About UK Astro Show

The International Astronomy Show really is a show by two astronomers for astronomers, both passionate to bring you a world class show to remember, and a show that will now be a permanent fixture on the Astronomy calendar.


Meet Our Speakers

Stay tuned to find out more details on our world class speakers as they are announced for the 2015 show


Our 2015 Event: 2nd – 3rd October 2015

Visitors to Stoneleigh Park can enjoy a day out taking advantage of the excellent disabled and child friendly facilities, on site restaurant and ample FREE parking with 4,000sqm of Exhibition space

Meet some of our guest speakers from our 2014 show

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Nick Howes

Nick Howes is a freelance science writer and amateur astronomer, whose work has included science writer for the European Space Agency Space Science Portal. A Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, he has written for Astronomy U.S, Sky and Telescope, Popular Astronomy and many other publications and websites.
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Pete Lawrence

Pete Lawrence has presented an observing section on the long running BBC Sky at Night television programme for ten years and also compiles and writes the monthly Sky Guide for the Sky at Night Magazine
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Mark Thompson

Mark is one of the presenters on the RTS nominated show Stargazing LIVE which is now in its fourth year, and has inspired in excess of 4 million viewers to get out and enjoy the night sky. He is also a specialist presenter on the Alan Titchmarsh show and a regular on Radio Five Live, Five News, BBC News

About our next event at Stoneleigh Park in 2015

  • Unique setting in the Warwickshire countryside is easily accessible from the major road and motorway networks
  • 30,000 free parking spaces within easy reach of all facilities
  • Ample cloakroom and toilet facilities
  • The hotel offers comfortable, contemporary rooms at a reasonable price
  • Stunning light and airy atrium and a large attractive restaurant

Graham and Martin have been long time personal friends and both share a passion for Astronomy and in particular Astro Imaging, they have joined forces together for many years at Kelling Heath Spring and Autumn Star Parties, Imaging under the rural skies of North Norfolk, while at the same time enjoying their other passion for hot tea and coffee and the odd bacon roll or two at 3am.

Graham and Martin are both well known throughout the Astronomy community to traders and fellow Astronomers alike. So joining forces to bring you The International Astronomy Show really is a show by two Astronomers for Astronomers, both passionate to bring you a World Class Show to remember, and a Show that will now be a permanent fixture on the Astronomy calendar..

All Images entered in the competition will be streamed in a slide show live at The International Astronomy Show over the 2 day event. The winners will be annnounced on the IAS Website, Facebook and Twitter accounts and will include their images with full credits, and by entering the competition you agree to this use.

There will be one unrestricted age group for all entrants. There will only be one First, Second ,Third  place across all categories. All images must be your own original work, and be copyright owned by you. Subject matter is entirely your own choice, this can be Planets, Stars, Constellations, sunsets/sunrise, moon, solar, deep sky, there will be no winners for each subject section, all entrants will have equal chance of winning whether it be a 20 hour deep sky image or a hand held moon shot.

Come  meet and chat with Martin and Graham live at the following 2015 events.

Astrofest2015,   London 6th and 7th February.

SPA Convention, Cambridge 28th March 2015.

Kelling Heath Star party, 13th to 18th April 2015

Kelling  Heath Star Party, 7th to 13th September.

Meet Our 2015 Media Partners. If you would like to talk to us about being part of our 2015 show then please contact us ASAP