Sparsholt College is set in picturesque Hampshire countryside.  Here is part of the campus seen from our accomodation block.
DAS at Winchester
Every year The British Astronomical Association holds a weekend event at Winchester.  Mebers of DAS regularly attend and here are pictures from the 2015 and 2016 weekends

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Friday 10th to Sunday 12th April 2015.  BAA Winchester Weekend.

This is an annual event  and this year we had several lectures,  some large telescopes, trade stands, a misplaced camera and a few other minor problems  (Don't ask!)

Six members of DAS, five of whom travelled for the most part together from Dundee, with the sixth meeting them at Edinburgh airport, were among the over 200 people who were at Sparsholt College for the event.

Lectures throughout the weekend were varied and interesting while some were extremely humerous and well received by all.
BAA Winchester 2016 Friday, 2016, April 1 - 17:00 to Sunday, April 3 - 15:00.  This year, the BAA celebrated its 50th BAA Winchester Weekend.

Talks included the Alfred Curtis Lecture, Black Holes and Spin Offs by Prof Katherine Blundell (Oxford University).

Other speakers included Dr Marek Kukula (Royal Observatory Greenwich), Pete Lawrence (Sky at Night), Dr Aprajita Verma (Oxford University), Prof David Rothery (Open University), Lee Macdonald (BAA Historical Section), Prof Melvin Hoare (Leeds University) and Prof Alan Smith (Mullard Space Science Laboratory).
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