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No, really, what’s happening with Cotswold Jam?

Cotswold Jam main events remain on hold until the supply problems with Raspberry Pi are resolved. We don’t think there’s much point holding an event for a product that parents can’t buy. While the Pico range is available, you need

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What’s happening with Cotswold Jam?

Hello everyone! It’s been a long time since our last update. Today (well, 29 Feb) is the tenth anniversary of the first Raspberry Pi. During lockdown we refurbished 60 old laptops with Raspberry Pi OS so that children could participate

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We’re Back! Pi Day event Sat 14 March Cheltenham Hackspace

Cotswold Jam is back! We’re running several “Roadshow” events in 2020. starting with “Pi Day” on Saturday 14 March 14 (2020-03-14) at Cheltenham Hackspace. This is event features three separate coding tutorials. We will also have Roadshow events at Cheltenham

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Rethink – can you help?

Cotswold Jam’s main large events are on hiatus while we have a bit of a rethink. We’ve been going over five years and we are going to have a rest for a while, to freshen up how we work. In

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Raspberry Pi Christmas Shopping Wish List 2018

Here’s my Christmas shopping recommendations for those looking to get started from scratch with the Raspberry Pi, and a few wishlist items for those who are already enamoured with it. Skip to: [ Individual Essentials | Books & Magazines |
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2018 Dates

The dates for our 2018 events are proposed as follows: Sat 27 Jan 2018 Sun 4 Mar 2018 (RPi Foundation Big Birthday Weekend) Sat 19 May 2018 Sat 15 Sep 2018 Sat 24 Nov 2018 Dates can be subject to

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Mini Maker Competition

Hear ye, hear ye!! This is to announce an exciting event that will be taking place at Cotswold Raspberry Jam on Saturday 23rd September 2017. We will be running a mini-maker competition for all children who are (or were) in

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Dates for 2017

Our event dates for 2017 are: Sat 28 Jan Sat 25 March Sat 24 June Sat 23 Sept Sat 25 Nov Tickets will usually be available 4 weeks before each event, sometimes earlier. Please join our mailing list to be

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Photos of Sat 30 April 2016 event

Photos from our Saturday 30 April 2016 event are now available on our Facebook group. You don’t need to join Facebook to view them. • Thanks to David Pride, Brian Corteil, Daniel Leyfield and Anna Fellows for the photos.

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Our custom Raspbian image for tutorials

For each Cotswold Raspberry Jam, I produce a custom version of the Raspberry Pi’s Raspbian operating system, all set up ready for tutorials and other projects at the event. You can download the one for our Sat 2 July 2016

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