MadLab Events

Upcoming events

January

Wed 18
January 2017

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 19
January 2017

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

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.
Sat 21
January 2017

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.
Sun 22
January 2017

Code Club

An opportunity for children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 23
January 2017

CodeUp Stockport

CodeUp Stockport provides free and friendly adult coding tuition.

NS Manchester

A group of people in the Manchester area with an interest in iOS or Mac Development.
Tue 24
January 2017

Manchester Speculative Fiction

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

Manchester Korean Language Exchange

A student-led Korean language exchange meet up, free for all ages and abilities to attend.
Wed 25
January 2017

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 Grey Hats

Manchester Grey Hats is a place for all those interested in hacking and cyber security to learn and share.
Thu 26
January 2017

Crochet, Chat, Coffee and 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.

Manchester Space Programme

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

Café Scientifique

Please note, this month's meetup will not be taking place at MadLab, but at Zochonis Building, Brunswick Street, M13 9GB.
Sat 28
January 2017

Make Stuff at The Landing, Salford

Make Stuff invites you to get to grips with coding, take an introduction to the world of making, and explore some of Manchester’s best home-grown creative tech.
Sun 29
January 2017

Code Club

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

Manchester Girl Geeks Tea Party - Show & Tell

A non-profit group which organises networking events, talks & workshops for women and girls with an interest in Science & Technology.
Mon 30
January 2017

Patch Manchester

Patch Manchester: where the open source community gets together and contributes to software.

Scala Manchester

Scala is an "object-functional" programming language for general software applications. All skill-levels of Scala developer welcome!
Tue 31
January 2017

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.

February

Wed 01
February 2017

North West Playtesters

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

House of Pod

House of Pod is a monthly meetup for anyone who is a podcaster, has an interest in being a podcaster or just wants to talk about podcasts.

MancJS

Manchester's monthly JavaScript user group.
Thu 02
February 2017

Manchester InfoSec

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

NWTCG

Technical writers/communicators, information designers based in and around the North West.

Manchester Space Programme

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

Rocket Design Workshop

We’re pleased to announce that on February 2nd we’re running our first ever rocket design workshop!
Sun 05
February 2017

Code Club

An opportunity for children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 06
February 2017

DMLab North

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

NS Manchester

A group of people in the Manchester area with an interest in iOS or Mac Development.
Tue 07
February 2017

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.

Manchester React User Group

The Manchester React User Group is an opportunity for React.js developers to get together and discuss the latest in the world of the popular JavaScript UI library, its ecosystem, along with other similar libraries.
Wed 08
February 2017

Manchester Go

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

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Thu 09
February 2017

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.

Robotic Process Automation

This group aims to explore the reality and potential of Robotic Process Automation technology.

2017 FDM everywoman in Technology Awards

The Awards encourage greater numbers of women to work in tech, driving awareness of career opportunities, as well as showcasing the breadth and diversity of talent contributed by women in tech across industries.

Manchester Space Programme

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.
Fri 10
February 2017
Sat 11
February 2017

Make Stuff at Touchstones Rochdale

Make Stuff is returning to Touchstones Rochdale this February for another day of tech, making, creating, coding and crafting.
Sun 12
February 2017

Code Club

An opportunity for children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 13
February 2017

Seminar on EU and Brexit Funding

Euclid is now running an ongoing series of events combining an update of the background and likely options for Brexit, alongside a summary of the breadth of EU funding opportunities from 2017-2019.

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.

CodeUp Manchester

CodeUp Manchester provides free and friendly coding tuition.

Mad Graphic Novel Group

A discussion group for those looking to talk, argue, debate about graphic novels, comics, comix and web-comics.
Tue 14
February 2017

North West Drupal User Group

A monthly meetup, featuring expert help and demonstrations of the Drupal content management platform.
Wed 15
February 2017

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 16
February 2017

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

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

Build your first website with WordPress

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

Learn the basics of WordPress and start to build your own site.
Fri 17
February 2017

Make Stuff @ Gallery Oldham

Make Stuff is returning to Gallery Oldham this February for another day of tech, making, creating, coding and crafting.
Sat 18
February 2017

Make Stuff Workshops @ Gallery Oldham

We're running in-depth tech, coding and making workshops at Gallery Oldham this Saturday.
Mon 20
February 2017

Make Stuff @ Bury Art Gallery

Make Stuff is returning to Bury Art Gallery this February for another day of tech, making, creating, coding and crafting.

Short Story Writing Group

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

Manchester Lambda Lounge

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

CodeUp Salford

CodeUp Salford provides free and friendly coding tuition.

Android Manchester

A monthly social get together for Android devotees and interestees – to learn, share knowledge & expertise, and ask questions of fellow 'droids.
Tue 21
February 2017

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.

Manchester Free Software

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

Sci-Fi Book Club

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.
Wed 22
February 2017

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 Grey Hats

Manchester Grey Hats is a place for all those interested in hacking and cyber security to learn and share.
Thu 23
February 2017

Crochet, Chat, Coffee and 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.

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.
Sat 25
February 2017

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.
Mon 27
February 2017

Manchester Amnesty

Amnesty International works to protect men, women and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. The Manchester Amnesty Group is a group of local volunteers who take part in Amnesty International campaigns, case work and fundraising.

Scala Manchester

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

Patch Manchester

Patch Manchester: where the open source community gets together and contributes to software.

CodeUp Stockport

CodeUp Stockport provides free and friendly adult coding tuition.
Tue 28
February 2017

Manchester Speculative Fiction

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

Korean Language Exchange

A student-led Korean language exchange meet up, free for all ages and abilities to attend.

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.

March

Wed 01
March 2017

North West Playtesters

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

House of Pod

House of Pod is a monthly meetup for anyone who is a podcaster, has an interest in being a podcaster or just wants to talk about podcasts.

MancJS

Manchester's monthly JavaScript user group.
Thu 02
March 2017

Manchester InfoSec

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

Manchester Space Programme

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.
Sat 04
March 2017

Game Dev 101

Led by BAFTA award-winning Dan Hett

Want to make your own video games, but have no idea where to start? Start here!
Sun 05
March 2017

Code Club

An opportunity for children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 06
March 2017

DMLab North

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

NS Manchester

A group of people in the Manchester area with an interest in iOS or Mac Development.
Tue 07
March 2017

Manchester React User Group

The Manchester React User Group is an opportunity for React.js developers to get together and discuss the latest in the world of the popular JavaScript UI library, its ecosystem, along with other similar libraries.

Manchester E-Democracy

A group to explore the possibilities of influencing our current representative democracy with a parallel citizen's e-democracy based upon "the wisdom of crowds".
Wed 08
March 2017

Manchester Speculative Fiction

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

Manchester Go

A friendly meetup for people of all abilities, from Go newbies to advanced users.
Thu 09
March 2017

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.

Robotic Process Automation

This group aims to explore the reality and potential of Robotic Process Automation technology.

Manchester Space Programme

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

Hands-on Hacking™

A two-day ethical hacking course with Hacker House™

Sun 12
March 2017

Code Club

An opportunity for children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 13
March 2017

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.

Mad Graphic Novel Group

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

CodeUp Manchester

CodeUp Manchester provides free and friendly coding tuition.
Tue 14
March 2017

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.
Wed 15
March 2017

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 16
March 2017

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

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.
Sun 19
March 2017

Code Club

An opportunity for children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 20
March 2017

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.

CodeUp Salford

CodeUp Salford provides free and friendly coding tuition.

Android Manchester

A monthly social get together for Android devotees and interestees – to learn, share knowledge & expertise, and ask questions of fellow 'droids.
Tue 21
March 2017

Community SpirIT (CAN)

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.

Manchester Free Software

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

Manchester SciFi Book Club

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.
Wed 22
March 2017

Manchester Grey Hats

Manchester Grey Hats is a place for all those interested in hacking and cyber security to learn and share.
Thu 23
March 2017

Crochet, Chat, Coffee and 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.

Manchester Space Programme

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!
Sun 26
March 2017

Code Club

An opportunity for children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Mon 27
March 2017

Manchester Amnesty Group

Amnesty International works to protect men, women and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied. The Manchester Amnesty Group is a group of local volunteers who take part in Amnesty International campaigns, case work and fundraising.

Scala Manchester

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

Patch: Manchester

Patch Manchester: where the open source community gets together and contributes to software.

CodeUp Stockport

CodeUp Stockport provides free and friendly adult coding tuition.

Bid Writing

Led by Laura H. Drane

Aiming to raise funds for projects or operations? Whether you’re new to the bid writing process or want to scale up your applications, this course will equip you to win.
Tue 28
March 2017

Manchester Speculative Fiction

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

Manchester Korean Language Exchange

A student-led Korean language exchange meet up, free for all ages and abilities to attend.

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 29
March 2017

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 30
March 2017

Manchester Space Programme

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

Café Scientifique Manchester

A place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology.
Sat 25
March 2017

Game Dev 101: Level 02

Led by BAFTA award-winning Dan Hett

The next step of our Game Dev classes, a series of intermediate level hands-on mini lessons, which focuses on creating games right in your internet browser.

April

Thu 27
April 2017

Advanced WordPress

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

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

May

Thu 25
May 2017

Build your first website with WordPress

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

Learn the basics of WordPress and start to build your own site.

June

Tue 13
June 2017

Bid Writing

Led by Laura H. Drane

Aiming to raise funds for projects or operations? Whether you’re new to the bid writing process or want to scale up your applications, this course will equip you to win.
Thu 22
June 2017

Intermediate WordPress

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

Take your WordPress site to the next level.