We’re Turning 10! Farset Labs was opened to the Belfast Maker Community in April 2012. Over the past decade, we’ve made a lot, broken a lot, grown a lot and learned… hopefully something. Come join us on Saturday the 9th of April for an afternoon and evening of making and celebration, kicking off with an […]
What’s Global Game Jam? Global Game Jam is a worldwide event focused on creating games; from fully interactive video-games, to board games and card games. Some of the games are created for charitable causes, such as Games For Change. The global event involves a number of large industry sponsors, including PayPal, Unity, Sony Interactive, Microsoft, […]
Joint post with the NI Game Dev Network Farset Labs has hosted Northern Ireland’s only public site of the international “Global Game Jam” hackathon for the past 8 years, and this year they’re bringing it back – again – virtually. In the face of ‘unprecedented times‘, while the space, events facilities, co-working facilities and new-and-improved […]
We’ve decided to begin a phased return to Unit 1, starting Wednesday the 24nd of June at 10am, access will be ‘opt-in’ so if you wish to return to the space, email firstname.lastname@example.org
On the 23rd of March Boris Johnson announced a complete UK lockdown amid the COVID-19 crisis.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlJIwTd9fqI As a result, the Farset Labs building is going to be closed until further notice. The doors will remain open until 7pm on Friday the 27th of March to allow members to collect any necessary belongings and equipment. A […]
In times like this, the physical building of Farset Labs is less important than the community; social distancing doesn’t mean social isolation. Whether you’re a member or not, stay connected on our Slack, Share stuff that you think is cool on our Discourse, and when open meetings come up, please dial in just to chill out.
Data Art NI is running meetups across Northern Ireland to bring the tech, creative, and public policy sectors together, so share their successes, failures, experiments and experiences, in order to build a shared understanding of how we can make the world, if not a better place, at least a more informed one!
Global Game Jam is back in our new building to kick-off the new year!
Bring something tasty and enjoy a social evening with the Farset Labs community on the 21st of December.
Our expansion and revovation – the biggest project in the history of the charity – is nearing the end of build schedule. Find out about the fantastic progress that has been made and the exciting new space for the community!