Posting this on behalf of Jake from Access Space,

Workshops at Access Space this Spring

* Linux & Open Office for Non-Profits, Sat 21/04/18
* Weaving Basics - an introductory course + a loom, Sun 22/04/18
* AuduinoMAXX - build a mini synthesiser, Sat 28/4/18
* Practical Electronics for Artists – Intensive Day Course, Sat 12/05/18
* Digital Design & Laser Cutting for Artists - Intensive Day Course, Sat 
19/05/18

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Linux & Open Office for Non-Profits
Saturday 21 April

Have you used Microsoft Windows or Mac since school?

Why do organisations struggling for income have to pay these big American 
corporations?
You may know there’s an alternative kind of free software called Linux. If 
you’re curious but uncertain how to try it, this workshop is for you.

It’s a gentle introduction; Linux for beginners.
How to do ordinary office tasks and more – without any geeky technical language.

9.30 coffee/registration. Workshop 10am-1pm.

Additional free help available in the afternoon after the workshop.

The workshop leader is Jonathan Cook, Access Space's Administration and 
Development Manager. He's an experienced administrator with qualifications in 
management accounting, adult education, social science and activism & social 
change.

Access Space has used Linux and Open Source software from the day it opened in 
the year 2000, and we do all our day-to-day work running the organisation using 
it.

Tickets £23.64
from 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/linux-open-office-for-non-profits-tickets-44198094691

Email j...@access-space.org for more info

www.access-space.org
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Weaving Basics - an introductory course + a loom
Sunday 22nd April

£70 (includes all materials and a loom for you to take home)

On this intensive one day course you will be guided through setting up and 
using a small rigid heddle loom to create your own fabrics.

A rigid heddle loom is an effective way to learn how to weave and the skills 
and techniques you learn are all transferable to other types of looms.

The loom you will use on this course has been designed and made in our workshop 
by course leader Toni Buckby and is yours to take home. www.tonibuckby.com

Materials and additional equipment will be provided.
This course is suitable for all abilities.

Tickets available at 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/weaving-basics-an-introductory-course-a-loom-tickets-44221848740

Enquires: j...@access-space.org
Sunday 22nd April 1pm-6pm at Access Space, 3-7 Sidney St, Sheffield S1 4RG 
Tel:0114 2495522
Free tea, coffee & nibbles all day.

www.access-space.org
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AuduinoMAXX - build a mini synthesiser
Saturday 28th April

Auduino = audio + Arduino

Build an AuduinoMAXX mini synth its own case, to take home, ready to perform 
music and noise!

Based on the open source granular synthesis Auduino project, the AuduinoMAXX 
has upgraded software and hardware that extend the sonic possibilities.

9/10 Octave Doctors agree!

The workshop leader is John Moseley, who runs Access Space's maker space Refab 
Space. He has a professional background in electronics and media production, 
with qualifications in electronics, information technology and teaching. He 
particularly enjoys making robots and electronic musical instruments.

@_Jo_Mo

This course is aimed at adults, but over 16s are welcome.

£50 (inc. all materials)
Tickets from 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/auduinomaxx-build-a-mini-synthesiser-tickets-44222152649

Please bring your own lunch or make use of some of the great cafes and pubs 
close by.

More info: j...@access-space.org

Saturday 28th April, 10am-5pm, Access Space, Unit 1 AVEC Bldg, 3-7 Sidney St, 
Sheffield S1 4RG  Tel:0114 2495522 (Tue-Fri)

www.access-space.org

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Practical Electronics for Artists – Intensive Day Course

Saturday 12th May 10am-5pm

£36 (including materials)

On this small group workshop you will learn how electronic
components work and how to build circuits.

It is ideal for those wishing to get started or go on a refresher course.

During the course you will learn to:
* Identify electronic components and what they do.
* Read circuit diagrams and build working circuits
* Use a range of tools and practical soldering techniques

The workshop leader is John Moseley, who runs Access Space's maker space Refab 
Space. He has a professional background in electronics and media production, 
with qualifications in electronics, information technology and teaching. He 
particularly enjoys making robots and electronic musical instruments.

@_Jo_Mo

To help get you orientated in the world of electronics you will
build your own zombie robot that runs off dead batteries!

This course is aimed at adults, but over 16s are welcome.

Tickets: 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/practical-electronics-for-artists-intensive-day-course-tickets-44222312126

Please bring your own lunch or make use of some of the great cafes and pubs 
close by.

For info email j...@access-space.org
0114 2495522 (Tue-Fri)
Access Space, Unit 1 AVEC Bldg, 3-7 Sidney St, Sheffield S1 4RG
www.access-space.org

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Digital Design & Laser Cutting for Artists - Intensive Day Course
Saturday 19th May

On this one day small group course, you will learn the basics digital design 
and how to create a wide variety of objects using using a laser cutter.

You will be introduced to the excellent Open Source graphics editor Inkscape 
and learn how to configure the laser cutter to bring your creative ideas to 
life in wood, acrylic, mdf or card.

The course is taught by Toni Buckby, an experienced workshop leader, who uses 
these processes in her own art practice. www.tonibuckby.com

Access Space was one of the first arts organisations in the UK to open a maker 
space, in 2012. Since then we've had a lot of experience in successfully 
helping artists and makers realise the wonderful ideas they have.

Materials and equipment will be provided.
This course is suitable for all abilities. For examples of the kind of things 
people have made at Access Space take a look at http://madeataccy.tumblr.com/

Tickets £30
Available at: 
https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/digital-design-laser-cutting-for-artists-intensive-day-course-tickets-44222451543

Enquires: j...@access-space.org
Saturday 19th May 2018, 1pm - 6pm at Access Space, 3-7 Sidney St Sheffield S1 
4RG, Tel:0114 2495522 www.access-space.org
Free tea, coffee & nibbles all day.
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The arts programme at Access Space is supported
using public funding by Arts Council England

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All the best
Jake

>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
Jake Harries, Director of Arts and Innovation
www.access-space.org  +44(0)114 249 5522
@accessspace facebook.com/accessspace
3-7 Sidney St, Sheffield, S1 4RG, UK
j...@access-space.org
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Marc Garrett

Co-Founder, Co-Director and main editor of Furtherfield.
Art, technology and social change, since 1996
http://www.furtherfield.org

Furtherfield Gallery & Commons in the park
Finsbury Park, London N4 2NQhttp://www.furtherfield.org/gallery
Currently writing a PhD at Birkbeck University, London
https://birkbeck.academia.edu/MarcGarrett
Just published: Artists Re:thinking the Blockchain
Eds, Ruth Catlow, Marc Garrett, Nathan Jones, & Sam Skinner
Liverpool Press - http://bit.ly/2x8XlMK

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