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  • 2013 Festival Awards - Please vote for us!

    Wednesday 2nd October 2013

    Live from Jodrell Bank has been nominated for a few awards at the UK Festival Awards. We are very proud to have been nominated but we would absolutely love to pick up an award as well! Last year we won the 'Extra-Creativity' award and this year we are nominate…

  • Sigur Rós Jodrell Bank Intro!

    Sunday 8th September 2013

    You can now listen to the custom made intro that Sigur Rós premiered at Transmission_006.. This soundscape was produced for Sigur Rós as intro ‘music’ for their show at Jodrell Bank by producer Alex Somers from recordings of “sounds from space�…

  • Tickets available on the door for both shows!

    Friday 30th August 2013

    Tickets will be available on the door for both Transmission_006: Sigur Rós & Transmission_007: Hallé this weekend. Gates open at 15:00 and tickets are priced at £39.00 for Friday and £29.50 for Saturday. Car parking is also available to purchas…

  • Transmission_007: Hallé | Pre-Flight Information

    Wednesday 28th August 2013

    [PRE-FLIGHT CHECKS] Timings (approximate & subject to change)  Gates: 15:00 Science Arena Opens: 15:00 Tom Middleton 'Sounds of the Cosmos': 15:00 Broadway & Beyond: 16:15 Professor Tim O'Brien (Science Talk): 17:00 Broadway &…

  • Hospitality Packages Available for Transmission_006: Sigur Ros

    Make your voyage even more enjoyable!

    Thursday 22nd August 2013

    Make your voyage even more special and treat yourself to the surroundings of the hospitality lounge. Whether you are coming together to celebrate a special event with friends and family or would simply like to know that there is a covered area with seating for…

  • Final boarding call for this weekend!

    See you under the stars!

    Friday 5th July 2013

    Calling all space cadets, launch sequence has been initiated and this is now the final countdown to Transmissions_004 & _005. The sun is bouncing off the Lovell telescope as we put the final touches to the site. Featuring an interstellar lineup and our…

  • The Australian Pink Floyd Show Info

    Important Information: Pre-flight checks

    Friday 28th June 2013

    Here is some important information for our Australian Pink Floyd Show (July 6th) Transmission: Timings (approx and subject to change) We advise you arrive as early as possible to avoid queues. Please note early start for live music and Science Arena.…

  • Tom Middleton 'Sounds of the Cosmos' Added to New Order & Hallé Shows!

    New Additions

    Tuesday 25th June 2013

    Tom Middleton is the latest stellar name to be announced for this year’s Live From Jodrell Bank series bringing his acclaimed Sounds Of The Cosmos set to the University of Manchester’s Jodrell Bank Observatory.  He will perform at the specially curated by…

  • Science Arena Announced!


    Thursday 13th June 2013

    Our Live From Jodrell Bank series is acclaimed as much for it’s otherworldly dimensions of its Science Arena activity as it is for the transcendent sounds of the artists that perform at the unique events and we can now announce details of our Science Area, o…

  • Public Service Broadcasting Added To Transmission_005!

    New Additions

    Thursday 16th May 2013

    Public Service Broadcasting have been added to Transmission_005 curated by New Order! Public Service Broadcasting are a London-based musical duo who take samples from old public information films, archive footage and propoganda material. Their debut EP was…

  • The HALLÉ announced for Transmission_007


    Wednesday 8th May 2013


  • Sigur Rós Supports Confirmed

    We are thrilled to announce

    Wednesday 13th March 2013

    The support acts for our much-anticipated Sigur Rós show at Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire will be Poliça, Nik Colk Void (Factory Floor) and Daughter. Setting the scene for the headline performance will be Minnesota four piece Poliça who’s bass…

  • We have lift off for an interstellarTransmission...

    ...onsale now...

    Tuesday 19th February 2013

    The almighty Australian Pink Floyd will be performing at Live From Jodrell Bank on Saturday 6th July. This peerless tribute act will be playing a celebration show to mark the 40th anniversary of the release of the seminal Pink Floyd album, The Dark Si…

  • Online Shop

    Merchandise now available

    Friday 14th December 2012

    We have teamed up with From the Fields online shop so we can now offer you clothing and images from all past Transmission. Click here to visit the store.

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    Monday 8th October 2012

    Live Form Jodrell Bank ✭✭Transmission 001✭✭featuring Flaming Lips & British Sea Power has been awarded Best Outdoor Event at this years National Event Awards! The awards recognise events that surpass expectation in terms of creativity and innovatio…

  • Space pavilion

    Talks Announced

    Thursday 21st June 2012

    Throughout each day will be a number of fascinating talks given by experts delivered in the spectacular Jodrell Bank Science Arena, free to visit over the weekend for ticket holders. The Science Arena will open at 14:00pm each day with talks from 15:00pm.…

  • Transmission_001: Flaming Lips

    Sold Out!

    Wednesday 23rd March 2011

    Transmission 001 The Flaming Lips has now SOLD OUT! This event is the first in a series of transmissions from Live at Jodrell Bank. Huge thanks to everyone that has bought a ticket, this truely is going to be an unbelievable show underneath the stars.…

  • lights out for darker skies

    British sea power support the dark skies initiative

    Sunday 6th March 2011

    Eccentic cult rockers British Sea Power are our penutimate headliner at Transmission 001 at Live from Jodrell Bank. They are no stranger to astronomy and are avid star gazers. They even wrote a track Lights Out For Darker Skies to show their support and incre…

  • elbow DVD Release!

    The news you have been waiting for Jodrellites!

    Monday 30th September 2013

    For those of you who attended Transmission_002 with elbow, we finally have the news you Jodrellites have been waiting for as today elbow have made several announcements including news on the Live at Jodrell Bank DVD! elbow have announced details of a new al…

  • Thank You Jodrellites!

    Friday 6th September 2013

    Time to touch back down to earth following a cosmic journey of music, science and stunning visuals at another unforgettable weekend of the Transmissions series. Friday was a spectacular of lights, lasers and other worldly sounds headlined by the icelandic S…


    Wednesday 28th August 2013

    [PRE-FLIGHT CHECKS] Timings (approximate & subject to change)  Gates: 15:00 Science Arena Open: 15:00 DJs: 15:00 Live Music From: 16:30 Last Entry: 19:30 Finish: 23:00 Food & Drink Please ignore the miss-print on Tickets, we apologise…

  • 2 & 3 Night Camping Packages Still Available!

    Monday 26th August 2013

    You can now purchase great value weekend packages and camping passes for the Live from Jodrell event this August and stay just a short distance away from the iconic venue in a fantastic relaxed atmosphere! Packages available: 2 day camping pass £25; 3 day…

  • Wimbledon Final To Be Shown at Live from Jodrell Bank!

    Another Addition!

    Saturday 6th July 2013

    It's been 77 years since a male British player won Wimbledon. Witness the chance to see history being made in the wonderful surroundings of Jodrell Bank where Manchester Music legends New Order and Johnny Marr take to the stage for a very special Live From Jod…

  • New Order Important Information

    Important Information: Pre-flight checks

    Friday 28th June 2013

    Here is some important information for our New Order (July 7th) Transmission: Timings (approx and subject to change) We advise you arrive as early as possible to avoid queues. Please note early start for live music and Science Arena. Doors Open: 14:00…

  • STFC roadshow returns to Jodrell Bank!


    Thursday 27th June 2013

    STFC roadshow returns to Jodrell Bank and begins a new chapter Come along and experience a life sized model of the largest science experiment in the world – the Large Hadron Collider! This is your opportunity to get a tantalising glimpse and hands-on e…

  • Stay in style at Cranage Hall!


    Friday 14th June 2013

    We have teamed up with luxury hotel Cranage Hall and put together a special package for those of you wanting to make a weekend of it and attend Live from Jodrell Bank but stay in style! Set in the glorious Cheshire countryside, just 10 minutes from Jodrell…

  • Camping Added to Live from Jodrell Bank!


    Friday 17th May 2013

    For the first time, we are offering you the chance to camp! You can now stay the full weekend and attend all Live from Jodrell Bank shows either on our July or August weekends. The campsite is based at AP Sports Club opposite Holmes Chapel train station and th…

  • Win a Season Pass & Much More!


    Wednesday 15th May 2013

    We have recently launched our brand new Facebook Competition app, giving you the chance to win a different prize each week for 8 weeks until Transmission_004. Every entry will also be in with the chance to win our grand prize of a Season Pass to all our even…

  • Australian Pink Floyd Show Supports Announced

    Hawkwind & More To Support!

    Thursday 2nd May 2013

    Support acts for the highly anticipated Australian Pink Floyd 40th Anniversary of ‘Dark Side of the Moon’ show announced as Hawkwind, The Time and Space Machine and The Lucid Dream. Hawkwind are a legendary act, formed in 1969, veterans of the first eve…

  • New Order & Johnny Marr Confirmed

    To play in the shadow of the Lovell Telescope.

    Thursday 7th March 2013

    We are very proud to announce a third Transmission for 2013 with New Order curating a day of outstanding music from Manchester's rich music scene on 7th July 2013. One of the most acclaimed and influential bands of the last four decades New Order pion…

  • SIGUR RÓS Announced


    Tuesday 15th January 2013

    The multi award winning Live From Jodrell Bank series is thrilled to announce another Transmission from the Jodrell Bank Observatory in Cheshire.  Sigur Rós are confirmed to headline this unique event in the shadow of the iconic Lovell Telescope, on…



    Thursday 6th December 2012

    Live From Jodrell Bank is proud to announce it picked up an award for 'Extreme Creativity' for extra activity at a festival at the UK Festival Awards. Live From Jodrell Bank was voted the winner by a panel of industry judges for it's extra activity of inter…

  • Thank you Space Cadets!

    Hands Please!

    Monday 2nd July 2012

    A galactic thanks you to all the fans, friends and families (or Jodrellites as you will now forever be known) that came along to Live From Jodrell Bank -Transmission 002 and shared in making such a historic and beautiful day of music and science.  …

  • Over and out...

    ...for now!

    Monday 4th July 2011

    Wow! Wasn't that a mind-blowingly awesome show!? Huge thanks to all 5000 of you for being part of our very special first transmission. Thanks to Jodrell Bank and all the artists, especially our headliners the Flaming Lips for making it truly spectacular…

  • The FLaming Lips to headline

    first ever Live from Jodrell Bank

    Sunday 6th March 2011

    We're absolutely estastic to announce our headliner for the first ever transmission at Live from Jodrell Bank... The Flaming Lips! They will bring their space-influenced alternative and ground-breaking rock music to this legendary Northern landmark. Hailing…

  • Doves send guitar riffs off to the moon!

    From Jodrell Bank Observatory

    Sunday 6th March 2011

    Doves have had quite a love affair with Jodrell Bank over the years starting from visiting the observatory back when they were kids to their Hacienda classic Space Face (originally released by their earlier incarnation Sub Sub) featuring the Lovell Telescope…