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In search of the Portrait of a Dead WITCH

The huge painting Portrait of a Dead WITCH by John Yeadon may not be in the world’s top ten list of missing works of art, but it is one that is now eagerly sought by The National Museum of Computing on Bletchley Park.

Colossus veteran flies drone over Block H

A pop-up event at Summer Bytes brought a Colossus operator to fly a drone over her former workplace. See how she did and see the home of Colossus from a drone's eye view.

TNMOC Team wins YRS Best in Show

Have you ever put the wrong fuel in your vehicle? A TNMOC team developed an app to tackle the issue and won Best in Show at the Young Rewired State Festival of Code last weekend.

Summer Bytes Festival

Every afternoon from 1-30 August 2015, there will be fun for all the family with lots of pop-up events amongst the wonders of computing past, present and future. From secret ciphers to robots and games ...

EDSAC shortlisted for prestigious ICON Award

The EDSAC Project at TNMOC is one of two, projects shortlisted for the 2015 Icon Conservation Awards in the Conservation of an Industrial Heritage Artefact category. Winners will be announced in October.

Ensoft donates £50,000

Ensoft, software developer for the Internet and large networks, has donated £50,000 to TNMOC. The funding will help create emulators to enable students to experience running 1950’s computers after their visit.

The Imitation Archive release

The Imitation Archive, a musical composition by Matt Parker recorded at TNMOC, will be premiered on radio this month and an audio archive now forms part of the British Library Sound Archive.

Fascinating Ada

Female students with an interest in computing are invited to enter a competition to mark the 200th anniversary of the birth of Ada Lovelace, generally regarded as the first computer programmer.

Take part in App-a-thon World Record Attempt

Take part in the App-a-thon Guinness World Record attempt at TNMOC on 13 June 2015. The family fun day event, which is open to all, will be held at many venues across the UK. Register for your place now.

Air traffic control gallery opens

A new gallery featuring interactive exhibits highlighting the past, present and future of air traffic control has opened at TNMOC. Sponsored by NATS, the centre-piece of the gallery is an Air Traffic Control Simulator.

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