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How many apps do you have on your phone or tablet?

Loads, I bet! They are the life blood of many of gadgets we own.

This workshop will show children (10-13 years old) the basics in how to design apps. Maybe it is something they would like to do in the future?

We will introduce the fundamentals of design thinking so that children can learn to empathise with the needs of app users and design apps that serve a real purpose in the community.

Learn how to think about the app user, sketch some app screens and test your ideas on each other.

There is no coding and no previous experience is necessary.

The emphasis is on using pens and paper and having fun.

Anne Stevens will be running the session, she is Head of UX Research and Content for Just Eat.

This session is aimed at 10-13 year olds. It will last up to 2.5 hours

This Amazing Ada workshop is part of a series of talks and workshops we are putting on to celebrate Ada Lovelace Day (8th October) and women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics).

12th October, 2 - 4:30pm, £3 per child

Purchase online or pay in cash at the Museum Welcome Desk

Low cost ticket price as all Amazing Ada speakers are Amazing Volunteers!

If you have any questions please contact us:


Tel: 01462 474554

North Hertfordshire Museum

Brand Street, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, SG5 1JE

01462 474554


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