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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 […]

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Global Game Jam 2017 | 20th-22nd January

Global Game Jam at Farset is back again in 2017, in partnership with Northern Ireland Screen.  The Game Jam will run from Friday 20th to Sunday 22nd, and is a chance to meet some great people and develop a fun game in a weekend.  With a party atmosphere from Friday night, there will be plenty […]

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A packed week ahead: ELI5, Christmas Party and Workshop Clearing

December is nearly upon us and with it comes a raft of Farset events! What better way to christen our new and improved Event Space? – Kicking off the month, we have our regular casual talk series, Explain it Like I’m 5, where some great speakers break down a concept they have experience with and present […]

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ELI5

You learn something new everyday, usually without trying. Maybe you find a shortcut to a friend’s house, maybe a trick on the computer or maybe you realise that Thermos of tea in the car was a really bad idea. But what if you could get an overview of weird and wonderful topics from folks who know […]

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Farset Seasonal Pot-Luck Dinner Hack 2016 – 2nd December

Good merry-tide once again, members and friends! The Christmas season has come early this year, as we have made adjustments to ensure you can start it interesting! UPDATE: Do let us know you’re coming via Facebook The Plan Bring something tasty, or at least something edible, to Farset Labs for an evening of sharing food with […]

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Creating Comics All Day Long: 24Hour Comics Day – 1st October

This year’s 24 Hour Comics Day comes around on Saturday 1st October, and we mean to be ready! We have registered to run a 12 hour challenge to get you started, as you won’t be forced to finish within the weekend  If you’re up for the full 24 hour/24 page challenge (on the 24 […]

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Election 2016 (v1.0) Ballot

Our nomination period is up and voting will open shortly (emails will be sent to all current members eligible to vote) and in the meantime, you can peruse your options below, consisting of the nominee name and pitch: 1. Colin Mitchell My involvement with Farset Labs started when it was a dark glint in Bolster’s evil […]

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Elections 2016

Farset Labs is run by a dedicated team of volunteers, starting with the original three directors back in late 2011/early 2012. Since then, we aim to try and keep the number of directors at five, so, with the recent departure of Conor Robinson for Space-Stuff (quite literally) and Pip Shea to her great adventures down under, it’s […]

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Launching @MakerAssemblyNI: 16th March

EDIT: Schedule released below We’ve been quietly toiling away in the background to bring the movers, shakers and taste makers of the UK Maker Community  (and beyond!) to Belfast for a one day mini-conference, set up to tear down some misconceptions about the community and to address some of the unique challenges faced in our […]

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#BBCMakeItDigital Connected Home Roadshow

We’re partnering with @BBCNIreland to deliver a Connected Home Roadshow as part of @NISciFest! What is it? If you like the thought of controlling your lights from the comfort of your armchair, a coffee pot that tells you how much is left or plants that water themselves, then don’t miss BBC Make It Digital’s Connected […]