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[[File:Ujima_House_Woodshop.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Inside our wood working area]]
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[[File:LHS_Electronics_Lab_November2018.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Electronics building area]]
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[[File:Night hacking.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Hacking through the night]]
  
[[File:4831845812 1b90162ff2 o.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Inside our space, [[Laboratory 24]]]]
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[[File:Unit 23.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Our new workshop area]]
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[[Ujima House]] is now currently '''Open''', with [[Maximum_Occupancy_limits|maximum occupancy restrictions]], to prevent the further spread of Covid-19, in line with current government restrictions on premises.
[[File:Angle grind workshop.jpg|250px|thumb|right|Making in progress]]
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== Location ==
  
We have a [[Laboratory 24|great space]] in Shoreditch, right next to Hoxton station, which is open to our members 24 hours a day, and we hold regular free hack evenings and workshops which are open to everyone.
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''' 388 High Road''' <br/>
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'''Wembley''' <br />
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'''HA9 6AR''' <br />
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([https://www.google.co.uk/maps/place/Ujima+House,+Wembley/@51.5539537,-0.2920435,17z/ Google Map Location])  Lat: 51.5539537 Long: -0.2920435
  
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Nearest Train/Tube Stations: [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wembley_Central_station Wembley Central] and  [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wembley_Stadium_railway_station Wembley Stadium] served by London Overground, Bakerloo Underground Line, Chiltern Main Line, and many TfL London Bus Services. Car parking available to members.
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== Events ==
 
== Events ==
  
[http://london.hackspace.org.uk/events/ Google Calendar] is our canonical list of events, but here's a selection. All events listed are at [[Laboratory 24]].
 
 
; Recurring:
 
:* '''Every Tuesday, 19:00''' - [[Weekly meetings|Weekly public meetings]]
 
:* '''Every Wednesday, 19:30''' - [[Project:Biohacking|Biohacking catch-up]]
 
:* '''1st Saturday, 13:00''' - [[Project:OneClickOrgs|OneClickOrgs hack day]]
 
:* '''2nd Saturday, 15:00''' - [[Project:Lockpicking|Lockpicking sports session]]
 
:* '''3rd Thursday, 19:30''' - [[Project:OneClickOrgs|OneClickOrgs hack evening]]
 
  
; Coming up:
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The space is now open! If you want to plan or run an event, please contact us via our [[Mailing_List|mailing list]]
:* '''Saturday 11th/Sunday 12th June''' - Gamejam 2
 
:* '''Sunday 26th June''' - [[Miracle Fruit Party]]
 
  
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[http://london.hackspace.org.uk/events/ Google Calendar] is our canonical list of events, but here's a selection. All events listed are at 388 High Road, Wembley (unless otherwise noted). See also: [[Guides/Planning_an_event | planning an event]].
:* '''Saturday 21st May'''- [[Workshops/Web Hacking|Hacking Hacking, Web Application Cracking Workshop #2]]
 
:* '''Saturday 14th/Sunday 15th May''' - [[Workshops/Arduino_for_beginners_4|Arduino for Beginners Workshop]]
 
  
[[Hack Evening Workshops|Current list of potential workshops]]
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=== [[Recurring]] ===
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[[Other Events|Non-hackspace organised events of interest]]
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== Other things ==
 
== Other things ==
  
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=== Core Material ===
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* [[Library]] - Useful reading material. Update this when you borrow, return or contribute books.
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* [[Maintenance]] - The space doesn't improve itself. Know how you should be helping.
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* [[Suppliers]] - In the local area and online
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* [[Equipment]] - Incomplete list of the stuff we have and its status.
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* [[Pledges]] - Does the space lack something you want to use? See if others will combine efforts to get it.
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* [[Consumables]], [[Wishlist]] - We try stock cheap little things for convenience. Donate or restock to help maintain.
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* [[Classroom]] - We no longer have a classroom.
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=== Community ===
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* [[News]] - We're trying to create highlights of what happens
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* [[Projects]] - Some people have documented their personal projects
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* [[Subgroups]] - Like-minded groups at the space
 
* [[Members]] - Non-comprehensive list of members and photos
 
* [[Members]] - Non-comprehensive list of members and photos
* [[Project:ServerHardwareAuction|Server Hardware Auction]] - Temporary placeholder while the auction runs
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* [[JobBoard|Job Board]] - Employers, employees, and contractors can find each other here
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* [[SkillSwap|Skill Swap]] - Swap time
 
* [[SwapShop]] - Exchange and advertise unwanted stuff
 
* [[SwapShop]] - Exchange and advertise unwanted stuff
* [http://sn.im/lhs-visitors Visitors Guestbook]
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* [[Other_Events|Other Events]] - List non-LHS organised events of interest to the community.
* Member [[Guides]] and [[Library]] - Useful reading material
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* [[Suppliers]] - In the local area and online
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=== Guides and Rules ===
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* [[Rules]] - Know the rules!
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* [[Guides]] - Find out how things work and how to safely get involved.
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* [[Guides/Photography_and_Filming|Filming & Photography]] - Our policy on filming and photography in the space
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* [[Internet_Use_Policy | Internet Use Policy]] - We have a lovely connection. Please don't ruin it for us.
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* [[Guides/Bringing_items_to_the_space|Bringing items]] - Space is limited and precious, know what's allowed
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* [[Faceplant]] - Common mistakes. Don't inadvertently destroy our equipment!
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* [[Location of Tools, Materials, etc.]] - Where everything is!
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=== Propaganda ===
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* [[History|The history]] of the London Hackspace.
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* [https://london.hackspace.org.uk/cost-of-hacking/ The Cost of Hacking] - No such thing as a free lunch. Everything costs a little bit.
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* [[Advertising]], [[Propaganda]] - Promotional materials, stickers, posters, ...
 
* [[Press]] - Mentions of the hackspace
 
* [[Press]] - Mentions of the hackspace
* [[Organisation]] - About the Hackspace Foundation's legal structure
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* [[Organisation]] - About the London Hackspace's legal structure
* [[Advertising]] - Resources for spreading the word.
 
* [[Faceplant]] - Don't do this
 
* [[Training Directory]] - A listing of people to approach for training.
 
* [[History|The history]] of the London Hackspace.
 
 
* [[OneHundredThings| One Hundred Things You Didn't Know About London Hackspace]]
 
* [[OneHundredThings| One Hundred Things You Didn't Know About London Hackspace]]
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* [[Other Hackspaces]]
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=== What London Hackspace is  ===
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* A place for people to work on projects they're interested in - We provide a space for members to work on almost any project that interests them and provide the tools to help them do so.
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* A place to socialize with like-minded people - We have open evenings which also provide a social venue for members to meet up and discuss what they're working on.
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* A place to repair, improve or re-purpose things - We keep an extensive collection of tools that can be used to repair and hack equipment to make it last longer or be more useful and our members often help each other with repairs.
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* A group to share knowledge and experience - We can find an expert on almost anything technical (and a lot of other things) within our membership, and most of them are very willing to share and teach
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* A way to learn and teach new skills - Our members provide inductions and other training on most of our equipment, as well as workshops to demonstrate and teach new skills we dont have technicians etc
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* A place to work collaboratively on projects with friends - We provide a venue for groups of members to meet up and work on projects that would otherwise be hard to arrange.
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=== London Hackspace is not ===
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* A pay-as-you-go workshop - Although we're very flexible on membership contributions and require no long-term commitments, we do expect that being an London Hackspace member is an ongoing process of contributing to the hackspace. Contributing only when you want to make use of the lab's facilities is discouraged.
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* A co-working space – whilst you may be able to sit down and do some work on a small scale you will very quickly find it is not suited to having meeting conference calls etc the network may drop out, there will be noise and interruptions
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* A laser cutting/CNC machining/etc service - We do not provide commercial services to the public, and we have a shared machine that many members will want to use
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* A charity - Although we very much welcome donations and assistance, we are not a registered charity and are structured more like a social club.
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* A storage area - We have a small amount of space to store ongoing member projects and we're happy to have tools that are being regularly used, however we are very space limited and do not provide long-term storage.
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* A business incubator - We're happy to support local businesses where we can and people starting their own business are welcome to join (so long as they follow the commercial use policy) but we do not provide general business support services.
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* A tool hire centre - Our tools are kept at the hackspace and are not loaned out to members.
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* The Repair Shop  wanting to repair stuff are very welcome to become members and get full access to our facilities. If you join up, we may help you fix it, if someone is around and they have time but we won't fix it for you.
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* A source of free materials – You should bring your own materials if people have useable materials left over they can leave them for other member and other members should make a donation to the space to the value of the materials – it is one of the ways we support our selves
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* A waste disposal service – Because it does not fit in your bin at home does not mean the space will find it valuable or useful 
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==This wiki==
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* There are [[Special:Statistics|{{NUMBEROFARTICLES}}]] articles in this wiki, covering all aspects of the hackspace.
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* Find thing with this [[Special:Search|Search with more detailed results]]

Latest revision as of 09:54, 23 September 2021

The London Hackspace is a non-profit hackerspace in London: a community-run workshop where people come to share tools and knowledge.
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388 High Road, HA9 6AR
Find us online: WebsiteIRCTwitterFacebookFlickrThingiverse • • GitHub
Inside our wood working area
Electronics building area
Hacking through the night

Ujima House is now currently Open, with maximum occupancy restrictions, to prevent the further spread of Covid-19, in line with current government restrictions on premises.

Location

388 High Road
Wembley
HA9 6AR
(Google Map Location) Lat: 51.5539537 Long: -0.2920435

Nearest Train/Tube Stations: Wembley Central and Wembley Stadium served by London Overground, Bakerloo Underground Line, Chiltern Main Line, and many TfL London Bus Services. Car parking available to members.


Other things

Core Material

  • Library - Useful reading material. Update this when you borrow, return or contribute books.
  • Maintenance - The space doesn't improve itself. Know how you should be helping.
  • Suppliers - In the local area and online
  • Equipment - Incomplete list of the stuff we have and its status.
  • Pledges - Does the space lack something you want to use? See if others will combine efforts to get it.
  • Consumables, Wishlist - We try stock cheap little things for convenience. Donate or restock to help maintain.
  • Classroom - We no longer have a classroom.

Community

  • News - We're trying to create highlights of what happens
  • Projects - Some people have documented their personal projects
  • Subgroups - Like-minded groups at the space
  • Members - Non-comprehensive list of members and photos
  • Job Board - Employers, employees, and contractors can find each other here
  • Skill Swap - Swap time
  • SwapShop - Exchange and advertise unwanted stuff
  • Other Events - List non-LHS organised events of interest to the community.

Guides and Rules

Propaganda

What London Hackspace is

  • A place for people to work on projects they're interested in - We provide a space for members to work on almost any project that interests them and provide the tools to help them do so.
  • A place to socialize with like-minded people - We have open evenings which also provide a social venue for members to meet up and discuss what they're working on.
  • A place to repair, improve or re-purpose things - We keep an extensive collection of tools that can be used to repair and hack equipment to make it last longer or be more useful and our members often help each other with repairs.
  • A group to share knowledge and experience - We can find an expert on almost anything technical (and a lot of other things) within our membership, and most of them are very willing to share and teach
  • A way to learn and teach new skills - Our members provide inductions and other training on most of our equipment, as well as workshops to demonstrate and teach new skills we dont have technicians etc
  • A place to work collaboratively on projects with friends - We provide a venue for groups of members to meet up and work on projects that would otherwise be hard to arrange.

London Hackspace is not

  • A pay-as-you-go workshop - Although we're very flexible on membership contributions and require no long-term commitments, we do expect that being an London Hackspace member is an ongoing process of contributing to the hackspace. Contributing only when you want to make use of the lab's facilities is discouraged.
  • A co-working space – whilst you may be able to sit down and do some work on a small scale you will very quickly find it is not suited to having meeting conference calls etc the network may drop out, there will be noise and interruptions
  • A laser cutting/CNC machining/etc service - We do not provide commercial services to the public, and we have a shared machine that many members will want to use
  • A charity - Although we very much welcome donations and assistance, we are not a registered charity and are structured more like a social club.
  • A storage area - We have a small amount of space to store ongoing member projects and we're happy to have tools that are being regularly used, however we are very space limited and do not provide long-term storage.
  • A business incubator - We're happy to support local businesses where we can and people starting their own business are welcome to join (so long as they follow the commercial use policy) but we do not provide general business support services.
  • A tool hire centre - Our tools are kept at the hackspace and are not loaned out to members.
  • The Repair Shop wanting to repair stuff are very welcome to become members and get full access to our facilities. If you join up, we may help you fix it, if someone is around and they have time but we won't fix it for you.
  • A source of free materials – You should bring your own materials if people have useable materials left over they can leave them for other member and other members should make a donation to the space to the value of the materials – it is one of the ways we support our selves
  • A waste disposal service – Because it does not fit in your bin at home does not mean the space will find it valuable or useful


This wiki