Half term fun at the Centre for Computing History

Cambridge Centre for Computing History is open throughout this half term holiday, offering a host of fun events for all the family.

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And although some of its workshops are now fully booked, there are some still available ...follow the links below to find out more.

Meet the Megaprocessor

Date: 14th February 2017

Meet the mind behind our latest exhibit! James Newman, builder of the Megaprocessor, will be at the Centre tomorrow afternoon  (Tuesday 14th February) to answer questions about his remarkable creation.



Computing History Tour


Date: 15th February 2017

How can a computer be programmed by a strip of paper? Why does a huge block of old-fashioned memory have less capacity than a tiny chip in a mobile phone? What on earth is 01100010 01101001 01101110?


Do You Know Arduino?

Date: 17th February 2017

Get hands-on with Arduino boards and experiment with controlling all sorts of things in the physical world around you.

 Build Your Own Adventure Game

Date: 17th February 2017

Twine is a brilliant online tool for constructing interactive stories.

 ... and although not part of half term we now have a limited number of places on our extremely popular Arduino hack day coming up in March. Be quick though as spaces are filling up fast!

Weird Wired World - Hack Day

Date: 11th March 2017

The Internet of Things ... What is it? Devices that are connected to the internet and can report information or be controlled via the internet are part of the internet of things.

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