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Family at bluedot

Explore the wonders of the universe at our family friendly festival!

Family festival goers can discover a world of wonder in our intergalatic key family areas which are packed full of cool science shows, hands-on activities, amazing animations, a dazzling array of surprising tricks, science superheroes and weird brain illusions - all designed for the young and young at heart!

The Star Field & The Planet Field

Discuss and explore the latest discoveries with our very own family friendly festival scientists in a series of tents and stalls packed with scientific displays, games and interactive experiments and activities. Don' forget to visit the Planet Field Pagoda for a range of drop-in family activities.

The Space Pavilion

Lean all about the awe-inspiring science of Jodrell Bank in our permanet exhibition. Or, sign up for a workshop and get hands-on with science and tech.

Mission Control

The exhibition area will bring to life a collection of artefacts and models on display, ready to inspire all ages.

The Arboretum

Take time out from our family music festival and enjoy the fresh air, and a sumptuous picnic while the children run free in our kids play area.

New for 2018, visit the Launch Pad and get ready for Lift Off to begin your scientific journey - perfect for budding young scientists, the Launch Pad is located in the South Star Field and includes two exciting new zones: the Big Bang Lab and the Data Base.