An introduction to the regular venue for HAW
Minting Village Hall, Bricken Field Lane, Minting, LN9 6RX
It has been decided to relocate to a new venue for ease of booking. Peter Rea and I (Paul) visited Minting Village Hall and were given a tour round. It is available to book (and has been booked) and has great views of the sky with a playing field attached to it which we can use. There is a large Hall that can easily take us and there should be room to set up tables for the main mealtimes as well. Sue Kind will again do the catering and indeed has catered at the hall before. There is a large car park across the road from the Hall which is just for the use of the hall and again it is ideal for what we want. There is also a bar :-
The people are easy to deal with and happy to help out with ideas and costs so I immediately booked it.
Minting Village Hall is about 8 miles NW of Horncastle and the slideshow below gives an idea of its location and facilities. They have already said they will be happy if we book every year and make it the permanent home for HAW. Minting is still in the Horncastle district so unless anyone strongly objects then the event will remain the Horncastle Astronomy Weekend.
Note as Adobe no longer support flash then for the time being the image galleries will no longer function and will be replaced in due course.
© Paul L Money/ Astrospace 2021