About UK Astro Show

The International Astronomy Show really is a show by two astronomers for astronomers, both passionate to bring you a world class show to remember, and a show that will now be a permanent fixture on the Astronomy calendar.

Meet Our Speakers

Find out more details on our world class speakers for the 2016 show on the drop down menu.


Our 2016 Event: 14th – 15th October 2016

Visitors to Stoneleigh Park can enjoy a day out taking advantage of the excellent disabled and child friendly facilities, on site restaurant and ample FREE parking with 4,000sqm of Exhibition space.

Kids go free for 2016.

Under 16 free entrance to event when accompanied by adult

Friday 14th October 9.00am – 6.00pm

Saturday 15th October 9.00am – 5.00pm

About this years event at Stoneleigh Park in 2016

  • Unique setting in the Warwickshire countryside is easily accessible from the major road and motorway networks
  • 30,000 free parking spaces within easy reach of all facilities
  • Ample cloakroom and toilet facilities
  • The onsite hotel offers comfortable, contemporary rooms at a reasonable price
  • Stunning light and airy atrium and a large attractive restaurant

Graham and Martin have been long time personal friends and both share a passion for Astronomy and in particular Astro Imaging, they have joined forces together for many years at Kelling Heath Spring and Autumn Star Parties, Imaging under the rural skies of North Norfolk, while at the same time enjoying their other passion for hot tea and coffee and the odd bacon roll or two at 3am.

Graham and Martin are both well known throughout the Astronomy community to traders and fellow Astronomers alike. So joining forces to bring you The International Astronomy Show really is a show by two Astronomers for Astronomers, both passionate to bring you a World Class Show to remember, and a Show that will now be a permanent fixture on the Astronomy calendar..

All Images entered in the competition will be streamed in a slide show live at The International Astronomy Show over the 2 day event. The winners will be annnounced on the IAS Website, and used on Facebook and Twitter  and will include the images with full credits, and by entering the competition you agree to this use.

There will be one unrestricted age group for all entrants. There will only be one First, Second ,Third and runner up places across all categories. All images must be your own original work, and be copyright owned by you. Subject matter is entirely your own choice, this can be Planets, Stars, Constellations, sunsets/sunrise, moon, solar, deep sky, there will be no winners for each subject section, all entrants will have equal chance of winning whether it be a 20 hour deep sky image or a hand held moon shot.

Come  meet and chat with Martin and Graham live at the following 2016 events.

Astrofest2016,   London 5th and 6th February.

SPA Convention, Cambridge  March 2016.

Kelling Heath Star party, 13th to 18th April 2016

Kelling  Heath Star Party, 7th to 13th September.

Meet Our 2016 Media Partners. If you would like to talk to us about being part of our 2016 show then please contact us.