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  • Sat 6 Apr at 10.00AM
Island Planetarium

Box office: (+44) (01983) 761555

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Fort Victoria Country Park
Westhill Lane
Isle of Wight


Tutor Paul England

Saturday 6th April 2019 10.00am – 1.00pm

The Planetarium, Fort Victoria Country Park. Westhill Lane, Yarmouth PO41 0RR

Fee £9.95

Contact: Margaret Rylands 01983 529589

Since the launch of Sputnik, space probes, digital imaging, Hubble and other telescopes have given us a great leap forward in our understanding of our Solar System and the planets. This illustrated talk with planetarium shows will chart this journey of discovery.

Max. 20 people. Access via 8 steps (2 sets of 4 each with handrails). Toilets 65 yards.

Founded in 1903, the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) is a charity and the UK’s largest voluntary sector provider of adult education.

The WEA provides high quality, student-centred and tutor-led education for adults from all walks of life.


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