Last year Makerspace helped organised a special technology and digital skills event called eDay with Gateshead libraries which introduced the general public to new technologies such 3D Printers, Raspberry Pi’s, Arduinos, Lego Mindstorms etc.
eDay was a first for UK public libraries (and possibly the world). It was really well received with lots of other public libraries looking to emulate the event.
Here are some write-ups of the day:
This year eDay2 will be on Saturday 7th September 2103 and will take place as part of the British Science Festival.
It’s a free event but you’ll need a ticket to come along, details are here:
They’ll be Raspberry Pi workshops in the morning and afternoon. These will be delivered by Dr Alun Moon from Northumbria University, assisted by my good self.
As well as Makerspace, Vector76 will there again and this time they’ll be bringing their awesome Oculus Rift! There’ll be lots of other groups helping out so expect to find lots of other digital stuff going on during the day.
* 3D Printing,
* Raspberry Pi and Ardunio show and tell from Makerspace Newcastle
* Simple Maker activities
* Retro Gaming
* Makey Makey
Raspberry Pi Workshops
You can expect much of the same
Teachers and Adult Workshops
Workshops for age 8+
14:00pm – 14:40pm