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. There’s always so many great events happening in the city, and September is far from an exception with over 25 great digital events happening across the city. To make things easy for you we’ve put together a selection of our favourites with all the information you need before you go!

6th February – Leeds Front End
This meet up is for everyone interested in Front End software development: frameworks, design, UX, integration, testing, mobile-friendly, and more. Even though they’re based in Leeds, they welcome speakers from all around the UK

Leeds: Tuesday 6th February – 6:30pm – Platform, New Station St. – Meetup – @leedsFrontEnd

15th February – Drupal 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 15th February – 6.30pm – FutureLabs @ Platform, New Station St. – More info here
Tweet em: @DrupalYorkshire

15th February – CodeUp Leeds
CodeUp is a learner-led monthly meet up for adults learning how to code. Tell them what you need support with and they’ll do their best to help you out. With professional developers on hand to help, don’t struggle alone, let them help you develop your skills.

Leeds: Thursday 15th February – 7pm – FutureLabs @ Platform, New Station St. – More info here

21st February – Leeds PHP
The monthly meet up of all things PHP. Speakers for February TBC.

Leeds: Wednesday 21st February – 6.30pm – 8.30pm – FutureLabs @ Platform, New Station St. – More info here
Tweet em: @Leedsphp

22nd February – Leeds Ruby Thing
A small informal event for anyone interested in the Ruby programming language. All skill levels welcome, there are a few 5 minute talks at the beginning of each meeting.Anyone is welcome to talk about any subject that they think would be interesting to an audience of Ruby developers.

Leeds: Thursday 22nd – 7.30pm – 11.30pm – Vertias Bar Leeds, 43 Great George Street – More info here
Tweet em: @LeedsRubyThing

22nd February – 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. They’re 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 22nd February – 7.30pm – 11.30pm – The Lord Darcy, Alwoodley, Leeds, LS17 8EH – More info here

22nd February – Leeds Sharp
This month Leeds Sharp will be hosting an eclectic mix of lightning talks (10-15 minutes) plus questions.
Leeds: FutureLabs @ Platform, New Station St. – 6.30 – 9pm More info here
Tweet em: @LeedsSharp

27th February – Word Press Leeds
Monthly meet up for WordPress users, Bloggers, Journalists, Designers, Developers and anyone interested in Blogging and Digital Publishing at FutureLabs featuring free pizza!

Full Details posted closer to the event.

Leeds: Tuesday 27th February – 6pm FutureLabs @ Platform, New Station St. — More info here
Tweet em: @wpleeds

28th February – Leeds Digital Job Fair
Leeds Digital Job Fair is THE job fair for developers, analysts, digital marketers, designers and data scientists. They have helped hundreds of businesses fill their job vacancies and grow their business with the best Northern talent.

Leeds: Wednesday 28th February – First Direct Arena – 15:30 – 19:30 – Eventbrite

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