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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Advanced Astrophotography

New for 2018, this advanced course offers Astrophotographers the chance to extend their knowledge and help them achieve breath-taking night sky photography. The session follows on from our Introduction to Astrophotography and includes a detailed talk by Jodrell Bank’s Dr Anthony Holloway covering how to capture images…

Wed 21 Mar

£30 / £27.50 / 10% discount for Annual Pass holders / 01477 571 766

Bluedot Festival

Bluedot; an Intergalactic Festival of Music, Science, Technology & The Exploration of Space

Fri 20 Jul

Free / 01477 571 766

Sat 21 Jul

Free / 01477 571 766

Sun 22 Jul

Free / 01477 571 766

Bluedot Festival

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

Fri 20 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01477 571 766

Sat 21 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01477 571 766

Sun 22 Jul

Prices to be confirmed / 01477 571 766

An Introduction to Astrophotography

Following on from the success of our popular Astrophotography Nights, we’re delighted to be running three new Introduction to Astrophotography courses this winter. Join us for an informal and fun session that includes an introductory workshop (co-presented by Jodrell Bank Observatory’s Dr Anthony Holloway), along with…

Wed 7 Feb

£30 / £27.50 / 10% discount for Annual Pass holders / 01477 571 766

Lovell Lecture: Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell

The Curious Case of the Pulsating Star Professor Dame Jocelyn Bell Burnell We’re absolutely thrilled to be welcoming Jocelyn Bell Burnell to Jodrell Bank for our first Lovell Lecture of the year. Best known for her discovery of pulsars in 1967, Jocelyn has become a role model for students and female scientists…

Thu 1 Feb

Free / 01477 571 766

Stargazing Night

You are invited to join us for an unmissable opportunity to get started in astronomy. You’ll learn how to navigate the skies, locate the stars using a variety of tools from planispheres to telescopes, and enjoy short talks and demonstrations throughout the evening too. Along with the Discovery Centre’s own team…

Sat 27 Jan

£9.00 / £7.00 (under 18s, students, and over 65s) / 10% discount for Annual Pass holders / 01477 571 766

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