This section brings together the very latest posts related to scientific developments, heritage and cultural activities here at Jodrell Bank.
Join the team at Jodrell Bank!
Would you like to join our team of seasonal casual staff and play a vital role in the day to day running of Jodrell Bank’s Planet Café?
bluedot wins Best Festival at UK Festival Awards!
Last night, Jodrell Bank’s bluedot was awarded ‘Best Medium Festival’ at the UK festival Awards.
Learning and Enrichment Award for Jodrell Bank
We’re thrilled to announce that Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre was awarded Excellence in Learning and Enrichment at the Family Traveller Awards this week!
25 years of The National Lottery
A new piece of modern art, featuring Jodrell Bank and created by world-renowned artist, David Mach RA, has been unveiled to celebrate the start of six weeks of celebrations for The National Lottery’s 25th birthday.
FREE Admission for National Lottery Players!
Thank You Week is back! From 25 November – 1 December, we will be taking part in the National Lottery Heritage Fund’s #ThanksToYou campaign by offering FREE ADMISSION* to all our visitors who play the National Lottery.
Lovell Telescope back in Action!
After a long period of maintenance work, the Lovell Telescope is back in action!
Since the spring of 2018, a number of tasks have been undertaken on the Telescope including painting, steelwork repairs, and a major project to fully replace the original 1957 Telescope surface.
Vote for Jodrell Bank
We’re up for two new Awards and you can help us win by taking part in the public vote!
Special Contribution Award for Jodrell Bank
Jodrell Bank was awarded Special Contribution to Tourism at last night’s Marketing Cheshire Awards, in recognition of its achievement in receiving UNESCO World Heritage Site status.
October half-term at Jodrell Bank
Ready for all things space and aliens this October half-term? Well, we’ve got a packed programme of tours, shows and interactive activities to keep your budding young scientists busy during the holidays.
Summer interns at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Each year we select three or four undergraduate students to come and spend two months of the summer with us. After a period of training they assist in the delivery of our programme of events for the public at Bluedot and over the school summer holidays at the Discovery Centre.