hall, High Street, Lewes



Organiser Details

Organiser's Name

South Downs National Park Authority

Organiser's Website

Organiser's Email

Organiser's Telephone

01730 819253