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Southend Raspberry Jam (August)

August 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


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Southend Raspberry Pi Jam Essex

This time the Raspberry Jam will be at the Tickfield Centre!

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What’s a Raspberry Jam?

A Raspberry Jam is a meetup of like-minded people with an interest in open source technology! It’s typically for all ages and you don’t even need a Raspberry Pi to come along to a Raspberry Jam. The best way to find out what Raspberry Jams are all about is to come along to one!

There’s loads of workshops, talks, show and tells, videos, flashing LEDS, robots and more fun than you can shake a stick at!

Southend Raspberry Jam - August 2014

The free event will include:

  • an introduction to programming in Python, Scratch or Blockly
  • demonstrations of Raspberry Pi / Arduino interfacing with LEDs, buzzers, switches, PiCam
  • Raspberry Pi Robotics, including the robot arm and wheeled robots
  • various workshops where you can learn how to create your own webpage, server or media centre
  • video recording using a Quadcopter – beautiful aerial videos of Southend by David Black
  • fun with Sonic Pi 2, learn to program by creating your own tunes and sound effects
  • exploration of Minecraft: Pi Edition – Learn Python programming through Minecraft
  • how to build your own computer games in PyGame
  • stalls where you can buy Raspberry Pi products
  • WiFi internet access! So bring along your own Raspberry Pi, laptop or smart phone!
  • Lots of cool people waiting to be your friends!

There will also be a raffle for the chance to win your very own Raspberry Pi B+ Ultimate Kit!

Raspberry Pi B+ Ultimate Kit donated kindly by ModMyPi.com for the raffle. Plus an assortment of other various prizes. Raffle tickets are £1 each and will be drawn at 4PM on the day.

Time Schedule of Lectures/Talks/Discussions:

  • 10:45AM – 11:15AM — Exploring Networks via Raspberry Pi (by Verena Hermann)
  • 10:55AM – 11:25AM — Using Github (by Tom Keene)
  • 12:00AM – 12:30AM — Internet of Things (by PiMetry)
  • 12:10AM – 12:40PM — Quadcopter (by David Black)
  • 1:45PM – 2:15PM — Interactive Media (by Dr Graham Harwood)
  • 1:55PM – 2:25PM — Medical Electronics
  • 3:00PM – 3:30PM — Python Basics with PyGame and GPIO (by Andy Knight)
  • 3:10PM – 3:40PM — Minduino Mind Control (by Ji Hu)
  • 4:15PM – 4:45PM — Intro to Arduino and Laser Text (by Matt Booker)
  • 4:24PM – 4:55PM — Hacking Minecraft Pi Edition (by Andy Knight)

Love Southend firmly believes that Raspberry Jams can be for everybody. Not sure if a Raspberry Jam is for you?

Read about the previous Southend Raspberry Jams and check out the pics!

Southend Raspberry Jam - August 2014


August 16, 2014
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tickfield Centre
Tickfield Avenue
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6LL United Kingdom
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01702 212032

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