Saturday, 13 August 2016

Guildford Raspberry Jam 3 - 8 October 2016

The 3rd Guildford Raspberry Jam will take place on 8th October at Guildford Library from 11.00-15.30

A Raspberry Pi Jam is a meetup for fans of all things Raspberry Pi based of all ages. If you want to learn about Raspberry Pis, get help from others, show off your projects, or meet like-minded people a Jam is the place to do so.

We’ll have several different Pis available to play around with and a lot more besides. We’ll have several example projects set up on the day including Makey Makey, raspberry Pi camera, robotic arm, Sonic Pi, Fuze computer, Kano and Minecraft Pi, fully programmable with Scratch. Bring your Pi along if you want, we’d love to see you there!

Suitable for all ages, but under 9yrs must be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets are now SOLD OUT!  If you didnt get one, dont worry, there will be another Jam in the near future, keep an eye on the blog and Twitter

  • ·         Getting started with a Raspberry Pi
o   Creating an SD card
o   First time configuration
o   Network setup
o   Remote control using SSH
o   Remote control using VNC
  • ·       Using Scratch
  • ·         Using the Pi Electronics for beginners
o   LED control
o   Switch control
o   Using stepper motors

Things to do
  • ·         Robot arm control
  • ·         Use the Fuze kindly donated by Maplin (see
  • ·         Help build and play with one of the Raspberry Pi-powered Kanos (see
  • ·         Makey Makey (x2).  Turn anything into a piano or a controller (see
  • .     Flotilla and Arduino
  • ·         See for other ideas and documentation
Talks (probably!)
  • ·         Library’s proposed Digital Clubs
  • ·         Skycademy and High Altitude Ballooning