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a meetup for queers that work in tech

every third Tuesday of the month, 6-8pm at the Watershed

interested in joining? read our code of conduct

Upcoming events

Past events

  • Tuesday 16th January, 6-9pm

    "Accessibility: it's not just alt tags" - Award winning front end developer Fran Solo will give us a talk on how to make web applications more accessible to people with disabilities. We'll also hold a short meditation session before the main talk to relax into the New Year.

    A black and white image of Fran Solo, award winning software developer
  • Tuesday 21st November, 6-11pm

    Happy 1st birthday QTB! No talks or sessions planned this month: we're having some relaxing drinks and snacks in the Watershed to celebrate the progress of the meetup so far <3

    A dithered image of a pink star with cute eyes who wants to see you at the party
  • Tuesday 17th October, 6-9pm

    Let's contribute to open source together for Hacktoberfest! We'll hold a fun social coding evening of collaborating on open source projects together. There might even be prizes up for grabs...

    A colourful photo showing the Hacktoberfest logo
  • Tuesday 19th September, 6-10pm

    September's event is a book club! Join us for a collaboration with Bristol Uni's Future Speculations Reading Group. We'll be reading an essay by Ursula Le Guin, and an extract from HACKER MANIFESTO by McKenzie Wark

    a black and white photo of Ursula Le Guin curled up on a seat reading a book
  • Wednesday 12th July, 6-10pm

    HACKERS: Unofficial QueerTech cinema trip. We're not organising this event, but we love this movie! We'll be meeting at Hilgrove Porter Stores from 6pm if you'd like to join for a pre-film drink.

    a psychadelic poster saying Lets Go Outside
  • Tuesday 20th June, 6-8pm

    Pride Picnic a summer social to celebrate Pride Month. Bring a picnic blanket and hang out with us!

    get your free ticket here
    a psychadelic poster saying Lets Go Outside
  • Tuesday 18th April, 6-8pm

    Queer Leadership in Tech: Panel Discussion and Q+A an evening of talks and discussion with a panel of leaders from across the tech industry

    The QTB logo
  • Tuesday 21st March, 6-8pm

    Side project party round 2: is there something on your to do list that you just can't get round to? Do you have a side project you would like some feedback on? Are you putting off updating your portfolio site? Let's be each other's accountability buddies - this month's QTB is a space to bring some work and finish it in a nice relaxed environment.

    a dithered image of a corgi coding
  • Tuesday 21st February, 6-8pm

    Is there something on your to do list that you just can't get round to? Do you have a side project you would like some feedback on? Are you putting off updating your portfolio site? Let's be each other's accountability buddies - this month's QTB is a space to bring some work and finish it in a nice relaxed environment.

    a dithered image of Evie and Rhian coding together
  • Tuesday 17th January, 6-8pm

    The talk about giving talks is finally happening! Join us at Watershed to learn how to smash your next presentation.

    a dithered image of Steve Jobs probably giving a talk
  • Tuesday 20th December, 6-8pm (Cancelled :<)

    Our December event will feature a talk about giving talks and a seasonal social!

    a dithered close up image of Cliff Richard riding a sled with his fist in the air
  • Tuesday 15th November, 6-8pm

    This month's QTB will be an opportunity to chat with our peers about our passion projects/side hustles/digital obsessions. Sign up to take part!

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  • Tuesday 18th October, 6-8pm

    We're back at the Watershed for our second session - a hack night to take part in Hacktoberfest.

    the hacktoberfest logo
  • Tuesday 20th September, 6-8pm

    our first session! a casual hang out to meet other LGBTQIA+ people working in technology, have a chat and suggest topics for future sessions.

    black-and-white photo of kids in a 1990's style computer classroom, one is clearly playing solitaire