MadLab Events

Upcoming events

July

Tue 25
July 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Wed 26
July 2017

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!

Manchester Grey Hats

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

Introduction to Soldering at MadFabLab

If you’ve ever been curious about electronics, this is the workshop for you. Anyone and everyone can learn to make cool things. And it’s fun. And easy.
Thu 27
July 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 29
July 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!
Mon 31
July 2017

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!

August

Tue 01
August 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

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 Learning Angular

Learning Angular is a forum for coders keen to get to grips with a relatively new platform for web app development.
Thu 03
August 2017

Manchester InfoSec

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

NWTCG

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 07
August 2017

NS Manchester

A group of people in the Manchester area with an interest in iOS or Mac Development.
Tue 08
August 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

Bitcoin Manchester

A meetup for Bitcoin users, miners, buyers, sellers or anyone else otherwise interested in Bitcoin in the North West.

North West Drupal User Group

A monthly meetup, featuring expert help and demonstrations of the Drupal content management platform.
Wed 09
August 2017

Manchester Go

A friendly meetup for people of all abilities, from Go newbies to advanced users.

SpecFic

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Thu 10
August 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 Space Programme

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

Introduction to 3D Printing: Make a Keyring at MadFabLab

Learn to add the personal touch in this two hour introduction to 3D printing
Mon 14
August 2017

Mad Graphic Novel Group

A discussion group for those looking to talk, argue, debate about graphic novels, comics, comix and web-comics.
Tue 15
August 2017

Science Busking with MadLab

Learn how to make Science fun with these interactive, challenging and messy experiments from MadLab.

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

Manchester Free Software

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

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 16
August 2017

The Future of Esports: Challenging Work and Gender Issues in the UK’s Computer Gaming Industry

This one-day symposia seeks to build expertise between early career researchers, professional players, and industry experts who are interested in problematising the social, cultural, and economic dimensions of Esports.

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 17
August 2017

NWRUG

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.
Mon 21
August 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.
Tue 22
August 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

Manchester Speculative Fiction

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Wed 23
August 2017

Manchester Grey Hats

Manchester Grey Hats is a place for all those interested in hacking and cyber security to learn and share.
Thu 24
August 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.
Mon 28
August 2017

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 29
August 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.
Wed 30
August 2017

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!
Thu 31
August 2017

Manchester Space Programme

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

Introduction to 3D Printing: Make a Keyring at MadFabLab

Learn to add the personal touch in this two hour introduction to 3D printing
Sat 05
August 2017

Introduction to Soldering at MadFabLab

If you’ve ever been curious about electronics, this is the workshop for you. Anyone and everyone can learn to make cool things. And it’s fun. And easy.
Sat 12
August 2017

Introduction to Arduino at MadFabLab

Try your hand at coding with electronics

September

Mon 04
September 2017

NS Manchester

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

NS Manchester

A group of people in the Manchester area with an interest in iOS or Mac Development.
Tue 05
September 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

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 Learning Angular

Learning Angular is a forum for coders keen to get to grips with a relatively new platform for web app development.
Wed 06
September 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.
Tue 12
September 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

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 13
September 2017

Manchester Go

A friendly meetup for people of all abilities, from Go newbies to advanced users.

SpecFic

A group for writers interested in science fiction, weird fiction, slipstream, horror or fantasy.
Thu 14
September 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 Space Programme

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

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.
Mon 18
September 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.

Android Manchester

A monthly social get together for Android devotees and interestees – to learn, share knowledge & expertise, and ask questions of fellow 'droids.
Tue 19
September 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

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.
Wed 20
September 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 21
September 2017

NWRUG

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 25
September 2017

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.

Scala Manchester

Scala is an "object-functional" programming language for general software applications. All skill-levels of Scala developer welcome!
Tue 26
September 2017

MadFabLab Open Night

If you’ve got something you’re working on – a supercool project, or just something you’re learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.
Wed 27
September 2017

CiviCRM Meetup

CiviCRM is an open source donor and contact management solution for non profits and member organisations.

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!

Manchester Grey Hats

Manchester Grey Hats is a place for all those interested in hacking and cyber security to learn and share.
Thu 28
September 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 Manchester

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

Intermediate WordPress

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

Take your WordPress site to the next level.
Sat 09
September 2017

Introduction to Arduino at MadFabLab

Try your hand at coding with electronics

October

Thu 26
October 2017

Intermediate WordPress

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

Take your WordPress site to the next level.

November

Thu 09
November 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.
Thu 23
November 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.

December

Thu 07
December 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.