Date Change: There is no event on the previously mentioned date of Saturday 12th September, see this post about the change in our regular schedule.
Activities for October 2015
Morning Workshop: Sense HAT
The morning workshop is an introductory workshop, and is suitable for all ages
Learn the basics of the new Sense HAT board. Use the board to measure temperature, humidity and atmospheric pressure as well as acceleration and orientation data from the boards accelerometer and gyroscope.
Finally, there will also be a few demonstrations, showing some interesting things you can do with the board
Afternoon Workshop: Sense HAT
The afternoon workshop carries on from the morning workshop, and may be more advanced
Have a go at some interesting applications for the Sense HAT board. More information shortly...
The event starts at 10:30am.
- 10:00 - Doors open
- 11:00 - Morning workshop
- 10:30 - Introduction talk
- 13:00 - Lunch
- 14:00 - Afternoon workshop
- 17:00 - Event ends
What you'll need to bring
All equipment is provided for the Workshops.
For the main room, we have a limited number of Pis available, so please bring your Pi and its power supply if you have one. (The Pi uses a USB phone charger, so it's useful to bring one even if you wish to borrow a Pi)
We have plenty of monitors, keyboards and mice, so you don't need to bring these
Food and drink is provided throughout the day
Digital Innovation is a new initiative from MMU, situated in a refurbished engineering shed on the MMU city centre campus.
Digital Innovations new home The Shed will become an innovation venue for the whole of Manchester's technology sector. It will be a place where you can encounter new technologies and new thinking, develop new relationships and business opportunities and above all, it will be a place where you can find new ideas.
Car parking at the venue is free for the day of the event, directions here
When & Where
Manchester Raspberry Jam
Since the Raspberry Pi came out, Raspberry Jam events have sprung up all over the world. Manchester's Madlab hosted the very first one in June 2012, run by founder Ben Nuttall.
Raspberry Jams are family friendly events for people of all ages and abilities. Come along if you want to learn how to get started with a Pi, work on a project, demo something you've made, or just to collaborate and chat among other Pi users.