Here are a few of the other local and national tech-based activities for both young people and adults.

If you are involved with any events or activities that you think should be listed on this page, please contact us.

AALFY

Located at 108 The Moor, AALFY runs programmes about making and entrepreneurship for adults and young people, including workshops using technology.

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AWS re:Start

Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Start is a national scheme for 16-25 year olds not in education, training or employment or working fewer than 16 house a week, looking to start a career in technology.

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Bright Box Makerspace

Brightbox offers drop-in activities, workshops and day camps where children can play with technology. They also take mobile makerspaces out to communities. Watch out for their new permanent maker space at Castlegate, Sheffield.

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Children's Media Conference Playground

An annual week-long exhibition of specially commissioned interactive digital art pieces, games, apps and virtual reality activities for children and families to play with.

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CyberDiscovery

Part of the government’s Cyber Schools Programme, Cyber Discovery is an extracurricular learning programme for students aged 14-18 across the UK to encourage more young people into cyber security.

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CyberFirst Girls

A unique opportunity for teams of school girls in Year 8 to compete in fun online cyber security challenges.

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Discovery STEM Education

A not for profit organisation based at Kelham Island Museum which does a range of STEM activities with children, young people, teachers, university students and postgrads, university outreach teams and industry.

 

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Doc/Fest: Alternate Realities

The annual Sheffield Doc/Fest’s programme of virtual reality experiences, interactive documentaries and inspiring talks and sessions.

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Games Britannia

An annual festival run by Sheffield Hallam University for schools and colleges, with workshops and activities led by games industry experts and academics.

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National Videogame Museum

The National Videogame Museum (NVM) opened in Sheffield November 2018. NVM is an interactive, family-friendly centre to play games and explore the art, science and technology of how games are made.

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Pimoroni

Pimoroni is a fantastic Sheffield success story. They design, manufacture and sell all kinds of digital making products for those who like to make and tinker. Tanya Fish from Pimoroni also runs workshops for schools, events and programmes.

 

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Sheffield Geeks

A directory of upcoming tech events and meetups in Sheffield.

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Sheffield Hackspace

Sheffield Hackspace (Sheffield Hardware Hackers and Makers) are a non-profit, member-run hackspace for central Sheffield. Together they are building a workshop and community to help people in Sheffield get involved in the creative use of technology and tools for hobby-scale projects in fields such as computers, robotics, machining, technology, science, digital art or electronic art.

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