MadLab

Upcoming events

February

Mon 26
February 2018

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.

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 27
February 2018

Let’s Learn Node Together

Let's Learn Node Together is a group of people interested in learning nodejs.

Manchester Speculative Fiction

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

Café Scientifique

A place where anyone can come to explore the latest ideas in science and technology.
Wed 28
February 2018

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.

March

Thu 01
March 2018

Manchester InfoSec

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

North West Technical Communicators Group

Technical writers/communicators, information designers based in and around the North West.
Sat 03
March 2018

Salford and Manchester Weekend 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 05
March 2018

NS Manchester

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

Scientific Self Improvement

Using science, philosophy and pragmatism to build a better world for ourselves and others. 
Tue 06
March 2018

Manchester Angular Workshop

Manchester Angular Workshop is a forum for coders keen to get to grips with a relatively new platform for web app development.
Wed 07
March 2018

North West Playtesters

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

MancJS

Manc.JS is Manchester's monthly JavaScript user group.
Thu 08
March 2018

Free Hands-on 3D Printing at Rochdale Central Library

Intrigued by 3D printing, but don’t know where to start? Then join MadLab for this free 3-hour workshop covering all the basics you’ll need to get going.

XP Manchester

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

Eco Home Lab

We use open-source hardware and software to better understand our homes and how they work.
Fri 09
March 2018

Free Hands-on 3D Printing at Oldham Library

Intrigued by 3D printing, but don’t know where to start? Then join MadLab for this free 3-hour workshop covering all the basics you’ll need to get going.
Sat 10
March 2018

Salford and Manchester Weekend 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.

Introduction to Arduino at MadFabLab

Try your hand at coding with electronics
Mon 12
March 2018

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.
Tue 13
March 2018

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 14
March 2018

Rethink Mental Illness Manchester Group

A volunteer run support group for anyone in Manchester who is affected by severe mental illness, whether as a carer or service user.

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 15
March 2018

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!

Intermediate WordPress

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

Take your WordPress site to the next level

Learn to Laser Cut a 3D Model at MadFabLab

Create a simple 3D model using free software and learn how to generate slices for laser cutting.
Sat 17
March 2018

Salford and Manchester Weekend 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 19
March 2018

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.

Android Manchester

A monthly social get together for Android devotees and interestees – to learn, share knowledge & expertise, and ask questions of fellow 'droids.
Tue 20
March 2018

Effective Altruism

Whether you've only just heard of Effective Altruism, or a die-hard Effective Altruist, this group is a friendly meetup always welcoming new members.

Manchester Free Software

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

Manchester 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 21
March 2018

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.
Sat 24
March 2018

Salford and Manchester Weekend 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 26
March 2018

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.

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 27
March 2018

Let's Learn Node Together

Let's Learn Node Together is a group of people interested in learning nodejs.

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Wed 28
March 2018

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 29
March 2018

Free Hands-on 3D Printing at Bolton Central Library

Intrigued by 3D printing, but don’t know where to start? Then join MadLab for this free 3-hour workshop covering all the basics you’ll need to get going.

Café Scientifique

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

April

Tue 03
April 2018

Manchester Angular Workshop

Manchester Angular Workshop is a forum for coders keen to get to grips with a relatively new platform for web app development.
Wed 04
April 2018

North West Playtesters

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

Manc.JS

Manc.JS is Manchester's monthly JavaScript user group.
Thu 05
April 2018

Manchester InfoSec

A meetup for anyone interested in any side of information security focused on collaboration and sharing knowledge.
Mon 09
April 2018

CodeUp Salford

CodeUp Salford provides free and friendly coding tuition.

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 10
April 2018

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 11
April 2018

Rethink Mental Illness Manchester Group

A volunteer run support group for anyone in Manchester who is affected by severe mental illness, whether as a carer or service user.

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.

Stop Motion Animation at MadFabLab (for ages 8+)

MakoEducation’s Lego Stop Motion Workshop is the perfect activity to get young people to discover and show off their creative talents.
Thu 12
April 2018

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.

Code-A-Drone Workshop at MadFabLab (for ages 8+)

Learn how to create your own drone controller by programming commands that enable a mini drone to take off, fly, turn, do stunts, take photos and land safely.
Mon 16
April 2018

Short Story Writing Group

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

Android Manchester

A monthly social get together for Android devotees and interestees – to learn, share knowledge & expertise, and ask questions of fellow 'droids.
Tue 17
April 2018

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.

Effective Altruism

Whether you've only just heard of Effective Altruism, or a die-hard Effective Altruist, this group is a friendly meetup always welcoming new members.

Manchester Free Software

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software philosophy.
Wed 18
April 2018

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
April 2018

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!

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
Mon 23
April 2018

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.
Tue 24
April 2018

Let’s Learn Node Together

Let's Learn Node Together is a group of people interested in learning nodejs.
Wed 25
April 2018

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.

Manchester Girl Geeks

A non-profit group which organises networking events, talks & workshops for women and girls with an interest in Science & Technology.
Mon 30
April 2018

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.
Thu 26
April 2018

Code-A-Drone for adults at MadFabLab

Learn how to create your own drone controller by programming commands that enable a mini drone to take off, fly, turn, do stunts, take photos and land safely.

May

Sat 12
May 2018

Introduction to Arduino at MadFabLab

Try your hand at coding with electronics
Wed 16
May 2018

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