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Upcoming Event: Wikipedia Editing Day, Sunday 23rd November, SpacePortX

Manchester Girl Geeks & Wikimedia UK present an introduction to editing Wikipedia SpacePortX 24-26 Lever St, Manchester, M1 1DZ [Map] 10am-4pm, Sunday 23th November Tickets £4 with lunch included – get your ticket here Practically everyone uses the free encyclopaedia … Continue reading

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Manchester Girl Geek Dinner: Meet The Scientists (part of Manchester Science Festival)

Wednesday 30th October, 6pm onwards Upstairs in Pizza Hut, Corporation Street, Manchester (opposite M&S) Tickets: £5 (including food) via Eventbrite Manchester Girl Geeks presents an evening with some of science’s finest! We’ve gathered together researchers and experts from all areas of … Continue reading

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Manchester Girl Geeks and Wikimedia UK, in association with Manchester Science Festival, presents Wikipedia Editing Day

MadLab, Edge Street, Manchester, 11am-5pm, Sunday 27th October, tickets £3 (including lunch) Get your ticket here. Manchester Girl Geeks presents an introduction to editing Wikipedia. Practically everyone uses the free encyclopaedia to find out about the world – but have … Continue reading

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Girl Geek Tea Party #35 – Show and Tell Sunday 29th September, 2-4pm @MadLab

Do you have a passion for technology? What gadget could you not live without? What wonder of science do you think the world should know about? Come to the next Manchester Girl Geek Tea Party and share your knowledge with girls (and … Continue reading

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Event review: Girl Geeks Summer Gaming Tea Party @MadLab, Sunday 25th August

To tie in with Mcr GameJam who had teams working away on the Ludum Dare game making challenge upstairs at MadLab, we held our very own game-themed tea party downstairs. One of the most popular activities proved to be sprite … Continue reading

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Event review: Girl Geek Tea Party #33 @ MadLab, Sunday 28th July 2013

We had a great turn out of girl geeks of all ages (and a few boy geeks too) on Sunday, all eager to get started on the Tea Party task – creating a rabbit or monster soft toy complete with … Continue reading

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Manchester Girl Geek Tea Party #33: Soft Electronics @MadLab

Sunday, July 28, 2013 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM Manchester, United Kingdom Tickets £5 from Eventbrite Not only will we provide materials and instructions to make a hand-sewn cuddly animal toy – we’ll be adding a geeky twist, using … Continue reading

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Event review: Manchester Girl Geek Tea Party #32 – Board Games @ MadLab

This month’s cheerful Sunday tea-time event (23rd June) came to us courtesy of game theory expert Sara Krenicky. Sara shared with us the mathematics behind games like Rock, Paper, Scissors – rules you can learn to give yourself a good … Continue reading

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Upcoming Event: Girl Geek Dinner #12 in association with ThoughtWorks @MadLab

Wednesday, June 19, 2013 from 6pm to 9pm MadLab, 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester, M4 1HN Tickets: £3, including dinner “Shaping the future of IT – Female Leaders” ThoughtWorks are a global software company with a base in Manchester, and they’ve … Continue reading

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Event review: Manchester Girl Geeks BarCamp, 16th March @MadLab

Manchester Girl Geeks had brilliant time hosting our first ever BarCamp (or if you spotted our cheeky hashtag – #bracamp). More than 60 people took part in our unconference style event where speakers get to pick a time and room for … Continue reading

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