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The Town Hall, February 2013

The entire Farset Labs membership were invited to the Town Hall meeting on Saturday the 16th of February, 2013, and a total of 7 active members turned up, with some additional people turning up out of interest. Among the matters of business was one vote and a discussion on all other issues, as detailed below. […]

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You did it! Our 3D printer is in the post!

Our long and exciting Sponsume campaign is finally over, and there is evidently plenty of support for a 3D printer within the space – we raised over £100 extra by the time the fundraiser was finished. In the time that it ran, we saw very evident spikes and patterns, which coincided nicely with various announcements and […]

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Farset Labs’ Legal Encounter

UPDATED: The original letters sent to Farset Labs have been linked to throughout the article for context and transparency. Further questions will be answered via email at admin@farsetlabs.org.uk Farset Labs has gone from strength to strength since opening its doors in April of this year, and the community has grown and matured quickly, but our summer […]

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HacksHackers with Bobbie Johnson

The October HacksHackers event at Farset Labs played host to Bobbie Johnson of Matter fame, who also regularly contributes to the popular GigaOM site and is proprietor of the brilliant @ifyouonly. Bobbie flew over from Brighton specifically for the two-hour event, and landed mid-morning in the George Best Belfast City Airport. After some breakfast, he and those at Farset settled […]

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Roles, the new Farset Labs Membership Model

Farset Labs is adopting a new membership model in the next few weeks to adapt to the different needs of the different types of members in the space. This both helps students and those of low income by significantly cutting the costs of membership, and provides a bed for more wealthy people to get access […]

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The Latest Flacknite: BBC Micros, Culture Night & more

As our members and followers, will be aware, Flacknite is our semi-regular monthly hackathon, spanning at least 24 hours, which is open to everyone. It provides a bed, a home and an excuse for projects that have been put back, and a lively environment for more time-sensitive ones. As always, they’re catered with food and […]

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Project Redecorate starts now!

After two months of, although quirky, irrefutably “office” decor, it’s time for our event space to be restored to the Victorian charm from which it arose! For a while, we’ve been playing with the idea of getting rid of the suspended fibre ceiling in the space and exposing the period pillars and beams, and after […]

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Chalkboard Codes

After the final touches to our massive blackboard were completed in the event space, and after the initial rush of impulse drawing had subsided, two members jointly decided to have a go at something more interesting. Myself and Daniel Reid used a kindly-donated projector and a packet of white chalk, coupled with a helping of […]

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Final preparations

Another day of frantic work and continuous driving has brought us much closer to our launch tomorrow. The plumbers have completely fitted the toilets to a great standard and the electricians are making sense of the circuits around the building; the puzzle pieces that were outside our control have pretty much fallen into place. After […]

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The All Island Software Network

We are very pleased to announce the generous support of yet another group, the All Island Software Network, a joint partnership between Intertrade Ireland, the Irish Software Association, and Momentum, the Trade Association for IT in Northern Ireland. They supply businesses across the whole island of Ireland with plentiful funding, advice, routes for cross-border relations […]

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