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Southend Raspberry Jam (August 2016)

August 20, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Southend Raspberry Jam

The next Southend Raspberry Jam has been announced for 20th August 2016!

Southend Tech and Enterprise4Good are holding the next Southend Raspberry Jam #10 at The Hive!

The Southend Raspberry Jam is a FREE family tech event in Southend.

Feel free to bring along your laptop, tablet, Raspberry Pi or smartphone if you want to get involved with the fun!

Southend Raspberry Jam (August 2016) is centred around more than just the Raspberry Pi, embracing all things tech-y. There will be lots of coding and computing activities suitable for people of all ages and levels of expertise, from primary school children to the hardcore enthusiasts.

The day will be structured into talks, show-and-tells and workshops scattered around The Hive – so just turn up when you want, check out a talk that interests you, peruse the various stalls and workshops set up.

If you’re interested in any of the following, consider this the local event of the season!

  • Raspberry Pi
    • Cluster of Raspberry Pi Zeros – drawing fractals
    • Redfern Electronics selling and demoing Raspberry Pi, Arduino, robotics, 3D printing products – with cheap bargains.
    • Raspberry Pi powered PDP replica
  • BBC MicroBit
  • Arduino
    • Mike McRoberts the Arduino Guy
  • Astro Pi & Tim Peake
    • A talk about Tim Peake and the AstroPi competition
    • A talk about Tim Peake ISS amateur radio schools contact
  • Drones
    • Drones activities by Boswells School
  • Sonic Pi
  • Radio
    • Build a Radio workshop (£15)
    • Essex Ham demoing amateur radio communications
  • Code Club
  • Code Dojo
  • STEM
  • CAS
  • Coding
  • Scratch
  • Blockly
  • Tickle
  • Sphero
  • CodeBug
  • Robots
    • Pi2D2 voice activated robot
    • ShimmerBot from PiWars
    • Southend Raspberry Jam’s own robot from PiWars
    • Redfern Electronics’ Crumble robot workshop
    • Remote Controlled Tug Boat
  • Computer Science curriculum for KS1, KS2, KS3, KS4, KS5, GCSE, A levels


Southend Tech is looking for people to help out with the event! So if you’re interested in giving a talk, running or helping with a workshop, or showing off your latest projects, please get in touch with the organiser!

Not sure if the Southend Raspberry Jam is for you?

Love Southend firmly believes that Raspberry Jams are suitable for anyone and everyone. If you’re not sure, you can check out our photos and write-ups of the previous Southend Raspberry Jams:

There are limited tickets available, so be sure to book your FREE tickets at https://www.southendtech.co.uk/southend-raspberry-jam-10

More details and schedule of talks will be announced soon!


August 20, 2016
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Southend Tech


The Hive
Victoria Avenue
Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 6EX United Kingdom
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01702 416000

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