Week 368 – Shining a (Lot of) Light(s) on Little Inventors

25th June 2018
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Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 25 June, 7:00pm-9:00pm Wearables Group
Wednesday 27 June, 6:30pm-9:00pm Liverpool Artists’ Network
Thursday 28 June, 5:00pm-8:00pm Futuristic Materials Workshop
Thursday 28 June, 6:30pm-9:00pm Maker Night
Friday 29 June, 4:00pm-9:00pm Futuristic Materials Workshop
Friday 29 June, 6:00pm-9:00pm Preparations for Liverpool MakeFest. Times not exact, but gathering at DoES at 6pm and then heading to Central Library.
Saturday 30 June, 9:00am-5:00pm Liverpool MakeFest at Central Library
Sunday 1 July, 10:30am-3:00pm Maker Brunch

The Big Move

Did you hear, we’ve moved to The Tapestry, just off London Road. We’re open for business, but while we’re settling in we’re including a brief update on how things are going each week.

We’ve got hot water in the toilets! This mightn’t seem a big deal (and really, it isn’t, the only reason we didn’t have it from the off here at the Tapestry is because the water heater fitted wasn’t powerful enough. We’ve got a new one now), but it was something that we didn’t have at all in our six-and-a-half years at Gostins.

This week we did some more sorting out boxes and tidying things up, partly so we could empty the user research lab room in preparation for it getting fitted out. We also got the window frames painted in Room 29. Both of the workshop rooms now have doors fitted, although they need a top coat of paint over the primer.

If you want to help out, check the DoES Move The Tapestry and DoES Move – Settling In labels on the Somebody Should issue list, or get in touch.

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 271 open, 565 closed

8 new issues:

Featured issue: We should have some waterproof flooring in the kitchen area. Can we move this on or close it?

2 issues closed:

Thanks amcewen!

Community Content

DoES exists to support the community that uses DoES. If you use DoES, then you are part of that community. If you would like to publicise something related to DoES, you can email hello@doesliverpool.com with the formatted content for us to use as a new blog post. Tell us what you’re up to, and we’ll show the world what epic stuff happens at DoES!

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