Events

Premium Bonds at 60 - the Colossus connection

On 29 June 2017, to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the first Premium Bond prize, we will feature a reconstruction of ERNIE’s ancestor that demonstrated to an enthralled 1950s public how electronic noise can be used to generate random numbers.

An Evening with Colossus - Phil Hayes

Everything you ever wanted to know about Colossus, but were afraid to ask. Chief Engineer of the Colossus Rebuild Phil Hayes guides and reveals some recent research. 20 July 2017.

Volunteering Open Day

Fancy being a volunteer at the Museum. Come along to the Volunteering Open Day on 18 June 2017. We are looking for all sorts of skills and aptitudes - you don't have to be a computer expert! There are lots of roles to be filled.

A triple bill for Tutte

A three-parter on 11 May 2017 to celebrate the Bill Tutte centenary: his exploits before, during and after the war with a first showing of the new virtual Lorenz. Not to mention an original Lorenz and news of the reconstruction of its motor.

Easter Bytes

Easter Bytes afternoons 13-17 April. See Gamar - a family-friendly augmented reality tour of the Museum plus lots of hands-on activities, Virtual Colossus, Star Wars characters and even K9.

Making IT Work conference

In May 2017, TNMOC and the BCS Computer Conservation Society are organizing a joint two-day meeting on computer conservation bringing together worldwide experts in computing and software conservation.

Minecraft and BBC Micro:bit workshops

Minecraft Redstone Challenge and BBC micro:bit workshops in Easter Bytes. Now booking for 13 April 2017. The workshops, run by Tablet Academy, are for children to learn to code in a fun and friendly way.

Re-imagining Colossus - twice

Colossus, the code-breaking computer that was kept secret for decades, still generates awe and inspiration. We look at two re-imaginings of Colossus on 16 March 2017 starting at 6.30pm. Be quick: only a few tickets left.

Key Events at TNMOC in 2017

Some of the key event dates for 2017 at TNMOC. More coming soon. Next Bytes is Easter Bytes 6-9 + 13-17 April 2017. And a new Colossus special will be announced soon!

February half-term fun

Come along for some fun at half-term Bytes Festival. Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 February 2017, 12-5pm each day. Get Creative, Get Digital! And half-price for MK families!

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