Bluedot Festival 2019

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Bomish Lane, Macclesfield, United Kingdom

18 - 21 Jul 2019



Bluedot is an award-winning festival of discovery at the grounds of a deep space observatory. Set against a backdrop of the iconic Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank, Bluedot combines a truly stellar line-up of music with a ground-breaking programme of live science experiments, expert talks and immersive artworks.

18 - 21 Jul 2019
United Kingdom
Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre, Bomish Lane, Macclesfield
Age restrictions
All ages
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2019-06-25 17:30:01
Iconic Manchester venue Band on the Wall curate our Roots Stage with some of the finest world music on Planet Earth

Announcing The Orielles at BD19.

2019-06-24 09:00:00
the go! team will no longer be joining us at bluedot this year as Ninja from the band is pregnant, the BD team would like to congratulate her on this very exciting news. We're thrilled to announce that The Orielles will be playing our Lovell Stage on Sunday 21 July instead. Very final Weekend and Sunday Day & Night tickets on sale now.

A family festival out of this world!

2019-06-23 17:30:00
From live science shows and workshops to cosmic kids activities, the Luminarium and an out of this world family rave, bluedot is fun for all the family! FINAL weekend tickets on sale now, secure yours to join us for the exploration.

BD19: 808 State

2019-06-22 10:00:00
Acid house pioneers 808 State are back with new music in the form of ‘Initial Granada Report’, the first of two EPs, out 12 July. Don’t miss them on our Orbit Stage at bluedot – Saturday 20 July. Stream their new track ‘Tokyo Tokyo’ here –

2019-06-21 22:54:53
Will be interesting to see if Bluedot have improved the access points which were too narrow for the smaller capacity of previous years!

BD19: Hot Chip headline Friday.

2019-06-21 11:00:24
Our Friday headliners Hot Chip have released their seventh studio album 'A Bath Full of Ecstasy', out now. We look forward to hearing it beneath the Lovell Telescope in less than a month's time! Book your Friday Day & Night or Friday Night ticket to see it live – Stream the album here –

2019-06-20 18:25:54
bluedot is evolving. Introducing brand new areas at this year's festival including Tranquility Base, the new home to Mission Control and Contact (both now three times bigger). Discover new stages Deep Space Disco, Extinction Rebellion's Rebel Rebel Stage and Time Machine Disco, plus for the first time experience the Lovell Telescope projections in 360º. Join us for our weekend of discovery, final weekend tickets on sale now. We expect to be sold out very soon.

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2019-06-19 17:00:01
We’re thrilled to announce bruntwood as an official bluedot partner. Bruntwood has a long-standing connection with science, arts and music, dedicated to driving science and technology growth in regional cities. The partnership includes a series of unique and exclusive Microdot mini-festivals which started last weekend at Hatch and will continue on to Liverpool and Cheshire. Discover more here –

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2019-06-18 17:00:01
With t-minus 1 month to go until we launch into the bluedot cosmos, we're thrilled to reveal our full stage splits for bluedot 2019, including some stellar new additions to the line-up and our Roots Stage, curated by Band on the Wall. We're down to our final handful of weekend tickets, so we'd recommend securing yours this week if you're wanting to join us.

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2019-06-17 18:00:01
The Colony, our boutique campsite, is about to sell out. We've only got one each remaining of our Classic Podpads, Luxury Podpads, Luxury Bunkpads, Luxury Octopads, Royal Indian Shikar Tents, Mini Bedouins and Ridge Tents. Book now to sleep beneath the shadow of the Lovell Telescope.