What to expect at Bluedot festival: Jodrell Bank's celebration of music, culture and science | Knutsford Times

What to expect at Bluedot festival: Jodrell Bank’s celebration of music, culture and science

By on June 27, 2017

Started in 2015, Bluedot has quickly grown to be one of the most exciting and interesting festivals in the UK. The fact that it takes place at the picturesque and hugely important site of Jodrell Bank is one major reason for that – as the location alone is said to be the reason why many revellers decide to make the journey. That aside, the programme of the festival alone is one of the most intriguing you’re likely to find, featuring a diverse range of different artists and musicians performing over the 3 days.

This year’s headliners include Leeds-based art-poppers Alt-J, electronic legends Orbital, and influential alternative rock heroes The Pixies. Elsewhere on the bill, Goldfrapp, Warpaint and Hawkwind are sure to please the crowd – while a live-scoring of Moomins and The Comet should also be a unique experience. Away from music, comedian Richard Herring will be bringing the laughs, while talks about the Voyager spacecraft by Tim O’Brien are sure to pique the interest of many, and a diverse programme of Doctor Who and Captain Scarlet features are sure to please most who attend.

The festival takes place between the 7th and 9th of July, and there are still weekend tickets available for the price of £159, or single day tickets are available for £59 each.You can purchase these – and find out more about Bluedot – on the festival’s official website here: http://www.discoverthebluedot.com

In the meantime, you can get yourself in the mood for the festival by listening to the official playlist on Spotify below.

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