Superwomen of Science - The Astronomers

Museum of Bath Architecture, The Paragon, The Vineyards, Bath BA1 5NA 🇬🇧

An Edinburgh Festival Fringe 5 Star Award Winning solo music-theatre performance starring Frances M Lynch featuring our own Caroline Herschel, discoverer of 8 comets and 14 nebulae; Mary Somerville, “Queen of the Sciences”; Williamina Fleming, the world famous “Astronomer fae Dundee”; and some of Herschel Museum’s contemporary Wonderwomen of Space.

Beautiful music old and new, classical and traditional, including Hildegard von Bingen, George Frideric Handel, Helen Hopekirk, Marie Dare, Isobel Dunlop, a specially commissioned work from one of the UK’s leading female composers, Lynne Plowman and “Minerva Mathematica” by Frances M Lynch, written for the Science Museum, London and recently broadcast on BBC Radio 3.