The Heritage of the Heavens with Howard Parkin

Fri, 02 Feb 2018 , 19.00 - 22.00

'The Heritage of the Heavens' - Astronomy from a Manx Perspective. Local astronomer and outstanding speaker Howard Parkin to talk at Milntown.

Guests will be treated to a delicious 2 course dinner and a chance to listen to Howard talking about 'The Heritage of the Heavens - Astronomy from a Manx Perspective'. Weather depending, guests will venture out to the gardens to take a look at the night sky after a short introduction on what you will see in the sky above Milntown.

Inspired by the “Space race” back in the 60’s, Howard has been an avid astronomer and space enthusiast ever since. He is a fully trained teacher and has been taught astronomy to adult education classes since 1985. He is a member of the BAA and was a founder member and chairman of the Isle of Man Astronomical Society (IOMAS) and has been an accomplished speaker throughout the Isle of Man, the UK, and South Africa.

Tickets cost £35 + Eventbrite fee

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Doors open at 6.45pm for a 7.00pm start.

​Please email events@milntown.org with any dietary requirements after booking.