Posts Tagged ‘Manchester Science Festival 2010’

Robot Hackday

Monday, September 27th, 2010

Robot HACKDAY

Title: Robot Hackday
Location: MadLab
Description: Bring your old electronic junk and toys down to Madlab. Take them apart and put them back together again as… robots!
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2010-10-30
End Time: 16:00
Audience: Everyone
Price: Free. Booking required!
Event Themes: Bright ideas
Event Type: Workshop/Hands-on/Demo

Work on your own or team up with others – there will be prizes at the end of the day for the best entries. Don’t worry if your robot building skills are not up to scratch, we have experts to guide your robots.

This year we have  Adrian from Howduino, HACMan and a mystery guest will be there throughout the day to give you a hand.

MadLab is proud to run Robot Hackday again. Here are some pictures from last years event for inspiration.
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Robot Hackday is part of this year’s bigger and better Manchester Science Festival, entertaining the region from 23 – 31 October.

Home Chaos Workshop – The Other Volcano

Monday, September 27th, 2010

The Other Volcano

Title: Home Chaos Workshop
Location: MadLab
Description: Come and take part in this exciting workshop with designer Nelly Ben Hayoun where you will learn how to make a volcano in your living room, a real sleeping giant in the corner of your domestic environment!
Start Time: 11:00
Date: 2010-10-29
End Time: 16:00
Audience: Adults, Teenagers GSCE 16+
Price: Free. Booking required!
Event Themes: Bright ideas
Event Type: Workshop/Hands-on/Demo

Do you want your everyday life to go with a BANG? Is being in the centre of one of the nature biggest spectacle of smoke, dust and lava will blow you up?

How would you deal with a live volcano in the middle of your living room? Would you ignore it? Would you wrap it up?

Come and take part in this exciting workshop with designer Nelly Ben Hayoun where you will learn how to make a volcano in your living room, a real sleeping giant in the corner of your domestic environment! Be the hero of your own home mythology! Spice up your daily life with this workshop at the fringe of insanity!

In collaboration with Carina Fearnley (volcanologist, Hazard Research Centre, UCL Earth Sciences department). Come and take part in this risky workshop, where you will learn how to make a giant living room volcano out of coffee and smoke bombs, a real sleeping giant in the corner of your domestic environment!

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Home Chaos Workshop is part of this year’s bigger and better Manchester Science Festival, entertaining the region from 23 – 31 October.

Manchester Science Festival 2010

MadLab at the Manchester Science Festival 2010

Monday, September 27th, 2010

This year MadLab is hosting 3 events during the Manchester Science Festival 2010.

Manchester Science Festival 2010

Home Chaos Workshop, Robot Hackday and Teawitter are part of this year’s bigger and better Manchester Science Festival, entertaining the region from 23 – 31 October.  Over 200 exciting events will take place across Greater Manchester during half term. There will be something for everyone – from bee knitting to chocolate making, stand-up comedy to workshops, talks and demonstrations – and even an awe-inspiring trip into the mysteries of the Universe!

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