Stockport Central Library, Stockport Digifest

  • Central Library Wellington Road South Stockport, SK1 United Kingdom

On Saturday 18th February as a part of Stockport Digifest Make Stuff invites you to get to grips with coding, take an introduction to the world of making, and explore some of Manchester’s best home-grown creative tech.

We're spread out across Stockport, at the Central Library and the Hat Works offering a host of creative tech workshops and activities including:

  • Soldering: Hone your soldering skills with MAKE STUFF’s LED-tastic skill badge kit

  • Arduino: Learn the Arduino basics, and how to apply it in creative contexts

  • 3D Printing: Explore the possibilities of 3D printing, and 3D scan your head (or other appendages) - including 3D printed hats at the Hat Works!

  • Wearable Tech: Create sewn-circuits using conductive thread (and more LEDs)

  • Minecraft: Learn to code while exploring the Minecraft realm

  • GameCraft: Get crafty and create your own computer games characters

  • Train Ticket Origami: Harness the power of maths to create origami creatures with the contents of your pocket

  • Brushbots Create your own art-making robot!

  • DIY Touchscreen Gloves: Learn about touch screen technology and convert your own gloves

Plus check out projects and prototypes developed at MadLab, like Gemma May Latham’s PatternCraft - an analogue-to-digital punchcard reader and a base for developing interactive projects, and Chris Ball’s Laser Harp - an Arduino-based MIDI laser harp that uses low-power lasers.

Special guests will include Manchester Girl Geeks, Stockport Coder Dojo and CodeUp!

Entry is FREE and all activities are drop-in at both locations, so just stop by!