Southend Raspberry Jam #3 (Raspberry Pi Showcase) - 16th August

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16/08/2014 17:00

Southend Raspberry Jam #3 - Saturday 16th August 10am - 5pm

We are holding our third Southend Raspberry Jam on Saturday 16th August from 10am - 5pm at the Tickfield Centre, Southend.

There will be talks, show and tell, workshops, videos, robots, flashing leds and lots of fun.

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Item - Lecture Room 1



Item - Lecture Room 2


10:45 - 11:15Exploring Networks via Raspberry PiVerena Hermann 10:55 - 11:25Using GitHubTom Keene
12:00 - 12:30IoT (Internet of Things) PlatformsEdmund DSouza 12:10 - 12:40QuadcoptersDave Black
13:45 - 14:15Interactive MediaGraham Harwood 13:55 - 14:25Medical ElectronicsEd Bye
15:00 - 15:30Pygame & Python GPIOAndy C. Knight 15:10 - 15:40Mindio - Mind ControlJi Hu
16:15 - 16:45Intro to Arduino & Laser TextMatt Booker 16:25 - 16:55Minecraft: Pi Edition (Python)Andy C. Knight

Workshops and Exhibits, running all day:

  • Richard D: Build a Cat5 Ethernet Cable
  • Edmund D: Solder Booth
  • Ray E: Solder Electronics Workshop
  • Si Ye: Tooth Data Project
  • Ji Hu: Arduino: Mind Control
  • Derek S: Sonic Pi 2 - programming made easy, learn via the fun of sound
  • Scratch, by our young local expert
  • Mark T and others: Robot Arms - controlled with web interface and accelerometer
  • Matt B: Arduino Laser Text & Electronics
  • Laura T: Pinnochion & PiGlow
  • Andy C. K: Capacitive Distance Sensing 2 - as an input
  • Romilly Cocking: C3Pi Robot
  • Tony S: Motor Controllers
  • Love Southend: HTML and CSS style sheets
  • MyPiFi Traffic Lights
  • Careers mobile phone app
  • Average Man vs Pi (only 10:00 - 12:30): Temperature board, PiTFT, Homemade LED PCB, RaspBMC with Android remote and more
  • Python GPIO and Scratch GPIO: learn the ways to control electronics from your Pi

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Win a Raspberry Pi B+ Ultimate Kit! (Kindly donated by
Plus an assortment of other prizes such as LED board. Raffle Tickets £1 and will be drawn @ 4:00pm Saturday 16th August

Also, everyone who attends shall be given a free ModMyPi sticker!

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All ages and abilities welcome. No Pi required.

If you have a Pi or laptop or smartphone, then bring it along.

Wifi internet access

If you would like to demo your projects, hold a talk or workshop or sell you goods, we would love to meet you. Please contact us at

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Tickfield Centre
Tickfield Industrial Estate
Tickfield Avenue
Southend, Essex
Nearest rail station: Prittlewell
Nearest bus stop: Blue Boar, Victoria Ave

Update: Here are some posts about our successful event from the blogosphere:

Love Southend:

Average Man Vs Pi:

Raspberry Pi Pod:

Raspberry Pi blog by smstext:

J. Teigland (syntax_err0r):