What’s On?


Cap Com Go!

This immersive show takes you on an exciting journey to space and back through the use of incredible animation.
2 Jan, 202331 May, 2024
Rosette Nebula core by Anthony Holloway

Exhibition: Visions of the Night Sky

Astrophotography exhibition celebrating the work of Dr Anthony Holloway and the beauty of the skies around our planet, and beyond.
17 Nov, 202314 Apr, 2024

Telescope Talks

Jodrell Bank is famous for its big dish. Find out why and what it does.
27 Dec, 202331 Dec, 2024

Lovell Lecture Series – 2024 Now on Sale

2024 Lecture series just announced. Jodrell Bank is proud to be hosting the Lovell Lecture series in our Wolfson Auditorium. We will be hosting regular evening lectures and are delighted to welcome leading scientists to Jodrell Bank.  
15 Feb, 202413 Jun, 2024
£10 / £12
Lovell Observing, Anthony Holloway

Introduction to Astrophotography

Our popular Introduction to Astrophotography workshop is returning this winter – join us for an informal and fun session.
28 Feb, 2024
£35 – £30

Astro Night – Kids!

EVENT SOLD OUT. Calling all budding young astronomers! You are invited to join us for an unmissable opportunity to get started in astronomy and what better place to do it than at Jodrell Bank home of the famous Lovell Telescope.
2 Mar, 2024
£16 – £12

Relaxed Visits to Jodrell Bank

Relaxed visits: early opening at 10am on the first Sunday of the month. 
3 Mar, 2024
7 Apr, 2024
5 May, 2024
2 Jun, 2024

Dr Michael Keith: Tuning into the Cosmic Bass Note – The Hunt for the Gravitational Wave Background

NOW SOLD OUT. Dr Michael Keith will discuss a new way of studying the Universe using the ripples in space-time – gravitational waves – predicted by Einstein’s theory of gravity.
7 Mar, 2024
£12 – £10
Anthony Holloway

Advanced Astrophotography

Do you already have some experience in photography and are looking to get some extra tips and tricks from an expert? Our advanced course offers Astrophotographers the chance to extend their knowledge and help them achieve breath-taking night sky photography.
20 Mar, 2024
£25, £20
Dr Sarah Crowther on BBC Breakfast

Dr Sarah Crowther: OSIRIS-REx – The Journey to Bennu and Back

NOW SOLD OUT. Dr Sarah Crowther will give an overview of the OSIRIS-REx mission, and talk about some of the initial findings from the first few months of sample analysis.
9 May, 2024
£12 – £10

Professor Karen Olsson-Francis: Living Life at the Limits

Professor Karen Olsson-Francis talks about how studying extreme environments on Earth plays a vital role in planning life-detection missions.
13 Jun, 2024
£12 – £10