Bletchley Park

Storymaking at Bletchley Park

For the 4th Multimedia Storymaking Walk we were lucky enough to have Bletchley Park as our host.

Storified by Documentally· Sat, Mar 23 2013 14:53:12

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For some background on Bletchley Park check out their website or follow them @BletchleyPark
On my way to #bpark for #ou_msw – hope it’s not snowed off!Susan Kennedy
Once again the weather threatened to cause chaos.
mmm, how many layers can I manage to get on and still move my arms?? Off to #bpark shortly for the #ou_msw!Paul Massey
But everyone still packed and made their way to Bletchley.
My kit collection for #ou_msw … or should dit just be the iphone? McAndrew
Some folk came a long way and I was so glad to see an old friend arrive.
What a lovely warm welcome from @documentally as I turn up a few mins late for his FREE multimedia storytelling workshop #ou_msw at #bparkDigital Maverick
Storymaking Workshop at Bletchley Park #ou_mswDocumentally
We have 15 participants and 15 fantastic stories covering everything from secret bloggers to Indiana jones #ou_mswjanematthews
With a full house and coffees in hand, we all introduced ourselves and shared stories.
With @documentally about to start telling & capturing the story #ou_msw at #bpark Cotton
Then I got straight into it for the next hour and a bit.
#ou_msw #bpark @documentally FAB workshop with Christian Payne, Jane Matthews & Paul Evans @ Bletchley Park, THANKS Dunn
Really great, motivational workshop starter from @Documentally before we start working on our stories #ou_msw #bparkDigital Maverick
After I had delivered a short talk Paul Evans had a couple of treats in store.
Guess what’s in this box #ou_msw #bpark Maverick
This is what is in that box #ou_msw #bpark Maverick
Storymaking at #bpark #ou_mswDocumentally
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An Enigma close up on the #ou_msw at #bpark Jeffs
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Brilliant. Great to get in close to enigma machine. #bpark #ou_mswSusan Kennedy
Wow. Being spoilt on the #ou_msw talk at the amazing #bpark – a real Enigma to get up close to! Jeffs
Getting up close and personal with the Enigma machine was very much appreciated by all.
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On the #ou_msw at #bpark. An amazing machine with over 158,000,000,000 ways of being set up… Jeffs
So was the sneak peek into the actual Station X.
Woah – guess where I am? In what was one of the most secretive places in the world during WWII. #ou_msw #bpark Maverick
I’m in what was Station X – been lucky to see during #ou_msw it as it is not part of the usual #bpark tourDigital Maverick
Here is the lovely view that the Station X operator had #ou_msw #bpark Maverick
Treats continue at #bpark for #ou_msw This is station X – not open to the public! Jeffs
Some folk headed for home but a few of us really wanted to explore more.
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This *FREE* multimedia storymaking workshop run by @Documentally at #bpark has been *fantastic* #ou_mswDigital Maverick
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Photo on 2013-03-22 at 14:45.jpgAdaPeck
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We even got a visit in to The National Museum of Computing to see Colossus in operation.
Colossus #tnmoc #ou_mswVine
The sound of ColossusAn Audioboo by Suken100
Pigeons of Bletchley ParkAn Audioboo by Suken100
Parachuting pigeons twittering down to @Documentally on the #ou_msw at #bpark Jeffs
£5 reward for shooting homing pigeons #ou_msw #tnmoc Weber
The Bombe at Bletchley ParkDocumentally
And then It was time for us all to go our separate ways.
A great day on #ou_msw with @Documentally at #bpark. Great to see so many new converts to @audioboo Cotton
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Mark and Drew at Bletchley ParkDocumentally
Turing’s office at Bletchley ParkDocumentally
Just been into Station X at #bpark – privileged to see something the public don’t normally get to see!#ou_mswNadir Farrell
Big thanks to @MrPJEvans for sharing his knowledge of #bpark with the #ou_msw storymaking group today & of course to the @OpenUniversity.Documentally
Am *REALLY* grateful to @MrPJEvans for giving his time today to tell us so many interesting facts about #bpark during #ou_msw #topmanDigital Maverick
The photos still kept popping up in the feeds later in the evening.
Back home after an exciting day at #bpark #ou_msw – what an enigma! Annamraju
Bletchley Park is an incredible place i never tire of visiting..

Another pic from seeing the *REAL* Enigma machine at #bpark during #ou_msw Maverick
My #storify of the day – Bletchley Park secrets on show – #ou_msw #bparkPatrick McAndrew
There will be more Workshops/Walks around the UK. Keep an eye on to see where.
I’ll leave you with some images from Mark Cotton.
Content from Documentally’s 4th Multimedia Storymaking Walk.On the 22/03/2013 Documentally, in conjunction with The Open University, presented his 4th Multimedia Storymaking Walk at Bletchley Park….

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