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See the [http://london.hackspace.org.uk/events/ calendar] for details of activities at the Hackspace and events primarily aimed at LHS members.
 
See the [http://london.hackspace.org.uk/events/ calendar] for details of activities at the Hackspace and events primarily aimed at LHS members.
  
This page is for other events, elsewhere, that may be of interest. Please add more events.
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This page is for other events, elsewhere, that may be of interest. Feel free to add more events, though the number of people who find out about events from this page is approximately zero.
  
 
==Upcoming==
 
==Upcoming==
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===In London===
 
===In London===
* Brixton tinkerspace general meeting. Saturday 13th of april at the dogstar pub, 4:30pm. Everyone serious about a south of the river hackspace please attend.
 
* [http://www.closeandremote.net/smart-city-talks/ Smart City Talks] - four free public talks at Deptford Lounge and Goldsmiths College on 18 & 25 April, and 9 & 16 May looking at how to become a smart citizen in a smart city.
 
* [http://www.infosec.co.uk/ Infosec] Security expo.  23-25th April, Earls Court.
 
* [http://www.securitybsides.org.uk/ BsidesLondon13] community driven free security conference.  April 24th, Kensington and Chelsea Town Hall.
 
* [http://www.londonexpo.com/ MCM Expo] Movies, Comics and Media. Excel, 24-26 May.
 
* [http://makerfaireelephantandcastle.com/ Elephant and Castle Mini Maker Faire] 6th July at LCC, Free event, deadline for Call for Makers 14th April
 
* [http://hacked.io/ Hacked.io] A hack day at the dome. 20th and 21st of July. Seems to have no specific focus at this point, presumably people will turn up and work on whatever they want? Ticket cost not yet announced.
 
* [http://nineworlds.co.uk/ Nineworlds Geekfest] 9–11 August, Heathrow.
 
* [http://www.plasashow.com/ Plasa] Sound and light trade show at the ExCel center. 6-8October
 
  
See [http://www.ianvisits.co.uk/ Ian Visits] for other London events of a intellectual but somewhat less geeky nature.
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See [http://www.ianvisits.co.uk/ Ian Visits] for other London events of a intellectual but somewhat less geeky nature. Also Lanyard, meetup.com etc.
And for a round-up of geek-themed events and nights, check out the latest
 
[http://londonist.com/tags/geeklist geeky listings from the Londonist].
 
[http://www.rougol.jellybaby.net/ London Riscos meeting]
 
  
 
===In UK===
 
===In UK===
* [http://www.turnercontemporary.org/whats-on/00000000653/under-the-pier-show Tim Hunkin at GEEK2013], creator of ''the secret life of machines'' talks at GEEK2013 in Margate. 21st of Feb. Geek2013 is 21-24 Feb.
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* [http://www.eventbrite.com/org/2308520311 Raspberry Jamboree] Manchester in march
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* [https://www.retrotechuk.com/ Retrotech UK] 220 stalls of dealers, clubs and private sellers offering vintage items, including radio, televisions, hi-fi and audio, records (LP's, 45's, 78's), gramophones, telephones, communications equipment, spares, early video games, early computing, small appliances, indeed anything techy from the early 20th century right up to the millennium and beyond. Warwickshire
* [http://www.makerfaireuk.com/ Next Newcastle makerfair] April 27th and 28th, 2013
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*[http://www.vintagecomputerfestival.org.uk/ Vintage Computer Festival GB] 5-7 July 2013, Snibston Discovery Museum, Ashby Road, Coalville, Leicestershire LE67 3LN.
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* [http://g0ghk.com/home/cbr21/ Finningley ARS Car Boot Rally ] Sunday 25rd July 2021, unless the prime minister changes his mind. A load of radio hams sell junk electronics and stuff in a field.
*[http://www.diy.synth.net/uk/ Synth DIY UK 2013]
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* [https://twitter.com/antepavilion/status/1414933760919887874 Hackney tension sculpture] 23 july, have a drink and a look at a rooftop tension sculpture at a Hackney art gallery by the canal
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* [https://www.ltmuseum.co.uk/whats-on/hidden-london/kingsway-tram-tunnel-linking-london Visit a london tram station that has been sealed up for 70 years.] 12 and 13 august 2021, ticket required. [https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/jul/04/hidden-london-tram-station-opens-to-public-for-first-time-in-70-years-kingsway guardian article], [https://www.theregister.com/2021/07/05/kingsway_tram_tunnel/ el reg article]
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* [https://www.museumofeverythingelse.com/ Museum of everything else] Ramsgate, Kent. See the giant wall of oscillators and a collection of obsolete oscilloscopes. £7 tickets for the 8th and 22nd of August
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* [https://henhamsteamrally.com/ Henham Steam rally] 28th and 19th of September 2021
  
 
===In Europe===
 
===In Europe===
*[http://wiki.eth0.nl/index.php/Eth0:2013_Winter Eth0 winter conference] 22-24/02/2013 Lievelde, The Netherlands.
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* [https://mch2022.org May_Contain_hackers] The next in a series of camping events that happen every four years. Five days in a field. A huge campground in the Dutch countryside, same place as SHA2017. Ticket price not yet set, will be a few hundred euros.
*[http://ohm2013.org/site/ OHM] July 31st – August 4th 2013. Geestmerambacht, The Netherlands.  The next in a series of camps that have been happening every four years since 1989.
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* [https://bornhack.dk/ Bornhack] Geeks go camping on an island off the coast of Denmark. 19th August 2021
  
 
===Internationally===
 
===Internationally===
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* http://hardwear.io/
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===Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast===
  
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* DEFCON2021 is planned to have a large online element to it this year. 5th to 8th of August 2021. Normally requires an incredibly expensive trip to Las Vega. This year the talks will be streamed for free. Optional $20 for access to extra discussion forums on discord, or $85 if you want to receive a badge to add to your collection of e-waste.
  
===Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast===
 
* [http://www.thersa.org/events/our-events/the-signal-and-the-noise Nate Silver talking at the RSA is full but you can listen to the live stream.] 1st of may
 
  
 
==Recurring==
 
==Recurring==
 
===In London===
 
===In London===
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* [http://www.meetup.com/londonlinux/ ] London Linux meetup
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* [http://www.novelty-automation.com/  "Novelty Automation"]:  "The London arcade of home-made coin operated machines built by enthusiasts", WC1R 4AX.
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*[http://www.meetup.com/NW-London-Hackers-and-Makers/ Create Space Open Night], Most tuesdays, Wembley, NW London.
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*[http://southlondonmakerspace.org South London Makerspace] has regular events.
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*[http://hackwimbledon.tumblr.com/ HackWimbledon]
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* [http://www.meetup.com/iotlondon/ Internet of things London] Speakers, people, drinking. Connect everything to the internet. Usually more people want tickets than there is room for.http://fuckupnights.com/london/
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* [http://www.g3oou.co.uk/cprec.html Crystal Palace Radio & Electronics Club] 1st Friday of each month, 8pm.
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* [http://lanyrd.com/profile/mysociety/ mySociety Civic Hack Evening]. Wednesdays 6-9pm at MozillaSpace.
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* [http://www.rougol.jellybaby.net/ RiscOS] User Group.
 
* [https://cryptoparty.org/wiki/London CryptoParty]
 
* [https://cryptoparty.org/wiki/London CryptoParty]
 
* [http://therestartproject.org/events/ RestartParty] Fixing Stuff.
 
* [http://therestartproject.org/events/ RestartParty] Fixing Stuff.
* [https://groups.google.com/forum/?fromgroups#!forum/brixtontinkerspace Brixton Tinkerspace] exists as a small weekly meetup. Discuss plans for a space in the Brixton area or just turn up to socialise.
 
 
* [http://www.meetup.com/geekpub/ geekpub] Geeks in a pub
 
* [http://www.meetup.com/geekpub/ geekpub] Geeks in a pub
 
* [http://dorkbotlondon.org/ Dorkbot London]: "people doing strange things with electricity"
 
* [http://dorkbotlondon.org/ Dorkbot London]: "people doing strange things with electricity"
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* [http://mathsjam.com/ MathsJam] is a monthly opportunity for like-minded self-confessed maths enthusiasts to get together in a pub and share stuff they like. [http://mathsjam.com/index.php?content=london Mathjam London]
 
* [http://mathsjam.com/ MathsJam] is a monthly opportunity for like-minded self-confessed maths enthusiasts to get together in a pub and share stuff they like. [http://mathsjam.com/index.php?content=london Mathjam London]
 
* http://www.gllug.org.uk Greater London Unix User Group.
 
* http://www.gllug.org.uk Greater London Unix User Group.
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* [http://www.hampsteadscience.ac.uk/rss_prog.htm Hampstead Scientific Society] has talks on a wide variety of subjects
 
* [http://www.theiet.org/local/uk/london/events.cfm IET london] Regular possibly interesting talks.
 
* [http://www.theiet.org/local/uk/london/events.cfm IET london] Regular possibly interesting talks.
* [https://funix.darq.com/ Funix]: Free Unix Command Line Workshops every week in Shoreditch
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* [http://bit.spc.org/ Open Wireless Network] Wednesdays.
* [http://own.spc.org/drupal/node/39 Open Wireless Network] Wednesdays.
 
 
* http://hub.opensolaris.org/bin/view/User+Group+losug/ London Open Solaris User Group
 
* http://hub.opensolaris.org/bin/view/User+Group+losug/ London Open Solaris User Group
 
* http://london2600.org.uk/ Telecomms, security and more...
 
* http://london2600.org.uk/ Telecomms, security and more...
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* http://www.kensevents.co.uk/ London dinners, walks and days out organized by Ken.
 
* http://www.kensevents.co.uk/ London dinners, walks and days out organized by Ken.
 
* [http://londonamateurbrewers.wordpress.com/ London amateur brewers meetup]
 
* [http://londonamateurbrewers.wordpress.com/ London amateur brewers meetup]
 
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* [http://www.iop.org/activity/branches/south_east/lse/calendar/index.html#/?i=1 The institute of Physics] hold a few talks each month, some interesting, usually open to the public.
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* [http://www.talesofadventure.co.uk/?page_id=70 Tales of adventure] Monthlyish London. Explorers and adventurers telling their stories.
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* [http://www.londonmodelengineering.co.uk/ London model engineering show] Loads of great tool stalls from screwdrivers to CNC mills. Jet engine builders association. Model trains are only a small part of it.
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*[http://thewildrumpus.co.uk/ the wild rumpus]  indie videogaming, London events about once a year, check for a September event.
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*[https://twitter.com/lrug London ruby user group] second monday of the month
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*[http://t.co/1gKSwpHL74 list of conferences with open calls for participation]
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*[http://londonwebstandards.org/ London webstandards] monthly
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*[http://www.meetup.com/Raspberry-Pint-London/ Raspberry pint] People who like the raspberry pi mini computer talk to each other, watch of few presentions on whatever projects people bring along and have a few drinks. There are usually  a couple of pi controlled bigtracks with robot arms grafted on the top. Miller pub near London bridge unless it moves again
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*[http://www.quekett.org/about/programme-events Quekett Microscopical Club] Lectures about microscopy and microscopic things at the Royal College of Surgeons, the Natural History Museum, and other locations.
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*[http://fuckupnights.com/london/ fuckupnights] People tell storys of failed businesses and projects. Sells out rapidly
 
===In UK===
 
===In UK===
 
* [http://makerfaireuk.com/ Maker Faire]
 
* [http://makerfaireuk.com/ Maker Faire]
 
* [http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme Various things at the Lighthouse in Brighton]
 
* [http://www.lighthouse.org.uk/programme Various things at the Lighthouse in Brighton]
* http://www.rsgb.org/events/ Amateur radio rallies around the country. Usually lots of cheap electronic components and interesting junk.
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* RSGB [http://rsgb.org/main/news/rallies/ amateur radio rally] listing. Usually lots of cheap electronic components and interesting junk.
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* British Vintage Wireless Society [https://www.bvws.org.uk/events/diary.php events diary]
 
* [http://www.ddrcbootsale.org/ DDRC Bootsale] One of the biggest and best radio rallies in the UK, anually in May.
 
* [http://www.ddrcbootsale.org/ DDRC Bootsale] One of the biggest and best radio rallies in the UK, anually in May.
  
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===Internationally===
 
===Internationally===
 
* http://dorkbot.org/ Various cities globally
 
* http://dorkbot.org/ Various cities globally
* http://www.2600.org/meetings/ Various cities globally (Paris 2600 wanted to do some sort of exchange visit a while back but we were too lazy to do anything).
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* http://www.2600.org/meetings/ Various cities globally
  
 
===Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast===
 
===Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast===
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==Visited / Past Events==
 
==Visited / Past Events==
 
===In London===
 
===In London===
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* * [http://canarywharf.com/arts-events/exhibitions/winter-lights-festival/ Winter Lights] festival performance weekend.  Featuring "Hackspace Cubed" by members of [http://leedshackspace.org.uk/ Leeds Hackspace]. 4-8pm Canary Wharf,  9th-11th January.
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* South London Makerspace [https://www.facebook.com/events/863084057047874/ Open Evening] 7th January, 19:30, Arch 1129, 41 Norwood Road, SE24 9AJ.
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*[http://music.columbia.edu/pipermail/dorkbotlondon-blabber/2014-November/002691.html Dorkbot #86]
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*[http://logancij.com/ The Logan Symposium] Anti-Secrecy, Surveillance and Censorship Event at the Barbican.  December 5-6th.
  
* [http://perlman-ucl.eventbrite.co.uk/ Folklore of Network Protocols] talk by Radia Perlman, 15 January 4pm, UCL.
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* [https://londoncryptofestival.eventbrite.co.uk/ London CryptoFestival] @Goldsmiths, Saturday, 30 November, 11-16:00.
* [http://darq.org.uk/ Funix] term commenced 15th of January.
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* [https://dorkbotlondon.eventbrite.com/ Dorkbot London #84] 23rd of October at Stream Arts.
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* [https://wiki.openitp.org/events:techno-activism_3rd_mondays:london Techno Activism 3rd Monday] Monday 16th September 19-22:00.
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* [http://makerfaireelephantandcastle.com/ Elephant and Castle Mini Maker Faire] 6th July at LCC.
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* [https://howdo.eventbrite.com/ HowDo Fix-it evening]. Thursday 4th July, 19-22:00, EC1Y.
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* [http://perlman-ucl.eventbrite.co.uk/ Folklore of Network Protocols] talk by Radia Perlman, 15 January 4pm, UCL. [http://www.engineering.ucl.ac.uk/blog/news/folklore-network-protocols-radia-perlman-now-available-online/ video online here]
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* [http://darq.org.uk/ Funix].
 
* [http://therestartproject.org/events/ restart parties]
 
* [http://therestartproject.org/events/ restart parties]
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* [http://limewharf.org/machines-room/ Machinesroom public launch] thursday evening 19th of june , see their twitter, Lime Wharf on Regents Canal, north London.
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* [http://www.instituteofmaking.org.uk/events/detail/festival-of-stuff-public-open-day Institute of making public open day] saturday afternoon 21june
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* [http://sedgemore.com/2014/06/midsummer-madness-2014-london-cyclists-to-greet-the-solstice-dawn/ Summer solstice early morning bike ride through London] Being in a group of 100+ cyclists makes riding in central London much less scary.
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* [http://therestartproject.org/events/ Restart party] wednesday 25th of june at South London Makerspace. People bring broken stufff and get help fixing it. Lots of people came to the last one. Also one in Hackney on the 28th.
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* [http://www.meetup.com/Raspberry-Pint-London/ Raspberry pint], tuesday 24th of June, usually a few people give short talks about their raspberry pi based projects.
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* [http://www.londonarchitecturediary.com/?c=0 Architecture festival] All june, various events
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*[http://www.musictechfest.org/ Music tech fest] 5-7 September 2014 in London, add details when known
  
 
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* [http://www.hovercraft-museum.org/ Hovershow 2012] April 28-29, Lee-on-the-Solent, outside Portsmouth [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyDp_e_Qa_A video]
 
* [http://www.hovercraft-museum.org/ Hovershow 2012] April 28-29, Lee-on-the-Solent, outside Portsmouth [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zyDp_e_Qa_A video]
 
* [http://makerfairederby.com/ Mini Maker faire] Derby maker fair
 
* [http://makerfairederby.com/ Mini Maker faire] Derby maker fair
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* [http://codemanship.co.uk/parlezuml/blog/?postid=1205 Programming and sausages] probably 18th of Sept
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* [http://2014.hackference.co.uk/ Hackference] 19th of September in [http://www2.b3ta.com/birmingham/ Birmingham]
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* [http://www.steelcon.info/ Steelcon] security conference, booze is cheap in sheffield, the money behind the bar lasts all night.
  
 
===In Europe===
 
===In Europe===
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*[http://ohm2013.org/site/ OHM] July 31st – August 4th 2013. Geestmerambacht, The Netherlands.  The next in a series of camps that have been happening every four years since 1989.
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*[https://twitter.com/MakerFaireParis Makerfaire Paris] 21/22 June
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* [https://twitter.com/icfp_conference The 2nd workshop on Functional Programming in Art, Music, Modeling and Design] 6th of september in Sweden
  
 
===Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast===
 
===Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast===
  
*[http://www.uncollege.org/archives/1441 Free online CS courses] Free online computer science course from Stanford university starting January
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* [http://www.uncollege.org/archives/1441 Free online CS courses] Free online computer science course from Stanford university starting January
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* [http://www.thersa.org/events/our-events/the-signal-and-the-noise Nate Silver talking at the RSA is full but you can listen to the live stream.]
  
 
=== Archive ===
 
=== Archive ===
 
* [[Other_Events/Archive/2012|2012]]
 
* [[Other_Events/Archive/2012|2012]]
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[[Category:Events]]

Latest revision as of 14:27, 3 August 2021

See the calendar for details of activities at the Hackspace and events primarily aimed at LHS members.

This page is for other events, elsewhere, that may be of interest. Feel free to add more events, though the number of people who find out about events from this page is approximately zero.

Upcoming

In London

See Ian Visits for other London events of a intellectual but somewhat less geeky nature. Also Lanyard, meetup.com etc.

In UK

  • Retrotech UK 220 stalls of dealers, clubs and private sellers offering vintage items, including radio, televisions, hi-fi and audio, records (LP's, 45's, 78's), gramophones, telephones, communications equipment, spares, early video games, early computing, small appliances, indeed anything techy from the early 20th century right up to the millennium and beyond. Warwickshire
  • Finningley ARS Car Boot Rally Sunday 25rd July 2021, unless the prime minister changes his mind. A load of radio hams sell junk electronics and stuff in a field.
  • Hackney tension sculpture 23 july, have a drink and a look at a rooftop tension sculpture at a Hackney art gallery by the canal
  • Museum of everything else Ramsgate, Kent. See the giant wall of oscillators and a collection of obsolete oscilloscopes. £7 tickets for the 8th and 22nd of August

In Europe

  • May_Contain_hackers The next in a series of camping events that happen every four years. Five days in a field. A huge campground in the Dutch countryside, same place as SHA2017. Ticket price not yet set, will be a few hundred euros.
  • Bornhack Geeks go camping on an island off the coast of Denmark. 19th August 2021

Internationally

Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast

  • DEFCON2021 is planned to have a large online element to it this year. 5th to 8th of August 2021. Normally requires an incredibly expensive trip to Las Vega. This year the talks will be streamed for free. Optional $20 for access to extra discussion forums on discord, or $85 if you want to receive a badge to add to your collection of e-waste.


Recurring

In London

In UK

In Europe

Internationally

Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast

Visited / Past Events

In London

  • * Winter Lights festival performance weekend. Featuring "Hackspace Cubed" by members of Leeds Hackspace. 4-8pm Canary Wharf, 9th-11th January.
  • South London Makerspace Open Evening 7th January, 19:30, Arch 1129, 41 Norwood Road, SE24 9AJ.
  • Dorkbot #86
  • The Logan Symposium Anti-Secrecy, Surveillance and Censorship Event at the Barbican. December 5-6th.

In UK

In Europe

Non-geographic / virtual / broadcast

Archive