In space no on can hear you laugh. But they can in Contact. Some of the best performers and comics in the UK and beyond bring comedy, shows and interactive games for your delectation; be prepared to be tickled and tantalized by the awe, humour & technology of this planet, the cosmos and beyond!
Join in on lively debates, creative thinking in the art and sciences and listen to acclaimed authors as they share their knowledge on all things science fiction, trusty technology & how our brains actually work.
bluedot will be hosting the second annual edition of the Oram Awards in Contact, celebrating innovative female electronic artists. The Oram Awards set out to recognise the important work of other women music-makers, whose voices may go unheard in the wider musical landscape. Presented by PRS Foundation and BBC Radiophonic Workshop, the awards will take place at the festival on Friday 20 July with a special introduction from BBC 6 Music's Elizabeth Alker and an awards presentation with Ana Matronic.