Centre for Computing History has a great line-up of events


From exhibitions to gigs to gaming nights and more, a great range of events are coming up at the Cambridge Centre for Computing History. Highlights include Acorn World, an exhibition dedicated to the company behind the BBC Micro; the next instalments of its famous Family and Retro Gaming Nights; and a diverse range of May Half Term activities.

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Acorn World Exhibition

Date: 13th-14th May 2017

Acorn was a British company that was a key player in the home computer revolution of the early 80s.


Music For Geeks - Mega Ran

Date: 14th May 2017

Sunday 14th May 2017 (7pm till Midnight) Yet again we've got another awesome line-up of live music for you but this time on an unusual Sunday night.


Rachel's Robots

Date: 27th May 2017

Come and be introduced to our latest robot 'staff' member, Jennifer!


Family Gaming Night

Date: 27th May 2017

An evening of video gaming for all the family to raise funds for the museum!


James and the Giant Processor

Date: 29th May 2017

Meet the mind behind our latest exhibit!


Get Fit with the Micro:bit

Date: 31st May 2017

Who needs to be an expensive fitness gadget? In this activity we'll be turning the BBC Micro:bit into a personal trainer.


Build Your Own Adventure Game

Date: 31st May 2017

Twine is a brilliant online tool for constructing interactive stories.


Electronics Lab - Build an Electronic Dice

Date: 1st June 2017

Come and build yourself an Electronic Dice!


Big Trak Challenge

Date: 1st June 2017

Can you guide our Big Trak bots through a maze to the finish line? Come and find out in this exciting challenge!


Traffic Cops with Scratch

Date: 2nd June 2017

The traffic in our classroom is out of control, and we need to train up some traffic cops to deal with the problem!


Retro Video Game Night

Date: 23rd June 2017

Come and join us for another exciting Retro Gaming Night to raise funds for the museum!


Comic Books & Video Games

Date: 8th July 2017

This is a special one off event and a must for all comic book and video game enthusiasts!

Click on the links above for further details of cost and booking.

Centre for Computing History
Rene Court
Coldhams Road

Tel : +44 (0) 1223 214446



The Centre for Computing History was established to create a permanent public exhibition that tells the story of the Information Age.

The Centre for Computing History