MadLab Events

Upcoming events

February

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

Digital Skills for Salford – Programming 101

A whistle-stop tour of everything programming languages can do. A practical session using Python.

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.

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.

Scala Manchester

Scala is an "object-functional" programming language for general software applications. All skill-levels of Scala developer welcome!
Tue 28
February 2017

Digital Skills for Salford – Making the most of WordPress

Handy tips on how to make the most of your first website, adding custom menus, using widgets, adding plugins and playing with themes.

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

Digital Skills for Salford – Making the most of WordPress

Handy tips on how to make the most of your first website, adding custom menus, using widgets, adding plugins and playing with themes.

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 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.
Sat 04
March 2017

Game Dev 101: Level 01

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

Digital Skills for Salford – Intro to Web Development

Learn how to make a simple two-page website using HTML and CSS, the building blocks of the web.

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

Digital Skills for Salford – Blogging 101

Put your first website to good use and start blogging. Learn how to create engaging content for your readers.

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

Digital Skills for Salford – Blogging 101

Put your first website to good use and start blogging. Learn how to create engaging content for your readers.

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™

It's time to put on your finest roller blades, grab a cold jolt cola, then come and learn some practical skills to hack the planet. The team at Hacker House™ provide hands-on networking and application labs, intended to stimulate your grey matter. We teach from years of experience on practical cyber-security assessment skills for the red team.
Sat 11
March 2017
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.

CodeUp Salford

CodeUp Salford provides free and friendly coding tuition.

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 21
March 2017

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 - 2 places left!

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!

HackerNest Manchester

HackerNest is a grassroots nonprofit organisation that runs unpretentious community events and epic, meaningful, universally-acclaimed hackathons. Our mission is economic development through technological proliferation.
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

Mon 03
April 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 04
April 2017

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 05
April 2017

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 06
April 2017

Manchester InfoSec

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

North West Technical Communicators

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.
Mon 10
April 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 11
April 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 12
April 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 13
April 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.

Manchester 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.
Mon 17
April 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.
Sat 22
April 2017

Manchester Game Jam

Are you a coder, artist or audio designer interested in making video games? If so, we’d like to invite you to come join us for the next Manchester Game Jam!
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.