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.

Game On: The Guided Tour! - 24 July 2015

Date: 24th July 2015

Video games have progressed from simple black and white pixelated play to immersive, filmic epics that rival any blockbuster movie.

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Nintendo Life Gaming Night - Saturday 25th July

Date: 25th July 2015

Join the folks from Nintendo Life for an evening of Nintendo-related fun and frolics.

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Electronics Lab - Build A Pong Console - 29 July 2015

Date: 29th July 2015

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

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Conducting Carrots! - 5 August 2015

Date: 5th August 2015

Can you help us make music with carrots? Or a game controller with playdoh? In this workshop, we'll be playing with an ingenious little device called Makey Makey that allows us to connect everyday items to a computer!

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Electronics Lab - Build A Bug - 6 August 2015

Date: 6th August 2015

Come and build yourself a Crawling Microbug that will definitely impress everyone you know!

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Minecraft Day - 7 August 2015

Date: 7th August 2015

Experience playing Minecraft with everybody in the same room!

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An Introduction to Python Programming - 12 August 2015

Date: 12th August 2015

Do you have a Raspberry Pi but wondered how to write programs on it? Then this workshop is for you!

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Pi Power! - 13 August 2015

Date: 13th August 2015

Have you got a Raspberry Pi and want to to do more than just programming? Have you ever longed to create your very own robot? Well, this fun workshop is a great place to start!

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Scratch and Pi - 14 August 2015

Date: 14th August 2015

What can we make Scratch Sprites do? Talkingto each other, dance, run? Or should we make them control blinking LEDs, buzzing buzzers or a motorised wheel? In this workshop, we’ll be using Scratch to program the Raspberry Pi.

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Bitmap Brothers Vs Sensible Software - Saturday 15th August 2015

Date: 15th August 2015

This is a very special one off event.

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Learn to Code - 19 August 2015

Date: 19th August 2015

Do you know what a computer programmer does? Ever wondered what coding is? Never written a program before? Then, this workshop is for you!

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Build Your Own Text Adventure - 20 August 2015

Date: 20th August 2015

Twine is a brilliant online tool for constructing interactive stories.

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Big Trak Challenge - 21 August 2015

Date: 21st August 2015

Don't get bored during the half term - come and program our Big Trak bots!

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Electronics Lab - Build A Bug - 26 August 2015

Date: 26th August 2015

Come and build yourself a Crawling Microbug that will definitely impress everyone you know!

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Gadget Hack - How It Works - 27 August 2015

Date: 27th August 2015

This is a fun and insightful workshop for those curious about what's inside the gadgets that we use every day!

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An Introduction to Python Programming - 28 August 2015

Date: 28th August 2015

Do you have a Raspberry Pi but wondered how to write programs on it? Then this workshop is for you!

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Maxxed Out Gaming Night - Saturday 29th August 2015

Date: 29th August 2015

An evening of video gaming that you won't forget!

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