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: The Hallé Highlights

Watch the Thursday highlights as The Hallé returned to bluedot for a special co-commissioned…

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.

Clangers 50th Anniversary

Watch back the very special Q&A with the Clangers production team and Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE,…

Jodrell and the Space Race

Discover Jodrell Bank’s role in the race to the Moon with Tim O’Brien and Bob Pritchard.

Geoff White: How to Steal a Billion Dollars

Explore the world of hi-tech bank heists with a highlight from investigative journalist Geoff White’…

Dallas Campbell: A7-L – How To Make A Spacesuit

Watch back Dallas Campbell’s stellar DotTalk exploring the story behind Neil Armstrong’s…

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…

The Hallé presents Lift Off!

The Hallé presents Lift Off!

Exploring Afrofuturism

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

Apollo 11 Q&A

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

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: The Hallé’s Stephen Bell

We chat to associate conductor of The Hallé, Stephen Bell, to explore the significance o…

Interview: OSHUN

OSHUN travelled from the 10th dimension of the Oshuniverse to discuss the depths of space, the wonde…

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.…

Marco Gersabeck: The Big Bang ABC

Marco Gersabeck uncovers one of the biggest mysteries around the Big Bang. Watch the full DotTalk fr…

Keith Grange: The Square Kilometre Array

Keith Grange explains his work from the Square Kilometre Array (SKA), which will be the wo…

Kate Tempest – We Die

Watch spoken word artist, poet and novelist Kate Tempest perform her track ‘We Die’ from bluedot 201…

‘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…