There are plenty of opportunities in Bristol to gain some digital knowledge, enhance on what you already know or just chat techy with like-minded people. Take a look at what’s happening in June – there’s bound to be something that takes your fancy!

Bristol Web Folk – Social night

Monday 2nd June 2014

Where: Horts, 49 Broad Street, Bristol, BS1 2EP

A brilliant collection of web enthusiast chat anything and everything web-based: code, design and everything geek. This informal gathering is open to anyone with an interest in talking about the latest web technology developments.

CodeHub – Evening meetup

Tuesday 3rd June 2014 – 7pm

Where: The Big Chill, 15 Small Street, Bristol

Great place to discuss, code and learn from other web developers.
Topics to be decided!

Bristech – Big data & the cloud / AngularJS

Thursday 5th June 2014 – 7pm

Where: The Island, Nelson Street, BS1 2LE

Take a look at how architectures have evolved to deal with large volumes of data and the technologies that support them. Talks given by Dan Cook and Adam Butler.

South West Data Social

Tuesday 10th June 2014 – 7pm

Where: the Watershed, 1 Canon’s Road, Bristol

On the first Tuesday of every month is the South West data social. It’s an evening for everyone involved in using, learning about or even discovering data technologies to meet and network.

South West founders Meetup

Wednesday 11th June 2014 – 7pm

If you’re based in the South West and have been, are, or want to be tech start-up founders, then this is the place to be. Held monthly, this meetup acts as a brilliant platform to engage with similar people, share fresh ideas and insights into the digital environment.

PHPSW – Monitoring & Statistics night

Wednesday 11th June 2014 – 7pm

Where: BrightPearl, New Bond House, Bond Street, BS2 9AG

PHP User Group welcomes all skill levels, as long as you’re interested in PHP and other related technologies. Talks this month include technologies such as Monit, New Relic, Sensu, followed by a nice trip the pub.

TechSPARK – Techie Brekkie (UX/UI)

Thursday 12th June 2014 – 8:15am

Where: Engine Shed, Station Approach, Temple Meads, BS1 6QH

This breakfast is for those who are looking to create a strong, usable interface for their products, or simply those who are interest in this topic – to come and share ideas and tips!

SW Mobile – “Ooh look something shiny”

Tuesday 24th June 2014 – 7pm

With the mobile market constantly changing and adapting with new technologies, it can get overwhelming at times to keep up to date with who’s doing what. This meetup features some great talks on some of the newest technologies, plus you get to see some shiny new things!

BristolJS – AngularJS for data driven web applications

Wednesday 25th June 2014 – 7pm

BristolJS’s very own Adam Butler is going to be talking about building declarative, high performance, modular and scalable web applications using AngularJS.

Digital Marketing & Social Media: Taster day

Wednesday 25th June 2014 – 2 – 4pm

Where: Engineers House, Clifton Down, BS8 3NB

This seminar will provide you with an introduction to many of the tools of digital marketing. Topics covered include current practices in websites, social media issues, advertising and mobile.

BRUG monthly meeting

Thursday 26th June 2014 – 7pm

Where: Loft3, Tobacco Factory, Raleigh Road, BS3 1TF

Hosted at our very own CookiesHQ, BRUG is a regular Bristol-based social event for anyone interested in the Ruby programming language and related topics. You don’t have to be an expert – We’re just a friendly bunch who enjoy a good beer and a geeky chat.


Friday 27th June 2014 – 10:30 – 11:30am

Where: 4th Floor, White Friars, Lewins Mead, Bs1 2NT

Technology enthusiasts SpiderGroup have started a brand new event, situated at their Bristol office to explore some of the latest business technology. Live demonstrations include Remote (Hosted) Desktop, iBeacon with a chance to play with Google Glass and other gadgets. Coffee and cakes available too – what more could you want?

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