Well we used to be able to know but now we are Blundering about in the Dark only Lit by Moonlight!
I know last year, a number of us (
were staying at the same hotel, so we had quite a good time. (This time the hotel added £150, so I won't be staying there.)
"Sky at Night" is on tonight - 10-15pm (BBC4).
I regards the GSF suddenly closing, some years ago my team of eight people, were made redundant on the afternoon of the Friday, including the manager, without any warning and we were locked out of our computers. We made LT ticket machines (hardware/software) and I was highly amused, the next day, when passing through London, to be asked my opinion (for a questionnaire) of these machines - after I said I made them, I gave other opinions.
I noticed that at the bottom of the GZ Talk page, it mentions that it is fact "Zooniverse Talk", probably just an oversight.