Bluedot Festival Wins Award For Best Medium Sized Festival At The UK Festival Awards

Having previously won “New Festival on the Block” and “Mind-Blowing Spectacle” at the Association of Independent Festivals,bluedot, the annual intergalactic festival atJodrell Bank Observatorythat fuses music, science, arts and culture,  has won ‘Best Medium Festival’ at this year’s UK Festival Awardsat the Troxy in London. 

Said Festival Organiser Ben Robinson: “bluedot is a truly spectacular event held in an even more spectacular location and winning ‘Best Medium Festival’ is a real real testament to everyone involved.

“This is our first win at UK Festival Awards and we’re truly delighted. Thank you to everyone who voted for us and for making bluedot what it is today!

“We have an amazing bill for 2020, the best yet. It’s not just the headline artists that will impress, we’ve really raised the bar with our science, arts, culture, wellbeing and food content and have some very exciting announcements in the coming months. We look forward to welcoming everyone back to bluedot for another weekend of discovery.”

Taking place 23 – 26 July 2020 at Jodrell Bank, the Cheshire observatory at the cutting edge of humanity’s quest for knowledge, bluedot is afour-day festival of discovery that fusesa complex mix of artists, speakers, scientists and performers into an event unlike any on earth.

Attendees can again expect an ultra-special weekend of talent from across the musical, scientific, literary and arts communities with five distinct arenas featuring cosmic culture, talks, screenings, lectures, comedy and debates, a vast spectrum of hands-on activities and much more.


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