bluedot presents a free weekend of music, science and cosmic culture, broadcasting live and raising money for Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre. Tune in live at aweekendinouterspace.com or on bluedot’s YouTube and Facebook.

FRIDAY

7PM: WELCOME TO JODRELL BANK
WITH TIM O’BRIEN AND TERESA ANDERSON

A special evening celebrating Jodrell Bank, with Tim and Teresa sharing their best memories of their years at the home of bluedot, plus highlights of the iconic Live From Jodrell Bank concerts that birthed bluedot.

8PM: WAYNE COYNE IN CONVERSATION WITH TIM O’BRIEN
(BLUEDOT 2018)

Re-live Tim and Wayne Coyne’s classic talk from bluedot 2018, as Wayne returned to his spiritual home for the first time since 2013’s classic ‘Live from Jodrell Bank 001’

FRIDAY NIGHT IN ORBIT

9pm: UNKLE (bluedot 2018)

10.15PM: BOOKA SHADE (Bluedot 2018)

11.30PM: THE ORB (BLUEDOT 2018)

SATURDAY

9AM: Journey to Outer Space… with Henge

10am: Sensory Music Session with Clangers and Nordoff Robins

11am: Cloudscapes: Cloudgaze At Home

12pm: Ann Druyan In Conversation with Brian Cox and Robin Ince

in association with The Cosmic Shambles Network

1pm: Jill Tarter In Conversation with Ana Matronic

2pm: Diversity in Science: Panel discussion

with Jim al-Khalili, Angela Saini and Tana Joseph

3pm: Hitchhikers Guide 42nd Birthday: Live Celebration

Hosted by Hitchhikers archivist Kevin Davies, and featuring special guests and unseen archive content

4pm: HHY and the Kampala Unit · Live from Uganda

5pm: BCUC · Live from Soweto

6pm: Ana Matronic’s Space Disco · Live from New York

7pm: Daniel Avery [AV DJ SET] · Live from London

8pm: Orbital [av dj set] · Live from London

9pm: Roni Size [AV DJ SET] · Live from London

10pm: Return to Earth… with Henge

SUNDAY

Best of bluedot

9AM: SARAH BRIDLE: FOOD AND CLIMATE CHANGE

10AM: RICHARD DAWKINS IN CONVERSATION WITH JIM AL-KHALILI

11AM: DALLAS CAMPBELL – AD ASTRA!

12PM: MOONWALKING… EXPLORING AFROFUTURISM WITH KEISHA THOMPSON

1PM: LIVE MOONBOUNCE

FEATURING KRAFTWERK, JON HOPKINS AND ANNA CALVI

2PM: MARY CASIO: JOURNEY TO CASSIOPEIA BY HANNAH PEEL

3PM: GOLDEN DAWN ARKESTRA (2019)

5PM: HOT CHIP (2019)

7PM: ELBOW, LIVE FROM JODRELL BANK (2012)

Broadcast in full, Elbow’s legendary Jodrell Bank concert was one of the first to take place in the shadow of the Lovell Telescope, back in June 2012. Fresh from the release of the universally acclaimed Build A Rocket Boys! the band took over Jodrell for an extraordinary night, with support from Cherry Ghost, Lianne La Havas and more. The concert was later released as a special live album.

Tim’s Twitter Listening Parties

Tim Burgess’ now legendary Twitter Listening Parties have taken over the globe and seen hundreds of classic albums live-tweeted by the artists themselves. We’re thrilled to be taking over for an afternoon with some of bluedot’s favourite artists – simply press play at the scheduled time, and follow the artist on Twitter as they provide live commentary to their classic record!

11.30pm
Professor Tim O Brien, Jim Spencer and Dave Tolan
– Hello Moon, Can You Hear Me?

12:00PM
Slikback – Tomo

12.30PM
Otim Alpha – Gulu City Anthems

2pm
Ibibio Sound Machine – Doko Mien

3PM
Doves – The Last Broadcast

4pm
Hot Chip – A BATHFULL OF ECSTASY

5pm
Metronomy – Metronomy Forever

6pM
New Order – Technique

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