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


Treat yourself to up to half price off selected items in our sale, ranging from gifts, jewellery, accessories, toys and books!

If your Christmas stockings are still feeling a bit light, we’ve put together our top picks for the best stocking fillers!

Looking for a gift for a pro-stargazer or new explorer? We’ve put together The Stargazer’s Gift Guide with a range of gift ideas suitable for a mix of budgets and abilities…

Our Black Hole Friday Sale is back with a range of great discounts to take advantage of ready for the Christmas season with some fab savings on some of our most popular products in the Jodrell Bank Gift Shop. Fancy a browse in person? Then join us from this weekend for our Christmas Shopping events, with telescope demonstrations, science shows and exclusive in-store discounts, there’s so much to enjoy…

We’re thrilled to announce that our beautiful First Light Pavilion was awarded for Innovation and Project of the Year at the North West Regional Construction Awards this week.

19 November, 2021

Making Space for Autism

Here at Jodrell Bank, we’re committed to providing everyone with an inspirational experience and ensuring that every visitor is able to fully engage with the science and stories of this internationally significant site. 

13 November, 2021

Shop and Support!

In the rush of Christmas shopping and trying to find those perfect gifts for everyone, it’s easy to forget about the impact of our purchases. Here at Jodrell Bank, we’re careful to source ethical and sustainable products for our Gift Shop so you can be sure that your purchase makes a positive impact on the world around us. So, for our latest gift guide, we’ve focused on 4 of our favourite suppliers and highlighted some of their great products…

As attention turns to COP26, we all find ourselves reflecting on how we can play our part in protecting the planet.

In the Spring of 2021, The Cheshire Federation of WIs set out a challenge for their local branches. The brief was to knit a series of 6ft scarves to be donated to a charity of their choice. But that’s not all -the number of scarves knitted should relate to a notable landmark, monument, or point of interest…

It’s that time of year again! Hot chocolates, mince pies, snow glistening around a scenic Lovell telescope, and plenty of family fun. Christmas is nearly here and we’re pleased to be hosting two special shopping weekends, supported by live science shows and seasonal offers in The Planet café.