Manchester CoderDojo #42 – Free Monthly Coding Event – Part of BBC Digital Cities 2017

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Manchester CoderDojo #42 – Free Monthly Coding Event – Part of BBC Digital Cities 2017

Manchester CoderDojo is a monthly youth club to code and make things with computers.

Are you under eighteen? Do you know about programming or are keen to learn and give it a go? If so, CoderDojo might be for you.

Manchester Coderdojo returns to The Sharp Project with a BBC Digital Cities edition with special activities across coding, making and creating.

Manchester CoderDojo is a volunteer-led community group for young people to code and make things.

Hosted by SharpFutures at The Sharp Project, this special BBC Digital Cities edition of Manchester Coderdojo will feature a wide range of coding activities for young people aged 8 and upwards. Part of the global CoderDojo network, Manchester Coderdojo is a unique opportunity for young people to develop their coding skills with programmes such as ScratchPython, and Roblox as well as kit like Sonic PiLittle Bits, and BBC Microbits, led by the Dojo volunteers and mentors. Learn how to code, or if you already can, improve your skills. Build cool stuff, from games to websites to animations to apps. Meet people like you who are interested in the same sort of things.

If you are 13 or under, then please make sure a parent or guardian is with you. If you’re 13 or over, then we will ask for details of an emergency contact person if they are not staying.

We have changed the booking system so you no longer have to book parent tickets. We just need your name(s) as part of the Under 18s tickets.

What to bring

If you have access to a laptop, please try to bring that. Please also make sure it is fully charged.

For some activities, it is useful to have software installed beforehand. If you have chance – please take a look at:

The café at The Sharp Project will be open to purchase food & drink. You are also welcome to bring your own.


The Sharp project is just off Oldham Road at 1 Thorp Road, M40 5BJ:

If you are coming by car, then there is a free and secure car park on site.

The Sharp Project is well served by public transport too, with a metrolink stop (Central Park) next door.

Photo Permission

Parents or guardians – please note that you in agreeing to image consent you are also doing so on behalf of your children. If you have any questions about this consent then please email the organisers:

Consent covers the use of photographs and video recordings of myself, taken by members of Manchester CoderDojo, SharpFutures or by agents authorised on behalf of Manchester CoderDojo or SharpFutures, for the following purpose(s):

Publicity, marketing or media coverage in the context of Manchester CoderDojo or SharpFutures in print, online and video content.


Manchester CoderDojo is run entirely by volunteers. Many of us are STEM Ambassadors. Lots of us are also parents. We’re hugely grateful to the team from SharpFutures, who kindly host and welcome us.

The Sharp Project

The Sharp Project is home to over 60 digital entrepreneurs and production companies specialising in digital content production, digital media and TV and film production. It’s based in a 200,000 sq ft refurbished warehouse previously occupied by electronics company Sharp, It offers flexible office, production and event space at affordable prices. For more information, please click here.

This event is part of BBC Digital Cities 2017 – view the full programme here.

November 12 2017


Date: November 12, 2017
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: Free
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The Sharp Project

Thorp Road
Manchester, M40 5BJ United Kingdom

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0161 205 5508

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