SAS Starbeque @ Millshields Dark Sky site

About this event :

SAS Starbeque event at Derwent Reservoir Car Park.

  • Date:  Saturday 3trd September 2022
  • Time: From 7 pm until very late, observing afterwards if weather is favorable.
  • Venue: Will take place at at Derwent Reservoir located at our Millshield dark sky site.

This is our traditional celebration of the return of darker nights and, as in previous years a pre-season event starter. 

NOTE: !!! The event is free to attend (Currently SAS members only event, due to restrictions).
Therefore, if you are not yet a member, it’s a good incentive to join the SAS:-)
  See SAS Website – Memberships 2021-2-22 SAS and/or Membership webpages for details.
You will need to supply your own barbeque goodies (for e.g., food, disposable barbies, etc), scopes, etc.
Note1: There is now a car parking charge of £1.50 for the night Millshields Car Park.
Note2: suitable clothing for the weather and observing, etc.

There is usually lots of scopes of all shapes and sizes, so if you are a prospective/new member that’s no problemo.

Bring disposable Barbeques or prepared meals, snacks, etc.

Travel Directions & Weather Conditions

Depending upon where you are travelling from there are a number of routes to the Millshields dark sky site.

For example, Washington Wetlands Centre to the Powhill dark sky site (based around Millshield car park & picnic area) it’s approximately 26 miles and takes approx. 45 minutes.

The following example route and available directions shown through a selection of images (c/o Google Maps/Street view).

Your host : Martin Kennedy