Dark skies events diary

Plan your Hebridean Dark Skies Festival experience here – click on each event for more information and ticket links. This page will be updated regularly between now and February 2019 so check back here for festival news or follow An Lanntair on Facebook.

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FRIDAY 8 FEBRUARY

6.30pm, An Lanntair – Festival opening reception and launch of photography exhibition (free)

8pm, An Lanntair – Opening gala: Wunder Der Schopfung (silent film with live music)

SATURDAY 9 FEBRUARY

All day, An Lanntair – Dark Skies exploration day one (free talks and workshops)

6pm, An Lanntair – Chris Lintott (talk)

8pm, An Lanntair – The Rocket Post with Shauna Macdonald (film screening plus Q&A)

MONDAY 11 FEBRUARY

All day, An Lanntair – Cosmos Planetarium

8pm, Gallan Head (Aird Uig) – Dark Skies at Gallan Head, with John Brown

TUESDAY 12 FEBRUARY

All day, An Lanntair – Cosmos Planetarium

THURSDAY 14 FEBRUARY

9pm, An Lanntair – Valentine film screening: Starman

FRIDAY 15 FEBRUARY

6pm, Callanish Visitor Centre – Stars Over The Stones

8pm, An Lanntair – Whatever Gets You Through The Night (live music, film, and more)

SATURDAY 16 FEBRUARY

All day, An Lanntair – Dark Skies exploration day two (day tickets plus individual tickets available) including:

12pm, An Lanntair – Space Ape (children’s show, ages 7+)

2pm, An Lanntair – Nigel Henbest: Virgin Spaceman (talk)

4pm, An Lanntair – In The Shadow Of The Moon (film screening)

6pm, An Lanntair – Natalie Marr and Emma Pollock (conversation and music)

8pm, An Lanntair – Cosmic Quest with Heather Couper and Nigel Henbest (talk)

MONDAY 18 FEBRUARY

8pm, Gallan Head (Aird Uig) – Dark Skies at Gallan Head, with Natalie Marr (talk)

TUESDAY 19 FEBRUARY

All day, An Lanntair – Dark Skies pre-school programme

7pm, Supermoon Superquiz! at Callanish Visitor Centre (£5 on door) followed by stargazing session.

WEDNESDAY 20 FEBRUARY

All day, An Lanntair – Dark Skies pre-school programme

THURSDAY 21 FEBRUARY

All day, An Lanntair – Dark Skies pre-school programme

8pm, An Lanntair –  Closing film: First Man