5 BDF events for technophobes and noobs

Bath Digital Festival isn’t just for techies (though we do love a good old geek session). Our events cater to all digital enthusiasts from every background and level of know-how.

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Becky Rock-Evans

15th October 2018

For this post, we want to discuss some of our events best suited to tech beginners. Here are our top picks for parents, kids and self-confessed newbies. (If you’re none of these, check out our techie section, full of more awesome stuff.)

Events for little kids and big kids (we’re looking at you mum and dad):

Beyond Satire: Cartooning as a force for good: Tuesday 23rd October 

How can we express ourselves online, in a relaxed, friendly manner? Come and meet the brilliant Tom Morris, Editor at Draws for Thought - discover a new authentic, natural and interesting approach to the humble doodle.

Register here

Coding for kids: Saturday 27th October 

Learn how to make an interactive Halloween emoji using HTML, javascript and online software development tools. Turn a cat, witch, pumpkin.... Or just about anything into your own personal emoji. You can’t get cooler than that.

Register for the morning session (10am - 12pm) or the afternoon session (3pm - 5pm)

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The Drone Experience: Saturday 27th October (1pm - 2pm) 

Listen to a talk about the benefits of drones, learn the rules and regulations around flying a drone and see a drone in flight! You'll also get the chance to put your questions to the drone experts. This event is subject to weather on the day (fingers crossed for sunshine).

Register here
 
And for the newbies, we’ve got you covered:

Ask IT, she’ll know: Thursday 25th October (12pm - 1pm)

Join Sue, Tonia, Nicky and Julie from Cafcass as they reflect on their journey into the crazy and rewarding world of tech. Buckle up for one hour of inspiring talks, funny stories and proudest moments. Tissues required for the teary-eyed. 

Register here

Making Tax Digital: Wednesday 24th October (3pm - 4pm)

Learn how tax is changing (for the better) and the government’s plans to make it easier for individuals and businesses to keep on top of their affairs. Listen up small business owners and freelancers: Making Tax Digital is a tax masterclass. Don't miss it!

Register here
 

Get your festival pass!

Time is running out to get your tickets for the events mentioned above. So, grab a festival pass for just £15 (perfect if you fancy attending more than one event). But hurry—they’re selling out fast! 

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