This section brings together the very latest posts related to scientific developments, heritage and cultural activities here at Jodrell Bank.

 

This year’s bluedot (19-22 July) has an incredible line-up and the arts and culture programming is bigger than ever.

The award winning bluedot festival will be opening in just three weeks time with Blue Planet in Concert, performed by the Hallé Orchestra on Thursday 19th July. The event kicks off a brand new family four-day format for the festival and promises to be a night to remember.

We’re thrilled to have Practical Action on board once again as one of bluedot’s official charity partners for 2018.

Join us at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre this summer as we celebrate the wonder of our home planet and dive into the exciting world of environmental science.

This week marks Volunteers Week and we want to send a huge thank you to all the volunteers here at Jodrell Bank.

With half term nearly over and under 7 weeks to go till the return of our award-winning festival bluedot (19-22 July), now’s the perfect time for families to start planning their trip.

Prime Minister Theresa May visited Jodrell Bank on Monday to deliver a major speech on science technology and to confirm funding for our spectacular new First Light project.

We are absolutely thrilled to be able to announce today our £20.5m transformative First Light at Jodrell Bank project is set to receive a total of £16.1m from The Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

After a long winter and a slow start to spring the Jodrell Bank bees been desperate to get out to forage amongst the 3,000 trees and shrubs in our 35 acre arboretum.

With just a few months to go till the third outing of our award-winning festival of discovery, we’re very excited to announce that Day Tickets for the 2018 bluedot festival are now on sale.