Peter J Williamson FRAS

                    Astronomer & Broadcaster



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 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.



  • 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).
  • ! 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.
  • Ask for a specific subject 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 : 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.


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.

Monday February 25th - 1st March - Cornwall Primary School Tour - Space & Astronomy Outreach

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

Friday March 15th 2019 - North Staffs - Remote Imaging Workshop To Be Confirmed.

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

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

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

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

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

Saturday May 11th 2019 - Newtown Astronomical Society - Astronomy & Music Talk.

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

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

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

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 ( TBC ).

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

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

Saturday July 20th 2019 - World Museum Liverpool - The Moon Landings.

Saturday July 20th - 26th July 2019 - National Trust Carding Mill Valley - Lunar Exhibition.

Wednesday July 17th 2019 - Oswestry Library - Moon Landings and More.

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

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

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

Thursday October 3rd 2019 - Cardiff Astronomical Society - Astronomy & Music.

Saturday October 12th 2019 - Cotswold Astronomical Society - Astronomy & Music.

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

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.

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