Diary and Meetings Programme for 2019:

Fri. 21st June        Blog Spot - Arduino Course Kevin O'Connor plus Focus Tables

Sat. 15th June       Ender 3 Printer Upgrade Day - at FVC

Sat. 25th May        Filastruder Upgrade and Build Day

Fri. 17th May         Soldering Course Taster  With Richard Oakley & Focus Tables

Sat. 11th May        Inverness Science Festival - Family Day - Bught Park Leisure Centre

Sat 27th April         Filastruder Build Day - at FVC

Sat. 20th April        Ross-shire Science Festival

Fri. 19th April         Talk by Maarten De Vries on Music Synthesisers plus Focus Tables

Sat 6th April          Mendel 90 Rebuild Day - at FVC        

Sun. 24th March    Mendel 90 Strip Down - at FVC

Fri. 15th March      Standard spring meeting with project laden Focus Tables

Fri 15th Feb.          Seventh AGM and election of trustees - plus Topic Tables

Fri. 18th Jan.          FVC Blog Spot: Bill Graham

                                                       "SketchUp Tips" -  Usual Topic Tables



Fri. 21st Dec.      FVC Blog Spot: Richard Oakley -
                                                      "Build your own octocopter" and Topic Tables

Sat. 17th Nov.         Public event: "3Dprinters4U" FVC Burn's Room 10:00 - 16:00      

Fri. 16th Nov.         FVC Blog Spot: Mark Dammer -
                                            "Amateur Radio and low power communication"

Fri. 19th Oct.         FVC Blog Spot: Bill Graham - New opportunities, focus tables

Fri. 21st Sept.        FVC - Blog Spot : Claire Griffiths on Scratch

6 -12 Sept.            The Orkney International Science Festival - Kirkwall

Fri. 17th Aug.        Hands-on evening - Focus on Raspberry Pi - FVC meeting

Fri. 20th Jul.          Focus tables evening - FVC meeting

Sat. 30 Jun.           Piping at Forres Science Tent - Grant Park, Forres

Fri. 15 Jun.            Focus tables evening - FVC meeting

Fri. 8 Jun.              Forres Toun Mercat - The High Street, Forres

Thur. 7 Jun.            Moray STEM Showcase - Moray College

Sat. 5   May           Inverness Science Festival - Bught Park. Inverness

Fri. 15  May           Blog Spot - The Importance of Deconstruction - (tba) - FVC meeting

Sat. 21 Apr.           Ross-shire Science Festival - Strathpeffer Community Centre

Fri. 20  Apr            Blog Spot - Introducing 3D Printing - Les Grosvenor - FVC meeting

Fri. 16  Mar.           Blog Spot - How to get a Raspberry Pi to talk - Bill Graham - FVC meeting

Sat. 10 Mar.           The UK Year of Engineering and British Science Week
                             Also, Visit Scotland - The Year of Young People
                                   Creativity - The Art of Engineering - Findhorn Village Centre 10am-4pm

Fri. 16th Feb.         6th Annual General Meeting - FVC meeting

Fri. 19th Jan.         Usual Focus tables plus Marketing with Les Grosvenor - FVC meeting



Friday 15th December - "Christmas Sale" + Usual Focus Tables

Friday 17th November - "Raspberry Pies for All" - Mark Dammer

Friday 20th October - Usual Focus Tables

CANCELLED - Saturday 23rd September - "The T-Exchange Science and Ingenuity Fair" - Forres Tolbooth

Friday 15th Sept - "Introducing 3D Printing" - Les Grosvenor

Thursday 7th to Wednesday 13th - Taking part in "The Orkney Science Festival"

Friday 18th August - "Electronics for beginners 1" workshop + Usual Focus Tables

Friday 21st July - "3D Modelling with SketchUp" - Bill Graham

Friday 24th June - Taking part in "Piping at Forres" with AES Solar

Friday 16th June - Blog Spot Les Grosvenor "Update on Filastruder"
                            + Ivvet Modinou from the BSA + Usual Focus Tables

Friday 19th May - Workshop - "Electronics for Beginners Intro." Richard Oakley + Focus Tables

Saturday 29th April - Taking part in "The Inverness Science Festival" - Inverness

Friday 21st April - Blog Spot - Richard Oakley "Why Electronics?" + Usual Focus Tables

Saturday 18th March - Taking part in "The Ross-shire Science Festival" - Strathpeffer

Friday 17th March - "Will it?" An artisic anticipation video by Marion Normand + Usual Focus Tables

Friday 17th February - AGM (short) and our 5th Birthday Party (with cake) - Focus table on 2017

Friday 20th January -



Friday 16th December - Focus on Printing in 3D for Christmas - Starting Electronics 2
                                                                      and more SketchUp if you want it........

Friday 18th November - Focus tables on:
                  Starting Electronics, 3D Printing Opportunities and a SketchUp Hands-on - Session 2

Friday 21st October - Focus tables on 3D printing opportunities and a SketchUp hands-on

Friday 16th September - Focus Tables + Blog Spots

19th August - Focus Tables + Blog Spots

15th July - Focus Tables + Blog Spots

17th June - Focus Tables + Blog Spots

20th May - Focus Tables + Blog Spots

15th April - Focus Tables + Blog Spots

18th March - Focus Tables + Blog Spots

19th February - AGM and focus tables

15th January



18th December - Focus Tables + Blog Spots

20th November - Focus Tables + Blog Spot on SketchUp

16th October - Open Evening

26th September - Science and Ingenuity Fair.

18th September

21st August

17th July

19th June - Focus tables + Blog Spots

15th May - Focus tables + Blog Spots

17th April - Focus tables + Blog Spots

20th March - Focus tables + Blog Spots

20th February - Our AGM and Focus tables afterwards - Three cakes with three candles

16th January - Meeting - Focus Tables and Winter projects



19th December - Next Meeting - Focus tables and Electronics for Starters at 'Early Bird' Table

21st November - Meeting - Focus tables and getting winter projects underway

7th October - Meeting - The Usual Focus Tables

27th September - 'Science and Ingenuity' - Culture Day - Tolbooth, Forres   * Public event

19th September - Meeting - Checking out activities for Sat 27th September

15th August - Meeting _ The Usual Focus Tables

18th July - Meeting - The Usual Focus Tables

20th June - Meeting - Blog Spot on 3D printer developments and Focus Tables

 7th June - Horizon Scotland Fun Day  * Public event

16th May - Meeting - Blog Spot on Raspberry Pi and Focus tables

18th April - Meeting - Blog Spot on Raspberry Pi and Focus tables

21st March - Science and Engineering Week - Public Open Evening  * Public event

21st February - Annual General Meeting plus Focus tables

17th January - Meeting - Blog Spot on Arduino plus Focus tables



20th December - Meeting - Focus on Mendel90 and Raspberry Pi

15th November - Meeting - Blog Spot plus Focus and Jamboree tables

18th October - Meeting - Blog Spot plus Focus and Jamboree tables

20th September - Meeting - Blog Spot plus Focus and Jamboree tables

16th August - Focus Tables plus Jamboree and Blog Spot.

19th July - new Focus tables plus Blog Spot - Mark Dammer on Software Defined Radio

21st June -  Focus  on a Team Project plus  table-top sessions

17th May - "Blog Spot" + "Jamboree" table-top sessions

 19th April - Focus on "Go North" organic orchestra - plus a "Jamboree" table-top session 

15th March - Public OPEN EVENING - Focus on "Jamboree" table-top session

15th February - Focus on exploring wind machines - plus "Jamboree" tables - plus AGM.

18th January - Exploring, fabrics, plastics, wood, metals, adhesives and other materials



Fri 14th December - "Jamboree" table-top session

Fri 16th November - Table groups on four or five topics

Fri 19th October - Table groups on four or five topics

Fri  21st September - A Raspberry pi, pies and Python evening

Fri 17th August - Programming of a £3 Genie microcontroller and robot arm

Fri 20th July - Build a servo controller and learn about music synthesisers

Fri 15th June - Discussion on future topics

Fri 18th May - Solderless breadboards and introduction to logic chips

Fri 20th April - Introduction to LEDs and logic gates

Fri 16th March - Introduction to soldering and basic electronic components

Fri 24th February - Using Google SketchUp to prepare 3D models (laptop)


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