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Monday, 25 January 2016 14:07

Liverpool digital news round up

Here is a quick round up of Liverpool Digital events and news that has come across my desk (my inbox) in the past couple of weeks. 

Friday, 15 January 2016 10:54

Developer Breakfasts the return

css f2Creative Kitchen returns with the Developer Breakfast

The Developer Breakfast is the Liverpool chin-wag hosted in order to share experiences, vent constructively and naturally build a Liverpool community of developers, creatives, designers and technically-minded entrepreneurs.

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Ignite Liverpool has announced a brilliant line up of speakers for their next event on the 27th January at Leaf Cafe.

Bringing together people from across the tech, education and any other sector you can shake a stick at, Ignite aims to inspire you with enlightening talks delivered quick. And it does just that, this time around it will be 13 fast paced talks presented while the clock is ticking and their slides are changing.

 “How magnetic tape changed the world” which is sure to appeal to the Geeks and the Musos’ alike will be presented by local DJ Bernie Connor while other talks will amuse and intrigue - Weird Sex and Why I hate Chris Brown!!

And don't forget the 1 minute Pitching session, which allows people with projects or ideas on the go to step forward and tell the crowd about their ideas.   

Read on for the full list of speakers and subjects.

Have you got a Passion for Science or Engineering?

Can you explain the complex in a way that entertains and engages your audience?

Then FameLab is just for you. FameLab is inviting scientists, mathematicians and engineers across the UK to take part in its flagship science communications competition.

Friday, 08 January 2016 11:22

Digital pop up office returns in January


If you are a freelancer or work on a contract basis then this Digital Pop-up office is ideal for you as it brings together a wide range of people working in different fields. 

Friday, 08 January 2016 11:10

Hacknights at FACT return


As the evenings are getting lighter FACTLab returns with a series of Hack Nights, back in there usual spot at FACT Liverpool. 

No experience is required for these classes and they are very easy going so you don't need to worry about being rushed along so quickly you lose the thread of what is being taught.  

Details below. 

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 13:28

Binary Festival - what we know so far

Thinking Digital Speaker Heather Knight flickr phot by thinkingdigitalIt was announced last week that a new festival is going to be gracing our already hectic Liverpool Festivals calendar in 2016 and to be honest it is about time to that we had a decent Digital Festival here.

Call out for Inspiring event

Ignite Liverpool are looking for inspiring speakers for it's next event in January.

Ignite are a Grassroots community organisation who organise and present a quarterly events where members of the community are invited to present on a subject they are passionate about. 

Tuesday, 15 December 2015 12:32

E-health Competitions & Tenders

Here are a few competitions ad tenders that we think should be circulated for the E-Helath sector. We'll endeavour to do more of this over time.   


We bring you news of a festive gathering of all creatures great and small within the creative and digital sectors at the Kin Festive Social with Binary Festival, Sound City & the Whitechapel Centre.

Constellations will be our convivial hosts and this time, top of the bill will be exciting news from Binary Festival, due to premier in Liverpool Spring 2016.

Catch up on Ignite Liverpool with the Live Stream recorded on the 4th November at Leaf Cafe Bar on Bold Street Liverpool. 

If you have never caught it before then Ignite Liverpool provides a stage for people to get up and present their passions in short 5 minute presentations. 


The UK's largest Open Source & Open Culture event is taking place in Liverpool on 31st Oct. & 1st Nov. and they want your involvement. 

Whether you have been before or not, Oggcamp is open to you, because it is the participants that make it happen in this community orientated geek celebration of open source and open culture. 

Presented in Barcamp style, so bring your own talks or just listen to others. Pus a full hacking and hardware section of stalls and stands. Previous speakers include Stephen Fry and the whole event is FREE


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From the sonic art archive

Kaffe Matthews -

August Rain In New York Doorways

Click to listen and for a free download



Recorded Live at Leaf Cafe on 4th May


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