Sports | Educational | Music | Theatre | Children | Art | Charity | Business | Misc « All Events This event has passed. Southend Raspberry Jam (August) August 16, 2014 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Free « Circus Fantasia Southend Summercare Carnival Procession 2014 » Read about this event here: Southend Raspberry Jam (August 2014) This time the Raspberry Jam will be at the Tickfield Centre! Scroll down for map and location details. 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! 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 (March 2014) Southend Raspberry Jam (June 2014) + Google Calendar+ iCal Export Details Date: August 16, 2014 Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Cost: Free Event Categories: Art, Children, Educational, Misc Website: http://southendjam.co.uk Organiser SoSLUG Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.soslug.org/ Venue Tickfield Centre Tickfield Avenue Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6LL United Kingdom + Google Map Phone: 01702 212032 Website: http://www.southend.gov.uk/info/200351/the_tickfield_centre « Circus Fantasia Southend Summercare Carnival Procession 2014 » If you have an event you would like to see featured on the Events Calendar, please contact us with the event details and we will get back to you shortly.