Posts Tagged ‘ManchesterScienceFestival’

Science Jamboree with Manchester Girl Geeks and Teawitter

Thursday, September 15th, 2011

Science Jamboree

Title: Science Jamboree with Manchester Girl Geeks and Teawitter
Location: MadLab
Description: Manchester Girl Geeks and Teawitter team up to bring you a full afternoon of fun, food and Science!
Start Time: 13:00
Date: 2011-10-30
End Time: 17:00

Science Jamboree (upstairs)

Enjoy talks, stalls, science busking shows, hands-on activities and much more! Explore everything from kitchen chemistry and mathematical origami to brush bots and cake!

Science-themed Teawitter (downstairs)

The teawitter party is an excuse for Manchester’s lovers of things tea (and coffee!), cake and twitter related to get together and swap tales, put names to faces and enjoy the best in home made confection!

It’s a social gathering, a way to meet friends old and new, and build on the thriving tea party twitter community!

The format is simple, make something to share, bring it along, we’ll keep you in tea, coffee and whatever else you want to drink. Come meet friends old and new and put a friendly face to the online crowd!

If you have any special dietary requirements, please contact us as soon as possible so we can make arrangements.

Robot Hack Day

Monday, September 21st, 2009
Robot Hackday

Robot Hackday

Bring your old electronic junk and toys down to Madlab. Take them apart and put them back together again as… robots! Work on your own or team up with others – there will be prizes at the end of the day for the best entries. This event is part of the Walking With Robots series at Manchester Science Festival.

Don’t worry if your robot building skills are not up to scratch, we have experts to guide your robots.

Ben from VoidNoise, Adrian from Howduino, and Aaron from Oomlout will be there throughout the day to give you a hand.

In the meantime, if you want a more information why don’t you take a look at our wiki?

Title: Robot Hack Day
Venue: Madlab
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2009-10-24
End Time: 16:00
Format: Workshop/Hands-on activity
Audience: Adults, teenagers and families 11+
Cost and Booking info: Free. You can stay as long/ short as you like on the day. Booking required. Book online
Theme: Bright ideas
Organised by: Walking With Robots, Manchester Science Festival

Footballing Robots

Monday, September 21st, 2009
Footballing Robots

Footballing Robots

Make your own robo-footballer and play it in a team tournament with other robo-footballers! Learn how to give your robot attacking or defending skills, and adapt it over several rounds to win your team the highest goal difference. You could be crowned champion! This event is part of the Walking With Robots series at Manchester Science Festival.

There are no skill barriers, so don’t be intimated. Here are some examples of other footballing robots.

Some Footballing Robots

Some Footballing Robots

Title: Footballing Robots
Venue: Madlab
Start Time: 18:00
Date: 2009-10-24
End Time: 21:00
Format: Workshop/Hands-on activity
Audience: Adults, teenagers and families 11+
Cost and Booking info: Free. You can stay as long/ short as you like on the day. Booking required. Book online.
Theme: Bright ideas
Organised by: Crafty Tech, Manchester Science Festival