Events

South Essex Raspberry Jam
Sunday 15th January 2017 12pm – 4pm
Cordite Room, Wat Tyler Country Park
Informal drop in meetup with Essex Fablab showing 3D printers and laser cutter products.
Feel free to attend to learn more about Raspberry Pi, Microbits, coding, electronics, 3D printers and laser cutting. Currently every 2 weeks : 29/1,12/2,26/2,12/3
Occasional more organised larger events will be organised.

PHP Essex
Wednesday 18th January 2017 7.30pm – 10.30pm
Moon on the Square, Basildon
Monthly meeting to create a community of PHP developers of all abilities in Essex.
details here

Maker Monday Demo Day
Monday 30th January 2017 6pm – 9pm+
Old Waterworks, North Road, Southend
Demonstrations of creative digital projects. Please bring a project to show.

Raspberry Pi digital making club
Mondays 7 – 9 pm+
The Old Waterworks, North Road, Southend

Learn to code and make using the Raspberry Pi, BBC MicroBit and Arduino. Make digital arts projects using electronics to interact with the real world. No need to book, just turn up. (Occasional organised workshops from 5pm or 6pm.)

 

South Essex Christmas Raspberry Jam
Sunday 18th December 11 am – 4pm
Wat Tyler Country Park, Pitsea
A Christmas Raspberry Jam with Essex Fablab as part of the Christmas community event.
More info and book here.

 

Southend Library Code Club Recuitment / training session.
Wednesday 4th May 4-6pm
Southend Library, The Forum
Code Club are holding a volunteer recruitment and training session in Southend.
The Southend Libraries Code Club will be starting in September 2016

Mentor Training at Temporary Arts Project
Monday 9th May 6-9pm
Temporary Arts Project, North Road, SS0 7AB
(50 m south of the BP garage on West Road)
Raspberry Pi introduction, Sonic Pi, Scratch

Mentor Training at Temporary Arts Project
Monday 23rd May 6-9pm
Temporary Arts Project, North Road, SS0 7AB
(50 m south of the BP garage on West Road)
Astro Pi, BBC MicroBit

Southend Coding Evening
Thursday 26th May 5.30pm – 9.00pm
Temporary Arts Project, North Road, SS0 7AB
(50 m south of the BP garage on West Road)
An opportunity for teachers, Raspberry Pi enthusiasts and Code Club/CoderDojo volunteers to come together to discuss the new computing curriculum in an informal and friendly environment.

Southend Raspberry Jam #8
Monday 30th May 1-8pm

Temporary Arts Project,
North Road
Southend on Sea
SS0 7AB
(50 m south of the BP garage on West Road)
Raspberry Pi, Astro Pi, Sonic Pi
Mentor Training at Temporary Arts Project
Monday 6th June 6-9pm BBC MicroBit, Raspberry Pi, Astro Pi

Southend Raspberry Jam #9
Saturday 18th June 10am-5pm
Temporary Arts Project, North Road
Southend on Sea
SS0 7AB

Tim Peake film soundtrack SonicPi workshop
Rochford Library
Saturday 25th June 1.30pm-4.30pm
Learn how to compose a soundtrack to video clips of Tim Peake on the International Space Station using Sonic Pi ( a very simple programming language).
Learn how to use synths and samples to create different atmospheric effects and music.
For ages 8-13 years old.

Battle of the Somme film soundtrack Sonic Pi workshops

Monday 11th July 6-9pm Temporary Arts Project Southend SonicPi workshop
Sat 16th July 1-4pm Billericay Library Battle of the Somme Sonic Pi workshop
Sat 30th July 1-4pm Chelmsford Battle of the Somme Sonic Pi workshop

Commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of the Somme by writing a film soundtrack using Sonic Pi to clips of World War 1 footage.

Details here.

Hack Essex – Canvey Flood Hack
Sat 16th July – 9.30am – 4.30pm
What does the community need in the event of a flood and how can we use technology to help.

Southend Raspberry Jam 10
Sat 20th August – 10am – 5pm
Details and booking here.
A large family friendly event with talks, workshops, projects.

Every Monday 7pm-9pm
Southend Raspberry Jam young people

The Old Waterworks, North Road, Southend

The Southend Raspberry Jam young people meet up at Temporary Arts Project, North Road, every Monday at 6pm to do coding, get advice, socialise, make robots,  learn about the Raspberry Pi, MicroBit, Arduino and associated equipment. They help at Raspberry Jams and events and run workshops. They are hoping to run a robot building session at MozFest
Feel free to turn up and take part.

Every Monday 7pm-9pm+
Southend Raspberry Jam adults
The Old Waterworks, North Road, Southend

The Southend Raspberry Jam adults meet up at Temporary Arts Project, North Road, every Monday at 7pm to do coding, make robots,  learn about the Raspberry Pi, MicroBit, Arduino and associated equipment, and socialise. Feel free to turn up and take part.

Rayleigh Raspberry Jam
22nd October 2016 10am-1pm
Rayleigh Library

A Raspberry Jam with a Scratch workshop run by the new Rayleigh Library Code Club and lots of things to see.
Details.

MozFest 2016
Date will be either 29th or 30th October.

Ravensbourne,(just outside the O2 Arena, Grenwich) London
https://www.southendtech.co.uk/mozfest-2016-robot-workshop

Chelmsford Raspberry Jam
Chelmsford Library
February 2017 tbc

More SonicPi Film music backing track / sound effects – Tim Peake, Battle of the Somme.
Sonic Pi Orchestra rehearsals and performance dates – TBA
Contact southendraspberryjam@gmail.com to take part as there will not be much publicity due to small locations (around Essex)

Astro Pi data anaysis – Tim Peake return – subject to operational constraints