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Our Place in Space - Minecraft and Coding Sessions

Mon 8 August 2022 - Fri 12 August 2022

Cambridge Museum of Technology

Free digital workshops will see you create your own space vehicle or design a game inspired by the iconic Space Invaders arcade game. Find out more and book your place on our website.

Minecraft Workshops

Learn all about our solar system before setting off on your mission to create a new space vehicle within Minecraft before showcasing your creation at the end of the workshop. Suitable for ages 8–14, no experience of Minecraft necessary.

Monday 8 August (4pm–6pm) at Cambridge Central Library

Tuesday 9 August (1pm–3pm) at Cambridge Museum of Technology

Thursday 11 August (10am–12pm) at Cambridge Museum of Technology

Space Invaders Coding Workshop

Develop your own game inspired by Space Invaders in this digital workshop. Learn to modify and enhance your game, making it harder for your opponent to beat, before showcasing your game at the end of the workshop. Suitable for ages 7–12, no coding experience necessary.

Wednesday 10 August (1pm–3pm) at Cambridge Museum of Technology

Friday 12 August (10am–12pm) at Cambridge Museum of Technology

Cost: Free

Enquiries and booking

Please note that booking is required for this event.

Please see our website for information on individual workshops including times and locations, as not all sessions are held within the Cambridge Museum of Technology.

Website Email: info@ourplaceinspace.earth


In person

All times

Mon 8 August 2022 4:00PM - 6:00PM
Tue 9 August 2022 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Wed 10 August 2022 1:00PM - 3:00PM
Thu 11 August 2022 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Fri 12 August 2022 10:00AM - 12:00PM


Address: Cambridge Museum of Technology
The Old Pumping Station,
Cheddars Lane
01223 398650
Email: info@ourplaceinspace.earth
Telephone: 01223 398650