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.

**FULLY BOOKED** Build Your Own Adventure Game - 23 August 2017

Date: 23rd August 2017

Twine is a brilliant online tool for constructing interactive stories.

Read More »

**FULLY BOOKED** Get Fit with the Micro:bit - 23 August 2017

Date: 23rd August 2017

Who needs an expensive fitness gadget? In this activity we'll be turning the BBC Micro:bit into a personal trainer.

Read More »

Up Close and Personal with PCs - 24 August 2017

Date: 24th August 2017

Personal computers have revolutionised our lives - but how did such a complicated machine become personal in the first place? Join us on this guided tour with our computing experts to find out more.

Read More »

Pi Power with Python! - 25 August 2017

Date: 25th August 2017

Have you got a Raspberry Pi and want 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!

Read More »

James and the Giant Processor - 28 August 2017

Date: 28th August 2017

Meet the mind behind our biggest exhibit!

Read More »

The Arcade Experience - 2 September 2017

Date: 2nd September 2017

Join us for an unforgettable evening of awesome arcade action!

Read More »

Retro Video Game Night - 8 September 2017

Date: 8th September 2017

Come and join us for another exciting Retro Gaming Night and raise funds for the museum!

Read More »

Retro Computer Festival 2017 - 16th & 17th September 2017

Date: 16th September 2017

An entire weekend dedicated to the Retro Computing Community.

Read More »

Computing History: Where Did All the Women Go? - 25 September - 27 October 2017

Date: 25th September 2017

This exhibition brings together pioneering women whose contribution to the computing industry was undeniably formative but whose stories have often been written out by a focus on the ‘great men’ that have been involved.

Read More »

Spectrum 35 - 28 October 2017

Date: 28th October 2017

2017 sees the 35th Anniversary of the release of the ZX Spectrum.

Read More »

Lyons Electronic Office (LEO): the world’s first business computer - 11 & 12 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.

Read More »

Family Gaming Night - 25 November 2017

Date: 25th November 2017

An evening of video gaming for all the family!

Read More »

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...

Read More »

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.

Read More »

Founding Sponsors
redgate Google ARM Real VNC Microsoft Research
Heritage Lottery Funded
Heritage Lottery Fund