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. Eventbrite: £5.
BBC Media City
Quay House
9:30 - 16:00

BBC Media City
Quay House
18:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
26
February
BBC Junior Reporter Scheme

Open to secondary schools only. Eventbrite: 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.
BBC Media City
Quay House
Time TBC

The Lowry Theatre
09:00 – 17:00


The Lowry Theatre
13:30 - 17:30




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


Open to people working in this field. Eventbrite free.

Creative Careers Pathways

Open to careers advisors. Eventbrite free.

Future Manchester:
Bridging the Digital Skills Gap

Invite only. Eventbrite 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
Music and Radio Event

Open to everyone. Eventbrite free.
The Landing and the University
of Salford
Media City
Time TBC
Saturday
2
March
Coolest Projects UK 2019

Open to everyone. Eventbrite £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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