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Historical Section Meeting, Liverpool

Venue: Quaker Meeting House, School Lane, Liverpool (click to see map)
Date:
Saturday, 2016, May 21 - 10:00 to 17:00

For information about booking for this meeting, click here.

This year's historical section meeting will take place in Liverpool on 2016 May 21.

The cost will be £5 for BAA members and £10 for non-members, including refreshments but not lunch.

Timetable

09:30 Doors open
09:30 – 10:00 Refreshments & Registration
10:00 – 10:00 Introduction and Welcome – Mike Frost
10:10 – 11:05 Gerard Gilligan –‘West Kirby to the Moon - The History of Liverpool Astronomical Society’
11:05 – 12:00 Kevin Kilburn –‘The Bridestones Legacy’
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch Break (The Meeting House has a café and there are lots of eateries nearby)
13:30 – 13:35 Welcome back
13:35 – 14:30 Christopher Taylor – ‘William Herschel and the Expansion of the Universe’
14:30 – 15:25 Bob Marriott – ‘Lancashire Emigrants’
15:25 – 15:50 Refreshments
15:50 – 16:50 Prof. Bill Leatherbarrow – ‘Patrick Moore and our volcanic Moon’
17:00 The Quaker Meeting House closes.

Booking information

Advance booking for this meeting is now closed, but you will be able to buy tickets on the door.

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