2020.......the following groups visited before the current shutdown.

Inspite of terrible weather conditions this year well done to the 2020 groups attending so far.

Clitheroe Guides

Ripponden Scouts

Burnley Guides

Fulwood Beavers

Hebden Bridge Scouts

Burnley Beavers

Bristol Obscura

Leeds Cubs

Britannia School

Stonyhurst College


Heptonstall Scouts

Leeds scouts

Tyldesley Cubs

St Gabriels Primary School.

Donaghadee Camera Obscura

Smithy Bridge and Wardle Cubs

2019  -   Visitors and outreach

40th Rossendale

Kelling Heath Astrocamp

St Francis Cubs

Greenmount Cubs

Halifax 41 Club

Britannia School


Todmorden Scouts

Elland Cubs

18th Hebden Bridge Scouts

2nd Rossendale

5th Tyldesley

Leeds Mosque Scouts

Littlborough Library

West Yorkshire Astronomical Society


Whitworth Museum

Greenmount Scouts x3

Work Placement

St Matthew Trinity Scouts

1ST Rossendale

Adlington Scouts

Wardle Academy

St Bedes Bradford

38 Rossendale Scouts

Bolton Explorers

Cornholm Scouts

Whittaker Moss Primary

Brittania Primary

5th Rossendale Scouts

Bury Farmers

Bolton Scouts

38th Beavers


2018- visitors / outreach

Castlcliffe School Astro evening

Littleborough Photographic Group

Rochdale Rotary

38 Rossendale Scouts

Bacup Beavers

HB Tangent

Liverpool AS

Parklands School

Stonyhurst College

Probus - Rawtenstall

U3A- Littleborough

18th Beavers

Bolton Astro

Ripponden Cubs

Bradford Primary School

Bacup Brownies

Hebden Bridge Brownies

Baxenden Primary School

Littleborough Beavers


Rochdale and District Amateur Radio Society- Intro to Radio Astronomy

Todmorden Scouts

Stargazing week

38th Rossendale Scouts

29th Rochdale Cubs

Hebden Bridge Camera Club



Norden Primary School                  

Mythmroyd Brownies



5th Tyldesley cubs

St Marys Beavers

9th Heywood cubs

Mythmroyd cubs


Radio dish donated

Student Film project

Rawtenstall Cubs

St Marys Beavers

Preston Girls School

PRS - Batley

Rossendale Beavers

Halifax 41 club

Rochdale Round Table

U3A Littleborough

D fo E Course starts

17th September - Planet line up....dawn ~ 05.30

2 nd September - Asteroid fly-by....in Delpinius

August ..CBeebies filming


                                             Springside School Rochdale



                                                 5th Tyldesley cubs


                                                      Britannia School Assembly

                                                      21st Rossendale Cubs

                                                      Hebden Bridge Guides                                    

                                                      Blackburn Beavers

                                                      5th Rossendale Cubs

                                                      Thats Manchester

                                                      Hebden Bridge Beavers

                                                      Britannia Primary School

                                                      Elland Rotary

                                                      Rossendale Scouts

                                                      BBC Stargazing ( end of March)


2016   Visitors, events and outreach

                                                       Great Harwood Camera Club



                                                        3rd June - Saturn opposition

                                                      * 9th May - Transit of Mercury*

                                                       22nd May - Mars opposition

                                                       8th March,midnight -Jupiter opposition

                                                       Stargazing Live

                                                       BRGS 6th Form Physics Dept

                                                       18th Hebden Bridge Scouts

                                                       Bacup Scouts

                                                       38th Rossendale Scouts

                                                       Manchester TV

                                                      Birthday Party

                                                       Crawshaw Booth Brownies

                                                       21st Rossendale Beavers

                                                       Senior Scout leaders

                                                       Halifax Scientific Society

                                                       38th Rossendale Beavers #1

 38th Rossendale Beavers #2 and Scouts






 2015 - Events                                                                                  

*    Stargazing Live in March 2015

*    30 Inch Dobsonain reflector being sky tested.Outside store room nearly finished      

*    Multi Media dome complete 

*    2015 visits  ......     Bacup Camera Club

                                   Pony Club

                                   Media Museum, Bradford, November

                                      Sharneyford School

                                       Burnley Road Academy

                                      20th Cubs Todmorden

                                      Littleborough Library after school 2

                                     That's Manchester TV

                                      Wakefield Astronomy Group

                                      Hebden Bridge Round Table

                                      Rochdale Round Table

                                      Total lunar eclipse

                                      Littleborough Library

                                      Parklands Academy

                                     Solar Observing day ( details to follow)

                                     U3A Visit

                                     Milnrow Library after school club talk

                                     Rossendale 45th Scout Group

                                     Children's Stargazing party

                                     Sowerby Bridge Scout Group

                                     Brighouse Scout group

                                     7th Todmorden Brownies

                                     Pullan Crew Clivieer Brownies

                                     Group visit (NC)

                                     New Longton Primary School

                                     Junior School class visit ( JM)

                                     St Francis Brownies ( A) 

                                     Birthday Party

                                     Local Round Table