bluedot presents a free weekend of music, science and cosmic culture, broadcasting live and raising money for Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. Tune in live at aweekendinouterspace.com or on bluedot’s YouTube and Facebook.
7PM: WELCOME TO JODRELL BANK
WITH TIM O’BRIEN AND TERESA ANDERSON
A special evening celebrating Jodrell Bank, with Tim and Teresa sharing their best memories of their years at the home of bluedot, plus highlights of the iconic Live From Jodrell Bank concerts that birthed bluedot.
8PM: WAYNE COYNE IN CONVERSATION WITH TIM O’BRIEN
Re-live Tim and Wayne Coyne’s classic talk from bluedot 2018, as Wayne returned to his spiritual home for the first time since 2013’s classic ‘Live from Jodrell Bank 001’
FRIDAY NIGHT IN ORBIT
9pm: UNKLE (bluedot 2018)
10.15PM: BOOKA SHADE (Bluedot 2018)
11.30PM: THE ORB (BLUEDOT 2018)
9AM: Journey to Outer Space… with Henge
10am: Sensory Music Session with Clangers and Nordoff Robins
11am: Cloudscapes: Cloudgaze At Home
12pm: Ann Druyan In Conversation with Brian Cox and Robin Ince
in association with The Cosmic Shambles Network
1pm: Jill Tarter In Conversation with Ana Matronic
2pm: Diversity in Science: Panel discussion
with Jim al-Khalili, Angela Saini and Tana Joseph
3pm: Hitchhikers Guide 42nd Birthday: Live Celebration
Hosted by Hitchhikers archivist Kevin Davies, and featuring special guests and unseen archive content
4pm: HHY and the Kampala Unit · Live from Uganda
5pm: BCUC · Live from Soweto
6pm: Ana Matronic’s Space Disco · Live from New York
7pm: Daniel Avery [AV DJ SET] · Live from London
8pm: Orbital [av dj set] · Live from London
9pm: Roni Size [AV DJ SET] · Live from London
10pm: Return to Earth… with Henge
Best of bluedot
9AM: SARAH BRIDLE: FOOD AND CLIMATE CHANGE
10AM: RICHARD DAWKINS IN CONVERSATION WITH JIM AL-KHALILI
11AM: DALLAS CAMPBELL – AD ASTRA!
12PM: MOONWALKING… EXPLORING AFROFUTURISM WITH KEISHA THOMPSON
1PM: LIVE MOONBOUNCE
FEATURING KRAFTWERK, JON HOPKINS AND ANNA CALVI
2PM: MARY CASIO: JOURNEY TO CASSIOPEIA BY HANNAH PEEL
3PM: GOLDEN DAWN ARKESTRA (2019)
5PM: HOT CHIP (2019)
7PM: ELBOW, LIVE FROM JODRELL BANK (2012)
Broadcast in full, Elbow’s legendary Jodrell Bank concert was one of the first to take place in the shadow of the Lovell Telescope, back in June 2012. Fresh from the release of the universally acclaimed Build A Rocket Boys! the band took over Jodrell for an extraordinary night, with support from Cherry Ghost, Lianne La Havas and more. The concert was later released as a special live album.
Tim’s Twitter Listening Parties
Tim Burgess’ now legendary Twitter Listening Parties have taken over the globe and seen hundreds of classic albums live-tweeted by the artists themselves. We’re thrilled to be taking over for an afternoon with some of bluedot’s favourite artists – simply press play at the scheduled time, and follow the artist on Twitter as they provide live commentary to their classic record!