Do you love music? Do you love science? Would you like to go to a festival where both are rolled up into a weekend of family fun? Well look no further, as we’re giving away four tickets (two adults plus two teens (11 to 15 years old)) for a weekend of camping and festival-going at BlueDot festival, located at Jodrell Bank Observatory, Cheshire, United Kingdom.
Kicking off on 18 July 2019, the event will last from Friday to Sunday and will be jam-packed full of science, art and music in the most creative and immersive fashion. Not only will there be talks from the brightest scientists from around the globe, there will be a selection of world famous artists on display.
The main stage will sit in the foreground of the world-famous Lovell Telescope that has been at the forefront of scientific discovery for over half a century. Thursday will kickstart the long weekend of musical acts, including an opening convert from The Hallé, Friday will see music acts such as Hot Chip, Jon Hopkins, Kate Tempest and Ibibio Sound Machine, Saturday will welcome Kraftwerk 3-D, Jarvis Cocker, 808 State, Sons of Kemet while Sunday will finish with multiple award-winning New Order, John Grant, Gruff Rhys, Anna Calvi, Gogo Penguin amongst others.
But it’s not just the music that people travel from around the world to see: brilliant scientists and engineers will give informative talks. Such names include Britain’s first astronaut Helen Sherman, famous science historian James Burke, French-Irish science and history presenter Liz Bonnin and other exciting names in the world of science, including Jim Al-Khalili, Dallas Campbell and the director of Jodrell Bank Tim O’Brien.
In between the music and the science, there are opportunities to visit stalls packed with a variety of interesting cuisines plus there are comedy shows, stargazing, microbrewery, mixology, family events, a deep space disco and so much more.
Please note prize isn’t valid until 9:00am on 19/07/2019. To be in with a chance of winning tickets to an unforgettable weekend of science and music, all you need to do is enter here before 10 July 2019.
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