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Hackers Delight Weekend


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Are you in the UK and have a free weekend starting the 5th August? Then why not spend your weekend at the Hackers Delight event put on by the Centre for Computing History.


Here are all the details:

The Centre for Computing History in association with MakeSpace is proud to announce a new and exciting event for anyone who likes to make and do stuff! Whether you’re an electronics guru, software hacker, videographer, photographer, musician, ideas person, writer, blogger, tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor or just enthusiastic geek, you’ll love this event. It’s a chance to get together and socialise with other like-minded types in a creative and electric atmosphere with the one aim of helping create items, exhibits, displays and media for the museum … read on for the exciting details …

Title : Hackers Delight – The Weekender

Date : Starts Friday Evening 5th August through to 7th August!

Location : Haverhill Days-Inn Hotel

Sponsored by Days-Inn Haverhill

We will have the run of the public area of the hotel which includes two function rooms, the main reception and possibly several other rooms. Hotel staff will be available to help and are very enthusiastic about the event. It’s a nice new building with good facilities. Checkout the pictures on their website.

Places Available : Strictly Limited to 60 Places

Idea : A get together of like-minded geeks, techs, nerds, coders, electronics wizards, writers, photographers, videographers, bloggers and general enthusiasts.

Why : To have fun, socialise, enjoy the good company of others but most importantly … do stuff … actual stuff that benefits the museum, creates a community and gives everyone a sense of playing an important part in the creation of a museum.

Format : 2 full days of tech at the hotel – lots of tables set-up for lots of projects. Projects will be listed on the website and people can sign-up to a specific project(s) – Email addresses will be shared between people on a project for pre-planning. Evenings will involve good food and drink, maybe a big screen film and general fun! – We hope the feel of the event will be similar to the old demoscene events of the early nineties …

Tours of the museum as it currently stands in Haverhill will be run throughout the two days in small groups. The museum is only 5 minutes from the Hotel.

Costs :

The official agenda commences at 10am on Saturday and finishes at 3pm on the Sunday. The ALL INCLUSIVE price includes:

Bed and continental breakfast
2 full days of tech
Unlimited tea and coffee
Buffet lunch on Saturday and Sunday
Fish and chip supper on Saturday evening
Surprise goody bag!

TO BOOK CALL 01440 709794 or 07976 774905

Twin room with two people sharing is £75 per person
Double room is £150 for two people

Single occupancy room is £95 per person

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Andrew Edney
Andrew Edney
I am the owner and editor of this site. I have been interested in gadgets and tech since I was a little kid. I have also written a number of books on various tech subjects. I also blog for The Huffington Post and for FHM. And I am honoured to be a Microsoft MVP since January 2008 - again this year as an Xbox MVP.

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