The Astrolabe – what it is, and how to make one

Before the 17th century the premier astronomical instrument was the astrolabe, an early ancestor of the slide rule, theodolite and planetarium.

Basic Cosplay Helmet Making

Cosplay is a hobby that involves creating costumes taken from anime, cartoons, comic books, films, television and video games. The talk will show how to create a range of costumes. The bulk of the discussion will revolve around the Kylo-Ren helmet. We hope to build a helmet from scratch during the […]

Raspberry Pi and Image recognition and processing

Tuesday 29th May – An evening of what can be achieved with a Raspberry Pi in the area of image processing – including demonstrations of… Basic image display and capture from the Pi camera Pin a moustache to your live video image. Find similar pictures based on an […]

Want to make something?

We have a laser cutter, 3-D printer, an electronics area, a photographic area, even a sewing machine and wood-turning lathe.We also provide regular talks about diverse subjects; such as Raspberry Pi, image recognition, and Block-chain.But the truth is that we are no longer just an events/talks based organisation, we are a proper Makerspace., We are starting to get...

Let’s Get Making Night – 18th October

Makerspaces are communities for people who want to build, modify and learn about things: a robot or a drone, a 3D printer or scanner, using a laser cutter, learning to solder and build electronics, programme a Raspberry Pi, make cosplay costumes, weld metal, communicate on the Internet of things, make an electric bike or wheelbarrow…. or a pair of shoes! […]