Information about Digital Cities Bristol 2020

From January 25 to February 2, Digital Cities Bristol returns with a new series of inspiring FREE events across the city including practical workshops, masterclasses and networking.


BBC Digital Cities will be returning to Bristol in 2020 with a week-long series of events for the creative industries.

Starting on Saturday 25 January, there will be a full and varied schedule across the week, offering insights and free digital skills training.

The schedule is now available at the Digital Cities Bristol homepage.

Amongst the partners delivering events are BBC Academy with our Digital Skills Day, which includes the chance to find out about podcasting, TikTok, Instagram and filming on your smartphone, BBC Young ReporterBBC Stem and digital arts and creative conference, Hello Culture Remixwill be making its debut in the city. 

Boomsatsuma will once again be opening up their doors for an Ask Me Anything event and Bristol Media's How to Get Your Dream Job event will be taking place at the BBC Bristol.

Watershed's Pervasive Media Studio will be hosting a special lunchtime session on the Friday with the BBC’s Makerbox and We The Curious are running their awe-inspiring Planetarium Nights.


There will also be a day of events on Thursday 30 January at Watershed. Called Screen Futures, it will feature Bristol UNESCO City of FilmInto Film, ScreenSkills, Cables & Cameras, TEDxBristolBBC WritersroomBFI NETWORK, Calling the Shots and BBC Upload and many more fantastic organisations, and will give you the chance to find out what schemes and opportunities they can offer.

Also, recent arrivals to the city - Channel 4 - will be talking about their latest apprenticeships and trainee schemes.

Not to be missed out, tech and digital creators will be able to attend UWE’s Global Game Jam and Bristol City Council’s Hackathon over the two weekends, both returning after successful events last year.

Follow #digicities and @BBCAcademy on Twitter for updates.

This page and the Digital Cities homepage are updated regularly so keep checking back for the latest information.

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