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Festival, Fri 10 - Mon 13 Aug 2018, £20-£45




We are providing the opportunity for beginners and the more experienced amateur to learn about a variety of space related topics at our astrocamp which consists of a dark site in a spectacular location in Mid Wales. Location: Penmaenau Farm, Builth Wells LD2 3RD

This is in the form of talks and workshops to include solar observing and photography, night sky observing , astro photography, and much more.

In addition, there will be a music festival running alongside this for those who wish to discover some wonderful new and established bands.

The ticket price is £45 for the weekend, this includes all talks, workshops, observing and Music. There are limited spaces at this venue so we advise you to book your tickets soon.

Camping is "FREE" whether you bring a tent, caravan or campervan. The top field is the best location for observing. If you wish to pitch your tent here you will need to get there early! For site information and location please follow the links at the top of this page.

With plenty to do in perfect surroundings, SOLARSPHERE is an affordable, quality weekend for the whole family to enjoy year after year.

Beginners & experienced astronomers with telescopes please bring them if possible, there will be a telescope for Deep Sky and Solar for beginners without telescopes to look through if required.

Children welcome

Event details

Dates Times
Fri 10 - Mon 13 Aug 2018


Tickets: £45 plus small booking fee, 14-16 Teen Ticket £20 (the booking fee is Ticketline's charge for their service).
Under 13's are FREE and must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
School or large parties please contact Solarsphere before booking.
Carers accompanying a Disabled Person will be admitted FREE.

Ticket prices include all talks, bands and workshops, FREE camping (Parking is next to Tent), full shower facilities, proper toilet facilities within the main area, hair drying and phone charging facilities.

Events at this Venue

date event
Fri 10 - Mon 13 Aug Solarsphere 2018



01874 622485





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Map reference: SO 039511  Lat: 52.14979 Long: -3.40593

A44 from Worcester/Leominster; A481 from Fforest Inn.

Accessible by Public Transport: 2 miles from Builth Road station


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