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MAC's Raspberry Jam 

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Sat 18 November / Deloitte Room, 11am-4pm (Drop-in), FREE

Everyone is welcome at our first crafty and creative Raspberry Jam event, suitable for all ages and abilities (under 16s must be accompanied by an adult)


Indulge your inner geek at MAC’s first Raspberry Jam event, celebrating the diversity of the Raspberry Pi computers. Learn to code, build and play with this versatile electronics kit.

The Raspberry Pi is a tiny and affordable computer that you can use to learn programming through fun, practical projects.

Raspberry Jam is the pun-tastic name given to a meetup of people interested in making things with a Raspberry Pi computer. All kinds of people can take part: some will be new to physical computing, and some will have plenty of experience that they are happy to share. Jams are welcoming events where you’ll meet and learn from like-minded people in a friendly environment.

Find out about MAC’s digital courses including how to make a Robopet bleep or blink, how to make your very own Bat Detector, and the possibilities of 3D scanning and printing techniques.

What can I do?

Beginners will learn how to code and build simple electronics such as sounds, timers, sensors and LED’s. Get crafty and design and build creative housings for your projects .

Improvers and experts will have the chance to show off their own projects, test them out and source help and advice from our experts.

Everyone is welcome to join in playing Minecraft .


Raspberry Pi kits will be provided for participants to explore on the day.


With huge thanks to Mac Raspberry Jam supporters and exhibitors:

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