Ludi Lunt now open for Applications

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LuntWe are preparing for a very 21st Century event to be held at the Lunt Roman Fort in Coventry, aimed at helping to breathe new life into the historic Fort – and applications are now open for people to get involved in a unique weekend of creativity, invention and fun.

Ludi Lunt (roughly translated from Latin: ‘public games at the Lunt’) will run from 6pm on Fri 5th September 2014 to 4pm on Sunday 7th September, and is a hackathon-style event. The event aims to bring together creative people from around the UK to devise ways to improve the visitor experience, reveal more of the site’s fascinating past and breathe new life into this cultural gem, helping to re-establish the Lunt as a major Roman visitor attraction.

Lunt-Head-LogoLudi Lunt is being organised by staff from the Lunt and its management team, who are working with a diverse group of local historians and hackathon experts to put this very special event together. They are now looking to recruit people with a range of skills to take part in the event, including historians, artists and illustrators, technologists, engineers, hackers, gamers, app-makers and coders, writers, performers, designers, social media whizzes, educational professionals and craftspeople, students – as well as anyone who feels that they have ideas to contribute to a weekend of innovation and creativity.

Culture-Coventry-Logo-RGB1-e1402765428715In return for your efforts, you will have the unique opportunity to spend a weekend with other creative people at this amazing location, including camping, eating and working in the grounds of the Lunt. There will also be prizes for the best ideas generated over the course of the weekend, as well as the opportunity to be involved in the implementation of selected projects.

There is no charge for you to be involved in the Ludi Lunt hackathon and applications are open now. Subscribe here!

For more information visit  http://www.ludilunt.co.uk/

 

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