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October Half Term at the Centre for Computing History

Entrance to the Centre (Pic: Centre for Computing History)

Half-term is bound to be fun at the Centre for Computing History! (pic CCH)

The Centre for Computing History are delighted to announce that they will be open every day for the duration of October Half Term (24th October – 1st November) 2015.

As well as their usual exhibits, the Cambridge-based museum are also running a fantastic range of educational workshops over this period, as follows – click on the headings for full details and booking on the museum’s website:

Electronics Lab: Build a Message Wand

26 October 2015, 11am

Game On: The Guided Tour!

26 October 2015, 2pm

Big Trak Challenge

27 October 2015, 11am

Build Your Own Adventure Game

27 October 2015, 2pm

Learn to Code

28 October 2015, 10.30am


Power Play!

28 October 2015, 2pm


Bug Your Bedroom

29 October 2015, 11am


Power Play!

29 October 2015, 2pm

Scratch and Pi

30 October 2015, 11am


Power Play!

30 October 2015, 2pm


If you have any queries, you can get in touch with the Centre for Computing History at, by phone on 01223 214446 or via their Facebook, Twitter and Google+ pages (click icons below).

The Centre’s website is:

And their address is:

Centre for Computing History
Rene Court
Coldhams Road