21-24 July 2022 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Four UNIQUE days of music, science and cosmic culture

21-24 july 2022
JODRELL BANK OBSERVATORY · CHESHIRE

THE BLUEDOT EXPERIENCE

BEST MEDIUM FESTIVAL

– UK FESTIVAL AWARDS 2019 –

AN ENDEARING, UNIQUE MIX OF PEOPLE AND THEIR PASSIONS ★★★★
– THE GUARDIAN –

HIGHLIGHTS

Watch highlights of John Grant from bluedot 2019

Enjoy ‘Pale Green Ghosts’ and ‘Grey Tickles, Black Pressure’ from his set live from bluedot 2019, be…

Alt-J’s classic bluedot headline set from 2017

We welcomed alt-J to close bluedot 2017 with a spellbinding performance and an insane, intergal…

Unkle – Live at bluedot 2018

An extraordinary headline appearance from James Lavelle and co. Watch it back in full now.

bluedoc: Iluminos

We celebrate 50 years to the day since the Moon Landing at bluedot 2019. We’ve invited telescope pro…

Interview: Henge

We took some time with bluedot’s favourite outer space beings, Henge, to see how they perceive…

Interview: Ibibio Sound Machine

We caught up with the frontwoman of Ibibio Sound Machine, Eno Williams, for an exclusive i…

James Burke & Dallas Campbell: Moon Landings

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Apollo XI, author & TV presenter Dallas Campbell joined us in c…

Eamonn Kerins: What Does It Take To Leave Our Planet

Astrophysicist Eamonn Kerins shared some of the latest research on the study of exoplanets at bluedo…

Chris Lintott: Weird Worlds

Discover how you can help find planets around other stars in the night sky with BBC Sky At Night’s C…

Monica Grady: 1969 And All That

Professor of Planetary and Space Sciences, Monica Grady, explores the numerous iconic events wh…

Katherine Joy: The Science of the Moon

Katherine Joy explored how our knowledge from space missions and laboratory…

Alice Gorman: Dr Space Junk

Alice Gorman, aka Dr Space Junk, reveals that space is not as empty as we may think in her captivati…

Sons of Kemet

British four-piece Sons Of Kemet took to our Orbit Stage at bluedot 2019 on a cosmic journey through…

‘MegaStructure’ by Marcus Lyall

Drawing inspiration from this hypothesized alien architecture, Marcus Lyall’s new work – MegaS…

‘Hidden In Plain Sight’ by Addie Wagenknecht

Discover the process and inspiration behind Addie Wagenknecht’s ‘Hidden In Plain Sight’ telesco…

bluedoc: Daito Manabe – COSMOS Residency [Part 1]

Renowned Japanese artist Daito Manabe delivered a unique projection-mapped artwork at bluedot 2017.…

bluedoc: Daito Manabe – COSMOS Residency [Part 2]

In 2017, our intergalactic festival of discovery saw renowned Japanese artist Daito Manabe deliver a…

bluedoc: Brian Eno Telescope Installation

The legendary British music pioneer developed a new piece of work, specifically for bluedot 2016, in…

BOUTIQUE ACCOMMODATION

CAMP IN STYLE…

Explore boutique accommodation including luxury airstreams, stunning geodomes, cosy bell tents and more.

12 Foot Yurt

2 / 3 Berths  

With 3.5 foot high wooden lockable door and 6.5ft internal height.

Baby Yurt

2 Berths  

Complete with fitted event carpet and cosy Spanish rugs.

The Bubble Bell

2 / 4 Berths  

Tastefully decorated with a coat stand, hangers and mirror

Comfy Vintent

2 / 4 / 6 Berths  

New for 2022! The Comfy Vintent is full of homely touches.

Classic Vintent

2 / 4 / 6 Berths  

New for 2022! The Classic Package is for those who want that extra…

Bukuu Teardrop

2 / 4 Berths  

New for bluedot 2022! Stunning, elegant and unique teardrop shaped pods that hang…

Accessible – Luxury Bell

2 / 4 Berths  

This option is only available to guests that have booked to stay in…

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Luxury Touareg

2 / 4 / 6 Berths  

Beautifully dressed with all the comforts that you need to enjoy your stay…

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Lotus Belle

2 / 3 Berths  

A stunning combination of creative design, spacious interiors and luxury furnishings.

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Standard Bell

2 / 4 / 6 Berths  

The Bellepad is a brightly coloured strong canvas bell tent available in 3…

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Royal Indian Shikar

2 / 4 Berths  

Royal Indian Shikar Tents are hand-made from the finest sailing-grade canvas and originally…

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Ridge Tent

8 Berths  

The Ridge Tent or Party Tent as it could be known is fit…

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Mini Bedouin

2 Berths  

The Mini Bedouin Tent is filled with everything you need for that comfortable…

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Luxury Podpad

2 Berths  

The Luxury Podpad includes all the basic comforts of the Podpad, but with…

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Luxury Octopad

4 Berths  

The Octopad offers all the advantages of all the Podpads collection combining sleeping…

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Luxury Bunkpad

4 Berths  

The Luxury Bunkpad is set up perfectly for four friends to enjoy for…

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Luxury Bell

2 / 4 Berths  

Spacious sandstone 5m bell tents are beautifully dressed with all the comforts that…

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Luxury Bedouin

2 / 4 Berths  

These impressive Arabian tents feel like a Sultan’s lair. They are filled with…

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Luxpad

2 Berths  

The Luxpad is a larger, supercharged Podpad with more amenities for you to enjoy. All…

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Lotus

2 Berths  

The cosy Lotus Tent is perfect for couples joining us to discover the bluedot…

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Geodome

4 Berths  

Sleep beneath the shadow of the mighty Lovell Telescope in a cosy pre-pitched canvas Geodo…

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Classic Podpad

2 Berths  

The Podpad is a cute, cosy, decorated wooden house with a solid floor…

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Classic Bell

2 / 4 Berths  

Take things up a notch and treat yourself to the Classic Bell Tent.

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Airstream

4 / 5 Berths  

Treat yourselves and experience bluedot in style with one of our luxury Airstreams….

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ACCESSIBLE BEDOUIN

2 / 4 Berths  

This option is only available to guests that have booked to stay in…

ELEVATE

WELLNESS VILLAGE AT BLUEDOT

Take some time out from exploring the bluedot universe and realign your planets at Elevate. Discover a tranquil area of serenity just off of the Arboretum, away from the cosmos. Rejuvenate with a massage or refresh yourself with yoga in the wondrous surroundings in the grounds of Jodrell Bank.

MASSAGE

YOGA

HOT TUBS

OUR MISSION

TO INSPIRE AND ENTERTAIN.
TO EXPLORE THE FRONTIERS OF HUMAN ADVANCEMENT.
TO CELEBRATE SCIENCE AND THE EXPLORATION OF THE UNIVERSE.
TO EXPLORE COLLABORATIONS IN SCIENCE, CULTURE, ART AND TECHNOLOGY.
TO HIGHLIGHT THE FRAGILITY OF PLANET EARTH.

“LOOK AGAIN AT THAT DOT.
THAT’S HERE. THAT’S HOME. THAT’S US.”
— Carl sagan

JODRELL BANK OBSERVATORY
21–24 JULY 2022