MadLab Events

Upcoming events

March

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!

Manchester Grey Hats

Manchester Grey Hats is a place for all those interested in hacking and cyber security to learn and share.
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.
Fri 31
March 2017

Tech & Tea at Height Library, Salford

Tech & Tea is a digital skills project for over 65s, funded by the Salford Together Integrated Care Programme.

April

Mon 03
April 2017

Tech & Tea at Age UK Salford, Swinton

Tech & Tea is a digital skills project for over 65s, funded by the Salford Together Integrated Care Programme.

Tech & Tea at The De Traffords, Irlam

Tech & Tea is a digital skills project for over 65s, funded by the Salford Together Integrated Care Programme.

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 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.

Northern Assembly of Creative Technologists (March meetup happening in April!)

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.

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.

Manchester Space Programme

The Manchester Space Programme is a community initiative for anyone interested in space and space-related activities.
Fri 07
April 2017

Tech & Tea at Height Library, Salford

Tech & Tea is a digital skills project for over 65s, funded by the Salford Together Integrated Care Programme.
Mon 10
April 2017

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.
Fri 14
April 2017

Tech & Tea at Height Library, Salford

Tech & Tea is a digital skills project for over 65s, funded by the Salford Together Integrated Care Programme.
Mon 17
April 2017

Mini Make Stuff at Portland Basin Museum, Ashton

The Make Stuff team return to Portland Basin Museum this Easter Monday for a Mini Make Stuff. Join us at the Museum for a special selection of our most popular workshops and activities.

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 18
April 2017

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 19
April 2017

Manchester WordPress User Group

Wordpress is the most popular blogging platform and content management system in use on the web today, with more than 60 million instances in the wild. Manchester's WordPress User Group is run by WordPress co-founder Mike Little.

Manchester Werewolf Chapter

Werewolf is a game of deception and manipulation.
Thu 20
April 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.

Manchester Space Programme

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

Python North West

Python North West is a user group for the Python programming language.
Fri 21
April 2017

Tech & Tea at Height Library, Salford

Tech & Tea is a digital skills project for over 65s, funded by the Salford Together Integrated Care Programme.
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!
Sun 23
April 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 24
April 2017

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.

Manchester Amnesty Group

The Manchester Amnesty Group is a group of local volunteers who take part in Amnesty International campaigns, case work and fundraising.
Tue 25
April 2017

Manchester Speculative Fiction

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

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 26
April 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 27
April 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.

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.
Fri 28
April 2017

Tech & Tea at Height Library, Salford

Tech & Tea is a digital skills project for over 65s, funded by the Salford Together Integrated Care Programme.
Sat 29
April 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 30
April 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.

May

Wed 10
May 2017

Digital Skills for Salford - Setting up your first WordPress website

Create your first website using WordPress, learn about the differences between a page and a post, and add your first content. Available to residents of Salford aged 19+.
Sat 13
May 2017

Digital Skills for Salford - Setting up your first WordPress website

Create your first website using WordPress, learn about the differences between a page and a post, and add your first content. Available to residents of Salford aged 19+.
Mon 15
May 2017

Digital Skills for Women Manchester - Social Media

In this seminar we’ll explain how to use social media to your advantage in business, demonstrating how to create a professional and successful online presence. This opportunity is only available to Manchester City residents, (not Greater Manchester) aged 18+.
Sat 20
May 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. Available to Salford residents aged 19+.

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.
Tue 30
May 2017

Digital Skills for Women - Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a powerful tool: when used in conjunction with engaging content and SEO practices, it can help your website and content reach a larger audience. This opportunity is only available to Manchester City residents, (not Greater Manchester) aged 18+.

Digital Skills for Women - Intro to WordPress

Create your first website using WordPress, learn about the differences between pages and posts, and add content to your new site. This opportunity is only available to Manchester City residents, (not Greater Manchester) aged 18+.
Wed 31
May 2017

Digital Skills for Women - Search Engine Optimisation

In this seminar we’ll explore the basics of search engine optimisation (SEO). This opportunity is only available to Manchester City residents, (not Greater Manchester) aged 18+.
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.