The North West Astronomy Festival is an annual event in Runcorn Cheshire the first weekend of July

The 2017 festival is the 1st & 2nd of July at The Heath Conference Centre in Runcorn from 10.00 am to 5.00 pmĀ 

We deliver a packed programme of talks, presentations, activities, trade, clubs & societies and our famous raffle and Social Supper.
The festival is a not for profit event run by local astronomers. All proceeds go back into the event funds for future years.

NWAF Organisation

The North West Astronomy Festival is a not for profit event run by astronomers for astronomers. You can get involved with the organisation and running of the festival before and during the festival weekend.

NWAF 2017

We present special weekend celebrating Women in astronomy. Come and have some fun at 'Ladies Day' with presentations, activities and exhibitions by some of the leading women astronomers.

NWAF Location

Easily accessible from the motorway and rail networks, the festival is held in the Conference Centre and Exhibition Hall at The Heath Business Park in Runcorn Cheshire.