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Festival at U.K. International Dark Sky Reserve Stirs Emotional Family Moment

Natalie Mann attends 2019 Dark Skies Festival at South Downs National Park. Photo: Alex Bamford

Every year International Dark Sky Places host thousands of events and celebrations to connect local communities to the night sky and natural darkness. For attendees like Natalie Munn of Brighton, U.K., these festivals offer unforgettable moments. 

In their 2019 Annual Report, South Downs National Park (UK) known as Moore’s Reserve, reported on a visually-impaired mother’s emotional moment as she saw the moon and stars for the first time in twenty years. 


Learn more about Moore’s Reserve of South Downs National Park here and read the International Dark Sky Reserve’s full 2019 Annual Report here