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  1. This may be of interest, Bolton Museum are running two 3D printing events.

    3D Printing Drop in
    Bolton Central Library and Museum, Thursday 22 March, 10am to 2pm

    Are you interested in 3D printing and would like to find out what it’s all about? Drop in to Bolton Central Library and have a chat with one of the Big Ideas Generators team experts and see a 3D printer in action! This is a drop in session.

    Bolton Central Library and Museum, Friday 23 March, 12pm

    Intrigued by 3D printing, but don’t know where to start? Then join MadLab for this free 3-hour workshop covering all the basics you’ll need to get going. The workshop is followed by a technical surgery and self-directed learning available to 3:30pm

    You’ll get a chance to get hands-on with 3D printing and design, including designing a 3D model, preparing a 3D file for printing, and watching a live demonstration of a 3D print being created on the Ultimaker 2+.

    Participants will also receive a free three-month basic membership to MadFabLab, an accredited FabLab packed with 3D printers - plus laser cutters, bench tools, mini CNC machine and more - worth £90!

    A few laptops/PC's will be available on the day, but we recommend you bring your own laptop if you have one (remember to fully charge it!).

    Book via Eventbrite for the morning session here:
    and the afternoon session here: or telephone 01204 332853 for details.

  2. Whoops

    The date of the second workshop is Thursday 29 March, 10.30am to 3.30pm

    I got my cutting and pasting wrong , sorry.