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Seasonal Potluck Party 2019 on 21st of December

Bring something tasty and enjoy a social evening with the Farset Labs community on the 21st of December.

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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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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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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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Farset Labs Member Survey – 2016

To help us understand the needs of our member base, and to point us toward the areas we need to improve upon, we’ve come up with a short member survey for the New Year. This contains questions regarding each of our management areas, and should help us to improve Farset Labs to better serve you. […]

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Policy Hack: Hacking our way to better outcomes

We’re happy to announce that we’re playing host to the first Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA) “Policy Hack” day tomorrow morning from 9:30am. So what is a Policy Hack? It’s a way to bring together policy makers from across the community and voluntary sector, activists, trade unionists, academics, business people, civil servants and members […]

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LAN-Game Saturday

To relax and get to know the faces behind all the great and weird hackery that’s going on in the space and thanks to Glenn for being awesome and kicking this off, we’ll be having a full day of PC gaming on 19th April 12:00 to late – all welcome! Entry is free for Farset Members […]

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Mad March Town Hall

Monday March 25th @ 1900 in the Event Space It’s that time again, where democracy (otherwise known as “He who shows up, wins”) reigns supreme. We’ll be doing the usual financial reporting, strategic reporting, etc, but this time round, we really want to encourage the membership to raise any issues they’re having with the space, […]

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Gathering of Sleet

After a wonderfully democratic Doodle, distributed through our Twitter, Facebook, and IRC channels, the community has decided to have another, informal, ‘Gathering of Sleet’ (aka Gathering of Lightning Event) squeezed into the year at very short notice. This Sunday! (Thanks for that guys… :P) Anyway, standard Gathering of Lightning rules apply: Flying pigs after 7 […]

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Open Evening

All the time, we’re talking to people about what we do at Farset Labs, and often, when we talk about our amazing community, people have two reactions: Awesome! These people can help me learn and grow! Ahh crap, I don’t want to butt in on their clique And so, to try and fix that secondary […]