20-23 July 2023 Jodrell Bank Observatory

Bluedot

Journal

jodrell bank centre for astrophysics

The Jodrell Bank Centre for Astrophysics is the astronomical research centre of The University of Ma…

the great ape challenge

Language makes humans different from other animals, but how language emerged through evolution remai…

soapbox shorts

Drop by the Big Bang Stage to enjoy Me, Human’s popular Soapbox Shorts: Pay Attention! The Fun…

psyched!

Be informed and entertained by our Me, Human host and science panel. Psyched! shows offer a fusion o…

Giant 303

Dubbed the Sound that gave birth to a Movement, the 303 became the foundation of electronic dance mu…

IT is Rocket Science – Beyond Infinity

It IS Rocket Science – Beyond Infinity Learn how to travel to space like a Space Ranger, in th…

Science Made Simple

It’s Only Water, Or Is It? We are all familiar with water; we see it every day. But in this intera…

Unmasked: The Science of Superheroes

Unmasked: The Science of Superheroes From the earliest days of comic books through to the current bl…

The Mousetrap Balloon Show

The Mousetrap Balloon Show The Mousetrap Balloon Show is delighted to be returning to the Bluedot Fe…

Chester Zoo

Animal Communication: Who’s Calling Who? The weird and wonderful world of animal communication! Ou…

Earth and Solar System & Manchester Volcanology

Volcanoes: What makes them go bang? Volcanoes erupt around the world in different ways, some pour ou…

Oh Bot

Robot Comedy Workshop Can robots make humans laugh? We don’t know. We know some people find robots…

Practical Action

Plastics challenge (ages 8-14) Investigate the properties of plastics and learn how to tell differen…

The Making Rooms

Solder your very own light-up colour changing badge! Have you ever wanted to learn to solder? Want t…

Creative Manchester

PANEL Our Future Selves Geoff Ryman’s work has won numerous awards including the John W. Campbell…