Electromagnetic Field (EMF) is a non-profit UK camping festival for those with an inquisitive mind or an interest in making things: hackers, geeks, scientists, engineers, artists, and crafters.
In the summer of 2012 we gathered hundreds of people in a field outside Milton Keynes for three days of talks and workshops covering everything from genetic modification to electronics, blacksmithing to high-energy physics, reverse engineering to lock picking, computer security to crocheting, and quadcopters to beer brewing. To help matters along, we arranged a 380-megabit internet connection, reliable WiFi, and a bar stocked with real ale.
Right now we're planning the next edition: Electromagnetic Field 2014 which will take place on the 29-31st of August in Newton Longville, near Milton Keynes!
EMF is entirely organised and run by a dedicated team of volunteers. We're looking for people to help with everything from power and networking to driving vans and running the bar.
Current status: A date and location have been picked (29-31st of August in Newton Longville, near Milton Keynes), so the next phase of organizing the event has commenced!
If you're interested in helping make EMF happen, you can add your name to the Volunteering page and/or join the organisation mailing list. For more planning check out the Timeline for 2014.
At each EMF event we try and give our attendees a great camp badge. Not just a 'Hello my name is" sticker but a nice fun peice of technology that they can take away and use after the event. Information about past Badges including TiLDA, SiNE and our next badge can be found here.