Woodcote rally site
It certainly has clear lines to the horizon in all directions (even the tree line to the north is not obtrusive). Bring sunscreen and water – it will be hot and the only shade will be the RAS gazebos. Gerry has asked for volunteers to slot themselves into a schedule via him. I currently have 6 exhibitors wristbands available (free entry and good for both days), I can probably get more if needed.
55th Woodcote Rally
The Reading Astronomical Society has acquired a stand at the above event
next weekend. It is a bit experimental for us so it is necessary to ask
if any enthusiasts on this list can let us know if you can attend to
help demonstrate the hobby. As the event is over two days there is an
opportunity on Saturday evening to actually do some observing with the
You can of course visit the event as a normal day-out but if you wish to
lend a hand with the astronomy reply to this address with times you
might be available. The Rally is open at 10:00 am both days and closes
at 11:00 pm on Saturday, and 6:00 pm on Sunday.
Reading Astronomical Society
0118 986 4032
07510 444 630
PS: For those who are not familiar with this type of event you can get a
flavour from the images here….