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Gallery Oldham

About the Event

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

Drop by and Make Your Own Robot, 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 our Virtual Reality showcase. 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, and 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. Try your hands at ‘The Mashing’ and beat the boss on ‘Line Wobbler!’

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

Virtual Reality Corner: Play Virtual Reality games and explore computer-generated worlds.

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 experiment with interactive accessories in our drop-in wearable tech workshop. Suitable for beginners.

Make your own Robot: Make your own flashing laser-cut robot!

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

A-Z Crafts Table: Colour in, create and be inspired by the A-Z of tech at our kids craft table.

Physics Busking: Learn how to make a cloud and see a levitating lemon! Come by our physics busking station.

Web Blocks: Come and play in the world of Web Blocks! A fun experimental building game, inspired by Minecraft.

Arduino Traffic Lights: Learn how to programme with the Arduino board, make a road-ready flashing circuit with our  fun drop-in workshop.


Gallery Oldham
Oldham Cultural Quarter
Greaves St

Earlier Event: August 27
All Souls Bolton
Later Event: September 10
St John's Centre Old Trafford