Mar­ket dates for tech fans

Macclesfield Express - - BUSINESS -

NEW ‘Tinker Mar­kets’ will give dig­i­tal and tech fans the chance to have a play with the lat­est techno gad­gets and take part in fun work­shops.

The events are be­ing set up as part of Cheshire East Coun­cil’s SHIFT pro­gramme, which cel­e­brates dig­i­tal arts and tech in the bor­ough.

The first event is to be dur­ing the Trea­cle Mar­ket on Sun­day, June 25, from 10am un­til 3pm

Vis­i­tors to the Wave­maker STEAM Ex­plorer mar­ket stall will be able to get hands on with the lat­est techno kit, in­clud­ing 3D print­ers, Mi­cro:bits and Rasp­berry Pis, or test their cod­ing skills with a special ro­bot ob­sta­cle course.

Other SHIFT events in­clude a ‘Tales of the Town’ ex­hi­bi­tion in Bolling­ton, and a fam­ily fun day, which will be held at Bolling­ton Arts Cen­tre on Satur­day, June 3, from 11am un­til 3pm.

For full in­for­ma­tion go to www.shift-dig­i­

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