Manchester Raspberry Jam

for Digital Makers



Where is The Shed?
The Shed is our current main venue, and is part of the MMU campus, a short walk from Oxford Road Station, on Chester Street. The address for this venue is:

The Shed
John Dalton West
Chester Street
M1 5GD

Further details for getting to the venue can be found here.

Where can I park?

The Sheds Carpark is available to use on the day of the event.


Who can come?

Anyone. There’s no lower or upper age limit, and no prior knowledge is required. We regularly get under 8s and over 60s attending.

Do I need to know any programming?

No. If you want to learn to code, you can. However, you can use the Pi for plenty of other things besides code.

I can’t get there for the 10am start. Is that ok?

That’s fine. You can come and leave as you please.

I bought a ticket but now I can’t make it. What do I do?

If you go in to your eventbrite account and view your order, you can request a refund. I will issue any refund request received before the day of the Jam.

Can I drop my kids off and pick them up at the end?

No. Children under 16 must be supervised at all times. One adult can be responsible for multiple children. Over 16s are welcome unsupervised and can take the student ticket price of £3.

What food is provided?

We usually provide pizza (free of charge) to attendees provided by sponsors and/or contributions. If you have any dietary requirements please let me know. Vegetarian pizza has always been provided as an option.


What are the planned dates for future Jams?

Below are the current planned dates for the Jam. We aim to hold the Jam on the second Saturday of every other month, but these dates are subject to change.

Eventbrite pages for each event are confirmed dates.

Is there a Raspberry Jam closer to where I live?

Quite possibly! There are a lot, all over the world. Some close Jams are Preston, Sheffield, and Ormskirk. See the Raspberry Jam site at Raspberry Pi for a full listing.