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Category Archives: Event reviews
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
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
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
We had some super events last weekend – on Friday night, we held a charity “night in” for Macmillan Cancer Support, and on Sunday afternoon our tea party was Python-flavoured, learning the basics of coding in Python. Really Geeky Night … Continue reading
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
We’d like to thank everyone who came to our Show & Tell session / Tea Party at the end of September. The event encompassed a veritable smorgasbord of interests including: mathematical card magic games design body chemistry as patchwork researcher … Continue reading
We’ve had quite a few successful “intro to coding” workshops this year which were run by @BinaryKitten and loads of brilliant volunteers. The idea behind the 2 hour “taster sessions” was simply to give people who have never coded before … Continue reading
Having fully road-tested the maths origami format at previous events at Mini Maker Faire, MOSI and at Jodrell Bank, Katie and the Girl Geeks crew took this fun activity to Manchester Mega Mela at Platts Fields Park on Sunday 26 … Continue reading
Maths origami and the Arduino volcano Manchester Girl Geeks were out in force at Mini Maker Faire event at MOSI on Sunday 29 July. Our stall featured Katie’s maths origami challenges – make a dodecahedron anyone? While Amy exhibited her … Continue reading
We were delighted to be hosting an event at MadLab on Sunday 22nd July to give girls from Manchester’s RECLAIM project the chance to brush up their electronics skills. Also, we had some rocket badge kits with flashing LEDs to … Continue reading