Easter holiday digital making events in Exeter

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Posted: Sat, 04/01/2017 - 4:29pm

Exeter Library’s FabLab is hosting a programme of hands-on digital making events and workshops, specifically designed for children and young people.

The FabLab is an open access community workshop for anyone to turn their ideas into reality. The FabLab, or fabrication laboratory, allows people of any age the opportunity and facilities to invent, research and make almost any object, using an array of machines and resources.

Staff at the FabLab in Exeter have just announced a line-up of new events aimed at young people, to equip them with new skills, support them with school...

Soundcamp live audio streaming workshop

Event Date: 
19/04/2016 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
FabLab Devon, Exeter Library

Tickets & info here http://bit.ly/2timesdawn

Come and take part in a workshop to build an audio streaming device using a Raspberry Pi that you can site in your garden and broadcast to the world!

This event is in partnership with soundcamp to tie in with their soundtent event that takes place on 30 April to 1 May 2016.

Soundtent is a series of outdoor listening events on International Dawn Chorus Day, linked by Reveil: a 24 hour broadcast that tracks the sounds of daybreak, travelling West from microphone to microphone on sounds transmitted live by audio...

Schoolgirl shows off 'Fab' design

Creative youngsters across Devon have seen their designs come to life during a VIP session at Fab Lab Devon.

Devon County Council held a competition to encourage students of all ages to discover what the digital fabrication workshop at Exeter Library has to offer, and the winners are delighted with their experience.

Twelve year old Jenna Satterly from Exeter designed her own necklace and won a VIP session with local textile designer Francesca Lindsay-White to see it turned into the real thing.

She said: “I created my design because I’m British and it’s good to like...

Music Hack Day @ FabLab Devon

Event Date: 
11/07/2015 - 10:00am
FabLab Devon, Exeter Library, Castle Street, Exeter EX4 3PQ

Exeter Library's FabLab is to host a Music Hack Day as part of Get Creative - a year-long celebration of British arts, culture and creativity. Get Creative aims to boost creativity in the UK, as well as celebrating the millions of people already doing something artistic and creative everyday. The campaign was launched 19 February 2015, by BBC Arts in partnership with cultural movement What Next? and leading arts and cultural organisations across the country, including Culture at King’s, Voluntary Arts, 64 Million Artists, Fun Palaces, Cultural Learning Alliance and Arts Council...

FabLab - What can it do for your business?

Event Date: 
10/03/2015 - 5:30pm
Exeter Library

Have you heard about the FabLab in Exeter Library? Do you know what a FabLab is? Do you know how it could help your business? All of these questions and more will be answered at this free event being held at Exeter Library, from 6pm on Tuesday 10th March. A FabLab is a digital fabrication laboratory, where anybody can make just about anything. Located in the heart of the newly refurbished Exeter Library, the lab is chock full of the latest digital making equipment, including: 3D printers; CNC machining; and laser cutting technologies. The lab has the capability to prototype mechanical...