Getting Started with Minecraft 1

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A simple getting started activity for Minecraft on the Raspberry Pi Age: Key Stage 2 and 3 Langauge: Python 3 Hardware: Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Fields


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 Fields was a ticketed two […]

RPi Birthday party


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 usual Jam elements including: Workshops: […]

No cake for us today

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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 goodie bags to hand out […]

The RPi Community

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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 helped out across all areas […]

Pi at Birmingham Airport

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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 to our next event at […]

4th Birthday bash


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. I spent the Saturday at […]

Happy 4th Birthday RPi


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. The Raspberry Pi has also […]

PiWars at Cambridge TV


I can’t believe it is just about a month since we are at PiWars and it was a really great day! Adam from Cambridge TV has made a great video from PiWars which went live today here You can also check out more of Cambridge TV at their vimeo page here While you are here also check […]

Birmingham Raspberry Jam


With Raspberry Jams, free CPD sessions and most recently Picademy, Birmingham is rapidly becoming a great place for the Raspberry Pi. On Saturday 31st Martin O’Hanlon ran a very successful Raspberry Jam at the Google Digital Garage in the Library of Birmingham. 39 people came from a range of backgrounds and experience levels. Feedback as people were […]