Great offers and deals for members!
A major benefit of SPA membership is the great offers and discounts that we have lined up with some of Britain’s leading astronomical centres. Whether you want to buy a telescope, other observing equipment or visit leading observatories, planetariums and science centres, you will find that belonging to the SPA can save you pounds. You can save the price of your subscription in no time!
To take advantage of these great deals, you will need your SPA membership card. Simply show your signed card, or quote your membership number, when ordering by post or over the Internet. Check the offers and instructions for the individual organisations taking part in the discount scheme by clicking on the relevant link below.
Note: The Society cannot be held responsible for supporters of the Discount Scheme, altering or withdrawing their offers or discounts without informing the SPA or its members. Check the details carefully before commitment.
BINOCULARS UK LIMITED
Unit 4, 9 Chorley Road, Blackpool, FY3 7XQ
Tel: 01253 300600 Fax: 01253 369003
We specialise in all major brands of Binoculars, Telescopes, Spotting Scopes, Night Vision, Digiscoping, Digital Cameras and Accessories through our online shop and offline store
5% Discount on most purchases
Please quote SPA when ordering by phone, or if ordering online, the coupon code SPA must be entered in the check-out phase.
The Old Coach House Barnsley Road Newmillerdam Wakefield WF2 6QG
Tel: 01924 229787 – E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our extensive stocks include binoculars, telescopes, digiscoping products (for connecting digital cameras to scopes) and optical accessories including optics for astronomy and birdwatching.
Stockists of, Ostara, Visionary, Olivon, Illusion and Optical Hardware equipment.
15% Discount on most purchases (Discount NOT available on website)
EQUATORIAL PLATFORMS UK
Watch House Associates Limited, Watch House, Trevaunance Cove, St Agnes TR5 0RZ
Our latest product, the Watch House Equatorial Platform was created by our Managing Director, a keen amateur astronomer, in response to the needs of UK (and European) amateur astronomers who until now have had no direct access to commercially available equatorial platforms in the UK.
10% Discount on all purchases
Units 21 & 22 Third Avenue Crewe CW1 6XU
Tel: 01270 500089/251559 – E-Mail: email@example.com
5% Discount on most purchases
SCIENTIFIC INSTRUMENTS – ALL WORKING MODELS
True working reproductions with historical and operating notes.
FOLDING DIALS – ASTROLABES – ASTRONOMICAL RINGS
SOLAR COMPASSES – EQUATORIAL QUADRANTS – OCTANTS
and many more for your cabinet including KEY RINGS and MINIATURES
Replicas from Pre-printed, pre-cut cards with full instructions to build
early telescopes (High quality German optical acrylic lenses) and other
WORKING optical instruments.
THE DIGITAL SUNDIAL
THE MAGNETIC COMPASS
THE NEWTON REFLECTING TELESCOPE
SOLAR FILTER FOR THE NEWTON
THE NELSON TELESCOPE
THE STAR DIAL
For Special Prices contact
22 Heathview London N2 0QA
Tel: 0208 883 8696
Tel: 03308 080283 (Monday-Friday 8-4pm)
Discount on all purchases
Please contact Customer Service (you will be given a Discount Code)
PLACES TO VISIT
Each of the places listed here offer a discount on entry prices. Please contact them for details
Balgay Park Glamis Road Dundee DD2 2UB
Tel: 01382 435846 – E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Britain’s Only Full-Time Public Observatory
October to March
Mon to Fri – 10.00am – 4:00pm Sat & Sun – 12.30pm – 4.00pm
April to September
Tue to Fri – 11.00am – 5.00pm Sat & Sun – 12.30pm – 4.00pm
Planetarium Talks are given once a month usually
on the second and last Friday of month – See Website or phone for forthcoming Talks
** BOOKING ESSENTIAL – PHONE 01382 435967 **
SPA Members get FREE Admission to these Talks. (Usually £1.00)
THE OBSERVATORY SCIENCE CENTRE
Herstmonceux Hailsham East Sussex BN27 1RN
Tel: 01323 832731 – E-Mail: email@example.com
10.00am – 5.00pm January, February, March, October, November, December
10.00am – 6.00pm April to September
Last admission 2 hours before closing
See website for full list of exciting events held during the year
Members receive £1 reduction on normal admission price on presentation of membership card (downloadable from your membership profile). This applies to members only, not those accompanying them.
THE SOUTHEND PLANETARIUM
Central Museum Victoria Avenue Southend on Sea SS2 6EW
Tel: 01702 215131 – E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
General Talks at 11.00am, 2.00pm and 4.00pm Wednesday to Saturday
THE HERSCHEL MUSEUM OF ASTRONOMY
19 New King Street Bath BA1 2BL
Tel: 01225 446865
1.00pm – 5.00pm Mon-Fri (Closed Weds) 11.00am – 5.00pm Weekends and Bank Holidays
Group visits welcome and also able to host small Corporate Events – phone for details
ASTROPHYSICS RESEARCH INSTITUTE
Twelve Quays House Egerton Wharf Birkenhead CH41 1LD
Tel: 0151 231 2919 – E-Mail: email@example.com
Astronomy by Distance Learning
Log on to their website for full details of courses available
10% Discount on Course Fees
12a Coombe Street Lyme Regis DT7 3PR
Astronomical Artwork including Solar System – Beyond Solar System – Speculative Life-forms
and other non-astro subjects
5% Discount on all purchases
3 Monks Court, Monks Walk, Reigate, RH2 0SR
Tel: 01306 24552311024
SPACEKIDS is a family firm offering only the best, most fun, and coolest space and adventure based toys and dressing up. All products have been given a resounding thumbs up by their own children!
SPACEKIDS are also passionate about encouraging children’s interest in space travel, including what it’s like to be an astronaut. See their website for more information, where you’ll be able to buy, ASTRONAUT FOOD, ROCKETS, DRESSING UP, SPACE TOYS, and other cool stuff
5% Discount on most purchases
When ordering online the code ‘SPADISC’ must be entered in the voucher code box at the check-out phase.
GALLOWAY ASTRONOMY CENTRE
Craiglemine Cottage Glasserton Whithorn Dumfries & Galloway DG8 8NE
Tel: 01988 500594 – E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Centre offers B&B accommodation and the use
of a range of telescopes (apertures from 8″ to 16″)
Room Prices from £26.00 per person
Open throughout the year. Contact the Centre for further details
10% Discount on Room Prices