Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre

Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre
Lower Withington, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 9DL
  • Telephone 01477 571 766
  • Opening times Daily 10am–5pm.
  • Email
  • Website www.jodrellbank.net
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Bluedot Festival

The intergalactic festival of music, science, technology & the exploration of space returns for 2018…

Fri 20 Jul 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 01477 571 766

Sat 21 Jul 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 01477 571 766

Sun 22 Jul 2018

Prices to be confirmed / 01477 571 766

Family Stargazing Night

Families are invited to join us for an unmissable after-hours evening of stargazing at Jodrell Bank. -A wonderful opportunity to get started in astronomy. You’ll learn how to navigate the skies and locate the stars using a variety of tools from planispheres to telescopes. And, you’ll be able to enjoy a series of short…

Thu 26 Oct

£8 / 01477 571 766

Half Term: AutumnFest at Jodrell Bank

Join us as we celebrate the turning of the seasons in our special autumn celebration in the Jodrell Bank arboretum this half term. Every Saturday and Sunday from 21 October – 5 November, you’ll find free drop-in craft activities, including make-your-own apple bird feeders and Autumn crowns, from 11:00 – 15:30

Sat 21 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

Sun 22 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

Mon 23 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

…and 13 more dates until 5 Nov

Half Term: Live Science Show - To Space and Beyond!

Jodrell Bank has been at the heart of space exploration since the dawn of the space age and the impressive Lovell Telescope was a key part of early missions such as tracking the Soviet rocket, Sputnik 1 and monitoring the first manned space mission to the moon, Apollo 11. In this brand new interactive science show, you…

Mon 23 Oct

Free / 01477 571 766

Tue 24 Oct

Free / 01477 571 766

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 01477 571 766

…and 9 more dates until 3 Nov

Half Term: Meet the Expert

Here’s your chance to meet one of our resident science and astronomy experts. You’ll get to find out about their work and have the chance to ask the questions you’ve always wanted the answers to. Meet the Expert sessions take place on weekdays at 1pm, the speakers for October half-term will be as follows:

Mon 23 Oct

Free with general admissiom / 01477 571 766

Tue 24 Oct

Free with general admissiom / 01477 571 766

Wed 25 Oct

Free with general admissiom / 01477 571 766

…and 9 more dates until 3 Nov

Half Term: Telescope Tours

Join one of Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre's friendly explainers for a walk around the base of the Lovell Telescope. Find out more about how it works, its history, and some of its research. Talk lasts around 45 minutes.

Sat 21 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

Sun 22 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

Mon 23 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

…and 13 more dates until 5 Nov

Half Term: Under 5s' Journey through the Solar System

Under 5s: Journey through the Solar System Do you want to explore space? Then meet us in the stunning Clockwork Orrery at Jodrell Bank Discovery Centre for a journey through the Solar System! On the way we will be stopping at some of the planets to discover what they sound, smell, look and feel like.

Mon 23 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

Tue 24 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

Wed 25 Oct

Free with general admission / 01477 571 766

…and 9 more dates until 3 Nov

Live Science Shows: To Space and Beyond

Jodrell Bank has been at the heart of space exploration since the dawn of the space age and the impressive Lovell Telescope was a key part of early missions such as tracking the Soviet rocket, Sputnik 1 and monitoring the first manned space mission to the moon, Apollo 11. In this brand new interactive science show, you…

Mon 23 Oct

Free / 01477 571 766

Tue 24 Oct

Free / 01477 571 766

Wed 25 Oct

Free / 01477 571 766

…and 9 more dates until 3 Nov

Lovell Lecture: Exploring the Cool Universe from the Andes with the ALMA Telescope

The Atacama Large Millimeter/sub-mm Array (ALMA) telescope is a revolutionary array telescope located 5000m above sea-level in the Atacama Desert of Chile. Comprising 66 individual dishes spread out over 14 kilometres, ALMA observes the Universe at millimetre and submillimetre wavelengths. This allows astronomers to…

Thu 9 Nov

£8 (£6) / 01477 571 766

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