Manchester Raspberry Jam

for Digital Makers

Upcoming Event: June 2017

Our June event will at The Shed on Saturday 10th June, and marks 5 years of Manchester Rasberry Jam.
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attendees at Manchester Raspberry Jam

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.

Main Workshop: 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!

Talk: Raspberry Pi – The journey to Space

To celebrate the return of Thomas Pesquet and the completion of the 2nd AstroPi competition, Pete Lomas will be talking about the challenges of getting the Raspberry Pi into space. (Based on a presentation by Dave Honess @dave_spice at IAC-16)

Thomas Pesquet with Astro Pi computers onboard the ISS

Photo Credit: ESA


The schedule for June is as follows:

  • 10:00 – Doors open
  • 10:30 – Introduction Workshop
  • 11:30 – Talk
  • 12:30 – Lunch
  • 14:00 – Main Workshop
  • 16:00 – Event ends