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Megan Hess, creator of the No Joe Schmo site about surprising careers.

Head in the Clouds

Society founder, Gavin Pretor-Pinney was recently interviewed for the "No Joe Schmo: Cool and crazy jobs – and how they got there" website. It gives an insight into the man behind the Cloud Appreciation Society....

Meet Katharine Towers, our new poet in residence.

Katharine Towers, CAS Poet in Residence

We are pleased to announce that the poet Katharine Towers will be the Cloud Appreciation Society poet in residence for 2016. As part of her new role, Katharine will be writing a short poem each month inspired the Cloud of the Month. We can't wait...

CAS on the Colin McEnroe Show

Last week, we took part in a cloud-themed episode of the Colin McEnroe radio show on WNPR in Connecticut, US...

Asperitas over Wimborne Minster, Dorset, England, © Roy Farmer (Membership No 9802)

Asperitas clouds visit Dorset, UK

Saturday 9 July 2016 saw a great display over Dorset, England, of the new classification of cloud, known as ‘asperitas’...

Naming of Clouds

The Naming Of Clouds – Kings College London

This summer Kings College London will be hosting a series of connected performances exploring clouds and Utopian daydreams entitled The Naming Of Clouds. Clouds workers will be mysteriously creating and undoing patterns on the riverside terrace during the day for visitors to interact with. The...

Venn Diagram of the Big Ten ©  Margaret Webster

Venn Diagram of the Big Ten

Margaret Webster recently joined the Society after reading an article in the New York Times. She then created this Venn diagram to help her learn the big ten clouds and we love it! She says she is seeking "to persuade all who’ll listen of the...

This Society talk will be taking place within the hustle and bustle of downtown Somerton’s Parish Rooms

Cloudspotting for Beginners talk in Somerset, UK

In this entertaining and enlightening talk, Society founder Gavin Pretor-Pinney gives a tour of the sky, showing how to distinguish the many different cloud formations, from the common Cumulus to the rare and fleeting Kelvin-Helmholtz cloud. Gavin argues that clouds are the most evocative and...

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Announcing a Once-in-a-Lifetime CAS Holiday

We are very excited to launch the first Cloud Appreciation Society holiday, which will be taking place at the end of February 2017. The Society will be travelling to the beautiful wilderness of Canada's Norther Territories to what we consider to be the best destination...

Discussing noctilucent clouds with The Weather Channel

We chatted to The Weather Channel, as we do each month, to discuss our Cloud of the Month. For the month of June it is the extremely high, night-shining ‘noctilucent cloud’, because for the Northern Hemisphere we are now entering the season for spotting these eerie...