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GeekUp Leeds

18:00 Wednesday September 16 2009
Mr Foley’s Cask Ale House, 159 The Headrow, Leeds LS1 5RG

GeekUp Leeds takes place on the third Wednesday of every month. It's a grass-roots knowledge sharing and networking social for folks involved or interested in all forms of technology and creative media.

This month is being organised by Tim "Chippy" Waters


  • George Marselis talking in depth about Social Responsibility of Geeks.
  • Darren Cronian from My Life in Leeds and talking about his experiences and issues blogging and the reception of his new project.
  • Pirate Party UK presentation by party member & regional meet-up
  • Rahoul Baruah (baz) techietubbies 20:20

We'll also have a few dedicated discussion tables for after the talks. Topics so far may include: Pirate Party UK, Blogging, Hardware Hacking. Will decide on the day.

RAFFLE! and prize giving for Leeds HackSpace Raffle.

Tickets can be bought on the day, Prizes include

  • Ipod Touch!
  • Arduino Starter Kit!
  • A Whole Month at a Co-Working Space in OBH, Leeds!
  • An AVRISPmkII In System Programmer gadget (worth £40)
  • Book: Web Development Solutions, by Heilmann and Francis.

PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE OF VENUE. We've moved temporarily to Mr Foley's as the Lounge terrace is getting a makeover. Regrettably, this means there will be no wheelchair access this month.

Deb & Rob are soon to be out of action for a while and are looking for your help in organising GeekUp Leeds for the short-term future (either hosting a specific event, or general organisation help appreciated!). Again, please let us know if you think you can help out.


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Our Friends

  • GeekUp Job Board - Web industry jobs in the UK's North-West
  • Manchester Digital Development Agency
  • North West Ruby User Group
  • Techcelerate
  • PHP North West User Group
  • Manchester .NET User Group

The GeekUp website is maintained Manchester digital freelancer Andrew Disley