21-24 July 2022 Jodrell Bank Observatory

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS

Classic performances, talks and mini-documentaries from bluedot festivals past…

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…

2019: Friday Highlights

From Hot Chip and James Burke to illuminated Night Parades and Jon Hopkins, discover our highli…

2019: Saturday Highlights

An out of this world Saturday headlined by Kraftwerk 3D. Look back and watch our highlights from tha…

2019: Sunday Highlights

The phenomenal final day on our bluedot 2019 exploration with an extraordinary closing set from New…

Live Moonbounce

Watch back the spectacular moment when we bounced audio off the Moon at bluedot 2019.

Bobby Seagull: The Life-Changing Magic of Numbers

Watch back Bobby Seagull’s full DotTalk from bluedot 2019, centred on his love for maths a…

Protest for Change: Direct Action & Society

Helen Pankhurst, Extinction Rebellion and Tom Shakespeare explore how direct action seeks to co…

Hot Chip

Beam back to Hot Chip’s stellar Friday night headline set from bluedot 2019. Watch their full p…

Interview: New Order – Stephen Morris

New Order drummer and previous Joy Division member Stephen Morris joins us for a backstage interview…

Interview: New Order – Bernard Sumner

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

The Hallé presents Lift Off!

The Hallé presents Lift Off!

808 State – Pacific State

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

Exploring Afrofuturism

Manchester based writer, performance artist and producer Keisha Thompson curates an afternoon of per…

James Burke & Dallas Campbell: Moon Landings

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

Apollo 11 Q&A

Composer and multi-instrumentalist Matt Morton discusses the production and score of the critically…

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…

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…

Interview: Daniel Miller

Discover what the mind behind prestigious record label Mute, Daniel Miller, would send into spa…

Sarah Bridle: Food and Climate Change

Discover the main ways food contributes to our climate crisis and how food could be different in the…

Rachael Ainsworth: The Violent Birth of Stars

Discover observations of newborn stars from next generation radio telescopes with Rachael Ainsworth.…

‘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…