Peter J Williamson FRAS

                    Astronomer & Broadcaster

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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 available on request , please email office@peterwilliamson.co.uk for more information. I will supply my own laptops, projector 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, The Lord Mayor's Livery Banquette Mansion House London, Herstmonceux Observatory, many  Astronomical Societies across The UK and Ireland, BBC Radio Shropshire, Whittington Castle (Open Days) 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, many Primary , secondary Schools, Cardiff University and many more establishments over the years.
 

Please see contact information for other methods of contacting me.

 

TALKS CONTENT

  • ! NEW ! Astronomy & Music how each influence each other ( 2019 )
  • ! NEW ! Observing The Moon a Practical Guide ( 2019 )
  • ! NEW ! The Moon from Myth to Landings and beyond (50th Anniversary of Moon Landings in 2019)
  • ! NEW ! From The Sun to Infinity - a guide to the universe using my own astro photography. Beginner & Schools.
  • The Sun a Guide for Children (A children's introduction to The Sun).
  • The Sun & How it Works.
  • A general guide to astronomy -  Beginner & Schools.
  • 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 including one to one teaching.
  • Remote Telescopes, how to use them and the benefits.
  • Using the Remote Telescopes for education (schools & colleges).
  • Ask for a specific subject if not listed here.

WORKSHOPS CONTENT

  • Observational Workshop (using the equipment to visually observe the Sun)
  • Using different equipment to observe the Sun in different wavelengths of light (H-Alpha : 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.


TALKS & WORKSHOPS BOOKING 2019

On Going Booked the last Thursday every month by The BBC in 2019

Tuesday January 22nd 2019 - Oswestry U3A - Moon Landings.

Wednesday January 23rd 2019 - North Wales Astronomical Society - Moon Landings

Friday January 25th 2019 - Mid Cheshire Astronomical Society - Remote Imaging.

Thursday February 7th 2019 - Oswestry Library Shropshire - Our Local Star (Midday).

Thursday February 7th 2019 - Walsall Astronomical Society - Deep Sky Imaging using Remote Telescopes.

Saturday February 9th 2019 - National Trust Carding Mill Valley - Astronomy Introduction Pt1.

Tuesday February 26th 2019 - Truro Learning Academy ( AM ) - Space & Astronomy session.

Tuesday February 26th 2019 - Mount Hawke Academy ( Truro ) ( PM ) - Space & Astronomy session.

Wednesday February 27th 2019 - Photography around Cornwall

Thursday February 28th 2019 - Cusgarne Primary School - Space & Astronomy session.

Friday March 1st 2019 - St Mawes Primary School - Space & Astronomy session.

Saturday March 9th 2019 - Practical Astronomy Show Kettering.

Tuesday March 12th 2019 - Market Drayton Library - Moon Landings.

Thursday March 14th 2019 - Meeting with Cardiff University.

Monday March 18th 2019 - Bromsgrove Astronomical Society - Astro Photography & Public Access Telescope.

Saturday March 30th 2019 - SPA Convention - Cambridge Institute of Astronomy.

Monday April 1st 2019 - Redditch Astronomical Society - Remote Telescope Access

Thursday April 4th 2019 - Hereford Astronomical Society - Myth to Moon Landings.

Tuesday April 9th 2019 - Grove School Market Drayton Meeting 11am.

Tuesday April 16th 2019 - Oswestry Library Meeting 11am.

Friday April 26th 2019 - Rosliston Astronomy Group - Remote Imaging.

Thursday May 2nd 2019 - East Sussex Astronomical Society - Remote Imaging.

Friday May 3rd 2019 - Wealden Astronomical Society - Guest

Sunday May 5th 2019 - Stars In The Bars - Oswestry Shropshire ( 2 talks ) Part 1.

Saturday May 11th 2019 - Newtown Astronomical Society - Astronomy & Music Talk ( Herschel to Hawkwind )

Sunday May 12th 2019 - Shrewsbury Kids Fest for Shropshire Astronomical Society.

Friday May 17th 2019 - North Staffs - Remote Imaging Workshop.

Wednesday May 22nd / 23rd / 24th 2019 - Whittington Festival - Astro Radio Outside Broadcast.

Monday June 3rd / 4th 2019 - Cardiff University - Work on Education Project

Thursday June 6th 2019- Oswestry Dementia Group - The Sun.

Saturday 8th June 2019 - Stars In The Bars - Oswestry Shropshire ( 2 talks ) Part 2.

Tuesday June 11th 2019 - St Anselm's School Bakewell - Moon Landings.

Monday June 17th 2019 - Whittington Primary School - Space Talk.

Tuesday June 18th 2019 - Fordingbridge Astronomical Society - Deep Sky Imaging using Remote Telescopes.

Saturday June 22nd 2019 - High Legh Observatory - Live Astro Radio Broadcast.

Tuesday June 25th 2019 - Mansfield & Sutton Astronomical Society - Moon Landings.

Friday June 28th 2019 - University College Shrewsbury - Moon Landings.

Saturday June 29th 2019 - Liverpool Museum - Liverpool MakeFest Live Broadcast.

Thursday July 1st 2019 - Rowley Hall Primary School - Space Talk.

Tuesday July 9th 2019 - North Wales Astronomy - Solar Observing Session.

Saturday July 13th 2019 - Tooley's Boat Yard - Solar Imaging Workshop.

Tuesday July 16th 2019 - Stratford Astronomical Society - From Myth to Moon Landings.

Thursday July 18th 2019 - The BBC - From Myth to Moon Landings.

Saturday July 20th 2019 - Liverpool Central Library - The Moon Landings.

Sunday July 21st 2019 - Elan Valley Visitors Centre - Moon Landings and More.

Tuesday July 23rd 2019 - Carding Mill Valley National Trust - Lunar Exhibition.

Wednesday July 24th 2019 - Oswestry Library 11am - Solar System guide for youngsters.

Wednesday July 24th 2019 - North Wales Astronomical Society - Hosting Meeting.

Tuesday July 30th 2019 - Oswestry Library 2pm - To The Stars for youngsters.

Wednesday August 7th - 12th 2019 - Solarsphere Astronomical & Music Festival.

Tuesday August 16th 2019 - Astro Cymru Moon Landings.

Wednesday August 21st - 27th - Skellig Star Party Ireland - Astronomy & Music Talk.

Friday September 13th - Sun 15th 2019 - Horncastle Weekend Lincs - Remote Imaging.

Wednesday September 25th 2019 - North Wales Astronomical Society - Moon Landings Part 2.

Thursday October 3rd 2019 - Cardiff Astronomical Society - Astronomy & Music. ( Herschel to Hawkwind ).

Saturday October 5th 2019 - Whittington Castle - Space Day and Observing Evening.

Saturday October 12th 2019 - Cotswold Astronomical Society - Astronomy & Music. ( Herschel to Hawkwind ).

Sunday October 13th - 16th 2019 - Cornwall - Photography Field Trip.

Thursday October 17th  2019 - Port Isaac School Cornwall - The Solar System & Beyond.

Saturday October 26th 2019 - National Trust Carding Mill Valley - Astronomy Introduction Pt2.

Friday November 1st 2019 - Elan Valley Visitors Centre - Moon Landings and More.

Friday November 9th 2019 - Newtown Astronomical Society - Moon Landings and More.

Friday November 15th - 16th 2019 - International Astronomy Show. ( Herschel to Hawkwind )

Monday November 18th 2019 - U3A Severn Theatre Shrewsbury - The Moon Landings.

Tuesday November 19th 2019 - Macclesfield Astronomical Society - Deep Sky Imaging using Remote Telescopes.

Saturday November 23rd 2019 - National Trust Carding Mill Valley - Astronomy Introduction Pt3.

Saturday November 23rd - 24th 2019 - SPA Residential Weekend - Several Talks.

Monday November 25th 2019 - Copthorn Ladies Club - Lunar Landings.

Thursday November 28th 2019 - Bala Space Camp Wales - Astro Radio Live Broadcast in Welsh.

Saturday November 30th - 2019 - Keele Universtity - The Moon Landings.

TALKS & WORKSHOPS BOOKING 2020

On Going Booked the last Thursday every month by The BBC in 2019.

Monday January 6th 2020 - Redditch Astronomical Society - Herschel to Hawkwind.

Wednesday January 8th 2020 - U3A Ewyas Harold Wales - From Myth to Moon.

Wednesday February 12th 2020 - Carolian Astronomical Society - Remote Astronomy for Public & Education.

Friday March 6th 2020 - York Astronomical Society - Herschel to Hawkwind.

Monday March 9th 2020 - Reserved awaiting confirmation.

Saturday March 21st 2020 - Practical Astronomy Show.

Wednesday March 25th 2020 - North Wales Astronomy Society - Herschel to Hawkwind.

Friday March 27th 2020 - Mid Cheshire Astronomical Society - Herschel to Hawkwind.

Thursday April 2nd 2020 - Hereford Astronomical Society - Herschel to Hawkwind.

Tuesday April 7th 2020 - Wiltshire Astronomical Society - Subject to be confirmed.

Tuesday April 14th 2020 - Monmouth Astronomical Society - ( Herschel to Hawkwind ).

Friday April 17th 2020 - Liverpool Astronomical Society - Herschel to Hawkwind

Thursday May 7th 2020 - Guilford Astronomical Society - Remote Astronomy for Public & Education.

Sunday May 10th - 17th 2019 - Whittington Festival - Astro Radio Outside Broadcast.

Thursday May 14th 2020 - Worcester Astronomical Society - Subject to be Confirmed.

Sunday June 21st 2020 - Sonic Rock Solstice - Herschel to Hawkwind Stage Version

Monday November 16th 2020 - Bromsgrove Astronomical Society - The Sun and How it Works.

Tuesday December 1st 2020 - Oswestry U3A - Subject TBC
 


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