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COVID19: Phased Reopening from Tomorrow (24th June)

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 art@farsetlabs.org.uk

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Statement on #COVID19

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.

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Data Art NI – Open DataNI Outreach Funding

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!

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Somebody-should: A Good Idea Worth Stealing

TL;DR If there’s something that you think needs fixed/changed in Farset Labs, go to our somebody-should Github Repo and raise an issue. Over the past 7 years, we’ve had Trello, Google Tasks, Asana, Trello Again, JIRA, Trello again and finally JIRA, as issue-management and tracking systems. All have had loads of bells and whistles and […]

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Explain Like I’m 5: 2018/19 with BCS NI

If you can’t explain it to a six year old, you don’t understand it yourself. – Albert Einstein “Explain Like I’m 5” is our collaborative speaker series, where local developers, technologists, entrepreneurs, artists, performers, scientists, and business people take a concept that may be highly specific to their area of expertise or work, and break […]

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Farset Flea Market – Saturday 15th September

It is official. Farset Labs now has a licence to run a flea market. This is an ambitious event to see if there is an demand for a makers run flea market. Markets like this are run all over the world as part of  the maker community. “The Flea at MIT” have one of the […]

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Rule Changes: Clear-Desk, Desk Rental, and Hazardous Chemical Safety Policy Updates

TL;DR: After going through due process, the desk usage policy has been updated to: explicitly state that un-rented desks should be cleared after use; that members have the right to move equipment left on un-rented desks to communal storage areas; which desks are currently rented/hot-desk/communal; and implementing standard COSHH practices.

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Creativity Month 2018 – Idea Jam and Bog Standard

As part of the Department of Communities “Creativity Month 2018”, Farset are coordinating two workshop-style events this year, continuing our now 5 year track record of delivering awesome weirdness! Bog Standard and IdeaJam, both kindly supported by the Department of Communities NI IdeaJam Ideas. We’ve all got ‘em, rattling around in our busy, distracted heads. […]

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Global Game Jam Belfast | 26th-28th Jan 2018

UPDATE 19/12/2017: Find our new poster image below! Global Game Jam at Farset is back again in 2018, in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen. The Game Jam will run from Friday 26th to Sunday 28th, and is a chance to meet some great people and develop a fun game in a weekend. With a party atmosphere from […]

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Now offering in-space advertising

Farset Labs has accomplished a lot in the past 5 years, stimulated by the goodwill of the STEAM community, and underpinned by the direct financial support of the membership. However, like many others in the community and voluntary sector, we face continually rising overheads despite efficiently delivering our charitable aims. As such, we’re exploring a […]