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Workshops and Repair Cafes

Hornby Spark Workshops are informative, useful and fun! They are a great opportunity to learn more about things that interest you. Everyone is welcome. The Workshops also raise money for The Hornby Spark, Hornby’s Maker Space. Come and join us! Click here for...

The Spark needs your Support!

In the summer of 2015 the idea of a Makerspace on Hornby was born. In case you missed it a Makerspace (also called a Hackerspace) is a term for a space where people come together to share knowledge and tools, work on projects together, learn new skills, a community...

Fall News

Hornby Island was an inspiring place this summer. People everywhere were busy growing, building, making and creating. The Hornby Spark Society held some workshops where people learned about arduinos, sensors, programming ultra-sonic range finders, wearable LEDs, lily...

Summer Workshop Series

July 16 – Arduino Workshop: 1-3pm @ Room to Grow    What is an Arduino? An introduction and demonstration into the world of microcontrollers. This beginner level workshop will give an overview of the technology and explore how arduinos can benefit anyone....