What’s On?


An Imperfect Account of a Comet

An Imperfect Account of a Comet is an audio-visual installation by Lynda Laird celebrating the celestial discoveries of the 18th century astronomer Caroline Herschel.
18 Nov, 202216 Apr, 2023

Apollo Remastered

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of our last steps on the Moon, Andy Saunders will present a small selection of remastered photographs from the final mission of the programme – Apollo 17.
3 Dec, 202216 Apr, 2023

Stargazing – SOLD OUT

Join us for a magical evening of stargazing here at Jodrell Bank.  
28 Jan, 202325 Mar, 2023
£20 / £15

Home Educators Day

Be inspired by the wonders of space and science and join us for our Home Educators Day.
10 Feb, 2023

Family Stargazing – SOLD OUT

Calling all budding young stargazers! 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.  
11 Feb, 202318 Feb, 2023
£8 / £10 / £12

Introduction to Astrophotography

Our popular Introduction to Astrophotography workshop is returning this winter – join us for an informal and fun session.  
15 Feb, 2023
£35 / £30

Half Term: Cap Com Go!

This immersive show takes you on an exciting journey to space and back through the use of incredible animation.
18 Feb, 202326 Feb, 2023
£4 / £6

Half Term: Meet the Expert

Curious about the cosmos? For the half term week, meet an expert who will welcome you to their science and blow your mind. Suitable for young people. 
20 Feb, 202324 Feb, 2023

Lovell Lecture Series

Rebecca will give a tour of the early universe from the Big Bang to the formation of the first stars and galaxies. You will travel together through the ‘dark ages’, and contemplate what a universe without stars would look like.
2 Mar, 2023
£8 / £10

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.
15 Mar, 2023
£25 / £20


bluedot is back at the UNESCO World Heritage site Jodrell Bank Observatory from 20th – 23rd July 2023.
20 Jul, 202323 Jul, 2023