Our Awards & Funders

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We are proud to have received a number of Awards since we opened in 2011.

2019  

Winner, Best Medium Festival, UK Festival Awards

Winner, Excellence Learning and Enrichment, Family Traveller Awards

Finalist, Best Venue for STEM learning, Shool Travel Awards

Shortlisted, Line up of the Year, UK Festival Awards

Shortlisted, Marketing Campaign of the Year, UK Festival Awards

Winner, Special Contribution to Tourism, Marketing Cheshire Awards

Highly Commended, Ethical, Responsible and Sustainable Tourism, Marketing Cheshire Awards

Silver Green Tourism Award

Let Toys be Toys Good Practice Award

2018

Nominated, Live Performance of the Year for The Blue Planet in Concert, AIF Awards

Shortlisted, Best Medium Festival, UK Festival Awards

Shortlisted, Best Boutique Festival, DJ Magazine Awards

Shortlisted, Best Shop in the Museums and Heritage Awards

Highly Commended, Sustainable Tourism, Marketing Cheshire Awards

Highly Commended, Public Engagement, University of Manchester Making a Difference Awards

Let Toys be Toys Good Practice Award

2017

Highly Commended, Public Engagement, University of Manchester Making a Difference Awards

Shortlisted, Family Friendly Attraction of the Year, Marketing Cheshire Awards

Let Toys be Toys Good Practice Award

Shortlisted, Line-up of the Year, UK Festival Awards

2016

Winner, New Festival on the Block, AIF Awards

Winner, Mind Blowing Spectacle for Brian Eno’s projection onto the Lovell Telescope, AIF Awards

Shortlisted, Best New Festival, UK Festival Awards

Shortlisted, Best Headliner for Jean Michel Jarre, UK Festival Awards

Shortlisted, Event of the Year, Marketing Cheshire Awards

Highly Commended, Public Engagement, University of Manchester Making a Difference Awards

2014

Winner of Team of the Year, Marketing Cheshire Annual Awards,

Winner of The Institute of Physics Kelvin Medal and prize (Awarded jointly to our Director, Dr Teresa Anderson MBE and Professor Tim O’Brien, Associate Director of Jodrell Bank Observatory)

Shortlisted for Museum and Heritage of the Year Innovations Award : For the Jodrell Bank Projections

2013      

Winner of Tourism Event of the Year, Marketing Cheshire Awards.

2012      

Winner of Visitor Attraction of the Year, Marketing Cheshire Awards

Winner of Extra Festival Activity Award for ‘Extreme Creativity’, UK Festival Awards,

2011      

Winner of Small Visitor Attraction of the Year, Marketing Cheshire Awards

Our Funders and Partners

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre would not be able to deliver its mission without the support of many funders and partners.

Funders

We would like thank those funders who have supported us in recent years – in particular :

National Lottery Heritage Fund
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
University of Manchester
Denise Coates Foundation
Wolfson Foundation
Garfield Weston Foundation
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
George Rigg
European Regional Development Fund
North West Development Agency
Pennycress Trust
Winton Capital
Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng)
Science and Technologies Facilities Council (STFC)
The Arts Council
Agilent Technologies

Partners

We have worked in collaboration with many superb partners over the last few years. These include:

The Royal Astronomical Society (RAS)
The Institute of Physics (IoP)
The UK’s Association of Science and Discovery Centres (ASDC)
STFC
The Wellcome Trust
The BBC
Cheshire East Council
English Heritage
Marketing Cheshire
Siemens UK
The Manchester Science Festival
Ground Control
From the Fields
The British Film Institute (BFI)
AND Digital