Maker Faire 2014

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The weekend of 26th - 27th April 2014 is the UK Maker Faire, held at the Centre for Life in Newcastle. Lots of Nottinghackers are going!

There will be a Nottinghack table and a UK Hackspaces Foundation table that you can volunteer at. Unless you are volunteering at one of these, you will need to buy a ticket.

Lots of us will be going from the Friday until the Monday.

Accommodation

  • The Jury's Inn is just across the road.
  • The Holiday Inn is just across the road.
  • The Albatross hostel is a short walk away to the north-east.
  • The Rooms Inn is a 10 minute walk away to the west.

Members and Transport

Note: There are 10 Nottinghack Passes requested, awarded below on a first-come basis!

Car # Driver Spaces Available Spaces left Room for projects? Going Returning to Nottingham Room for stuff?
Dominic's Van Dominic
2
0
Maybe
Friday Monday ?
Rob's Car Rob H
4
0
Maybe
Friday Sunday night ~half a boot
Gareth's Car Gareth H
4
2
Yes
Friday Monday ?
Hire Car (Vauxhall Astra or similar) James F
4
0
Yes
Friday Monday ~half a boot
Member Getting there Leaving Staying Transport Helping with/Paying Pass?
James F Friday Monday Holiday Inn Hire Car Nottinghack Nottinghack 1
Michelle S Friday Monday Holiday Inn Hire Car Nottinghack Nottinghack 2
Michael E Friday Sunday Royal Station Hotel Rob's Car Nottinghack Nottinghack 3
Dominic Friday Monday Jury's Inn Dominic's Van Just Add Sharks/UK Hackspace Foundation Sharks
Gillian Friday Monday Jury's Inn Dominic's Van Nottinghack/Just Add Sharks Sharks
Martin R Friday Monday night Under the Laser cutter Martin's Amazing Wonder Car Just Add Sharks Sharks
Matt Lloyd Friday Sunday Royal Station Hotel Rob's Car Nottinghack/UK Hackspace Foundation/EMF Nottinghack 4
Kate Bolin Friday Monday Royal Station Hotel Hire Car Nottinghack Nottinghack 5
Rob H Friday Sunday Airbnb Rob's Car Nottinghack Nottinghack 6
Leah Friday Sunday Airbnb Rob's Car Nottinghack Nottinghack 7
Gareth Friday Monday ?? Gareth's Car Nottinghack Nottinghack 8
Mouse Friday Monday Friends Hire Car Nottinghack Nottinghack 9
Daniel Friday Monday Royal Station Hotel Transporting self Paying Public

Projects

Below is a list of projects that we're planning to take:

Project Description/Notes Maker
ISS Detector Arm that points at the ISS, about the size of a shoebox when folded. Needs power source James F
Upcycled Wrap-skirt Needs dressmakers stand Michelle S
Knitting patterns Examples (one shawl, pair of fingerless gloves, and a toy skull) and free patterns to give out Kate
Teddy Lupin Doll A baby doll in a Gryffindor onesie and with colour-changing hair Kate
Dialler Old-style telephone Mouse
Luthiers stuff Canjos plus other stuff (think Derby MMF) Gareth H and Mike E
BMO Mike E
"Damn it feels good to be a Gangsta" X-stitch Gill
Floppy Drive Orchestra Box of 8 floppy drives that play music Rob H