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Star Tips for Profits Workshop

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North Pennines AONB Partnership are running a ‘Star Tips for Profits’ workshop at the North Pennines Observatory on 19th March, 6-9pm.
This is a great opportunity for tourism businesses to visit the Observatory, find out about how it all works and benefit from a workshop led by journalist and stargazer Richard Darn.

It costs £10 and includes a light buffet. Anyone wishing to join as a corporate member may do so on the day with their £10 going towards the £50 corporate membership fee. Benefits of being a corporate member can be found here - http://www.northpennobservatory.org.uk/Corporate-supporters 

As well as finding out how the observatory works, attendees will take part in a ‘Star Tips for Profit’ workshop delivered by Richard Darn. The workshop aims to better equip businesses to take advantage of the growing interest in dark skies tourism and will cover:

- Why dark skies are so important and the problem of light pollution

- What the various designations mean

- What astro-tourism is and how businesses are benefiting

- Making your business dark sky friendly

- What equipment to provide

- Useful apps and aids to observing

- A crash course in stargazing

More information and booking here

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