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Astronomyweek x DressHead Chiffon Peplum Dress

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NAW to work with Campaign to Protect Rural England

14th August 2013:  National Astronomy Week is pleased to announce that we will be working with the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) to support their 2014 star count initiative. The 2014 dates will be set to overlap National Astronomy Week. More details will be provided closer to the event, but in the meantime details […]


6th August 2013

We are pleased to announce that the Society for Popular Astronomy (SPA), the British Association of Planetaria (BAP) and the Federation of Astronomical Societies (FAS) have pledged funding to help support NAW2014. We are very grateful for their contributions which will help towards the development of a dynamic website. Developing an efficient method of uploading […]


2nd August 2013

We were very sorry to hear of the death of Gilbert Satterthwaite last week. Gilbert was a long-standing supporter of National Astronomy Week and made an enormous contribution to our efforts, particularly in astronomical heritage. His own connection with the history of astronomy dated back to the early 1950s, when at the start of his […]


28th July 2013

We are delighted to announce that NAW2014 has received funding from the Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC) to co-ordinate events and activities throughout the UK for the “Target Jupiter” week 1 – 8 March 2014. STFC logo We will shortly be featuring ideas for events and ways in which you can get involved. We […]