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Learn how to code like a pro and celebrate digital technology at the Museum of London’s free family festival

31 October 2017

Celebrate your City
Museum of London
Saturday 11 & Sunday 12 November 2017

Get the family together and celebrate digital technology with this free family festival. Taking place on 11 & 12 November at the Museum of London, this special weekend festival invites you and your little ones to challenge your knowledge of today’s technology in the city.

Celebrate your City, in partnership with Raspberry Pi, will see the museum turned into a technology hub with opportunities to explore coding and GPS tracking through various workshops, storytelling sessions and craft activities. You will have the chance to become a digital maker and create amazing objects, from robots with blinking antenna to digital pixel pets and pieces of wearable technology.

Families will be able to recreate buildings in London using iPads, go on a selfguided technology tour of the museum, and get involved in interactive story telling sessions. For gamers young and old there will also be a vintage game corner where you can turn back the clock and play some vintage London video games. There’s digital creativity for everyone!
As part of the City Now City Future season, the museum’s year-long programme exploring urban life in London and around the world, the festival will show the modern, innovative and changing city that London is.

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About The Museum of London
The Museum of London tells the ever-changing story of this great world city and its people, from 450,000 BC to the present day. Our galleries, exhibitions, displays and activities seek to inspire a passion for London and provide a sense of the vibrancy that makes the city such a unique place.

The museum is open daily 10am – 6pm and is FREE to all, and you can explore the Museum of London with collections online – home to 90,000 objects with more being added.