Stargazing this February

Heres all you need to know on 3 exciting stargazing events happening in the Brecon Beacons very own Dark Skies Reserve this month:

12th February-Stargazing Evening
7:00pm, national Park Visitor Centre, Libanus

An evening of Stargazing at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre.Tickets £15 include a Gurkha Curry followed by an informative talk.

  • Tickets must be booked in advance and are available from the National Park Reception at Plas y Ffynnon, Brecon LD3 7HP or by calling 01874 624437.
  • The event is in aid of Mayor of Brecon Charities.



16th February-Dark Skies Evening
6-9pm, Buckland Hall Bwlch.

A family friendly evening organised by Discover Llangorse & Bwlch6pm – 9pm at Buckland Hall, Bwlch, LD3 7JJ.

  • Planetarium with Martin Griffiths
    Director of the Brecon Beacons Observatory
  • Lectures by Nick Busby
    Chairman, Abergavenny Astronomical Society
  • Plus: Observing the Night Sky if Clear
    (Suitable warm outdoor clothing is advised)
  • Adults £10
    Children & Senior Citizens £6
  • Tickets available online –
    or in person at the Welsh Venison Centre, Bwlch – 01874 730 929


26th Feb-Brecon Beacons National Park Astronomy Evening-The Moon and the Western Imagination
7:30pm, National Park Visitor Centre, Libanus 

A series of interactive lectures by former University and NASA astronomer Martin Griffiths. The Moon and the Western Imagination – from ancient myths to the Moon landings

  • All talks will be held at the National Park Visitor Centre at 7:30pm and will be followed by stargazing sessions using the Brecon Beacons Observatory and additional telescopes (weather permitting). To book places contact the Visitor Centre, 01874 623366.
  • Prices:
    £15 per adult
    £10 per person under 16


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