Come and see what others have done. Learn something new.
You do not need to have a Raspberry Pi computer to attend, but if you do have one or more please bring them along with any other accessories.
5.45-6.00pm: Crew arrive to set up equipment
6.00pm: Attendees arive
6.00-7.15pm: Session 1 - Hands On. Demonstrations. Support. Classes
7.15-7.45pm: Lightning Talks
7.45-8.45pm: Session 2 - Hands On. Demonstrations. Support. Classes
8.45-9.00pm: Tear down and pack away
9.00pm: Event ends. Post event meetup at The Ferret
What happens? Watch this 3 minute film [link] to get a better idea of what happens at our events, thanks to TalkTalk.
Hands on- many of our attendees set up their own Raspberry Pi computers using the screens we provide to let others try out various pieces of hardware and software on their Raspberry Pi.
Demonstrations - if you have a particular project that you have been working on (complete or in progress), you can set it up on a table to show others what you have been working on. It doesn't even have to involve a Raspberry Pi. This is a great way to get support as well.
Support - if you need help setting up your Raspberry Pi computer or you have a problem you can't solve, you'll find two heads are better than one. Why not try us?
Classes - sometimes we'll offer a classroom type session on something related to Raspberry Pi. If you would like to lead such a session, contact the organisers.
Lightning Talks - we invite you to give a short presentation 3 - 5 minutes to our audience about a project you have been working on, or something that you would like help with. You don't need to be an expert as we're all learning at different stages. Let us know when you arrive that you would like to give a Lightning Talk.
Equipment: You do not need to own a Raspberry Pi computer to attend, but we encourage people to bring their own kit along with them. There are 12 large wall mounted screens provided in our meeting space which use a HDMI connection and provide power via USB.
This is a family-friendly event: We welcome people of all ages and experience levels, eg. mums, sons, dads & daughters from about 8 years and up. You don't need to own a Raspberry Pi to take part.
Directions: this event is held in UCLan's Media Innovation Studio (photos) on the 4th floor of the Media Factory Building. It's just a 7min walk from Preston train station or bus station. There is free parking on the surrounding streets with some restrictions in place and free street parking outside from 6.30pm. Directions to Media Factory.
What is Raspberry Jam? A growing global community that meet every month to support hobbyists, developers, teachers, students and families - in fact anybody that would like to put their Raspberry Pi to good use. This network is constantly growing, find out more [here on the Raspberry Pi website]. Our members are friendly people who can help you with everything you need to get what you want from your Raspberry Pi.
Ticket Registration: It really helps us if you register in advance as it ensures that we can contact you if there needs to be a change to the date, venue or programme. If you don't register we won't turn you away.
Monthly meetings: We have been meeting since July 2012 on the first Monday of every month (including Bank Holidays) to share examples of what we have been doing with our Raspberry Pi computers and learn from each other
Twitter: Please help spread news of our event using the hashtag #RJam.
Disclaimer: Please note that Raspberry Jam is not endorsed, sponsored or associated with Raspberry Pi or Raspberry Pi products or services.