Tech Events in Yorkshire

Leeds has very much established itself as one of the leading digital cities in the country, and a central hub for unmissable digital events.

This month sees the launch of a new Front End Developer event at Futurelabs on Tuesday 7th as well as the return of many of our monthly favourites tech events.

If you’re looking for any advice or insights on the Leeds IT Staffing marketing whether that be a new job for or if you’re looking to grow your team you can find us any many of the events listing, we’re also proud sponsors of Agile Yorkshire 8th November and Leeds Sharp 30th November . A member of the team will also on hand at both of these events so come say hi!


2nd November- Leeds Tester Gathering

This Month Steve Mellow, Senior Test Engineer at Sky Betting is talking about using Webdriver to write your tests along side Ady Stokes and Christopher Warren are also guest speakers.

Leeds: Thursday 2nd November- 6pm-9pm- Ten10 Offices, Albion Court, 5 Albion Pl, Leeds LS1 6JL- More info here Tweet em:@Ten10_UK


7th November – Leeds Front End

A brand new front end developer meet up launching with Simon Owen of a Front-End Developer from Manchester, UK – organiser of @upfrontconf @Mcr_FRED @digiHike.

Leeds: Tuesday 7th November – 6.00pm – FutureLabs, 1 Eastgate, Leeds, LS2 7LH – More info here Tweet em: @LeedsFrontEnd


8th November – Agile Yorkshire – Monthly lightening talks

This month’s Agile Yorkshire’s meetup will see Karl Scotland talking about becoming a lean enterprise with strategy deployment plus Ian Thomas talking about YAGNI.

Leeds: Wednesday 8th November – 6.30pm – FutureLabs, 1 Eastgate, Leeds, LS2 7LH – More info here Tweet em: @AgileYorkshire


15th November – Leeds PHP

PHP developers based in Leeds and the surrounding area this one’s for you. Catch the Leeds PHP meetup once a month to discuss PHP, the web, and related tech at Futurelabs. This month’s meetup will be on the topic of Nuclear Powered Software Security & Getting Started with Xdebug!

Leeds: Wednesday 15th November – 6.30pm – 8.30pm – FutureLabs, 1 Eastgate, Leeds LS2 7LY – More info here Tweet em: @Leedsphp


16th November – Durpal Yorkshire

Drupal Yorkshire supports an open group of digital managers, designers, developers and product owners, meeting on a monthly basis to talk all things Drupal.

Leeds: Thursday 16th November – 6.30pm – FutureLabs, 1 Eastgate, Leeds, LS2 7LH – More info here Tweet em: @DrupalYorkshire


28th November – Word Press Leeds

It’s the Monthly meet up for WordPress users, Bloggers, Journalists, Designers, Developers and anyone interested in Blogging and Digital Publishing at FutureLabs with free pizza too!

Leeds: Tuesday 28th November – 6pm FutureLabs, 1 Eastgate, Leeds, LS2 7LH — More info here Tweet em: @wpleeds


30th November – Leeds Ruby Thing

Check out this all skill levels welcome meet up for anyone with an interest in the Ruby programming language! These meet ups usually feature a couple of 5minute lightening talks and a bit of business networking.

Leeds: Thursday 28th November – 7.30pm – 11.30pm – Vertias Bar Leeds, 43 Great George Street – More info here Tweet em: @LeedsRubyThing


30th November – West Yorkshire Linux user group – Chat and education about Linux, free and open source software, hardware and other related topics. Both technical and non technical people are welcome. Their a diverse bunch from new users to long time Linux developers, who welcome new discussions about all aspects of computing which have a Linux edge!

Leeds: Thursday 30th November – 7.30pm – 11.30pm – The Lord Darcy, Alwoodley, Leeds, LS17 8EH – More info here


30th November – Leeds Sharp

The Christmas panel show is a less formal, more relaxed affair. Expect lots of goodies to give away. Everyone who attends will get a 2017 Leeds Sharp Hoodie. We’ll be doing a geeky quiz using our own Leeds Sharp chatbot via Twitter. There will be plenty of mulled wine, soft drinks, cake, and mince pies

Leeds: Thursday 30th November – 6.30 – 9pm – FutureLabs, 1 Eastgate LS2 7HL – More info here Tweet em: @LeedsSharp


Weekly events


Leeds Hackspace – Every Tuesday evening 7-11pm. Are you an artist, maker, hobbyist, tinkerer, engineer or someone who just likes to make things or even just discuss creativity in Leeds? Head along and talk to like minded people and members at Leeds Hackspace, feel free to bring along a project that you’re working on or just have a chat.

Leeds : 7pm, Sheepscar House, Sheepscar Street South, Leeds, LS7 1AD – More info here

Tweet em: @leedshackspace


Coffee and Code – Every Wednesday morning 8-9am popping up in Leeds and York!

Write some code, talk about code and drink some coffee!

Leeds : 8 am, La Bottega Milanase, Bond Court, Leeds – More info here

York: 7:30 am, The Perky Peacock Coffee Shop, Lendal Bridge, York, YO1 6HU

Tweet em: #codeandcoffee plus #leeds or #york


Monthly events


Hull Digital Developers

Join the Hull digerati for their monthly instalment of building, wiring and coding at C4DI on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month!

Whether your interest is in Arduino, Pi, mbed, FPGA, drones, robots, radios, or more; whether beginner or advanced, all are very welcome at this event!

Hull: 6pm, C4DI, 31-38 Queen Street, Hull HU1 1UU – More info here