Friends of Catalyst
A friends organisation was formed in 1987 to support Catalyst and now has more than fifty members. Its aims include:
The Museum is continually expanding its activities and needs more support from its Friends to help it achieve this growth.
Please help us to help the Museum by joining the Friends today.
BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP
Friends can make a valuable contribution to the practical work of Catalyst by helping in a range of interesting Museum activities.
These currently include:-
There are two categories of membership, category a (membership only) and category b (membership PLUS annual admission to the museum)
Annual subscription rates are currently as follows:
Students (single membership subscription) £14
Organised by ‘Friends of Catalyst’ and Catalyst Science Discovery Centre, Widnes SciBar meets on the second Wednesday of each month (not August) at the Hillcrest Hotel, Widnes. It’s an opportunity to meet in a relaxed setting, be entertained with talks from science professionals and discuss topics with like minded individual.
With the help of David Hornby's we have setting up a Widnes SciBar blog.
7:30 pm, Wednesday 10th June 2015 at the Hillcrest Hotel, Widnes.
A Brief History of Astro-Photography
Andrew Davies - Director of The Knowledge Observatory
Starting back in the infancy of photography, this talk shows, using original magic lantern slides, images taken in the late 1800's by some of the worlds most famous Astronomers.
Andrew Davies, himself an astro-photographer, tells the story of some local pioneers in the art of capturing the night sky and also how, using today's technology, he himself takes astro-photos.