MadLab

Upcoming events

August

Tue 14
August 2018

North West Drupal User Group

A monthly meetup, featuring expert help and demonstrations of the Drupal content management platform.
Thu 16
August 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!
Sat 18
August 2018

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 20
August 2018

Short Story Writing Group

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

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 21
August 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 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.

Manchester Free Software

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software philosophy.
Mon 27
August 2018

Patch: Manchester

Patch Manchester: where the open source community gets together and contributes to software.
Thu 30
August 2018

Club Studio

Whether you're using Craft CMS already or thinking about getting into it, come along for talks and news about Craft CMS and all things web.  

September

Mon 03
September 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. 

Mad Graphic Novel Group

A discussion group for those looking to talk, argue, debate about graphic novels, comics, comix and web-comics.
Tue 04
September 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 05
September 2018

North West Playtesters

A meetup with friendly and like-minded game designers, to playtest each other’s games.
Thu 06
September 2018

Manchester InfoSec

A meetup for anyone interested in any side of information security focused on collaboration and sharing knowledge.
Tue 11
September 2018

North West Drupal User Group

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

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.
Wed 12
September 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 13
September 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.

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.
Sat 15
September 2018

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 17
September 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 18
September 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 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.

Manchester Free Software

The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software philosophy.
Thu 20
September 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!
Mon 24
September 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.

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.
Tue 25
September 2018

Café Scientifique

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

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Wed 26
September 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.
Sat 08
September 2018

Introduction to Making MIDI Devices with Arduino at MadFabLab

Learn how to create your own midi controllers using Arduino on this half-day workshop.
Fri 21
September 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.
Sat 22
September 2018

3D Printing Workshop at MadFabLab

Intrigued by 3D printing, but don’t know where to start?

October

Sat 13
October 2018

Creative Coding with Processing at MadFabLab

Learn the Java-based programming language Processing on this four-hour workshop, perfect for both artistic and educational purposes.
Thu 18
October 2018

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

November

Thu 15
November 2018

Intermediate WordPress

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

Take your WordPress site to the next level