Annual Astronomy Quiz

The Admiral Smythe Trophy

The Conservatory, Papworth Everard

Wednesday, 19 May 2010, 7.30pm

The 2010 Astro Quiz will take place on Wednesday, 19th May, in the function room of “The Conservatory”, Chequers Lane, Papworth Everard. Teams from the Bedford, Nene Valley, Papworth and Sawtry clubs will be competing for the Admiral Smyth Trophy, and spectators and supporters are welcome to attend. The quiz will start promptly at 7:30pm.

The Admiral Smyth Trophy was presented by the Bedford Astronomical Society in 1991, the winners in that year. Its named after the astronomer William Henry Smyth (1788–1865), Gold Medallist of the Royal Astronomical Society. After retiring from the Navy, Smyth built and equipped an astronomical observatory at Bedford, where for many years he carried out observations of stars and published works on astronomy.

The Conservatory is Papworth’s only Pub, and serves a wide range of drinks, lagers and real ales, sourcing guest beers from local brewers. Check the map below for directions to The Conservatory.

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