The Museum of Wigan Life

  • Wigan Life Museum 41 Library Street Wigan, England, WN1 United Kingdom

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 from Wigan's most famous local history centre!

Join MAKE STUFF at The Museum of Wigan Life for a free day of:

  • 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)

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

  • Minecraft: Learn to code while exploring the Minecraft realm

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.

We have much more to be announced, and we would like you to be the first in the know. Make sure you sign up to our mailing list, and don’t forget to give us a ‘like’ on our new official Make Stuff facebook page!