Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Bring Your Own Device event

The Hull History Centre will be ‘Rebuilding Marvell’s Hull with Minecraft.
Saturday 21st November at the Hull History Centre 10-4

Book your free ticket on EventBrite.

(c) Ferens Art Gallery; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation
(c) Ferens Art Gallery; Supplied by The Public Catalogue Foundation
This interactive workshop will combine research into Andrew Marvell and 17th-century Hull with  the popular game Minecraft to help bring history alive for younger audiences.
Minecraft experts will be on-hand to help participants build four key landmarks from Andrew Marvell’s Hull – Beverley Gate, Holy Trinity Church, Hull Grammar School and the Hull Charterhouse – using plans, maps, and other historical material in the History Centre’s collections. The completed buildings will be showcased on the HullCraft website.

This is a Bring Your Own Device event - you will need to bring their own device, whether it is a laptop or a tablet with their copy of Minecraft on. If you don't have a device with Minecraft on you will not be able to take part in this workshop - but we will be creating videos during the event for everybody to view afterwards.

Laptop users must also have their own Minecraft account username to log into the game. Please remember to bring any accessories like chargers with you!!
  • Our session is suitable for Minecrafters aged 14-19 year olds - under 16s please bring a responsible adult with you for the duration of the event.
  • There will be a simple buffet lunch but you are welcome to bring your own lunch or picnic!
  • The event will be held in the lecture theatre at the Hull History Centre, situated directly next to our glass arcade
  • We will be photographing the sessions for promotional use on the HullCraft website and as part of the Being Human festival. We will provide photography permission forms for parents to fill in at the event
  • Parents/guardians can join in with the crafting or can relax with refreshments
  • Please see the Hull History Centre website for more information about the location and directions.

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