Open evening at observatory

THE Mansfield and Sutton Astronomical Society is holding an open evening on Saturday at the Sherwood Observatory, Coxmoor Road, Sutton.

The evening will include a short presentation on an astronomy topic from 7pm in the lecture theatre, which will be repeated throughout the evening. There will also be other activities.

Admission for adults and over 16s is £3.50; for under 16s £1 (must be accompanied by an adult). Pre-booking is not required. Gate opens at 6.45 pm.

For more details go to, email or tel 552276.