Category Archives: National Events

Online safety webchat with Avon & Somerset police

Today is Safer Internet Day, which is organised in February of each year to promote the safe and responsible use of online technology and mobile phones by children and young people. In conjunction with Safer Internet Day, Avon & Somerset … Continue reading

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UK government to adopt ODF, talks of open standards too

On Wednesday last week, the UK’s Government Digital Service (GDS) held an event called Sprint 14, in which it invited Ministers, civil servants, suppliers and the media along to showcase some major new digital public services for the first time. … Continue reading

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Coming soon: Manchester’s first Free Software festival

Coming soon: the fair city of Manchester is holding its first Free Software festival between Monday 3rd February and Saturday, 8th February 2014. To quote from the FSFE Manchester website: We are delighted to announce that FSFE-mcr and friends will … Continue reading

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Date for your diaries, CiviCRM users

The January newsletter for CiviCRM, the free and open source CRM package used by Bristol Wireless, has just arrived in our inbox and it contains 3 items of interest for UK-based users. Dealing with them in strict chronological order, the … Continue reading

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Details of our courses in November 2013

After our last post, about our training course coming up in November, and with the scent of knowledge ringing in their nostrils, fiery fervorous  enquiries have begun streaming in. ‘What are these courses?’ ‘What the actual contents?’ they ask. To … Continue reading

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Bristol Wireless Trains Tech in late November 2013

This November Bristol Wireless is offering a week of training days in its lab at Windmill Hill City Farm, Bedminster, Bristol. One topic will be covered each day of the week of the 25-29 November and there are four places … Continue reading

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Barncamp 2013 – the post-match report

Yesterday, the Bristol Wireless members of the production crew returned to Bristol from this year’s Barncamp event (the fifth that has been organised. Ed.) after clearing out all the kit. Barncamp is a joint event organised by HacktionLab, Bristol Wireless … Continue reading

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Open source career taster days for women

In conjunction with both Fossbox and Flossie, BCSWomen, the British Computer Society’s specialist women’s group, is organising 3 open source career taster days for women in London next month. The days involved are 13th, 20th and 28th May and the … Continue reading

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Sign up for Barncamp 2013

The email below has been posted today to the Hacktionlab mailing list. Hi All, I’m pleased to announce that the BarnCamp 2013 sign-up is now live and on-line: https://barncamp.org.uk/ More information about BarnCamp on that site and at: https://hacktionlab.org/barncamp/ You … Continue reading

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London CiviCRM meet-up

The email below has been received from CiviCRMInfo for a meet-up in London next week. The venue is Gamesys, 10 Piccadilly, 4th Floor Reception, London, W1J 0DD (map) and the event will be held on Wednesday 27th February from 6.00 … Continue reading

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