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.

Lights! Camera! Play! - Videogames, Cinema and Everything Inbetween

Date: 26th March 2016

A new exhibition at the Centre for Computing History.

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Family Gaming Night - Saturday 7th May 2016

Date: 7th May 2016

An evening of video gaming for all the family!

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An Evening With Ocean Software - Saturday 14th May 2016

Date: 14th May 2016

Founded in 1984, Ocean Software became one of the largest European video game developers/publishers of the 1980s and 1990s, developing dozens of games for a variety of systems.

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Scratch and Pi - 1 June 2016

Date: 1st June 2016

What can we make Scratch Sprites do? Talk to each other, dance, run? Perhaps we could 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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Bug Your Bedroom - 1 June 2016

Date: 1st June 2016

Kids, are you tired of people (that is, parents and younger siblings) entering your room without permission? With a Raspberry Pi and some clever Python code, you can put a stop to that!

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Big Trak Challenge - 2 June 2016

Date: 2nd June 2016

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

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Build Your Own Adventure Game - 3 June 2016

Date: 3rd June 2016

Twine is a brilliant online tool for constructing interactive stories.

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micro:bit for mums and dads - 3rd June

Date: 3rd June 2016

You've probably heard about the BBC Micro:bit .

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Book Launch - The Story of Commodore 64 in Pixels - 11th June 2016

Date: 11th June 2016

On the 11th June 2016 we will be hosting an event to launch 'The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels' by Fusion Retro Books.

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Retro Video Game Night (Summer Edition) - Friday 24th June 2016

Date: 24th June 2016

We're trying something a bit different this year with a special summer edition of the retro night.

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Nintendo Life Family Gaming Night - Saturday 30 July 2016

Date: 30th July 2016

Join the fine folks from Nintendo Life (http://www.

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Retro Video Game Night - Friday 9th September 2016

Date: 9th September 2016

All our usual gaming displays will be on and we'll be getting loads of extra consoles and games out from our archive for you to play.

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Retro Video Game Night (Christmas Edition) - Friday 9th December 2016

Date: 9th December 2016

This is the big one! Our Christmas themed retro video game night will be the last one of 2016 so make sure you're there. We're going to have some awesome seasonal video games available to play and you...

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