Hull Raspberry Jam 23 April 2016

Our next event will be in June or July and it's that commitment from the Raspberry Jam community in Hull that has epitomised an excitement and support through Raspberry Pi and computing. Look out for a link to the Eventbrite page (or @HullRaspJam) and also for updates on projects and commitments launched today. We can't wait to see how 'Hedgehog Watch' develops after a lady…

The Yorkshire Mission to Mars – Saturday 12th March ’16

Just a few snippets from a fantastic day for family STEM learning during British Science Week. Full blogposts from the event are at Ground Control's website here, as 90 people joined us at the launch. An amazing collaborative day as the Huddersfield and Leeds Raspberry Jam communities joined through a Space themed Jam - The Yorkshire…

Raspberry Jam in Leeds – March

We got musical, retro and nostalgic in a number of ways this month as members of our community shared projects old and new. Playing the theremin, Clara Rockmore style, gave us ideas with gesture control and modern day equivalents. And of course Clara's musical artistry, and performances 'playing the waves', gave us more than a few creative ideas to…

January Raspberry Jam in Leeds

Our first Raspberry Jam of 2016 was again hosted by our friends at Swallow Hill Community College:  We offered a hands-on workshop to introduce those interested (or intrigued) in programming with Python through gaming, and there were also a wide range of individual questions supported by new collaborations and ongoing sharing: How do I know if I've got the most up-to-date…

Leeds Raspberry Jam – December 2015 

Another Raspberry Jam, opening the doors with our friends at Swallow Hill Community College, to their community and an open invite to everyone interested in learning together with Raspberry Pi. As we move through the months with our regular diary fixture, it's lovely to see how we're using the time, space and community to learn…

Raspberry Jam in Leeds: Wednesday 4th November

Our second regular monthly Raspberry Jam and our friends at Swallow Hill Community College have given us a super collaboration space that we're growing into. Great to see returning faces, and robots, from last month collaborating with new people coming along to explore, share, inspire and ask questions. We're an expanding group of tech enthusiasts, creative minds,…

Leeds Raspberry Jam – 7th October 2015

We had our first regular Raspberry Jam in Leeds this week, which was kindly hosted by our friends at Swallow Hill Community College in Armley.  The full calendar's here with links to the (free) ticket pages for each monthly Jam. Together we spent a little time exploring what we all wanted to learn and what we could share…

Does more noise mean more collaboration at the Leeds’ Raspberry Jam?

Absolutely not? But could it mean more Maker style Meet ups as we move forward? When the team from York Hack Space joined us at this weekend's Raspberry Jam our Maker Space got a tad more ambitious.     An increased range of activities and projects, incorporating Raspberry Pi and Arduino as the basis to hack with, gave way…

Raspberry Jam in Leeds: Diaries at the ready for the first Wednesday of the month!

What's next after the Raspberry Jam in Leeds at Digital Garage later this month? More diary dates Exciting news that we've added a regular date and venue to the Raspberry (Pi) Jam Calendar. Starting from 7th October 2015 we'll be meeting on the first Wednesday of each month, at Swallow Hill Community College, in Leeds.  More…