Welcome to Breckland Skies!

Breckland Astronomical Society is based in the dark skies of Great Ellingham in Norfolk, and has its own observatory housing a 20″ reflecting telescope. You’ll find more about the society, past and present, in these pages, so feel free to look around!

Next Meeting

12 June 2020: Ten ways the Universe tries to kill you (scary!) Steve Tonkin (Author)


The usual AGM in May will be deferred to a future meeting at the hall, when we can get together. Members will get at least a month’s notice and relevant documents sent by email.

For further details please see the Meetings page

Public Observing Nights

We hold free public observing nights on the last Friday of the month. The next one is currently scheduled for 27th Mar 2020 at 6.30pm.

***Cancelled until further notice***

***The observatory will remain closed until the Coronavirus lock down restrictions are ended***

Star Parties

We hold spring and autumn star parties at Haw Wood Farm, near Saxmundham. You can find more details on the Star Parties page, or you can contact Andrew Robertson – see Contacts page.

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Registered Charity No. 1044478
Affiliated to the British Astronomical Association and the Federation of Astronomical Societies
Dedicated to the memory of Spencer Allen, FRAS, 1924-2010