Category Archives: Event reviews

Event review: Manchester Girl Geeks BarCamp 2014, 31st May @ MMU

After months of planning our BarCamp took place last weekend! It was a massive, massive success and everyone had a great time. Huge thanks to everyone who attended or helped! We had over twice as many attendees as we had … 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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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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Event Reviews – Geeky Night In and Codecademy Python!

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

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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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Event Review: Girl Geek Tea Party #25 – Show and Tell, Sunday 23rd September, 2-4pm, MadLab

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

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Video: Our “Intro to Coding” workshops

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

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Event Review: Girl Geeks @ Mega Mela, 26 August 2012

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

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Manchester Girl Geeks at Mini Maker Faire

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

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