Royal Observatory, Greenwich, Peter Harrison Planetarium (Marvellous Moons exhibition): artists Ione Parkin and Gillian McFarland together with astronomer Dr Amaury Triaud (University of Birmingham) will be joining astronomer Brendan Owens (curator of the Marvellous Moons exhibition) to talk about the C&C project on 5 September.

Glasgow Science Centre (Moon 50 Festival). Ione Parkin and Gillian McFarland will be hosting a ‘meet the artist’ session on 13 July.


Berlin Science Week, November 2018. Ione Parkin will be giving a talk at the Zeiss-Gross Planetarium on 1 November and taking part in a panel discussion on 7 November.

Royal Astronomical Society, London, 6th October 2018. Ione Parkin is giving a talk about the C&C Project as part of the Fun Palaces event.

National Astronomy Meeting/European Week of Astronomy and Space Science (NAM/EWASS 2018) at the Liverpool Arena and Conference Centre. Ione Parkin RWA gave a presentation on behalf of the C&C project for the Special Session on Art/Science Communication and took part in the Panel Discussion.

Space Lates evening at the National Space Centre, Leicester. The talks accompany an exhibition at the Space Oddities Gallery at the NSC, in celebration of British Science Week.


MA Students: Art, Science and Critical Thinking module, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art, Dundee University.  Presentations by: Ione Parkin and Tom Haworth (Imperial).

“Creativity & Curiosity: exploring the space between Artists and Astronomers”, Presented by Ione Parkin RWA,
Road to the Stars Conference (INSAP X/Oxford XI/SEAC 25th), Centro de Estudios Avanzados, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (read more)

Cambridge Science Festival Panel Discussion chaired by Professor Martin Barstow, University of Leicester.  [Panel: Ione Parkin RWA, Gillian McFarland, Alison Lochhead, Tom Haworth (Imperial) and Denis Erkal (Institute of Astronomy). 
Josef Hamied Centre, Christ’s College, Cambridge