Recent Tuesday: A talk about Amateur Satellites!

Amateur Satellites are becoming more and more impressive. Come along to this fascinating talk and see what technologies amateurs have been able to put in space.

This Month Project D & D – “Ghosts of Saltmarsh” – 3D Gameboard

Many D & D  games use maps to help players visualise what is happening to the characters.  "Ghosts of Saltmarsh" extended the map idea to 3D gameboard of a ship. We decided to make  a 3D game board at the makerspace.  We starting from the  basic four level design in the Saltmarsh manual ...

Cloud Chamber Project – Recent Meeting

During the recent “cold night” evening  we looked at the uses of coldness, as a photographic technique, as a wine cooler and to make a cloud chamber. While we achieved the low temperatures needed to make a cloud chamber we were not successful in terms of seeing cosmic […]

Recent Tuesday: Pottery Demonstration

Pottery Demonstration – November 2019   We had a great open Tuesday evening recently with a talk and demonstration of the basics of pottery making by a professional ceramic potter – Cáit Gould. who appeared on BBC2’s Pottery Throwdown Competition. Her talk included, not only the basics of […]

Recent Meeting – Dry Ice Photography

At a recent meeting we looked at at  photographing the effects of dry-ice.  Dry ice is useful in theatre productions that require dense fog effects. The fog originates from the bulk water into which the dry ice is placed, and not from atmospheric water vapor (as is commonly […]