Bristol and The West, UK

There is now a thriving Drupal community in Bristol.

Freelancers and developers from the many Drupal shops are regularly meeting up and sharing Drupal knowledge and experiences.

We're now meeting once a month, on the third Wednesday of the month.

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If you haven't come along to one of the meetups yet, or haven't come along in a while please do - the more the merrier.

Twitter feed for events, news, jobs etc.: http://twitter.com/drupalbristol
Slack channel: drupalinbristol.slack.com

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February 2018: DrupalCamp London preview

Start: 
2018-02-21 18:30 - 21:00 UTC
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Venue

Lamp Bristol Limited
6 Lower Park Row
Bristol
BS1 5BJ

Speakers

  • Justine Pocock - Why designers don’t use real content
  • George Boobyer - Browser Wars 2018 - Implementing a Content Security Policy
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January lightning talks

Start: 
2018-01-17 18:30 - 20:00 Europe/London
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

We're starting the year with lightning talks so if you have something to talk about for roughly 10-15 minutes get in touch!

Speakers:

Tom Metcalfe - Using the Google Calendar API
Alison Bancroft - From Grassroots to Enterprise
Oliver Davies - Taking Flight with Tailwind CSS

The Halo offices are here:

Unit 2.2
Temple Studios
Temple Gate
BS1 6QA

As usual there will be pizza and drinks.

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Cancelled: DUG 2017 Christmas Social

Start: 
2017-12-20 19:00 - 22:00 Europe/London
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us for the Bristol DUG 2017 social! We're planning some food and drinks (not too much as its a Wednesday night) and we'd love it if you could come.


Cancelling due to low signup numbers.

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Bristol November 2017 meetup

Start: 
2017-11-22 18:30 - 21:00 UTC
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

We're at Microserve's new shiny offices in Colston Tower this month. The address is:

Microserve
11th Floor
Colston Tower
Colston Street
Bristol
BS1 4XE

We have Oliver Davies talking about TDD - Test Driven Drupal.

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Drupal Bristol September meetup

Start: 
2017-09-27 18:00 - 20:00 Europe/London
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

This months DUG will be at Sift Towers on Baldwin street. We have one speaker for tonight:

Jesus Larrubia - Controlling entity display through code

Points for discussion:

  • Paying developers for features (Paragraphs)
  • Ads in modules to fund development
  • Wordpress style auto-updates

Address for the venue:

SIFT
6th Floor
Bridge House
48-52 Baldwin Street
Bristol, BS1 1QB
United Kingdom

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Drupal Bristol August meetup

Start: 
2017-08-23 18:00 - 21:00 UTC
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Details TBC.

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DrupalCamp Bristol 2017

Start: 
2017-06-30 (All day) - 2017-07-02 (All day) UTC
Event type: 
User group meeting

30th June - CXO day (the Watershed)
1st July - Conference day (University of Bristol, School of Chemistry)
2nd July - Sprints (TBC)

Call for sessions open until 31st May. Sponsorships still available.

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March talks - Cancelled

Start: 
2017-03-15 18:30 - 20:00 Europe/London
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Unfortunately cancelling these talks.

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February talks - CANCELLED

Start: 
2017-02-22 18:30 Europe/London
Event type: 
User group meeting

Due to work commitments we are unfortunately having to cancel this event.

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January talks

Start: 
2017-01-18 18:30 - 20:30 Europe/London
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

The first talk night of 2017 will be at Sift Digital and we have the following talks confirmed:

"Getting (Your Data) into Drupal 8" - Olly Davies
"YHA case study" - Rick Donohoe

If you would like to submit a talk, please email us at info@drupalbristol.org.uk. We are always open to new speakers.

The venue is kindly provided by Sift Digital:

3rd Floor
The Quorum
Bond St
BS1 3AE

Sift Digital are also kindly providing beer and pizza. Please signup so we can order the right amount in.

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Christmas dinner!

Start: 
2016-12-15 18:30 - 21:30 UTC
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

Hey! Following on the back of my post from a few weeks ago here, it's time to announce the date for this year's Christmas dinner. This year it'll be on the 15th December.

From discussion at the meetup at Torchbox, we've agreed to just turn up for drinks and pizza and see where the night takes us. There are also rumours of a bar tab at Colston Yard that needs to be taken care of before the end of the year... oh, although I was supposed to keep that quiet so that Tom, Rob and I could have £200 worth of drinks to ourselves :D

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[DCMuc16] Can you smell the gingerbread and hot spiced wine? DrupalCamp Munich 2016 is coming

Hey Drupalistas!
We are just a few blinks away from the DrupalCamp Munich 2016 (31.11.-02.12.2016 CodeSprints @ Burda Media // 03.12.-04.12.2016 DrupalCamp @LMU Munich). As you know, this is our 2nd Camp after the great (and 1st) DrupalDevDays in 2010, and we think we will be great hosts again.

So, it's your part to submit your session prosposals until 14th of november and to be part of the special spirit of a camp with friends, Drupal, PHP, Symfony, beer, a lot of socializing, food, another beer, coffee, code sprints, very special welcome-bags, ...
We are thankful of our sponsors so we have a special prizing for students and WWCode. Please contact us for further information.
We look forward to seeing you at DrupalCamp Munich 2016 and to drinking a mug or two of "Gluhwein" or bavarian beer together.

Greetings from our Team

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Christmas dinner!

Start: 
2016-11-16 19:30 UTC
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

Somehow I managed to volunteer to organise this year's Christmas dinner at the last talk night. (As well as everything else, whoops...)

To make it easier, I've created a Doodle poll of some possible dates. Whichever gets the most votes by the end of next week's talk night will be the date we go for dinner.

Here's a list of suggestions for food:
* Wahaca
* Wagamama's
* Sticks 'n' Broth
* Las Iguanas
* Pizza Express
* Turtle Bay
* ZeroDegrees

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November meetup, with added talks!

Start: 
2016-11-17 18:30 Europe/London
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

For Novembers meet-up will have some Drupal8 related talks:

"Goodbye Drush Make, Hello Composer" - Oliver Davies
"Drupal development with pattern labs" - Ian Smith

If you would like to submit a talk, please email us at info@drupalbristol.org.uk. We are always open to new speakers.

The venue is kindly provided by Torchbox:

3rd Floor
15 Colston St
Bristol BS1 5AP

We'll be sorting out a beer and pizza sponsor, but if anyone is up for it give us a shout.

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October meetup

Start: 
2016-10-19 18:30 Europe/London
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

After a long summer we're meeting up again regularly. This Autumn opener will be a chilled one talking about:

  • A meet-up with talks before Christmas
  • DrupalCamp Bristol planning (and call for volunteers)
  • DrupalCon Dublin

After that it's the usual chat. Feel free to bring your problems, almost always someone has worked on something similar recently.

Old and new faces welcome as always!

We'll be meeting at the Llandoger Trow http://goo.gl/maps/emL3z in the centre.

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Cancelled - June meetup

Start: 
2016-06-15 18:30 - 21:00 UTC
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

TBC.

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Cancelled - Drupal Bristol May meetup

Start: 
2016-05-18 18:00 - 21:00 UTC
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Due to a lack of sign-ups, this meetup has been cancelled.

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Drupal Camp Bristol Call 2016 for speakers.

Hi All,
you'll no doubt know that we're having another Drupal Camp in Bristol this year, 22nd to the 24th July.
you've got untill midnight sunday to get your talk submitted : https://www.drupalcampbristol.co.uk/submit-a-session

we've got 20 minute and 45 minute slots - we're also going to have lightening talks.

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April meetup

Start: 
2016-04-20 18:00 - 21:00 UTC
Event type: 
User group meeting

After a short break, our next meetup is next Wednesday (20th) at Sift Digital.

Please get in touch at info@drupalbristol.org.uk if you would like to present a talk.

Talks

Oliver Davies - The Drupal VM Generator

Tom Metcalfe - HTML email and SMTP (lightning talk)

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People building d8 sites...

Hi,

To all the people building drupal 8 sites, how are you finding it so far?

How are you working around the fact that some big contrib modules still aren't ready?
Writing your own custom modules, or building simpler sites?

Also, who's going to drupalcamp next week?

Cheers,
Derek.

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