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 […]

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! […]

July 25th Lets Get Showing !

 We will try to find authoritative speakers on interesting topics, and if and when we find them we will slot them into the programme, with extra publicity for their presentation. However in the meantime we need to start Making stuff – as that is what we are all […]