Manchester Raspberry Jam

for Digital Makers

June 2017: 5th Birthday Jam

Manchester Raspberry Jam will be celebrating its 5th birthday with our June Jam, at The Shed on Saturday 10th June.

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Activities for June 2017

Intro Workshop: Introduction to Raspberry Pi

For newcomers to Raspberry Pi, we will once again be running an introduction workshop.

Learn how to power up and get started with your Raspberry Pi. Take a look at the pi’s operating system and the software available to you.

Minecraft Competition

Test your coding skills in a mystery Minecraft: Pi Edition challenge.
The competition will start with a short workshop that recaps the Minecraft Python API. Then, complete the challenge to win a prize!

Main Workshop

To be announced shortly


The schedule for June is as follows:

  • 10:00 – Doors open
  • 10:15 – Introduction Workshop
  • 11:00 – Main Workshop
  • 14:00 – Lunch
  • 15:00 – Activity
  • 17:00 – Event ends

Upcoming event: May 2017

Our May Jam will be at The Shed on Saturday 13th May.

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Activities for May 2017

Workshop: Sense HAT

Elaine Duffin from MMU will be delivering a guest workshop covering a variety of Sense HAT projects.

Continuing on from the Sense HAT portion of the workshop in March, learn how to write programs making use of the various input sensors and LED outputs.

This workshop is suitable for anybody, and will cover all the basics of the Sense HAT.

All-day Activity: The Pi Clinic

Pete will once again be running the Pi clinic throughout the day.

Getting started with your Raspberry Pi? Or perhaps you’re stuck on a project, or just have a crazy idea and no idea how to make it a reality?

Bring your Pi, your projects or your ideas along to the Pi Clinic and we’ll do our best to get you moving in the right direction.


The event starts at 10:30am.

  • 10:00 – Doors open
  • 10:30 – Workshop
  • 13:00 – Lunch
  • 14:00 – Activity
  • 17:00 – Event ends