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Following Government advice to stay safe and protect the NHS, we are working hard to continue to deliver for you. Find information here on how to enjoy the National Park virtually, and how our services are operating during this time.

Stargazing South Downs – Steyning

Stargazing South Downs – Steyning

15 February 2020

4.00pm to 8.00pm

Help us celebrate 10 years of the South Downs National Park at this free family event. Activities include:

  • Indoor planetarium shows
  • Virtual Reality Experience of our dark night skies
  • Talks on dark skies of the South Downs and the existence of Planet X
  • Giant ‘sky at night’ colouring wall
  • Nocturnal wildlife
  • Outdoor stargazing (if the conditions are right)

There will be something here for all ages, whether you are new to astronomy or already a bit of an expert.

Please investigate using public transport to travel to the event, but if you need to come by car there is disabled parking on site, and 3 public car parks near the event:

Boy dressed as astronaut at South Downs Dark Skies Festival


Start: 15 February 2020
End: 15 February 2020
Booking: No booking required
Admission: Free event

Location Details

Location Steyning Grammar School, Church Street site, Church Street Steyning West Sussex
Postcode BN44 3LB

Organiser Details

Organiser's Name South Downs National Park Authority
Organiser's Website
Organiser's Email
Organiser's Telephone 01730 819253

" The Downs...too much for one pair of eyes, enough to float a whole population in happiness. "