Dark Sky Events in Northumberland

Northumberland Internation Dark Sky Park


Around 85% of the UK population has never seen a truly dark sky. So for an astronomic experience that won’t cost the universe head to Northumberland for unrivalled stargazing.


The best time for stargazing is during the autumn and winter months, when the nights draw in. You don’t need an expensive telescope. Just pack up a pair of binoculars, a deckchair, take a hot drink and bite to eat and head for rural Northumberland for a star-studded show.


One of Northumberland's favourite tourism attractions Kielder Observatory has an exciting programme of astronomical events throughout the year - Northumberland Dark Sky Events.

Discover our stargazing events below.

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  • Category group: , Star Gazing Events
  • Start date: 21/01/2019
  • End date: 21/04/2019
  • Type(s): Events
Weekend Late Night Event
Star gazing events
Most Fridays and Saturdays in the late slot (approx. midnight-3am, please check website for times) we run our premium weekend events. These run similar to our main evening events but have a reduced nu ...
Main Evening Event
Star gazing events
Spend an evening at the Kielder Observatory with a team of experienced astronomers and we will share with you the wonders of the Universe. We are located in the heart of the Dark Sky Park and our fant ...
Specialist Events
Talk/Lecture
In response to feedback from guests we have started an exciting new programme of events called “Physics in the Forest". These late night events take place in our new state-of-the-art Gillian Dic ...
Aurora Watch
Star gazing events
Hexham
An exploration into auroras, how to become aware of them and how to photograph them. ...
Starry-eyed Valentines Dinner
Star gazing events
Hexham
Enjoy a romantic meal at the Cafe at The Sill before gazing into the heavens and stars above. ...
Space Marvels
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather permitting) with a talk on space exploration, the international space station and the Hubble telescope. ...
Go Stargazing
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather permitting) and talk about the solar system and the Universe. ...
Dark Skies Star Gazing
Star gazing events
Discover the beauty of the Dark Skies of Kielder. We’ll start with an introductory indoor session using an amazing software programme that allows you to view all the wonders of the night sky in ...
Go Stargazing
Star gazing events
Hexham
An observational session (weather pemitting) and a talk about the solar system and the universe. ...

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