Chelmsford Raspberry Jam 4

Sat 7th December 2019 11am-3pm
Chelmsford Library
Market Road

A girls only STEAM based Raspberry Jam.

Code a Dance Party 11am-12pm – Beginners

Code a Dance Party to share with your friends. Featuring Katy Perry, Madonna, J. Balvin, Sia, Keith Urban, Ciara, and 25 more!


Create interactive works of art 11am-12pm – Intermediate to Advanced

Create interactive works of art inspired by famous artists using Processing coding.


Do your bit for nature 12pm-1pm Beginners to Advanced

Work in a team to combine creativity and technology to create solutions for the Global Goals “Life on land” and “Life below water” using the Microbit.


Frozen with Anna and Elsa 1.30pm-2.30pm Beginners

Code with Anna and Elsa as they explore the magic and beauty of ice. You will create snowflakes and patterns as you ice-skate and make a winter wonderland that you can then share with your friends !


Interactive Storyteller 1.30pm-2.30pm Intermediate to Advanced

Use Python code to create a story and make the story change each time it runs. Then, remix the code to write your own story. Storyteller was created by New York Times bestselling author Miriam Peskowitz, based on her book Code Like a Girl. This hour of code is awesome for people who like to write.


Drop in activities 11am-3pm unstructured activities for people to drop in or work on for longer as they wish with less supervision or bring their own.

Code the OhBot robot to talk, move and change eye colours using simple Scratch like block. Can you work out how to use the Python interface ?


Ozobots: Start coding screen-free, by drawing Color Codes that tell your Ozobot what to do. Color Codes teach basic coding concepts like cause/effect, critical thinking, and debugging. Can you work out how to use the Scratch programming interface ?

Electrical Circuit bending – play with batteries, motors, wires, LEDs

Bring your own tech – Feel free to bring laptop, tablet, phone, lego robotics, Sphero, Snap circuits, Harry Potter Wand, Kano, Rasperry Pi/Microbit/Ardiuno, projects, Cosmo/ Vector robots, VR headsets, 3D printers etc. to work on, show others, teach others and collaborate with, discover more advanced things it can do, get help from others.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

You can attend all or part of the day.

Raspberry Jam Safeguarding



Chelmsford Library is located in the centre of Chelmsford close to the railway station.
There is a park and ride scheme which is easy to use and drops you outside the library. £1.50 for adults and £1 for children

Feel free to bring food / drink.