What's On

Please note : Even if an event states FULLY BOOKED the museum is still open to the public as usual on these days.

Computing History: Where Did All the Women Go? - 04 October - 27 October 2017

Date: 4th October 2017

Please Go to Links Below to Book In development since 2016, this exhibition brings together pioneering women whose contribution to the computing industry was undeniably formative but whose stories hav...

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Professor Jean Bacon in Conversation with Dr Valerie Lynch - 17 October 2017

Date: 17th October 2017

Jean Bacon was the first woman to be appointed to a Lectureship in the Computer Laboratory at the University of Cambridge in 1985.

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CCH Website Editathon - 18 October 2017

Date: 18th October 2017

We know our own website is lacking in detail about all the tremendous contributions women have made over the years to computing history and we hate that fact!

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Talk: Building our Digital Future: Protecting our Privacy and Curbing the Digital Obsolescence - 19 October 2017

Date: 19th October 2017

Rapid innovation and pervasive use of digital technologies have a transformational impact on our lives.

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'We're Here. Hi! Let's Play' - Women in Gaming Pop-Up Exhibition - 21-27 October 2017

Date: 21st October 2017

This pop-up exhibition, available to all general visitors to the Centre, will explore the role of women in the videogame industry.

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James and the Giant Processor - 23 October 2017

Date: 23rd October 2017

Meet the mind behind our biggest exhibit!

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How Clean is Your Pond? - 23rd October 2017

Date: 23rd October 2017

In this physical computing workshop we'll be using the micro:bit to conduct a science experiment.

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Performance: Celebrating Delia Derbyshire (1937 - 2001) - 25 October 2017

Date: 25th October 2017

Join us for a talk, screening and performance from Caro C (composer and project manager of electronic music charity Delia Derbyshire Day).

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Workshop: Make Your Own Electronic Music Like Delia Derbyshire! 25 October 2017

Date: 25th October 2017

Come and make your own electronic music inspired by electronic music pioneer Delia Derbyshire (1937-2001).

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Ada Lovelace: The Programmer, the Maths, and the Myths - 26 October 2017

Date: 26th October 2017

Ada Lovelace is widely celebrated as "the first programmer”, the “enchantress of numbers” whose unique “poetical science” enabled her to make startling predictions about...

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Workshop for GIRLS: Amazing Algorithms - 26 October 2017

Date: 26th October 2017

In this hands-on workshop, we will understand what an algorithm is and how important it is to write a correct algorithm in order to make a computer do a particular task.

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Workshop for GIRLS: Build A Pong Console - 27 October 2017

Date: 27th October 2017

Come and build yourself a Pong Console that you can take home and impress your friends!

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Workshop for GIRLS: Build Your Own Adventure Game - 27 October 2017

Date: 27th October 2017

Twine is a brilliant online tool for constructing interactive stories.

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Spectrum 35 - 28 October 2017

Date: 28th October 2017

Please note that this event is heavily booked.

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Lyons Electronic Office (LEO): the world's first business computer - 11 November 2017

Date: 11th November 2017

An exhibition that explores how a company famous for its tea shops took the lead in applying computers to the world of business in the 1950s.

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Family Gaming Night - 25 November 2017

Date: 25th November 2017

An evening of video gaming for all the family!

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Toys of Christmas Past - Friday 1st December 2017

Date: 1st December 2017

A family evening that will add that retro flavour to your Christmas!

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Retro Video Game Night (Christmas Edition) - 8 Decemeber 2017

Date: 8th December 2017

This is the big one! Our Christmas themed retro video game night fundraiser will be the last one of 2017 so make sure you're there. We're going to have some awesome seasonal video games available to p...

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In Conversation With Brenda Romero - Friday 23rd March 2018

Date: 23rd March 2018

The talented and prolific Brenda Romero (Wizardry & Jagged Alliance) is joining us for the evening to talk about her life in gaming and will also be taking part in an audience Q&A session.

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An Evening With John Romero - Saturday 24th March 2018

Date: 24th March 2018

The award winning John Romero, co-founder of id Software and possibly one of the most influential games designers of all time will be taking the stage at the Centre for Computing History.

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