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Saturday 12th November
- 9:00am – 10:30am Registration
- 10.30am – 11.10pm Welcome and presentation of data
- 11.15am – 11.45am Form teams
- 12:00pm Let the hacking begin!
- 5:00pm Evening Meal
- 11.30pm Snacks
- Hacking continues through the night…
Sunday 13th November
- 7:00am Breakfast
- 12.00pm Hacking ends
- 12.01pm Developers present hacks
- 1:00pm – 1.30pm Judges deliberate
- 1:30pm – 2.30pm Prize giving & thanks
An ever expanding list of the organisations who will be providing data for Culture Hack North: Leeds 2011.
Listings data – including film listings for the last 5 years and forthcoming season
Event data including visitor numbers and audience demographics (age, gender, ethnicity)
Website traffic and Facebook insights
Henry Moore Institute
Past exhibition information
Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Maps of the park
Whitworth Art Gallery
Collections data – including images
Customer by postcode or age group
Volume of loans per customer
Visitors to libraries
The Culture Grid is a new and unique online service from the Collections Trust helping to open up UK collections for the benefit of everyone.
Collections information from the Herbarium Project (looking at climate change)
Collections information for objects at Temple Newsam House, Lotherton Hall and Kirkstall Abbey
Visitor feedback and demographic info (gender, age)
Object data from the Ancient Worlds exhibition
Programme information for the last 20 years
Sheffield Theatres (Crucible & Lyceum)
40 years-worth of performance listings
City of York Council
Eden District Council
Manchester City Council
North Tyneside Council
North Yorkshire County Council
Preston City Council
Ryedale District Council
Salford City Council
Sunderland City Council
Wyre Borough Council
This FAQ is based on one that we borrowed (with permission) from Leeds Hack
Is food included?
Yes! All food and drink are provided for free with your ticket
Who gets the code?
You do… your the developer its yours, open source it, sell it, release it as a product – do whatever you want with it
Do I need a team?
No, we will have a session dedicated for people to find teams who need them, don’t worry just come along.
Where do I sleep?
Sleep? Seriously?….okay we have a policy of ‘BYOB’ – Bring Your Own (Bean/sleeping)bag or somewhere to kip. We will have space for sleeping bags etc if you want to bring them.
Can I come if I don’t want to hack?
Full details of the prizes on offer are still being confirmed but here’s what we have thus far.
Manchester Museum – a behind the scenes tours of the museum an invite to the private view of Ancient Worlds and as some of the objects are to be scanned in 3d we’ll also include a 3d print of one of these.
Museums Sheffield – Tea for two at the Millennium Gallery café
National Media Museum – A personalised tour of the archives. We do regular tours but this will be a special personalized one, with the ability to get a special one-to-one look at a collection area of their choosing, and hopefully don the white gloves and have a hold/feel of some special objects.
National Railway Museum – A personalised tour of the archives. We do regular tours but this will be a special personalized one, with the ability to get a special one-to-one look at a collection area of their choosing, and hopefully don the white gloves and have a hold/feel of some special objects. AND a personal steam train driving session with our workshop crew.
Opera North – 2 tickets to the opera or an event at the Howard Assembly Room and a backstage tour.
Sheffield Theatres -2 tickets for our production of Pinter’s Betrayal (17 May – 9 Jun 2012) starring John Simm, with programme and a backstage tour of the Crucible theatre.
Yorkshire Sculpture Park – A selection of recent YSP publications worth £50
Plus there will some more general/broad categories for which the prizes will be Amazon vouchers.
Any other questions?
If you want to know anything else, just drop Ash and Dom an email (email@example.com) or a tweet (@culturehack_N).