Will has been giving astronomy lectures to societies and science festivals across the UK for over a decade. In that time his talks have covered a wide variety of subjects, from solar eclipses and space telescopes to astrobiology and the search for alien planets.

Below you’ll find details of where Will is speaking next as well as information about astronomy trips he is involved with.


Talks & other appearances


Cosmos Star Party 2014Alien worlds: the extraordinary inhabitants of the Milky Way - Saturday 5 April 2014, Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland. [More details]

The International Astronomy Show 2014 – Alien worlds: the extraordinary inhabitants of the Milky Way - Saturday 7 June 2014, Warwickshire Exhibition Centre. [More details and ticket purchasing.]

Taunton Wildlife Week – stargazing event – 2am, Sunday 8 June 2014, Somerset Wildlife Trust headquarters, Taunton. [More details]

The 2014 South West Astronomy Fair Alien worlds: the extraordinary inhabitants of the Milky Way – Saturday 9 August 2014, The Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth, Devon. [More details.]

Beckington Astronomical Society – Secrets of Celestial Light – Friday 19 September 2014,  Beckington Baptist Church Hall, Beckington, Somerset, BA11 6TD. [More details]

The North West Astronomy FestivalSecrets of Celestial Light & book signing – Saturday 11 October 2014, The Heath, Runcorn, Cheshire. [More details]

Tour of the Universe – guest appearance & book signing – Monday 20 October 2014, The Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham. [More details]


Cardiff Astronomical SocietySecrets of Celestial Light – 22 January 2015, Cardiff University, Department of Physics & Astronomy, Newport Road, Cardiff. [More details]

Bristol Astronomical SocietySecrets of Celestial Light – 30 January 2015, Bristol Grammar School, University Road, Bristol, BS8 1SR. [More details]

Wells & Mendip Astronomers Stargazing LIVE eventAlien worlds: the extraordinary inhabitants of the Milky Way – 28th March 2015, Wells Town Hall. [More details]

Solarsphere music festivalAlien worlds: the extraordinary inhabitants of the Milky Way – Saturday 15th August 2015, Penmaenau Farm, Powys, Wales. [More details]

Cambridge Astronomical AssociationAlien worlds: the extraordinary inhabitants of the Milky Way – Friday 21st August 2015, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge. [More details]


NorthernLightsflightsbannerNorthern Lights flights

Will is one of the guest astronomers on Omega Holidays’ extremely popular Northern Lights flights. Below you’ll find details of the flights he will be on.

For more information on how to book a place on the plane please visit the Omega Holidays website here. You can also view the brochure for the trips here.

Bristol Airport – Tuesday 20th January 2015

Exeter Airport – Sunday 15th February 2015

Doncaster Airport – Thursday 19th February 2015



Diamond RingTotal solar eclipse trip – March 2015

Will will be the guest astronomer on Omega Holidays’ day trip to the Faroe Islands to observe the March 2015 total solar eclipse.

To book your place on the flight from Stansted airport please visit the Omega Holidays website here. A full brochure for the trip is available here.


Book Will to speak at your event

Please note that Will charges a small fee for his talks as well as travel expenses. For details of his fees, and to book him to speak at your event or society, please use the email address given here.