MadLab Events

Upcoming events

February

Sun 07
February 2016

Code Club Salford

An opportunity for Salford children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 08
February 2016

Kotlin Manchester

A meetup for anyone interested in the Kotlin language.

Manchester Traders Club

We are a group of 100+ like-minded financial market traders regularly meeting in Manchester to share strategies, trade ideas, trade setups, psychology and market experiences.
Tue 09
February 2016

Manchester Jewellers Network

A forum for emerging jewellers to develop and show new work, and an incentive for established contemporary jewellers to extend their ranges and take on fresh challenges.

Open Source Writing

Open Source Writing is an artist and technology-led get together which gives an impartial, non-pressured space to get on with writing code, words, music, patterns, poems or anything in a way that promotes new experiences and approaches.

North West Drupal User Group

A monthly meetup, featuring expert help and demonstrations of the Drupal content management platform.
Wed 10
February 2016

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.

Meteor Manchester User Group

Meteor (AKA MeteorJS) is an open-source real-time Javascript web application framework built on top of node.js.

Manchester Go

A friendly meetup for people of all abilities, from Go newbies to advanced users.
Thu 11
February 2016

Eco Home Lab

We use open-source hardware and software to better understand our homes and how they work.

XP Manchester

XP Manchester is a language agnostic software development user group with the prime directive of making software developers work smarter.

Manchester Space Programme - Build Meeting

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.
Sat 13
February 2016

Django Girls Manchester - Free programming workshop for women

A free one-day programming workshop for women.
Sun 14
February 2016

Code Club Salford

An opportunity for Salford children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 15
February 2016

Short Story Writing Group

A writing group that meets regularly to share and critique in a supportive environment.

The Manchester Lambda Lounge

A monthly language-agnostic meetup to talk about and popularise new ways of thinking about computation.

Android Manchester

A monthly social get together for Android devotees and interestees – to learn, share knowledge & expertise, and ask questions of fellow 'droids.
Tue 16
February 2016

North West Playtesters Salford

A meetup with friendly and like-minded game designers, to playtest each other’s games.

Manchester Free Software

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software philosophy.

North West Drupal User Group - MySQL 5.7 + JSON

PHP North West and North West Drupal User Group are partnering up to bring you a talk from Morgan Tocker on MySQL 5.7 + JSON.

Sci-Fi Book Club - Trading in Danger

Manchester SciFi Book Club meet on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss a science fiction book previously chosen by the group. Discussions are informal and you don't need to have read any SciFi before to come along.

Community SpirIT

A friendly group of artists, creatives and cultural producers interested in using digital media in a community context, to give voice and expression to the many different cultures and communities living in the North West today.
Wed 17
February 2016

Manchester WordPress User Group

A group of people from in and around Manchester, UK, who use the open source web publishing software WordPress to blog, design and develop websites.

Manchester Werewolf Chapter

Deception, Lies and Paranoia. Werewolf is a social game which you can easily pick up but is impossible to master.
Thu 18
February 2016

North West Ruby User Group

A group of people in the North West of England, with an interest in all things Ruby or Rails.

Python North West

Python North West is a user group for the Python programming language. Welcoming Pythoneers and Pythonistas of all levels and ages!

Manchester Space Programme - Build Meeting

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.

Intermediate WordPress

A two-day course with WordPress co-founder Mike Little

Take your WordPress site to the next level!
Sat 20
February 2016

Manchester Linux User Group

ManLUG is a group of GNU/Linux users from in and around Manchester who meet up regularly to discuss Linux and the GNU operating system.

Introduction to Arduino

A one-day course with MadLab's hacker-in-residence Asa Calow

Learn to get started with your own digital-physical products using Arduino hardware.
Mon 22
February 2016

Emerging technology and future narratives

A group for those interested in the latest trends, prototypes and visions from across the world wide web.
Tue 23
February 2016

Manchester Women's Design Group

Manchester Women's Design Group was set up to promote a built environment accessible to all genders.

Northern Assembly of Creative Technologists

NACT looks to embrace diversity and connect with multiple technology platforms to create a generalised forum for people that enjoy using a range of technologies for creative means.

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Wed 24
February 2016

CiviCRM Day 2016 - North of England

CiviCRM is a web-based contact relationship management (CRM) system. It allows an organisation to record and manage information about the various people and organisations it interacts with.

Etsy Manchester

Bringing the folk of Manchester together to support each other, share crafting secrets, tell each other about craft fairs and meet up for the occasional cuppa tea!

Manchester Magento

Come and share your experiences with Magento with other users and developers. Meet local developers, potential clients, network, trade stories, hints and tips.

The Common Room - Open Jam

This Open Jam session is an opportunity to create music, make friends, build bonds and enjoy the root of what sparked us all to start playing music in the first place.
Thu 25
February 2016

Manchester Space Programme

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.

Café Scientifique

A place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology.
Sun 28
February 2016

Code Club Salford

An opportunity for Salford children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 29
February 2016

Crochet, Chat, Coffee, Cake

Crochet, Chat, Coffee, Cake is a crochet and knitting group with the aim to get together with like-minded people to crochet, knit, and make new friends.

Drake Music Innovation Lab North

Drake Music are experts in special educational needs and disability (SEND) music delivery and in using technology to break down disabling barriers to music-making.

Scala Manchester

Scala is an "object-functional" programming language for general software applications. All skill-levels of Scala developer welcome!
Sun 21
February 2016

Hands-on with the Internet of Things

A one-day course with MadLab's hacker-in-residence Asa Calow

Learn the need-to-know essentials for making your very own Internet of Things project.

March

Tue 01
March 2016

Manchester Bipolar Youth Support Group

A group for people 18-25 who're affected by, or concerned about, bipolar.

Mad Graphic Novel Group

A discussion group for those looking to talk, argue, debate about graphic novels, comics, comix and web-comics.

Bokeh Yeah!

A monthly get together of DSLR video makers to share camera knowledge, demonstrate kit and techniques, showcase and critique films.
Wed 02
March 2016

North West Playtesters

A meetup with friendly and like-minded game designers, to playtest each other’s games.

MancJS

Manchester's monthly JavaScript user group.
Thu 03
March 2016

Manchester InfoSec

A meetup for anyone interested in any side of information security focused on collaboration and sharing knowledge.

Manchester Space Programme – Build Meeting

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.

North West Technical Communicators Group

Technical writers/communicators, information designers based in and around the North West.
Sun 06
March 2016

Code Club Salford

An opportunity for Salford children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 07
March 2016

Bitcoin Manchester

A meetup for Bitcoin users, miners, buyers, sellers or anyone else otherwise interested in Bitcoin in the North West.

NS Manchester

A group of people in the Manchester area with an interest in iOS or Mac Development.
Tue 08
March 2016

Manchester Jewellers Network

A forum for emerging jewellers to develop and show new work, and an incentive for established contemporary jewellers to extend their ranges and take on fresh challenges.

North West Drupal User Group

A monthly meetup, featuring expert help and demonstrations of the Drupal content management platform.

Open Source Writing

Open Source Writing is an artist and technology-led get together which gives an impartial, non-pressured space to get on with writing code, words, music, patterns, poems or anything in a way that promotes new experiences and approaches.

North West Drupal User Group

A monthly meetup, featuring expert help and demonstrations of the Drupal content management platform.
Wed 09
March 2016

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.

Meteor Manchester User Group

Meteor (AKA MeteorJS) is an open-source real-time Javascript web application framework built on top of node.js.

Manchester Go

A friendly meetup for people of all abilities, from Go newbies to advanced users.
Thu 10
March 2016

Eco Home Lab

We use open-source hardware and software to better understand our homes and how they work.

XP Manchester

XP Manchester is a language agnostic software development user group with the prime directive of making software developers work smarter.

Manchester Space Programme - Build Meeting

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.

Advanced WordPress

A two-day course with WordPress co-founder Mike Little

If WordPress is your business, either as a developer, power-user or marketing pro, this is the course for you.
Sun 13
March 2016

Code Club Salford

An opportunity for Salford children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 14
March 2016

Kotlin Manchester

A meetup for anyone interested in the Kotlin language.

Manchester Traders Club

We are a group of 100+ like-minded financial market traders regularly meeting in Manchester to share strategies, trade ideas, trade setups, psychology and market experiences.
Tue 15
March 2016

North West Playtesters Salford

A meetup with friendly and like-minded game designers, to playtest each other’s games.

Manchester Free Software

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software philosophy.

Sci-Fi Book Club - Lexicon

Manchester SciFi Book Club meet on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss a science fiction book previously chosen by the group. Discussions are informal and you don't need to have read any SciFi before to come along.

Community SpirIT

A friendly group of artists, creatives and cultural producers interested in using digital media in a community context, to give voice and expression to the many different cultures and communities living in the North West today.
Wed 16
March 2016

Manchester WordPress User Group

A group of people from in and around Manchester, UK, who use the open source web publishing software WordPress to blog, design and develop websites.

Manchester Werewolf Chapter

Deception, Lies and Paranoia. Werewolf is a social game which you can easily pick up but is impossible to master.
Thu 17
March 2016

North West Ruby User Group

A group of people in the North West of England, with an interest in all things Ruby or Rails.

Manchester Space Programme - Build Meeting

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.

Python North West

Python North West is a user group for the Python programming language. Welcoming Pythoneers and Pythonistas of all levels and ages!
Fri 18
March 2016

Comma Press - Thought X

Comma Press are delighted to showcase their brilliant new science-into-fiction anthology, Thought X.
Sun 20
March 2016

Code Club Salford

An opportunity for Salford children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 21
March 2016

Short Story Writing Group

A writing group that meets regularly to share and critique in a supportive environment.

The Manchester Lambda Lounge

A monthly language-agnostic meetup to talk about and popularise new ways of thinking about computation.

Android Manchester

A monthly social get together for Android devotees and interestees – to learn, share knowledge & expertise, and ask questions of fellow 'droids.
Tue 22
March 2016

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Sun 27
March 2016

Code Club Salford

An opportunity for Salford children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 28
March 2016

Scala Manchester

Scala is an "object-functional" programming language for general software applications. All skill-levels of Scala developer welcome!
Tue 29
March 2016

Crochet, Chat, Coffee, Cake

Crochet, Chat, Coffee, Cake is a crochet and knitting group with the aim to get together with like-minded people to crochet, knit, and make new friends.

Northern Assembly of Creative Technologists

NACT looks to embrace diversity and connect with multiple technology platforms to create a generalised forum for people that enjoy using a range of technologies for creative means.
Wed 30
March 2016

Etsy Manchester

Bringing the folk of Manchester together to support each other, share crafting secrets, tell each other about craft fairs and meet up for the occasional cuppa tea!
Thu 31
March 2016

Manchester Space Programme

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.

Café Scientifique

A place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology.

Build your first website with WordPress

A two-day course with WordPress co-founder Mike Little

If you’ve never had a website or blog, or never been happy with the one you have, start here.

April

Tue 12
April 2016

North West Drupal User Group

A monthly meetup, featuring expert help and demonstrations of the Drupal content management platform.
Mon 18
April 2016

Short Story Writing Group

A writing group that meets regularly to share and critique in a supportive environment.
Tue 19
April 2016

Sci-Fi Book Club - The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August

Manchester SciFi Book Club meet on the third Tuesday of every month to discuss a science fiction book previously chosen by the group. Discussions are informal and you don't need to have read any SciFi before to come along.
Sat 02
April 2016

Introduction to Arduino

A one-day course with MadLab's hacker-in-residence Asa Calow

Learn to get started with your own digital-physical products using Arduino hardware.
Sun 03
April 2016

Hands-on with the Internet of Things

A one-day course with MadLab's hacker-in-residence Asa Calow

Learn the need-to-know essentials for making your very own Internet of Things project.
Thu 14
April 2016

Intermediate WordPress

A two-day course with WordPress co-founder Mike Little

Take your WordPress site to the next level!

May

Thu 05
May 2016

Advanced WordPress

A two-day course with WordPress co-founder Mike Little

If WordPress is your business, either as a developer, power-user or marketing pro, this is the course for you.