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Geminids meteor shower in December

Geminids Meteor Shower

Date: 13th December 2016
Time: 8:00 pm  to  10:00 pm

Join us for the Geminids Meteor Shower at Walltown

Meet our Star maker who will give a talk on meteors, meteorites and asteroids.

Kev Lewis / Flickr Creative Commons

Weather permitting, telescopes and binoculars will be available for you to use to view the Geminids Meteor Shower which takes place around this time in December.

Book in advance and you save as tickets on the night will be £12.00 per adult, £6.00 per child.

This event is aimed at beginners 11 years and older.

The Kiosk serving soup and other refreshments will be open during the event.   Attendees are welcome to stay to view the meteor shower (weather permitting) so we’d suggest you bring your own seating and appropriate warm clothing.


Location: Walltown Quarry Country Park (National Park car park), Greenhead, Brampton, CA8 7JD

For those wishing to use Sat-Nav please note, particularly in open country, postcodes cover a large area so whilst the postcode will get you to the right general area, you may still need to follow directions to locate the venue.

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