In the first of the new year's Friday Nights at St Augustine's series of talks, Dr. Robert Priddey from the UH Observatory will give a talk on the history of the telescope. This will be a unique chance to see a replica of Galileo's original telescope and a modern 6 inch Newtonian reflector on an equatorial mount.
Chihiro Ono (violin)
Cheryl Aughton (soprano)
Philip Mead (piano)
Cantiamo! conducted by Roger Bond
Popular music from Vienna including works by Johann Strauss the younger, Franz Lehar and Kreisler; operatic arias by Bizet and Catalani, and works by Haydn. This is the most popular event in St. Augustine's musical calendar..
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Coffee and traditional Viennese cakes, such as sachertorte, apfelstrudel and kaiserscharm will be available, to the accompaniment of Viennese palm court music played by Chihiro Ono (violin) and Philip Mead (piano) - A unique way to start the new year!
All ages are welcome to come and enjoy a lively evening, with music from Magogs Ceilidh Band and Mayfield School Folk Band. Tickets are available at the door or from 01223 364929; prices are £10 for adults and £3 for children, with refreshments included.