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

Raspberry Pi: Britain's Biggest-Selling Computer - 02 July 2016

Date: 2nd July 2016

Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton tells the story of the Raspberry Pi project and how it fits into the history of computing in Cambridge – and particularly the design of computer hardware.

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Learn to Code with Eben Upton - 02 July 2016

Date: 2nd July 2016

Learn how to write a simple helicopter landing game using BBC Basic on a vintage Acorn BBC Micro Computer.

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Come, See and Make History! - 02 July and 03 July 2016

Date: 2nd July 2016

Explore high-tech tales of the computing pioneers, software wizards, innovative engineers, gamers and entrepreneurs who made Cambridge the nation’s foremost tech hub.

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Workshop - Take a Tablet and Feel Young Again! - 09 July 2016

Date: 9th July 2016

Thinking of joining the grandchildren and buying yourself a tablet? This session shows you how a tablet can be good for the over 50s too!

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Shoot, Edit, Upload Your Family! - 09 July 2016

Date: 9th July 2016

Film your Mum and Dad talking about the wacky tech stuff they used in the 70s, 80s and 90s (yes, we have brick phones, Walkmans and Amstrad Em@ilers on hand!

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Workshop - We: Code - 10 July 2016

Date: 10th July 2016

Do you remember sitting round a BBC Micro in the 80s with your Mum and Dad, learning to code using Usborne’s classic computer programming books? Now you can revisit the past – bring your k...

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Talk: Play Safe, Stay Safe - Helping Children Avoid Online Predators - 14 July 2016

Date: 14th July 2016

Lorin LaFave’s son Breck loved gaming, but in 2014 he was groomed, lured to a meeting, then murdered by an online predator at the age of just 14.

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Synthesized - 23 & 24 July 2016

Date: 23rd July 2016

A weekend of retro synthesizers, drum machines and samplers .

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Talk: Digital Glitches - 24 July 2016

Date: 24th July 2016

With a bit of electronic surgery, rewiring and soldering, old drum machines, electronic toys and synths were customised in the 80s and 90s to create audio magic and mayhem.

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Gadget Hack - 28 July 2016

Date: 28th July 2016

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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Game On! The Guided Tour - 29 July 2016

Date: 29th July 2016

During these special 30-minute tours, our in-house gaming experts will guide you through the history of videogames from the 1970s to the modern day.

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Nintendo Life Family Gaming Night - Saturday 30 July 2016

Date: 30th July 2016

Join the fine folks from Nintendo Life for an evening of Nintendo-related fun, frolics and general gaming goodness for all the family.

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Workshop - Build Your Own Game with Unity - 30 July 2016

Date: 30th July 2016

Did you know that Pillars of Eternity, Angry Birds, Grow Home and Cities: Skylines were all designed using the Unity game development platform? This Unity workshop will help you develop your own indie...

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Workshop - Build Your Own Adventure Game - 31 July 2016

Date: 31st July 2016

Twine is a brilliant tool for constructing interactive online stories.

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Music For Geeks - Saturday 13th August 2016

Date: 13th August 2016

Saturday 13th August 2016 (7pm till Midnight) After the success of our first ever Music For Geeks night we've decided to make it a regular thing!

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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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