Peter J Williamson FRAS

                    Astronomer & Broadcaster



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

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.

April 28th 2018 - Severn Valley Country Park - Stargazing Evening with Talk.

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

May 15th - 20th - Astro Radio Outside Broadcasts @ Whittington International Chamber Music Festival

May 27th 2018 - Solar Astronomy - Euxtronomy Chorley Lancashire

June 24th 2018 - International SUNday North Staffordshire Astronomical Society

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

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

July 28th 2018 - Severn Valley Country Park - Solar Day and Talk.

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

August 31st - September 2nd 2018 - Herstmonceux Observatory (Astro Radio & Talks)

September 8th - Daytime 2018 - Astro Radio Live Broadcasts from Oswestry Heritage Festival.

September 8th -  2018 - Astronomy Talks & Observing Oswestry Hill Fort.

September 12th -  2018 - Solar & Night Sky Talk Oswestry Heritage Festival.

September 15th - Daytime 2018 - Astro Radio Live Broadcasts from Oswestry Heritage Festival.

September 16th - Daytime 2018 - Solar Day & Oswestry Heritage Festival.

October 29th 2018 - Elan Valley with AstroCymru.

November 6th 2018 - Wiltshire Astronomical Society - The Sun.

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

November 15th 2018 - Remote Astronomy - Cardiff Astronomical Society.

November 16th 2018 - Remote Astronomy - Liverpool Astronomical Society.

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 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 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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