Workshops

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An Arduino workshop in progress

We currently have a few workshops at our space every month, and we're always interested in running more. If you want to give one of these, or you've got a suggestion, this is the place to let us know.

Important

Please announce workshops/events on the mailing list and add them to the calendar.

Organising a workshop

Planning an event. If you want to organise an event/workshop (or have been volunteered to) please read our guide.

Regular Hackspace workshops

Workshop When
Hackspace safety induction Usually available on Tuesdays - request in advance
Laser cutter induction Usually available on Tuesdays - request in advance

Workshops offered and prepared

If you are scheduled to do a workshop, or can definitely give one at no notice, please add it here.


Past events

Workshops offered

If you can give a workshop talk, put it here. If you need more than a week's notice, please say so. Don't interpret the timestamp dates below as projected dates. Actual scheduled workshops will be shown above.

For certain workshops, more than one volunteer may be needed, depending on activities and number of attendees.


Workshop Volunteer Interested ?
OpenStreetMap - Mapping Party Ciarán
Stencil & Graffiti Art for Beginners - open workshop to learn the basics of stencil making, single or multi-layered and some basic graffiti skills. including using the lasercutter or vinyl cutter layer1gfx iktomist , haywardgb , layer1gfx+3, spooq, Montyphy
Infrastructure Hacking - project to explore basics of infrastructure hacking, with monthly workshops. Kussic, Renski
Web Hacking - project to explore basics of web application hacking, with monthly workshops. Aim is to finish with an audit of One Click Orgs software. Renski, Kussic Alex Muller, Will, John, DavidC
Biohacking - Project planning meeting. We'll choose one or more of the project ideas and finalise arrangements to get the necessary tools/reagents. Probably 2-3 hours. Bugs, Sara (if ok)

antoan, Nigle, Jonty, Will, Gilda, Cass

Entrepreneurship: UK company formation, raising finance (or not), tax and accounts, market sizing and research. Approx 2 hrs. AndyE Oni, antoan, Kevin, Anthony, varoudis, Gilda, Kieran
Pure Data for beginners and some applications including Arduino, DMX-lamps, iPhone apps, RjDj scenes... (Would be in 2nd half of Nov) Yuli and Ragnar Mark, Matt H, dsikar, Mike H, Guy J Oni, Nigle, varoudis, Daniel, earthshine
Introduction to Hardware Hacking/Arduino incl live demo Andy "Bob" Brockhurst Ken(des) - quite interested in a mid-week evening option,Me too HalD, varoudis, Dave Durant John.
HTML/CSS for beginner/intermediate Oni | Davids | Chris Adams Kevin, varoudis, Johannes
Microformats for beginners Phae Spike AndrewBlack
Servo programming with Arduino Michael Margolis Phil Jones, Andy, varoudis, Kieran, John
Meta Workshop - As many useful tips for a successful workshop/training session/presentation as we can fit in the time. PaulR. AndyE
Ruby and Sinatra for Beginners James Harrison 16:27, 23 April 2010 (UTC) V21 15:03, 2 August 2010 (UTC) --3en 15:23, 28 August 2010 (UTC)
Kernel debugging or something on reverse engineering? Mark SamLRWill, varoudis
Using TFL APIs Mark, possibly dom/harrywood/Paul2/anyone else as well? AndrewBlack
Introduction to ARM microcontrollers.
Attendees will work with dev kits during the workshop.
Harry 10:54, 26 July 2010 (UTC) Ciarán earthshine, Andy, varoudis, earthshine
Ruby for beginners (Max? Chris Adams) Would be happy to do this JamesHarrison 21:49, 21 April 2010 (UTC) V21 15:03, 2 August 2010 (UTC), earthshine, Andy, alexmuller, Softhook
Decent beginner electronics workshop (probably one or two half-days at the space) Russ 10:40, 12 January 2010 (UTC) Ciarán, Phil Jones, earthshine, Bugs, Andy, Johannes, SamLR, Kieran, Jonty, Anthony, varoudis, Dave Durant, John, emmelene
Very restricted 'basic rules' electronics evening talk - Ohms law, resistors, diodes, transistors. Sometime in February 2011 Artag John
Introduction to Amazon AWS Services - S3, EC2, SimpleDB, etc. using boto Rlotun 11:13, 12 January 2010 (UTC) MattP TimHughes, Phil Jones AndrewBlack, Andy Oni, Anthony, varoudis, Gilda
Introduction to asynchronous network programming in Python using Twisted Rlotun 11:16, 12 January 2010 (UTC) MattP TimHughes V21 DavidC Phil Jones 15:03, 2 August 2010 (UTC), Johannes
A workshop on effectively using the scope/logic analyser we have Artag 13:42, 27 July 2010 (UTC) Andy (if pitched at a really beginner level!), Dave Durant, +1 HalD. John
Python for beginners / 2 Day Version / The Return Oni ' varoudis, John , earthshine
Introduction to iPhone Programming and Hacking Oni dsikar , varoudis, Daniel
Vector graphics in Inkscape *Hint, can use this to make files for laser cutter* chrisf eb4890 Phil Jones, earthshine, SamLR, Ciarán, pyrhho, martind, Alexp Andrew Black, corinne, Anthony, varoudis, chio, scary, Layer1gfx, Dave Durant, Montyphy, earthshine
Photo editing in Gimp for beginners chrisf (tajasel could also offer services) AndrewBlack
Introduction to programmable logic (VHDL, FPGAs & CPLDs) ChrisMc, SamLR (I can help at least) Artag, earthshine, Andy, dsikar, Mark, User:JasperWallace, Lester
Android OS / application programming chrisf, dmi MattVenn MattP V21 John 15:03, 2 August 2010 (UTC)Bugs Nigle Dave Durant Lester tajasel, bmalee
Blender introduction (basic stuff, one evening) *hint - this means you can build stuff for the Makerbot* chrisf Ciarán V21 15:03, 2 August 2010 (UTC) Bugs AndyE, Dave Durant, Kieran, Anthony, varoudis, Gilda, Lester
Blender in more detail (a few evenings) chrisf Anthony, varoudis
Arduino for Beginners earthshine Bugs, AndrewGee, HalD, SamLR, Ciarán Daniel, Ciemon, Dave Durant
From Arduino to AVR (or Beyond Arduino) earthshine Ciarán Solexious
Introduction to openFrameworks matthewvenn earthshine, Jonty, varoudis
PCB Design with Eagle CAD dsikar earthshine, Jonty, varoudis, John, SteveW, Ciarán
Bus Pirate for dummies dsikar Jonty, John
Knitting for Beginners PJ - well my other half has volunteered to do this, I can't knit wren I can do this! Also, crochet & spinning. Bugs, emmelene
Knotwork - practical ones and the few ornamental ones I can remember Sam (SamLR) emmelene, Jonty, Mark Lester tajasel
Physics (Or what I do for a day Job): focus on particle physics (+ scary can do nano/quantum/other if wanted) SamLR Jonty, varoudis, Mark, Daniel, Dave Durant
Statistics (What I really do for my day job): focus on stats for everyday use/ in the media and science SamLR dsikar, varoudis, Gilda, Mark, PhilJones, bmalee
Jewelery Making - feathers, beads, ribbon (More info soon!!) emmelene
OpenGL and Programming Computer Graphics Oni Jonty, varoudis, Lester, earthshine
Introduction to Regular expressions (or a more detailed talk if prefered) Andrew Black dsikar
Coffee? Mark? AndyE has an interest in coffee. A tasting could be fun.

JimM Artag John tajasel (could possibly provide Monmouth Coffee on the cheap, but no promises) emmelene SamLR Have some Vietnamese coffee

Texas Hold 'Em Poker - how to play & basic strategy Kieran emmelene
DIY PCB Making ChrisMc 23:18, 20 December 2010 (UTC) Jonty, Kevin, Billy, varoudis, Kieran, Evan (potential member), John, earthshine, SteveW, Ciarán
Introduction to Astronomy dsikar, emmelene
SMD Soldering Workshop Martin Ling earthshine, PJ, Lester, Elliot, mars, JasperWallace, John, Radek, SteveW, Ciarán
Introduction to Bioinformatics Cass, Andrew, Nathan martind Gilda Dave Durant
Homebrewing (beer): Full mash process, recipe design, could also do a bit on judging and/or food pairing Ben F
Screen Printing Jan from NOID may be able to offer this, but has not explicitly volunteered yet. mars: I can do this. JimM Artag Solexious Iktomist PJ Errant RichardBeard Scary, emmelene
Introduction to Japanese Sound FX in Manga Comics - a short talk and drawing workshop in japanese and english chris henson aka layer1gfx
Git Workshop - the version control system chrismear grifferz, Elliot, Spike, Alex Muller, Jasper, Kevin, Cass Johnston, Adrian, SamLR, Radek, Johannes
Bookbinding - beginners class to make a simple book from scratch, possibly a small amount of coverage of restoration at the end Lester Hawksby No more than 6 please! SamLR Adrian Sam K, earthshine, Errant. Interest expressed on mailing list by earthshine, Adrian, Katie, George, Billy and possibly others. Frank (not a member yet)
Hypnosis 101 - Starting point for learning about hypnosis. Let's hack the mind! Hypnoeyes DMI, bmalee
GSM/Mobile phone networks - what they use/how do they work/what I do for a day job, LTE/WiMAX and onwards with help from Aden? Paul PaulR
Radio basics - Run through various radio systems, radio propagation, suggestions/help welcome Paul PaulR
This workshop introduces you to USB. We address the most important issues of the design and how to build a USB interface focusing on the HID class. We also examine how you want a Hackspace USB group to work. PaulR asc, Mike, bma, Matt Peperell, Adrian Godwin, danny-orion, Dave Ingram, Phil Jones, Billy Smith JasperWallace

Workshops Requested

Workshop Volunteer Interested?