GeekUp grassroot geekery in the UK.

About GeekUp

GeekUp is a community of web designers, web developers, and other tech-minded folk from the UK. It's a grassroots knowledge sharing and networking social for folks involved or interested in the web and technology industry.

Events take place in Blackpool, Doncaster, Grimsby (East Coast), Hebden Bridge, Lancaster, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, Milton Keynes, Nottingham, Preston, Sheffield and Staffs.

Who's GeekUp for?

While the focus for GeekUp is predominately web related anybody involved in the technology industry is welcome to attend a GeekUp. The events are free, we just ask that you buy your own beer.


GeekUp was founded in 2005 after a meeting of geeks at the Paramount Bar on the corner of Portland Street and Oxford Road in Manchester. Present at the first event were: Andrew Disley, Ben Ward, Paul Farnell and Stephen Henesy.

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