The Must-Attend Space Events and Conferences in October 2023

4th Oct 2023
The Must-Attend Space Events and Conferences in October 2023

As we embark on a fresh month, the cosmos beckons with a stellar lineup of captivating space events and conferences in the United Kingdom for October 2023. Don’t miss your chance to dive into the universe’s wonders by securing your tickets and marking these dates on your calendar!

Stargazing at Vantage Tower With Telescopes

When: 4 October

Where: Outside Vantage TowerNavigator Square Islington London N19 5TD United Kingdom

FREE telescope viewing from Vantage Towers Roof Garden – get ready to explore the cosmos like never before and witness the wonders of the cosmos up close and personal!

Whether you’re an experienced astronomer or a curious beginner, this event promises to be a celestial delight. The expert guides will be on hand to share their knowledge and point out the most awe-inspiring celestial objects. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the night sky as you marvel at distant galaxies, nebulae, and even planets. Discover the secrets of the universe while enjoying the company of fellow stargazers.

Modelling the Cosmos (Theatre)

When: 9 October

Where: The Royal Institution 21 Albemarle Street London W1S 4BS United Kingdom

Join world-renowned physicist Claudia Maraston and dive into the world of Stellar Population Models. These models observe the spectro-photometric and mass properties of galaxies, and have found widespread applications in astrophysics and cosmology, providing us with the tools to study galaxy formation and evolution both theoretically and through data interpretation. 

Whether you’re an astrophysics enthusiast or just curious, this talk promises to be a fascinating journey through one of the most exciting fields in modern science. Unravel the secrets of the cosmos and explore the frontiers of our understanding of the Universe.

The Marvels of the Solar System

When: 25 October

Where: Gresham CollegeBarnard’s Inn Hall Holborn London EC1N 2HH United Kingdom

The exploration of the Solar System has revealed a remarkable diversity of landscapes, from the frozen deserts of Mars, which billions of years ago ran with water, to the hellish surface of Venus and the strange hydrocarbon seas of Saturn’s largest moon, Titan. In the voyages to these places, we have discovered what may be the most common home for life in the Universe – the ice-covered oceans found in many of Jupiter and Saturn’s moons. It’s all in a lecture by Professor Chris Lintott.

Cosmic Workshop: Journey through the Eclipses and the Akashic Records

When: 26 October

Where: Soma hŌṃe (N16)231 Stoke Newington Church Street #Studio 2 & 4 London N16 9HP United Kingdom

Unlock the power of the cosmos and reprogram your future! Jane and Aya have come together to offer a special two-part workshop amid this powerful eclipse season. You will begin with an interactive workshop centred around the astrological significance of the eclipses. Aya will guide you through the mythology and symbolism of these illusionary bodies and shed light on their unique transformative potential. Discover how these cosmic events influence our lives and understand what this month’s solar and lunar eclipses hold for you based on your zodiac sign.

Galaxy Explorers 

When: 26 October

Where: Rotherham Market, Drummond Street, Rotherham, UKDrummond Street Rotherham S65 1EL United Kingdom

Ever wanted to take a trip into the cosmos of your imagination? Ever wanted to ride a space-bat-dragon? Join Astro Flambe for a trip into deep space. They are going to be crash-landing on a distant planet of your creation. In this 45-minute session, you will help to create a new world through drama and freewriting.

Astronomy at Stonehaugh – Introduction to Astronomy

When: 27 October

Where: Stonehaugh Activity Centre Stonehaugh Hexham NE483DZ United Kingdom

Learn about our solar system and our local neighbourhood in space, while discussing distant galaxies and the far reaches of the universe. This is a general introduction to all things astronomical with the opportunity to ask those far-reaching questions that have always puzzled you. If weather permits, observing will be the part of the event.

It truly is a month of fascinating space events in October 2023, no matter where you live in the United Kingdom. So come out and enjoy!

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