MadLab Events

Upcoming events

July

Sat 30
July 2016

Manchester Space Programme Pub Crawl

Manchester Space Programme has decided to do a social/ some team building. They have decided to try out the 'Great Norther Quarter Pubs of Character daytime crawl.

August

Mon 01
August 2016

NS MANCHESTER

A group of people in the Manchester area with an interest in iOS or Mac Development.
Tue 02
August 2016

Bipolar UK

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

Bokeh Yeah!

A monthly get together of DSLR video makers to share camera knowledge, demonstrate kit and techniques, showcase and critique films.
Wed 03
August 2016

NW Playtesters

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

Manchester Java Script

Manchester's monthly JavaScript user group.
Thu 04
August 2016

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.
Mon 08
August 2016

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 09
August 2016

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
August 2016

SpecFic

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.

Manchester Amnesty Local Group Meeting

Amnesty International works to protect men, women and children wherever justice, freedom, truth and dignity are denied.
Thu 11
August 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

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.
Fri 12
August 2016

Rail Girls

The Rails Girls pre-workshop installation party - The aim of Rails Girls is to provide tools and a community for women to understand technology, and to build their ideas.
Sat 13
August 2016

Rail Girls

The Rails Girls Manchester workshop day - The aim of Rails Girls is to provide tools and a community for women to understand technology, and to build their ideas.
Mon 15
August 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
August 2016

NW Playtesters Salford

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

Sci-Fi Book Club - A Princess of Mars

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.

Manchester Free Software

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software philosophy.
Wed 17
August 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
August 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

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

Python NW

Python North West is a user group for the Python programming language. Welcoming Pythoneers and Pythonistas of all levels and ages!
Sat 20
August 2016

MAKE STUFF Bury

We invite you to MAKE STUFF: a free coding, making and tech event for all ages at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre.
Mon 22
August 2016

Scala Manchester

Scala is an "object-functional" programming language for general software applications. All skill-levels of Scala developer welcome!
Tue 23
August 2016

SpecFic

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

Code Club Volunteer Meetup

An opportunity for Salford children to get their first taste of programming, teaching them fun and interesting projects that will develop their computing skills.
Thu 25
August 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.

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.
Mon 29
August 2016

Startup Yoga

Free yoga classes for all levels. New to yoga? Want to unplug? Experienced yogi? This is for you.
Tue 30
August 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.
Wed 31
August 2016

EtsyMCR

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!

The Common Room - Community Music Project

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.

September

Thu 01
September 2016

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

Technical writers/communicators, information designers based in and around the North West.
Sat 03
September 2016

MAKE STUFF Oldham

We invite you to MAKE STUFF: a free coding, making and tech event for all ages at All Souls Bolton.
Mon 19
September 2016

7 languages in 7 days - HTML & CSS

Learn how to create websites by structuring and styling your pages with HTML and CSS. Explore the fundamentals of web development in this introductory course.

7 languages in 7 days - Javascript

Learn the fundamentals of Javascript, the programming language of the web. Explore the basics of Javascript and code your very first game in this introductory course.
Tue 20
September 2016

7 languages in 7 days - Python

Get to grips with the fundamentals of programming using the Python language. Learn about data types, inputs, outputs and how to define functions.

7 languages in 7 days - Ruby

Learn to program in Ruby, a flexible language used to create websites.

Sci-Fi Book Club - The Three Body Problem (Part 1)

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 21
September 2016

7 languages in 7 days - Arduino

Have a go at coding with electronics in this taster session workshop. Learn to connect & configure the arduino, upload programs, prototype circuits & interest with different components.
Fri 23
September 2016

7 languages in 7 days - Coding Social

It's Friday! Take a load off and prepare for the weekend with our evening coding social. Beginners and seasoned developers are welcome to join us for pizza, drinks, and informal coding chat.
Thu 22
September 2016

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 just never been happy with the one you have, start here.

October

Wed 05
October 2016

Introduction to HTML and CSS coding

A HTML & CSS course, led by Liz Hardwick

If you're looking to learn the very basics of web development, then this is the course for you!
Sat 15
October 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.
Tue 18
October 2016

Bid Writing

Bid writing course, 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 20
October 2016

Intermediate WordPress

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

Take your WordPress site to the next level!
Sat 22
October 2016

Game Dev 101

A one-day games development course that teaches the fundamentals of creating videogames completely from scratch.
Sat 29
October 2016

Hands-on with the Internet of Things

A two-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 in this two-day course.

November

Sat 05
November 2016

Introduction to HTML and CSS coding

A HTML & CSS course, led by Liz Hardwick

If you’re looking to learn the very basics of web development, then this is the course for you!
Thu 17
November 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.

December

Sat 03
December 2016

Hands-on with the Internet of Things

A two-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 in this two-day course.