Taking place from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd July 2018 at Jodrell Bank, the Cheshire observatory at the cutting edge of humanity’s quest for knowledge, Bluedot is a three-day festival of discovery that promises to fuse a complex mix of artists, speakers, scientists and performers into an event unlike any on earth, all in the shadow of the towering Lovell telescope.
No acts are confirmed.
Expect music across a number of stages, as well as plenty of science talks.
This festival tends to sell out.
Early-purchase tickets are on sale, currently priced as follows:-
adult weekend: £159
teen (aged 11-15) weekend: £79
child (aged 6-10) weekend: £25
infant (aged up-to 5) weekend: free but needs ticket
There's also an 9-month installment plan available, where you can pay around £15 each month.
A full science and culture programme will be announced in the coming weeks but attendees can expect an incredible array of talent from across the scientific, literary and arts communities with five distinct arenas featuring space orchestras, talks, screenings of films, lectures, comedy and debates and a vast spectrum of hands-on activities including the Luminarium, art installations, robot workshops, a planetarium, the Galaxy Garden, pulsar hunting, graphene making classes and much more.
For those wishing to enjoy the three-day festival, a diverse mix of culinary options will be on offer along with standard and luxury camping options.
More information will be here when available.
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