MS PowerPoint is one the most powerful pieces of office software and incorporates some surprisingly cool tools that can accomplish more than you may have realised. In this FireTech Experience, you'll learn some nifty tips and tricks and see how we can even make a game.
Reckon you know videogames? Then pit your wits against your competitors in our All Live Great Big Videogame Monster Challenge Quiz! Led by our funky, all-knowing Videogame Quiz Leader, we'll deliver rapid-fire questions about videogames new and old, and maybe even delve into some o...
Discover the surprising power of MS PowerPoint as a fast and flexible way of creating awesome graphic designs. In this informative and light-hearted session we'll focus on designing some fantastic posters you can show off!
In this experience we'll not only show you how to create amazing cards for your friends and family but also how to share them online so you can share them with anyone!
Start your journey to becoming the next Steven Spielberg. In this eye-catching Fire Tech Experience, you'll learn how to start editing video, and adding images and sound to really make your videos pop, using nothing but low cost or free online tools. Next stop, the Oscars!
This eye-opening Experience looks at amazing new applications for the Global Positioning System (GPS) in sports. We'll check out GPS applications in football, rugby, hockey, fishing, cycling, golf and more, with lots of opportunity for interactivity and questioning.
Augmented Reality is the technology behind popular video games like Pokemon Go. Learn some of the secrets of Augmented Reality by creating some amazing filters to wow your friends and family on video calls.
Explore the power of Fortnite's fantastic Creative Mode to build a digital Escape Room. We'll explore how to set up logic puzzles, mazes and clues, and make your creation available to others. If we're clever about it, you'll practice some problem solving and computational skills th...
Have you ever wanted to be able to write a computer program that would talk to Minecraft and make things happen in the Minecraft World? Then this Experience is for you! We'll take you through the steps to get set up and ready to program, and demonstrate some of the fantastic things...
Are you a budding animator or video editor? Do you want to be the talent behind the next Pixar or Disney? Maybe you love creating videos and want to take them to a whole new level by adding cool special effects and transitions? This Fire Tech Experience will show you how to get sta...
Are you fed up making the same old types of game in Scratch? Why not explore a different use for Scratch and learn to make Visual Stories with narration or simple animation to help tell the story in a new way. There's always something new to learn when it comes to using Scratch!
Have you ever wanted to create your own text-based game, where the player has to make decisions to choose the next step in the adventure? If so then this is the Fire Tech Experience for you! We'll take you through how to plan out your adventure, how to use Twine to build it and how...
Have you been yearning to create an Escape Room for your friends to try out? Are you desperate to boggle your friends' brains with the fiendish puzzles you've devised? Then why not learn how to build your own Virtual Escape Room in the form of a website. We'll use simple online too...
Have you ever had a great idea for a simple Mobile App but not known where to start to build it? Join us for an introduction to Thunkable, a block-based programming environment that allows you to build simple Mobile Phone Apps with minimal prior knowledge. Whether you're looking to...
Ever wondered about building your own PC and don't know where to start? Well start right here! We'll help you get started and guide you through all the decisions you'll need to make along the way to making your own awesomely powerful machine.
GO forms the basis of so many of the top cloud services used by big companies such as Spotify, Adidas, Huawei and IBM. Come and learn what all the fuss is about!
We all love watching our favourite sports events onscreen and seeing stunning images of our sporting heroes in action. Discover how these events are broadcast to millions, and how camera operators and photographers capture such fast moving action in dramatic, crystal-clear detail!
So you want to get started with Livestreaming? Join us on this super informative Fire Tech Experience, and we'll help you get set up with one of the best tools available, OBS. We'll show you what settings should you use in OBS to improve the quality of your streams and how to add e...
Discover how modern technology is helping us measure and improve performance in sports, and test out your own reaction times with a nifty reaction timer game you can make yourself in Scratch!
Learn how to unlock the potential of your computer with FREE software that takes on the big brands! We'll show you free alternatives for document creation, team creation, video editing, photo editing and also how to set up your very own Linux machine!
Learn how to apply Hollywood-style visual effects to video taken from nothing but a phone camera. The results are sure to surprise and confound. Expect flaming fireballs and magical teleportation tricks, all via the amazing technology of Adobe After Effects.
Learn how you can harness the power of Python and the Pillow library to create pipelines of effects which can be chained together and then applied to multiple files. Explore how image files store their data and how to manipulate this data to create cool effects.
Learn the fundamentals of digital audio and sound design, using a browser-based synthesizer program to create your own unique sounds.
Ever had an idea or an invention and wondered how to make it real? After this new Fire Tech Experience, you’ll be creating unique 3D objects that bring your wildest ideas into reality. And they will look awesome too!
Discover an exciting new way to learn about space travel with a space-themed Minecraft mod pack called Galacticraft. Transform Minecraft with features such as the solar system, rocket machinery and fantastic new tools.
Learn about the fundamentals of the pathfinding algorithms behind apps like Google Maps. Learn about applications in videogames by pathfinding in environments with obstacles and different terrains.
In this fantastically inspiring session, you will be introduced to the programming language Sonic Pi, and use this to create your own algorithmically generated beats and melodies.
A fascinating exploration of how A.I. applications recognise numbers, text, sound and images. By analysing our photos of our clothing preferences, could a computer choose our next outfit? Let's give it a go!
This fun and entertaining Fire Tech Experience will teach you how to create graphic art and animations using MS PowerPoint.
In this Experience, you'll discover amazing Minecraft mod-packs you can use to combine complex machines, pipes, filters and sorters to craft completely automated factories. Discover new tools and computing concepts and get ready to be blown away.