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Come and join like-minded makers, crafters, hackers and tinkerers at the Knowledge Makers!
We’re an informal gathering of friendly folks who enjoy making of all types. We’ll have projects on display featuring robotics, electronics, Raspberry Pi, Arduino, Textiles and even Lego.
Do come and join us and please do bring something you’re working on if you want to – we’d love to see it.

Game Design Workshop

Join Christina Myers, a 3rdyear PhD student in KMI, and learn how to design a video game from scratch. In this workshop, you will learn to use a game design engine which was used to make 70 of...

Cracking the Code – Enigma and the Bombe

Streaming is available on: http://stadium.open.ac.uk/3213 Facebook streaming here! https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=419637695272050 Helen Jarvis from the Turing-Welchmann Bombe...

A Knowledge Maker on the news.

A Knowledge Maker on the news.

David and his Raspberry Pi Digital Graffiti project are showcased on the Raspberry Pi...

The Knowledge Makers Cryptic Quest!

The Knowledge Makers Cryptic Quest!

Greetings All. As a warm up to the spectacle that will be 'A Very Makers Christmas' which will be taking place in the Library from 12pm - 2pm on 6th December we proudly present.... The...

Making code Workshop

Ever wanted to start making things with your hands but never got round to learn code? Are you asked to do code in your research and you don't know where to start? That's the place! Join us for...

Knowledge Makers v5.0 + Special Keynote!

We are thrilled to announce that on the 27th of September we will have a special Knowledge Makers (v5.0) with a VIP keynote speaker. Philip Colligan CEO of the Raspberry Pi...

Upcoming Events

In this page, you will see the future and past events of our group.

21
Feb
11:59

Game Design Workshop

Join Christina Myers, a 3rdyear PhD student in KMI, and learn how to design a video game from scratch. In this workshop, you will learn to use a game design engine which was used to make 70 of...

07
Feb
13:00

Cracking the Code – Enigma and the Bombe

Streaming is available on: http://stadium.open.ac.uk/3213 Facebook streaming here! https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=419637695272050 Helen Jarvis from the Turing-Welchmann Bombe...

06
Dec
12:00

A very Knowledge Makers Christmas (aka Knowledge Makers v6.0)

Join us on a two hours Hacky Christmas celebration at the Library Atrium on the 6th December! Where: Library Atrium When: 6th December 12.00-14.00 Please bring whatever your making with...

Cool Stuff

In here there will be a list of stuff we found cool online and we just dump here.

We always looking for new things, contact us if you want to suggest anything: from the best kitten video in the world to the latest Oxford University lecture in Deep Learning!

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