Workshops 2013

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This is a list of the proposed workshops and activities for the year 2013. We are running workshops on the first and third Thursday and last weekend of every month. These workshops are open to everyone, so please spread the word.

These will generally start at 7.00pm and will involve some activity or skill share.

The dates are listed below along with some details.

If you have an idea for a workshop or are willing to run a workshop then please drop me (Matt Little) an email at We can help sort out the materials and logistics. This is YOUR hackspace. It relies upon YOU to get involved and make this work.

Upcoming events

Date Day Workshop Who? Cost Confirmed?
5th Jan Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
17th Jan Thursday Screen Printing Basics Skill Share Matt Little £5 (max 10 people)
26th 27th Jan Sat Sun
2nd Feb Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
7th Feb Thursday Lights a go-go

Fun with El wire, LEDs and Lasers all to head out on Nottinghams light night

8th Feb Friday Light Night in Nottingham Centre
21st Feb Thursday Make a rubber stamp workshop Matt Little £5 - including all materials to make a rubber stamp from your own image file
23rd Feb Sat Leathermaking workshop Jake Howe
23rd 24th Feb Sat Sun ARDUINO 101
2nd March Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
2nd 3rd March Saturday 10-6pm Sunday 1-5pm Timestreams Hackday Limited numbers
7th Mar Thursday 7-9pm Producing basic PCBs Matt Little £5 - including materials to take home a 555 timer flashing LED circuit
15th-24th Mar Mon - Sun National Science and Engineering Week
21st Mar Thursday
30th 31st Mar Sat Sun
4th April Thursday
6th April Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
7th April Sunday Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire
18th April Thursday
27th 28th April Sat Sun UK MakerFaire
2nd May Thursday
4th May Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
16th May Thursday
25th 26th May Sat Sun
1st June Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
6th June Thursday
20th June Thursday
29th 30th June Sat Sun ARDUINO 101
4th July Thursday
6th July Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
18th July Thursday
27th 28th July Sat Sun
1st August Thursday
3rd August Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
15th August Thursday
24th 25th August Sat Sun
5th September Thursday
7th September Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
19th September Thursday
28th 29th September Sat Sun ARDUINO 101
3rd October Thursday
5th October Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
17th October Thursday
26th 27th October Sat Sun
2nd November Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
7th November Thursday
21st November Thursday
23rd 24th November Sat Sun ARDUINO 101
5th December Thursday
7th December Saturday 1-5pm Lockpicking Warren Rockley £5 Y
19th December Thursday
28th 29th December Sat Sun

Proposed Events

(if item crossed through, then it has been added to the list above)

Idea Notes Who? Cost Potential Date
PCB milling Using a CNC machine to mill PCBs Matt Little
Advanced Soldering Techniques (inc SMD soldering) Roger Light
Sourdough bread baking John Higham
fruit tree grafting John Higham
composting in general John Higham
worm composting and building worm bins John Higham
forest gardening John Higham
easy/self-sowing veg and salads John Higham
Make a rubber stamp Matt Little 21st Feb
Arduino Weekends
RGB LED shield Matt Little
Talks Short interesting talks James Hayward
Jet Engines Dominic Morrow
Stirling Engines Michael M
Soldering Basics Flashing badge?
Crypto Party James Hayward / Marcus?
??? Useless Machine Martin Raynesford ideas Martin Raynesford
Screen Printing Basics of silk screen printing skill share Matt Little/Dominic Morrow £5
Knitting machine Gee?
Git Basics James Hayward, Mouse, Marcus?
Kite Photography Dominic Morrow
Getting the most from your Camera Jake Howe? David Hayward?
Joule Thief Derby Makers kit
CAD Inkscape/Draftsight James Hayward? David Hayward?
Model Rocketry James Fowkes
Pinhole Cameras
Beam Robots/Solarbotics Matt Little / James Hayward
Lockpicking Warren
Young Maker Stuff
PCB making workshop Dirty Electronics
Solar power weekend Matt Little

Past events

These were awesome. You missed out.