Welcome to the Urania Trust

The Urania Trust was founded as an educational charity on the 9th November 1970 to further the advancement of education regarding the relationship between man's knowledge and beliefs about the heavens and every aspect of art science, philosophy and religion. Our founding trustees were highly esteemed astrologers: James Russell, Ada Phillips, Charles Harvey, John Addey and Tom Fripp.    Read more about The Urania Trust...

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