Peter J Williamson FRAS

                    Astronomer & Broadcaster


On Going Booked the last Thursday every month by The BBC in 2017

November 15th 2017 - Dudley College Teaching Session (Remote Telescope & Processing) 1:30pm - 3:30pm

November 22nd 2017 - Dudley College Teaching Session (Take Students on Site Visit)

November 25th 2017 - Carding Mill Valley National Trust - The Life of Stars - Dust to Dust (Death of Stars).

November 24th - 26th 2017 - SPA Preston Montford Shropshire, Solar Talks & Workshops.


On Going Booked the last Thursday every month by The BBC in 2018

January 13th 2018 - Cardiff Museum (Faulkes & Astro Cymru).

January 24th 2018 - North Wales Astronomical Society Llandudno - Solar Astronomy

February 9th & 10th 2018 - European Astro Fest Kensington London.

February 17th 2018 - Astronomy Evening @ Severn Valley Country Park.

February 24th 2018 - Carding Mill Valley National Trust - The Nature of The Moon.

March 6th 2018 - North Staffordshire Astronomical Society - Remote Imaging.

March 10th 2018 - Newtown Astronomical Society - Remote Imaging.

April 7th 2018 - Carding Mill Valley National Trust - Moon Shots, Success & Failure.

May 12th 2018 - Solar Astronomy & Imaging Workshop @ Tooley's Boat Yard Banbury.

July 14th 2018 - Cotswold Astronomical Society - Remote Imaging Techniques & Options.

July 21st 2018 - Carding Mill Valley National Trust - Apollo Program - The Eagle has Landed.

August 8th - 13th 2018 - Solarsphere Astronomical & Music Festival.

November 10th 2018 - Carding Mill Valley National Trust - Current Lunar Research.

I am available for workshops and talks at events such as festivals, commercial events, astronomical societies, outreach events, schools, colleges, universities and charitable events. Cost will be dependent on the type of event, status of event and location, please email for more information. I will supply my own laptops, projector, screen and telescope equipment as and where required.

I am DBS registered therefore allowed to work within establishments where children are present.
Certification can be supplied on request and is strictly confidential.
I have given many talks and undertaken many workshops, here are some of the people I have been booked by in the past, please ask them if they were satisfied with my work.

Recent talks & workshops include, Shropshire Astronomical Society, BBC Radio Shropshire, Chester Astronomical Society, Whittington Castle (Open Day) Elan Valley Visitors Centre and Astronomers, Skellig Star Party Ireland, Oswestry Beavers, Altrincham & District Astronomical Society, High Lee Community Observatory, The North West AstroFest Runcorn, Cardingmill Valley National Trust centre, Upton West Lea Primary School and many more establishments over the years.

Please see contact information for other methods of contacting me.


  • The Sun a Guide for Children (A children's introduction to The Sun).
  • The Sun & How it Works.
  • Guide to The Night Sky (Season's and general guide)
  • Stars, Birth to Death (4 talk Series)
  • Solar Astronomy for the Beginner (Why do Solar Astronomy).
  • Deep Sky Imaging using remote Telescopes
  • Deep Sky Image Processing
  • Remote Telescopes, how to use them and the benefits.
  • Using the Remote Telescopes for education (schools & colleges).
  • Ask for a specific talk if not listed here.


  • Observational Workshop (using the equipment to visually observe the Sun)
  • Using different equipment to observe the Sun in different wavelengths of light (H-Alpha : Cak Calcium : White Light)
  • Demonstrations of solar photography and image processing to a group (teaching session).
  • Demonstrations of solar photography and image processing on a one to one basis (teaching session).
  • Deep Sky Image Processing. Group or One on One.

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