About UK Astro Show

The International Astronomy Show really is a show by two astronomers for astronomers, both passionate to bring you a show to remember.

Meet Our Speakers

IAS2024 again brings you a world class two day lecture programme, Find out more details on our speakers for the 2022 show on the drop down menu.


IAS 2024 Event  

Friday  9.00am – 5.00pm To Be Confirmed 

Saturday  9.00am – 5.00pm To Be Confirmed

The IAS 2024 event.

  • IAS2024

  •  Easily accessible from the major road and motorway networks
  • Car Parking

  •  Free all day parking spaces next to the show arena
  • Restaurant

  • large attractive 200 seat restaurant serving hot food and drinks all day
  • Kids Go Free

  • Under 16 free day admission when accompanied with a paying adult 
Graham and Martin are long-time friends who share a passion for Astronomy, in particular Astro-Imaging. They have worked together for many years at Kelling Heath Spring and Autumn Star Parties, imaging under the rural skies of North Norfolk.
They are well-known throughout the astronomical community, to traders and fellow astronomers alike. So, joining forces to bring you The International Astronomy Show really does give a Show “by Astronomers for Astronomers” – a Show to remember!

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 2022 events.


Practical Astronomy Show March 2023  https://www.facebook.com/practicalastroshow/

SPA Convention, Cambridge  March 2023. http://www.popastro.com/announcements/index.php?id_pres_box=33

Kelling Heath Star party, 20th to 27th April 2023. http://www.starparty.org/

Kelling  Heath Star Party, 12th to 19th October  2023. http://starparty.las-astro.org.uk/index.php

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Lecture Programme at a glance


Melissa Gillone                           10.00am        11.00am

Prof Michael Merrifield              11.15am          12.15pm

Gary Palmer                               1.00pm           2.00pm

Prof Martin Barstow                    2.15pm           3.15pm

Prof Leigh Fletcher                       3.30pm          4.30pm



David Harland                           10.00am          11.00am

Michael Morris                          11.15am           12.15pm

Peter Jenkins                              1.00pm            2.00pm

Prof Nial Tavir                            2.15pm             3.15pm

Prof Allan Chapman                   3.30pm            4.30pm