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

14 September 2018: North Norfolk AONB and the Dark Skies Project Kate Dougan (NCP)


Star Parties

We hold spring and autumn star parties at Haw Wood Farm, near Saxmundham. The next will be in October 2018. You can find more details on the Star Parties page, or you can contact Andrew Robertson – see Contacts page.

25th Anniversary Celebration

BAS will be celebrating its 25th anniversary this year with a meeting at the John Innes Centre in Norwich, supported by Dr Helen Mason, Prof Gerry Gilmore, Prof Carolin Crawford, David Bryant and others. More details will be available nearer the time.

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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