Johanna Korndorfer, our Dark Skies Project Officer is taking the message out to Parish Councils, Women's Institutes and community groups about importance of safeguarding our dark skies. 

Johanna will deliver a talk providing information on why dark skies are important and a demonstration about ways outdoor lighting, with a few simple adjustments, can protect our astronomical heritage, treat nocturnal wildlife better and safeguard our own health and well-being. 

If you'd like Johanna to visit your group or organisation and deliver a talk on 'Dark Skies' in Cumbria then do get in touch.You can contact Johanna on 01539 720788 or email her at [email protected] to discuss your event or meeting. She will be delighted to tailor the length of her talk to fit your programme.


BURNESIDE - Tuesday 12th March 2019

Bryce Institute, 3 Station Row, Burneside, Kendal LA9 6QX

Our 'Dark Skies Cumbria' project officer, Johanna Korndorfer, will give a brief overview of the campaign to make the Lake District National Park a ‘Dark Sky Reserve’. Also to be covered are the issues around outdoor lighting and what communities need to think about when introducing new lighting schemes into their communities.

All welcome but RSVP to [email protected] if you are planning to come along.

Visit our project page for more information on Dark Skies Cumbria.