“A landmark show at a special event… Nights like tonight make it all worthwhile.”
– The Chemical Brothers

“bluedot was one of the main instigators for getting us back together.”
– Orbital

“The festival’s collision of information and entertainment proves a successful experiment.”
– The Guardian


2018 saw bluedot enter its third and biggest year yet, with headliners The Chemical Brothers closing to a capacity crowd following performances by The Flaming Lips and the Halle Orchestra, and appearances from Richard Dawkins, Dallas Campbell and more.

Taking place at Jodrell Bank, the observatory at the cutting edge of humanity’s quest for discovery, bluedot is an intergalactic festival of music, science, arts, culture and the exploration of space.

bluedot festival has been supported by the UK Space Agency, showcasing Tim Peake’s voyage from his visit to the International Space Station down to Earth in its inaugural year.

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