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

IAS2018 again bring you a world class two day lecture programme, Find out more details on our speakers for the 2018 show on the drop down menu.


IAS2018 Event 12th – 13th October 2018

Friday 12th October 9.00am – 5.00pm

Saturday 13th October 9.00am – 5.00pm

This years IAS2018 event.

  • IAS2018

  • Is easily accessible from the major road and motorway networks
  • Car Parking

  • 30,000 free all day parking spaces next to the show arena
  • Restaurant

  • large attractive 250 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 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.

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  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 2018 events.


SPA Convention, Cambridge  March 2018.

Kelling Heath Star party, 13th to 18th April 2018

Kelling  Heath Star Party, 26th September to 3rd October.

Lecture Programme at a glance


Dr Julian Onions.                   10.00am          11.00am

Peter Jenkins.                         11.15am           12.15pm

Prof Ian Crawford.                   1.00pm           2.00pm

Prof  Andrew Coates.               2.15pm           3.15pm

Prof  Chris J Owen.                  3.30pm           4.30pm



David Bryant.                         10.00am          11.00am

Peter Jenkins.                         11.15am           12.15pm

Paul Fellows.                            1.00pm           2.00pm

Prof  Paul O’Brien.                    2.15pm           3.15pm

Dr Allan Chapman.                  3.30pm           4.30pm

Meet Our 2018 Media Partners. BBC Sky At Night Magazine