About Digital Cities: Manchester 2019

Digital Cities returns from 25 February to 2 March for another week of free events for people working in Greater Manchester's digitally-creative industries.

A fantastic line-up of events will include opportunities to:

  • brush-up on your social media writing skills with the BBC Writers Room 
  • optimise your Instagram for business
  • discover innovative digital developments throughout the arts scene
  • meet digital commissioners to discuss what content they’ll be looking for in coming years

There will be lots of chances to collaborate with a diverse range of people across the creative sectors, foster new partnerships, network with like-minded creatives, hone your abilities and develop new skills.

The full schedule and booking will be available from 1 February 2019.

Day Event Time and place
Monday
25
February
BBC Academy Digital Skills Day

Open to everyone. Eventbrite: free.

Open Doors:
Careers in Screen

Open to everyone. £5.
BBC Media City
Quay House
9:30 - 16:00

BBC Media City
Quay House
17:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
26
February
BBC Young Reporter Day

Open to secondary schools only. Invite only: free.

Hello Culture Remix: Manchester

Open to everyone. Eventbrite: free.

Royal Television Society North West
Student Media Conference 2019

Open to university students across north-west England. Eventbrite free.

Royal Television Society North West Student Awards 2019

Open to university students across north-west England. Eventbrite free.
BBC Media City
Quay House
09:30 – 15:00

Pier 8, The Lowry
09:00 – 17:00


Compass Room, The Lowry
13:30 - 17:30




Compass Room, The Lowry
18:30 - 20:30
Wednesday
27
February
Storytellers United Hack Jam


Open to people working and studying in the creative and tech fields. Eventbrite free.

Creative Career Pathways

Open to careers advisors. Free.

Future Manchester:
Bridging the Digital Skills Gap

Invite only. Free.
The Shed
Manchester Metropolitan
University
(Two day event). Weds 9:00 – 23:00; Thurs 9:00 – 15:30

Dock 10 Media City
10:00 – 15:30

Dock 10 Media City
18:00 - 20:30

Thursday
28
February
Storytelling in the Internet Age

Open to everyone. Eventbrite free.
Benzie Building
Manchester Metropolitan
University
16:00 - 20:00
Friday
1
March
Fast Forward to the Future of Audio

Open to everyone. Eventbrite free.
The Landing

Media City
14:00 – 17:00
Saturday
2
March
Coolest Projects UK 2019

Open to everyone. Eventbrite: Under 18s free. Adults £1
The Sharp Project
10:30 – 15:30

Most events are free and open to anyone working, or wanting to work, in Greater Manchester's digitally-creative industries.

Follow #DigiCities for the latest information.

This page and the Digital Cities Birmingham homepage are updated regularly so keep checking back for the latest information. Follow @BBCAcademy on Twitter for the latest information, such as when you can book tickets. 

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