Technology workshop gets youngsters feeling festive!

Published on: 29 November 2018

Date: 8 December 2018 / Time: 9.30am-4.00pm / Cost: £30 per person


If you’re looking for unusual festive entertainment in the build up to Christmas for youngsters a bit too old for a visit to see Santa, why not sign them up to the ‘Merry Minecraft and Happy New Robot’ technology workshop, taking place at the Royal Air Force Museum Midlands on Saturday 8 December.

Ideal for pre-teens looking for something fun and festive, the workshop will give participants the chance to tackle a number of Christmas themed activities including advanced features in Minecraft, Christmas coding, Cyber Security and Code-breaking.

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During this festive themed day, attendees will take part in a series of build battles in Minecraft and learn how to code music with a pocket sized programmable computer called the BBC micro:bit. Participants will also learn how to crack simple codes to reveal hidden secret messages.

Following the success of technology workshops run throughout the summer, the Museum has once again teamed up with Tablet Academy to deliver the Christmas themed Minecraft session. The workshop is suitable for children aged 8-14 (younger children with previous Minecraft experience are welcome to participate) and run from 9.30am to 4.00pm. But, you don’t have to be an expert to participate, as the professionals from Tablet Academy will be on hand to assist and give advice to those just starting out in the world of Minecraft.

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Parents can take advantage of this full day activity and do their Christmas shopping in peace, rest assured that participants will be supervised by qualified teachers from Tablet Academy and supported by the experienced events team at the Museum.

The workshop costs £30 per person and a maximum of 30 spaces are available with half the places already gone! The Museum will provide all the equipment needed to take part, the only thing they need to bring is a packed lunch and they are ready to go! Please Click Here to book your place, tickets on the day will be subject to availability so book in advance to avoid disappointment.

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