Space Steps - Events

Talks, workshops and special events will be held over the duration of this fascinating show.
Please visit the page regularly as we are adding to the list all the time.

Keith Wright Apollo Science, a personal retrospective

The talk will describe the Apollo Lunar Surface Experiment Packages which were flown on the Apollo missions and deployed on the Moon by the astronauts. The talk covers the Apollo 11 to 17 missions.

11 July 2019, Bristol→

The Story of Apollo 11

11am - 45 minute talk
Photography played a vital role in the Apollo Missions. This talk will provide an opportunity to hear more about the background story of Apollo 11 and how NASA achieved the ultimate goal of landing men on the Moon.

20 July 2019, Bristol→

The Story of Apollo 11

3pm - 45 minute talk
Photography played a vital role in the Apollo Missions. This talk will provide an opportunity to hear more about the background story of Apollo 11 and how NASA achieved the ultimate goal of landing men on the Moon

20 July 2019, Bristol→

PAY ON THE DOOR Soviet Space Dog Memorabilia with Martin Parr

PAY ON THE DOOR
Martin Parr will be talking about his latest publication, Space Dogs based on items from his own personal collection of Soviet Memorabilia. This will be alongside Debbie Ireland discussing the objects on display in the exhibition.

24 July 2019, Bristol→

Night Sky Photography First Steps

Would you like to take some photographs of the night sky or the moon, but don’t know how or think your camera is not good enough, then come along and hear how to get started in taking these types of photographs.

31 August 2019, Bristol→

Distant Light Symposium - Day 1

A fascinating day of talks from different artists/scientist on their work and their interpretation of light and astronomy

7 September 2019 Bristol HQ→

Distant Light Workshop with Hondartza Fraga

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the moon landings, Hondartza will assist participants in creating scale drawings of the Solar System using various stencils.

7 September 2019, Bristol HQ→

Distant Light Workshop - William Arnold

Create your own unique cyanotype print using John Herschel's original cyanotype process.

7 September 2019, Bristol HQ→

Distant Light Workshop - Edible Universe with Julie F Hill

A gastronomic workshop/tasting experience exploring conceptions of deep space and its extreme environments.

7 September 2019, Bristol HQ→

Distant Light Symposium - Day 2

Another fascinating day of talks from different artists/scientists on their work and practice based on astronomy and light.

8 September 2019, Bristol HQ→

Distant Light Workshop - Sam Cornwell

Using a technique known as Solargraphy that was invented in the latter years of last century attendees will get the chance to use Solarcan’s special equipment to build their very own, ready to use solargraphy camera.

8 September 2019→

Space Fashion, Design and Culture

The purpose of this talk is to look at the designers and movements inspired by space exploration and the inventions and technology that we use today born from the research that enabled man to travel safely in space.

26th September 2019, Bristol→

Jo Bradford Constructing Space

In 2003, at the age of 31, photographer Jo Bradford finally accepted that she would never become an astronaut. Her talk explores the way the average human being can have their own personal connection with space, science and photography.

16th September 2019, Bristol→