Bluedot Festival in Cheshire has announced its 2018 headliners.
The four day event, which takes place at the Jodrell Bank Observatory, will run between the 19th and 22nd of July this year.
The festival explores the intersection between science and culture with talks, comedy, astronomy and live shows.
Attendees also have the chance to watch a ‘Blue Planet live in concert’ show on the opening night, with music performed by Manchester-based symphony orchestra Halle and accompanying visuals from the 2001 TV series.
New! @bluedotfestival have announced their 2018 line up featuring @ChemBros, @theflaminglips, @futureislands, Blue Planet in Concert performed by @the_halle & much more! Tickets on sale today at 12pm https://t.co/91Dk3R8zwY pic.twitter.com/0ct4tSGptF
— Ticketline (@Ticketline) January 25, 2018
The 2017 re-make proved to be last year’s most watched British television show, with a winning formula of narration by David Attenborough and captivating HD visuals.
The headline acts join Public Service Broadcasting, Hookworms, Husky Loops and Little Dragon.
The Flaming Lips are well established in the festival circuit, epitomised in 2017 by their epic Glastonbury set.