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Photography: bluedot Festival 2017

“Science has no frontier” – These words by Sir Bernard Lovell FRS are displayed on the wall of the Jodrell Bank Observatory, where each year nerds, geeks, music lovers, and people from all walks of life come together to celebrate the frontier-free nature of science and music at bluedot festival. With fun activities and science talks during the day and inspiring and jaw-droppingly good music in the afternoon and evenings, the festival catered to all in attendance. Throughout the weekend, everybody enjoyed the fantastic family-oriented atmosphere of a very special festival that not only opened our eyes to new...

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Live: bluedot Festival @ Jodrell Bank Observatory

Hosted at the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Macclesfield near the M6 between Manchester and Birmingham, the second incarnation of the bluedot festival took place last weekend and drew crowds from all over the country. Bluedot is a very special festival in that it is as much music- as science-oriented with a good few comedy acts and nerd-pleasing performance shows thrown in for good measure, satisfying all of my geek-receptors. Standing in the queue on one of the many excellent food stands, which catered for every taste, ranging from vegan falafel to traditional fish and chips, one would hear talk...

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Festival: bluedot festival Orbital, Pixies and Alt-J headline

bluedot announces first wave of artists  Orbital, Pixies and Alt-J headline. Following an inaugural event last summer packed with incredible performances from across the musical spectrum, spectacular scientific happenings and a mind-expanding programme of arts and culture, bluedot, set against a backdrop of the iconic Lovell Telescope at Jodrell Bank,  has revealed the first wave of its musical line-up including all three headliners. bluedot is on 7/8/9 JULY 2017. After a five-year hiatus Orbital – the originators of live dance music – are back and headlining bluedot in their only northern show of the summer. Described by The Guardian and Q Magazine as one...

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