Mini-cities, meetups and musical device invention

Get an insight into collaborative economy and crowdfunding during the Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2014. The international conference will involve experts in innovations and crowdsourcing  from over  30 countries (Rued Langgaards Vej 7, Cph S; Tue-Thu, Oct 14-16, 08:30-18:00; tickets from 145 euro; sign up via eventbrite.com)


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Learn how to  build your mini-city together with your kids at this free workshop hosted by celebrated TV host Shane Brox.  Your dream mini-city could become a part of a children’s metropolis at the Museum of Copenhagen (Vesterbrogade 59, Cph V; Thu 16, 13:00-14:00 or 15:00-16:00; make reservations at billetto.dk)


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Spend your Friday night with a pint of beer in the Irish bar and get to know British expats  in Copenhagen. It is the first get-together  this autumn and a good opportunity for newcomers to meet other Brits (The Globe Bar, Nørregade 45, Cph K; Fri 10 Oct, 19:00; join event at meetup.com)


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Experience what Danish hygge is while cooking and having a meal together with other international enthusiasts. You can bring in your ideas for an international meal as well  (One Bowl, Drejervej 15, Cph NV; Wed 15 Oct, 16:00-21:00; join event at meetup.com)


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Experiment with sound and try your hand at inventing musical devices. This free workshop invites the sharing of ideas and rethinking possibilities for music and play (Founders House, Njalsgade 19D, Cph S; Thu 16 Oct, 12:00-16:00; free adm, sign up via eventbrite.com)


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Get inspired with diary notes of the Danish furniture designer Kaare Klint and create your own travel story. All supplies needed for creativity boost are at your disposal (Design Museum, Bredgade 68, Cph K; Tue 14 Oct & Thu 16 Oct, 13:00-16:00; free adm)




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