Sunset to Sunrise at the Cosmic Pond
an ACA Allenheads Contemporary Arts event
Part of the BEYOND project in partnership with the North Pennines Observatory @ ACA www.acart.org.uk/beyond www.northpennobservatory.org.uk
Experience the changing soundscapes around Allenheads reservoir at sunset, through the night and again at dawn.
Artists Sarah Sparkes and Ian Thompson will introduce their project The Cosmic Pond, an exploration of the soundscapes around Allenheads reservoir. You can make your own recordings or relax on the observatory deck listening to live underwater sound from the reservoir. You will also have an opportunity to explore the North Pennines Observatory and learn about tracking the night sky.
Join us at sunset and stay all through the night for an unforgetable experience star gazing and Cosmic Pond listening at the North Pennines Observatory. There will be a Cosmic breakfast* for those who make it until dawn.
Equipment provided. Suitable for adults and children 12 or over accompanied by adults. There will be some walking on uneven ground so wear walking shoes/ boots or wellingtons.
You are welcome to bring a small tent or pop up shelter .
Price includes hot drinks and snacks.
*Cosmic breakfast for those who stay 'til dawn £3 on the day.
Supporting members of North Pennines Observatory can book via this event page at the concessionary rate of just £3 per person
Non members can be book places via Eventbrite at: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/full-moon-at-the-cosmic-pond-tickets-46069736823?aff=ebdssbdestsearch at £5.98 per person
This event has been supported by Arts Council England, Northumberland County Council & AONB North Pennines.