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 ! One shot single frame Milky Way Photography ( 2020 ).
  • ! NEW ! Observing The Moon a Practical Guide ( 2020 ).
  • ! NEW ! Whirlpools in Space - The Birr Telescope ( Earl of Rosse ) ( 2020 ).
  • From The Sun to Infinity - a guide to the universe using my own astro photography. Beginner & Schools.
  • Herschel to Hawkwind, Astronomy & Music how each influence each other.
  • The Moon from Myth to Landings and beyond.
  • 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 for Public & Educational Access.
  • Deep Sky Image Processing including one to one teaching.
  • 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

Click this link for talks already undertaken in 2019

Tuesday November 19th 2019 - Macclesfield Astronomical Society - Remote Telescopes for Public & Education.

Thursday November 21st 2019 - Manchester Astronomical Society - Remote Telescopes for Public & Education.

Friday November 22nd - 24th 2019 - SPA Residential Weekend - Several Talks.

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

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.

Saturday December 7th 2019 - Cardiff University - The Moon

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.

Thursday January 9th - High Lee Observatory - Whirlpools in Space - The Birr Telescope.

Tuesday January 14th 2020 - Pontsbury Ladies Club - Myth to Moon.

Thursday January 23rd 2020 - The Cube Oswestry - Introduction to The Night Sky.

Wednesday February 5th 2020 - Oswestry Library - The Spring Night Sky (1:00pm)

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

Saturday February 15th 2020 - National Trust Carding Mill Valley - From Birr to Hubble.

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

Monday March 9th 2020 - Wolverhampton Astronomical Society - Paul Pope lecture - Myth to Moon.

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.

Tuesday March 31st 2020 - Mansfield & Sutton 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.

Tuesday April 21st 2020 - Stratford Astronomical Society - Apollo 12 to the end and beyond.

Friday April 24th 2020 - Rosliston Astronomical Society - Herschel to Hawkwind.

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

Friday May 8th 2020 - Coventry & Warwickshire Astronomical Society - Herschel to Hawkwind.

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

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

Wednesday May 20th 2020 - Oswestry Library - The Summer Night Sky (12:30pm).

Saturday June 13th 2020 - Hertmonceux Observatory Centre - Herschel to Hawkwind ( TBC ).

Saturday June 20th 2020 - National Trust Carding Mill Valley - Solar Astronomy.

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

Friday July 10th 2020 - Mid Kent Astronomical Society - Subject to be Confirmed.

Saturday July 11th 2020 - Cotswold Astronomical Society - Whirlpools in Space - The Birr Teleescope.

Monday July 13th 2020 - Bradford Astronomical Society - Remote Astronomy for Public & Education.

Wednesday August 14th - 17th 2020 - Solarsphere Astronomical & Music Festival.

Wednesday August 19th - 26th 2020 - Skellig Star Party Ireland - Milky Way Photography.

Wednesday September 16th 2020 - Oswestry Library - The Autumn Night Sky (12:30pm)

Saturday September 19th 2020 - National Trust Carding Mill Valley - Herschel to Hawkwind.

Saturday October 10th 2020 - Society Event.

Monday October 12th 2020 - Clydesdale Astronomical Society ( Scotland ) - Remote Telescopes.

Friday October 16th  2020 - Cambridge Astronomical Society - Herschel to Hawkwind.

Saturday October 17th 2020 - East Lincs Astronomical Society - Whirlpools in Space - The Birr Telescope.

Monday October 19th - 23rd 2020 - Port Isaac School Cornwall and other Schools in Cornwall - Outreach.

Saturday November 14th 2020 - National Trust Carding Mill Valley - The Story of Patrick Moore.

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

Tuesday December 1st 2020 - Oswestry U3A - Subject TBC

Wednesday December 9th 2020 - Oswestry Library - The Winter Night Sky (12:30pm)

 


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