Bluedot 2023 Late Night electronic lineup announcement

Blue­dot fes­ti­val announce a spe­cial late-night pro­gramme cul­mi­nat­ing on Sun­day when Max Coop­er and MESH are to pre­miere a unique A/V sound­scape, with accom­pa­ny­ing bespoke pro­jec­tions on the 50-metre Lovell tele­scope. Groove Arma­da were just one of the head­lin­ers last year using the tele­scope to beam awe-inspir­ing pro­jec­tions over the site (pho­to above). Here’s the plan,…

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After Glastonbury: festivals to book

If you’ve arrived home from Wor­thy Farm feel­ing like you could do it all again (but on a small­er scale), or if four days of watch­ing Glas­to from your sofa has inspired you to get back in the fields, don’t fret. We’ve com­piled a roundup of fes­ti­vals with a few tick­ets still avail­able. Don’t hang…

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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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After Bluedot: 5 mins with Working Men’s Club

I man­aged to catch five min­utes with Work­ing Men’s Club after their set at Blue­dot last Sat­ur­day. They’ve been in Sheffield doing a record­ing ses­sion, attend­ing pho­to­shoots, left to head off to Lat­i­tude… and they’re now on to Port Eliot fes­ti­val. Busy busy. The in-depth inter­view is going to have to wait. Q Hi Jake, that…

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The lineup: 12 best festivals for 2019

Ooh fes­ti­val sea­son! The thought of it fills me (and so many of you out there, obvi­ous­ly) with joy. The sheer diver­si­ty of the UK fes­ti­val scene means you can tru­ly immerse your­self in music, dance, talks, lit­er­a­ture, art, nature… there’s bound to be a few which will tick all your per­son­al box­es. Here’s my…

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Bluedot celebrates the Moon Landing

Come and help cel­e­brate the 50th anniver­sary of the Moon Land­ing with the incred­i­ble Moon-themed line-up at Blue­dot fes­ti­val. It was 50 years to the day – 21 July 1969 – that Neil Arm­strong and Buzz Aldrin set foot on the Moon. Where bet­ter to be than at the icon­ic Jodrell Bank in Cheshire –…

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The Chemical Brothers and Crazy P at Bluedot festival

The Chem­i­cal Broth­ers set ends Blue­dot fes­ti­val 2018 on a high note, and the hordes pack out the Lovell stage to hear the god­fa­thers of the electronic/dance scene; the sound so colos­sal and lasers so far-reach­ing you would think they were com­pet­ing with the Jodrell Bank tele­scope itself 

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Bluedot 2018: out of this world music and science mashup

Blue­dot fes­ti­val moves into its third year with its unique brand of music, sci­ence and space mashup. There is prob­a­bly no oth­er fes­ti­val like it: music fans can take their fill of sev­er­al stages and sci­ence geeks have a wealth talks and work­shops with experts, although its fair to say most fes­ti­val goers dip into…

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More festival recommends and news

Fes­ti­val sea­son is approach­ing fast – only five weeks till some of us will be sleep­ing, or at least try­ing to, in our tents. Here are a few more events to whet your appetite, and some fes­ti­val news too. Some fes­ti­vals are get­ting low on tick­ets, so don’t pon­der for too long. And if you’re a foodie,…

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