Tech Meetups In Manchester, Get Your Geek On

Tech Meetups In Manchester, Get Your Geek On

We love Manchester. It is a fantastic city filled with culture and thriving business; the perfect place for driven tech individuals to advance their career. We have explored the tech scene in Manchester and given you a free Techie Guide to Living and Working there. Here’s the low-down on how to find Tech Meetups in Manchester to suit your skill and personality.

There are tech meetups in Manchester to suit all digital and IT tastes:

Agile, Opensource, Networking, Java, Testing, .Net, Scrum, AI & Blockchain, Coding, OpenStack

Lean Agile Manchester

If you are looking for like-minded individuals to discuss the best methods and practices for improving the effectiveness of software development, this could be a great group for you. Meeting once a month, there is an opportunity for a cheeky pint at a local pub afterwards! Topics usually include Lean, Agile, Kanban and Scrum (just to name a few).

Join the Group

Topics: Lean, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Continuous Delivery, System Thinking

Dot Net North

The group for all things .Net! If you are interested in Microsoft technologies and are keen to attend technical talks from talent speakers, this could be the perfect group for you. Community meetup for passionate .Net developers.

Join the Group

Topics: .Net, C# ASP.Net, SharePoint, SQL Server


JavaScript is even hotter than ever! With a focus on web and mobile development, this monthly meetup will allow you to keep up with changes and trends with all things JavaScript.

Join the Group

Topics: JavaScript, Web, Mobile, Development, Tools

Manchester Futurists

This meetup may have only been formed in early 2017, but it is definitely one to keep your eye on. An open space where you are able to discuss and debate advances in technology that are set to shape the way we live our lives and the challenges we may face.

Join the Group

Topics: AI, Machine Learning, Big Data, Blockchain

Ladies of Code (Manchester)

Looking for somewhere you can relax with a glass of wine but also spend time with other women who share your passion for development?
Discuss the latest development trends whilst improving your skills with Ladies of Code.

Join the Group

Topics: Women who code, Languages, Software, Trends, Networking

Manchester Java Community

A meetup specifically for Java professionals to share knowledge and insights into the world of Java. Open to Java developers of all levels of experience, this monthly meetup is a great place to keep up to date with the latest and greatest Java trends. Even if you are thinking of training in Java, this could be a great place to start (alongside our free eBook).

Join the Group

Topics: Java, Networking

Geekup Manchester

Founded back in 2014 and meeting every two months, this tech meetup consists of web designers, developers and other tech individuals. A great place for you to drink, eat, gain industry knowledge and maybe even gain advice on projects you are working on. Meetings take place on the first Thursday of the month in Manchester’s buzzing Northern Quarter.

Join the Group

Topics: Web Development, Web Design, Networking, General Tech

DevOps Manchester

Is your company looking to adopt a DevOps culture but you don’t know where to start? Looking for advice and knowledge? Maybe you just want to discuss all things DevOps? This meetup will allow you to learn, network and socialise (and even have a pint!)

Join the Group

Topics: DevOps, Automation, Tooling, Application Analysis, Networking

ThoughtWorks Manchester

A meetup for all things software. You don’t have to be techie to join, even if you are just interested in social change, everyone is welcome.

Join the Group

Topics: Software, Design, Delivery, Social Change, Networking

Test Hive Manchester

One for all of the software testers in Manchester; a chance to meet with others who are into all things software testing. Come together and share knowledge on testing outside of your typical
work environment.

Join the Group

Topics: Software Testing

Magento Meetup

A special meetup as it is endorsed directly by Magento themselves. A group for anyone who loves all things Magento to come together their passion where there will be external speakers and people from Magento themselves.

Join the Group

Topics: Magento, Networking

Digital North

This really is one for everyone. From graduates, to CTO’s, to developers to project managers. This is an excellent group for anyone who has a general love for technology and also for improving the North as a technical powerhouse. Gain insight and join in on the fantastic social events which involve copious amounts of beer and pizza.

Join the Group

Topics: Technology, The North, Networking

Manchester OpenStack Use Group

A monthly meetup of talks and discussions open to all from users to developers to vendors. One of the few official OpenStack user groups.

Join the Group

Topics: OpenStack

There are always new groups opening up and more exciting meetups being created as Manchester grows its digital and tech footprint. We’ll update this page when we hear of more groups opening their doors as the tech community grows.

Why not check out our Complete Guide to Tech Meetups in Nottingham too?

Have Your Say