Digital Events Blog
The last time I ran a physical (in person) Raspberry Pi workshop was in January 2020, who would have known that the next time would be in August 2021! It was brilliant spending time over the last few days running workshops for around 60 young people at Woolie Taster (A CPAS Ventures Summer camp). Although I had been teaching throughout the pandemic through either at school or through remote learning this was the first non-school based in-person event. I really do hope that this marks the start of running in-person workshop again.
Events, presentations and virtual conferences 2021 January Raspberry Jam Virtual Pi Wars CAS East Area Meeting Maker Monday February Raspberry Jam – I Made something awesome Maker Monday March Maker Monday RJam – March of the robots April RJam – How does your garden grow? May Maker Monday Raspberry Jam
If you are close to Birmingham and need to borrow some Raspberry Pi pi-topCEED for a workshop or event you are very welcome to borrow mine. I can lend you: A flight case containing 10 pi-topCEED workstations with keyboards, mice, power supplies and extension leads. Each Pi has a protoboard for doing
I had a fantastic weekend in Cambridge volunteering at Scratch Europe Conference 2019. The event was hosted by the Raspberry Pi Foundation and held at Churchill College. There was a good selection of talks, workshops, keynotes. The ‘swag bag’ was amazing as every delegate was given a complete Raspberry Pi
January February March April May June July August September October November December January BETT February Interactive Futures conference WhizzKids training Aldridge Library workshop March Interactive Futures conference WhizzKids training Aldridge Library workshop April Spring Harvest 2019 May 3dMeetup UK June Exabytes 19 July Aladdin (School production) NCCE Courses August
Raspberry FieldsA Festival of Digital Making – Cambridge30th June – 1st July 2018 It is about 24 hours since I got home from Raspberry Fields and I thought I would put down a few thoughts about the weekend and particularly what I got out from volunteering at the event. Raspberry
A second slice of Birthday Cake After being snowed in on the 3rd March we really looked forward to the rescheduled Birthday party on the 28th April. We had a great day at Birmingham City University with well over 60 people attending the party. The birthday party had all the
No cake for us today … Myself and Tim Wilson had our first planning meeting for the Raspberry Pi Birthday party back in late December 2017 and after much planning we had brilliant day planned for today. We had an amazing venue, great speakers, awesome workshop facilitators and loads of
January ProPresenter training at Knowle Parish Church BETT February KPC weekend away March Coffee, cake and coding Spring Harvest team training Sonic Pi workshop Maker Monday: LED special (presenter) April Tour of BackFace studios Birmingham Raspberry Pi birthday party June Raspberry Fields August Maidwell taster (summer camp) 3d meetup Space
The Raspberry Pi 5th birthday weekend was a fantastic event and really showed off the best that the community has to offer. To run such a big event the Foundation called out to its biggest resource for help …. The community pitched in and over the weekend nearly forty volunteers
January Warwickshire Raspberry Jam at Eagle Labs Birmingham BETT February pi-topCEED development day Workshop at TNMOC Minecraft workshop at Shirley Library March Raspberry Pi 5th Birthday Party Visit from CodeClub West Midlands Physical computing workshop April Minecraft programming workshop May Engineer Challenge (train) presentation day June Primary school programming day
I had my second visit to Birmingham Airport today for the official launch of the Learning Hub and opening ceremony performed by Baroness Estelle Morris. We had a number of primary schools with us who did a range of activities in the new Learning Hub. This saw my first joint
Today may have been a first for Raspberry Pi Jams as we held our first one at an airport. This afternoon we saw nearly 30 people using the new learning hub at Birmingham Airport for two hours of Minecraft fun and games. Feedback was really positive and we look forward
At 5am on the 5th March I got up and drove to Cambridge for two great days of Raspberry Pi. The Raspberry Pi Big Birthday Weekend was a fantastic weekend organised by Michael Horne and Tim Richardson and supported by a whole army of volunteers from the Raspberry Pi community.
Happy Birthday Raspberry Pi It is amazing to see how things have changed and developed in the world of computer science since the introduction of the Raspberry Pi. Whilst other singe board computers are available, it is the community behind the Pi that have really made it a game changer.
January Year 4 Minecraft Workshop Solihull Teachmeet February Coventry and Warwickshire Raspberry Jam @ Coventry MakerSpace Hillstone Primary school workshop March Hollyfield Primary School Raspberry Pi Big Birthday weekend April Coffee, cake and coding CPD Mini Raspberry Jam at the Birmingham Airport hub Official launch of the Birmingham Airport hub
11/11/15 20:26 Outreach work with the Raspberry Pi Over the last two years I have developed a number of workshops which I have either delivered at Raspberry Jam events or at my school. This year I am very fortunate to have three hours on my timetable once a fortnight for outreach