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Frequency is back in Lincoln 24-27 October, with a jam-packed festival programme, open to all. Frequency 2019 welcomes you to a banquet of fun and free events and happenings, popping up in unexpected places across the city.

Open daily from 10am-5pm, it’s a joyous feast for the senses and the mind, with immersive virtual reality experiences, noisy digital instruments, amusing arcade games and much more.

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For curious young minds, The Fabratory is a dedicated family-friendly pop-up space on Cornhill, sponsored by international energy sustainability giant Siemens. With workshops and drop-in activities for ages five and up, make a Lego WeDo model with JuniorStem then learn to programme sensors, motors and lights to bring it to life. Play interactive games and compete with your friends in a Driverless Car Challenge by Siemens. Make your own artworks and transport your creations into a virtual exhibition using the latest digital scanning techniques. Girls are also invited to a special workshop with the STEMettes; where you can learn about coding, make friends and get inspired!

In the Fabratory there’s always something new to explore, with a changing daily programme of fun things to do, suitable for ages five and up. Visit the website for booking info and drop-in times.

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Top festival highlights to experience as a family:

  • Keep your eyes peeled for the The Bureau of Silly Ideas who are out and about on the High Street and remember Street Furniture Has Feelings Too.
  • Travel through time and space to meet a long extinct dinosaur. Or be transported back to the trenches of WW1 to hear the stories of the Empire’s forgotten soldiers. In the VR Storyroom, created by Metro Bolout Dodo, anything is possible. Just put on a headset, close the door, and explore. Suitable for ages 13+
  • Get hands on and play the Illumaphonium:Halo towers, or sit back and relax within this sonic and visual spectacle on Friday 25 Oct.
  • Digital After Dusk: On Friday 25 Oct audiences are invited to see the city and festival in a different light, with exhibitions, installations, events and happenings taking place until 9pm. Take a twilight stroll and follow the spectacular digital light box parade, see animations projected onto buildings, VR experiences and interactive sound art.

For full programme visit: www.frequency.org.uk

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Event Listings:

Thur 24 – Sun 27 Oct

10am-5pm

Frequency International Festival of Digital Culture

Lincoln

Frequency 2019 welcomes you this half term to a banquet of fun and free events and happenings, popping up in unexpected places across the city. With virtual reality, digital instruments, immersive and interactive experiences and much more.

www.frequency.org.uk

 

Thur 24 – Sun 27 Oct

10am-5pm

The Fabratory

Frequency Festival, Lincoln

A family-friendly pop-up space on Cornhill, sponsored by Siemens. With fun STEM related workshops and drop-in activities for ages five and up.

www.frequency.org.uk

 

Fri 25 Oct

5pm-9pm

Digital After Dusk

Frequency Festival, Lincoln

Visitors to Frequency 2019 are invited to see the city and festival in a different light, with exhibitions, installations, events and happenings taking place until 9pm. Take a twilight stroll and follow the spectacular digital light box parade, see animations projected onto buildings, VR experiences and interactive sound art.

www.frequency.org.uk

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