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St John's Centre Old Trafford

About the Event

MadLab presents MAKE STUFF: a series of free making, coding and tech events. 

Drop by and Build A Bug, learn how to create a cloud at the Physics Busking station, solder a circuit with our Build a Badge workshop, see our 3D Printer in action and explore the future of fashion with Wearable Tech. There’s also a chance to play in the Awkward Arcade – a real-life experimental video arcade, discover PatternCraft – a hands-on Minecraft making challenge, plus lots more!

Workshops and Activities

Awkward Arcade - Come and play in our experimental video arcade, a collection of fun and unusual games for adults and kids alike.

PatternCraft- Drop in Programming - using mallets! Get hands-on and create your own art within Minecraft.

PatternCraft+ - Make 3D Minecraft structures with code, and print them on a 3D printer with PatternCraft creator Gemma May Latham!

Build a Bug - Come and make your very own bug! Construct it from laser cut wood and LED flashing eyes.

Build a Badge - Learn how to solder, and make a circuit with flashing lights with our drop-in build a badge workshop.

3D Printer Demo - You’ve heard all about them, now come and see one in action! Our 3D printer will be running all day, come watch and you can take home your own 3D printed mini mascot

Wearable Tech - Explore the future of fashion and technology and design your own tech tote bag

Laser Harp - Come and play on the Laser Harp! An experimental musical instrument made using an Arduino

Arduino Traffic Lights - Learn to code and make your own interactive projects using an Arduino

Web Blocks - Learn to programme and play in the world of Web Blocks! A fun building game, inspired by Minecraft

CodeBug! - Learn how to code and create with a CodeBug! A cute, programmable and wearable bug like device

Space Craft - Design the universe and make your own planets in our marbling craft workshop  

Game Craft - Get game crafty on our kids art table, and construct  your own game characters!

To attend, register for free on Eventbrite:

St John's Centre, St John's Road, Old Trafford, Manchester M16 7GX

Earlier Event: September 3
Gallery Oldham
Later Event: September 17
Leigh Hack Space