A SPRING “Moonwatch” is being held at the Rollright Stones near Chipping Norton on Saturday.

The Moonwatch 2011 is being held by Chipping Norton Amateur Astronomy Group at the ancient stone circle from midday.

There will be displays of telescopes , astronomers to talk to, a display of model rockets by the Black Knights Rocket Society and a children’s drawing competition.

At sunset there will be a talk by George Lambrick , head of the Rollright Trust, about the ancient monuments , a short talk about the night sky and , if conditions allow , an evening of star, Moon and planet observing through a wide range of powerful telescopes until midnight .

For further information visit cnaag.com or phone 07900 858 690.