Bluedot 22 photo gallery Sunday

Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock’s talk at Mission Control; music from Sea Power, The Bug Club, Orlando Weeks, W H Lung and A Certain Ratio. And some inventive outfits…Check out our Friday and Saturday photo gallery here Bluedot Friday and Saturday photo gallery

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Bluedot 2022 festival review

Since its first year in 2016, Bluedot has carved out a unique place in the festival landscape, curating a music lineup that can rival any other gathering. But it also offers something special – a window into the world of science and space. Talks and workshops are given by some of the top names in…

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Bluedot 22 photo gallery 1

Images from Friday and Saturday at Bluedot 2022… from Los Bitchos to Groove Armada, Lanterns on the Lake and Kelly Lee Owens. The Lounge Society, BCUC and Kahreign. Helen Pankhurst interviews poet Nikita Gill. Lorna Rees and her cloud gazing project. Science this year featured – Tim O’Brien and his welcome speech – plus Chris…

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Bluedot festival 2022 full science programme

Heading the bill for the bluedot 2022 science programme are astronaut Tim Peake, physicist Jim-Khalili, Monica Grady, Sheena Cuickshank and Professor Chris Lintott. After beating 8000 applicants to be selected as a European Space Agency astronaut, Tim Peake spent several years in intensive training finally joining the crew of the International Space Station in 2015…

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Bluedot festival Family Friday

Bluedot festival has announced Family Day, taking place on the first full day, Friday 22 July 2022. Now in its fifth year, bluedot continues to be one of the best family friendly festivals in the UK. Of course, as the home of Cheshire’s Jodrell Bank Observatory, the team behind the event has put together top-level…

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Our best festivals for 2022

We LOVE compiling this list each year. And it feels particularly liberating to almost be back to ‘business as usual’ on the festival front – plus some new and expanded events are going ahead, meaning those in charge of the festival purse strings are confident we’re heading back in the fields this summer. So here’s…

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Bluedot festival launches lineup for 2022

We’ve had to wait for two years but Bluedot is back and their team has just announced its lineup – with several more names to come nearer the time. Bluedot festival is set in the grounds of Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire, with the Lovell telescope at its centre. The festival is known for its…

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Björk to be Bluedot 2022 closing headliner

Bluedot fans may remember that Björk was scheduled to be one of the headliners for 2019 until the event was postponed. The unique Icelandic artist is now scheduled for next year, 2022, where she will headline the final Sunday night show in a unique show with Manchester’s Hallé Orchestra. Björk will be joined by The…

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Doves thrill their fans with long-awaited new songs

There was a Twitter account for Doves fans a few years called something like @Dovespleasegettogetheragain (it’s no longer live, having successfully done its job). It was a place where the Doves-bereft could share their heartbreak and hopefully jog the trio back into action. And lo, in 2019, it happened – as Doves headed out to…

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Review: Bluedot 2019: a space celebration

If the scientists at Jodrell Bank could put their collective heads together, it would be perfect if they could find a way of teleporting us back to the fields of Bluedot in order to do the festival all over again. That way it might be possible to experience the stuff you’d missed first time round….

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