21-24 July 2022 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Four UNIQUE days of music, science and cosmic culture

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UK FESTIVAL EXCLUSIVE

24 JULY 2022

Björk performs orchestral arrangements of her works so far with The Hallé orchestra, featuring visuals projected on the 250-foot Lovell Telescope.

EXPLORE THE BLUEDOT EXPERIENCE

BEST MEDIUM FESTIVAL

– UK FESTIVAL AWARDS 2019 –

AN ENDEARING, UNIQUE MIX OF PEOPLE AND THEIR PASSIONS ★★★★

– THE GUARDIAN –

BLUEDOT AT COP26

Three special events at Cop26, celebrating our blue dot and raising awareness of The Vegan Society’s Plate Up For The Planet campaign.

Featuring panels and in conversation talks, live music, DJ sets, comedy and spoken word.

PLATE UP!
ON THE BLUEDOT PODCAST

A three episode mini-series for COP26 featuring
MOBY · DALE VINCE · DR MORGAINE GAYE
ANDREW SIMMS · ALEX SOBEL MP · EMILIA LEESE
ELENA ORDE · WHOLESOME JUNKIES
Hosted by Chris Hawkins

first episode released friday 29 october

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VIDEO

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…

Jim Al-Khalili: Sunfall

Renowned theoretical physicist, broadcaster and author Professor Jim Al-Khalili explored the cutting…

Tamsin Edwards: Polar Thinking

Tamsin Edwards tells the real story of climate science in her captivating ‘Polar Thinking’ DotTalk a…

Interview: Libby Jackson

Discover what UK Space Agency’s Libby Jackson would send into space, her feelings about the Apollo 1…

Interview: New Order – Bernard Sumner

New order vocalist and found member of Joy Division Bernard Sumner joins us for a backstage intervie…

808 State – Pacific State

808 State perform their iconic track ‘Pacific State’ at bluedot 2019.

James Burke & Dallas Campbell: The Voyager

Author & TV presenter Dallas Campbell joined us in conversation with British broadcaster James Burke…

James Burke & Dallas Campbell: Moon Landings

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

Jarvis Cocker: His n Hers / Running The World

Jarvis Cocker takes to the Lovell stage at bluedot 2019 for an incredible performance under the icon…

Sally Cooper: Spinder: A Dating App for Pulsars

Pulsar hunter Sally Cooper took our bluedot audience on a tour of the Galaxy and to see what starry…

‘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…

THE BLUEDOT 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