We work in partnership with MKDAS. They attend our events bring along scopes and their expertise. They also bring along their signer Mandy who helps make UK Astronomy accessible for the deaf astronomers.
Epson are the very generous sponsors of this years UK Astronomy photo competition. Epson are providing the winners with a calendar, all winners and runners up with their printed image and are printing all the images for the exhibition. A BIG Thank you to Dominic Gurney for arranging all of this.
Ikea Milton Keynes have very kindly donated a gift voucher for the purchase of frames for the UK Astronomy photo competition.
Astrogloves are a local family run company who have very kindly supported UK Astronomy in the past with FREE Astrogloves to give away as competition prizes.
Richard J Bartlett is our friend from across the pond :) Richard has been a strong supporter of UK Astronomy offering us FREE copies of his books to take to our events, purchasing us a telescope for use at our events and offering our members FREE downloads of his kindle editions.
Astronomy for Fun are a Astronomy Group based in Daventry who work side by side with UK Astronomy in making Astronomy fun and accessible for all. We have supported them with their Summer Soltice Events and their Internation SUNdays and will continue to help.
UK Astronomy can be heard on The Garbage Pod Nominal,
where we bring you a monthly guide of whats happening in the sky with the TGP guys, Mark Taylor is your host.
Emberton Sports and Social Club - without these guys UK Astronomy would not have been born. Ross started Astronomy here as one man in a field and thanks to their support we are now able to offer stargazing in thier field for the local community.
Emberton Sports and Social Club is a great community space that is available to hire. For more details please visit them at: http://www.embertonparishcouncil.co.uk/pavilion/
Thanks to Tesco, Sainsbury's and Morrisons who all supported our recent Star-b-q event. These 3 stores each contributed towards the food at the event.
Derek Pelling is a photographer with over nineteen years experience, 16 in the field of local press coverage, and the last two as a freelance. He has photographed everything from Royal visits and weddings to pets and village fetes.
Derek kindly supports UK Astronomy and comes to a number of our events to help capture the moments for the community and to help the charity ptomote the work that we do.
Derek is based in Winslow, Buckinghamshire. For more details please visit his website at: http://derekpellingphotography.co.uk/
An environmentally friendly 44 acre rare breeds farm in Aylesbury Vale for all ages. Located in beautiful open countryside where there’s plenty of space for families to explore.
Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre work in partnership with UK Astronomy on a number of events throughout the year. Keep an eye on our website for more details or visit their website at: http://greendragonecofarm.co.uk/family/#
Mick Scott is one of our UK Astronomy Crew as well as being a excellent builder. Mick has 16 year’s trade experience and a wealth of equally proficient specialist contractors who make up the MPM team. From fitting an outside tap to pricing and project managing a serious make-over, MPM will deliver, on time, on price, and to the highest standards.
Mick is a rare breed creative tradesman with a problem-solving, solutions-oriented approach. He’s happy to provide you with objective advice on your projects, and discuss the various options available, sometimes saving £100’s of pounds - definitely a breath of fresh air!
TRING ASTRONOMY CENTRE
Where would we be without these guys, Neil and the gang are always on hand for helpful good advice, will make sure you get the right equipment for what you want to get out of the hobby even if it means less money and always throw in a great price..... and a cuppa!
Fresh Design and Print are very generous sponsors of UK Astronomy marketing material providing free car stickers, kids worksheets and logo design.
For more details please visit their website: http://www.freshdps.co.uk
Fatima King, the community champion from Tesco Tring Road is a huge supporter of UK Astronomy. Tesco's in Aylesbury have provided the funding via their bags for life scheme for a 16" scope for our mobile observatory. For more details of the fantastic community support provided by tesco please follow their facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/tescoaylesbury2/