Clocks go back 28 October

Great Equatorial Telescope closure

On 22, 25–26, 29 August and 1–2 Sept we'll be holding special Venus observing sessions with the Great Equatorial Telescope, which will close at 3.15pm to other visitors. See Venus through the iconic Telescope

27 Oct 2012 - Make sure you get your extra hour in bed this Sunday by changing your clocks tonight!

Clocks in Britain officially change at 1.00 am GMT (2.00 am BST) on Sunday 28 October 2012, going back one hour as civil time reverts from British Summer Time (BST) to Coordinated Universal Time (effectively Greenwich Mean Time).

Find out more about British Summer Time in our fact file.