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2014 (1 events)

Trusty Release Party Thursday, 17 April 2014 at 19:00 BST

It's that time of the season to buy each other drinks and celebrate the release of the latest version of Ubuntu: Trusty Tahr. Some come along, wear a geeky t-shirt and get a little tipsy! The table is booked under my name (Matthew Ames) from 7pm.

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2013 (4 events)

Saucy Salamander Release Party Thursday, 17 Oct. 2013 at 19:00 BST

Real Ale Train Saturday, 21 Sept. 2013 at 19:00 GMT+1

Join us as we trundle up and down the historic watercress line railway, whilst sampling a range of fantastic Real Ales. Following on from last year's successful outing, we're organising another one this year. To attend, one must 1st purchase tickets directly from the Watercress Line website. Once you've done ...

13.04 Release Party Thursday, 25 April 2013 at 18:30 UTC

Join us for the release of Ubuntu 13.04 the Raring Ringtail

Global Jam UK Saturday, 09 Feb. 2013 at 11:00 GMT

We are planning a real life and online event in conjunction with the Global Jam theme. This will consist of a google hangout hosted at the London Google Campus workspace which you can join from around the country. More details available on the mailing list.

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2012 (9 events)

12.10 Quantal Quetzal Release Party Thursday, 18 Oct. 2012 at 19:00 UTC

Join the Ubuntu UK LoCo team and our friends at Canonical as we celebrate the release of the 17th Ubuntu, 12.10 the Quantal Quetzal. We will be at the George Inn in London, London's only surviving galleried coaching inn.

Farnham Happy Hour Saturday, 22 Sept. 2012 at 20:00 UTC

Lets start at the Slug and Lettuce at 8PM then consider moving some time after 9, possibly for a meal somewhere.

Ubuntu Global Jam - Coventry Friday, 07 Sept. 2012 at 10:00 UTC

Ubuntu UK Summer BBQ Saturday, 28 July 2012 at 12:00 BST

After the rain stops and before the snow starts I am confident that this years English Summer will happen. My prediction is that it will occur on 28th July and so to take advantage of this window of opportunity I am proposing to fire up the barbecue and invite you ...

Real Ale Train Saturday, 14 July 2012 at 19:15 GMT+1

The Real Ale Train combines steam, ale and the finest Free Software!

Precise Pangolin Release Party Thursday, 26 April 2012 at 18:30 UTC

Perhaps Precise Pangolins Party Persistently? Possibly Precise Pangolins Partake Potable Potions Profusely? Find out the answers to these and other pressing questions by joining Canonical and the community at the London release party for the Ubuntu 12.04 release.

Ubuntu Release Party/Scotlug Meeting Thursday, 26 April 2012 at 19:00 UTC

A joint Scotlug Meeting, Ubuntu Release Party. We will have a talk about SSH keys by Claudio, and then we will have a celebration of the newest release of Ubuntu, probably in the pub.

Wolverhamton Happy Hour Thursday, 19 April 2012 at 19:00 BST

Happy Hour Reading Thursday, 29 March 2012 at 19:00 BST

A night of fun frivolity and frolics at the Back of Beyond in Reading.

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2011 (18 events)

Christmas Meal Friday, 09 Dec. 2011 at 18:30 UTC

Our Christmas meal will be at Dans Le Noir, a sensory culinary experience in pitch darkness where your meal will be served by the blind staff. *important* Please mark yourself as attending if you can definitely attend on Friday 9th December, arriving at 18:30 - you must be on time. ...

Happy Hour London (again) Thursday, 08 Dec. 2011 at 19:00 GMT

Returning to London, but this time not central, we are out in West London in the buzzing suburb of Surbiton, the capital of Suburbia (really, it says so on the internet, must be true http://www.surbiton.com/). The pub is the Victoria, about 500m from the station.

Happy Hour Nottingham Thursday, 10 Nov. 2011 at 19:00 UTC

At the Roundhouse www.theroundhousenottingham.co.uk

Happy Hour Farnborough Thursday, 20 Oct. 2011 at 20:00 UTC

Our second Happy Hour will be in Farnborough, at a nice country pub with good access by car, train and private jet.

Ubuntu 11.10 Install party Sunday, 16 Oct. 2011 at 12:00 UTC

A casual install party with an opportunity to try out the latest version of Ubuntu Linux. Talk with other people about installing, configuring and using Ubuntu. Generally having a good time and maybe a beer or three

Barcamp Blackpool 2011 Saturday, 15 Oct. 2011 at 10:00 UTC

Barcamp Blackpool is a free to attend unconference, hosted at Blackpool Pleasure Beach. Now in our third year, and attracting 200 attendees from across the North West of England. We will have lots of talks and workshops, and live demos of open source products. Blackpool LUG (http://blackpool.lug.org.uk) will be there ...

Oneiric Ocelot Release Party Thursday, 13 Oct. 2011 at 18:30 UTC

It has been six months in the making and has occupied the time of a cast of thousands, finally the Debian derived GNU/Linux distribution we have all been waiting for is here. Ubuntu 11.10 the Oneiric Ocelot is released on October 13th and what could be a more fitting way ...

Leeds Release Party Thursday, 13 Oct. 2011 at 19:00 BST

Ubuntu 11.10 will be released on 13th October and what would be better than having a few drinks at the winner of the Observer Food Monthly 'Best place to drink in the UK'

Happy Hour London Thursday, 22 Sept. 2011 at 19:00 UTC

The first Happy Hour will be at The Cask in Pimlico, not far from Canonical HQ and in the heart of London on Thursday 22nd September (three weeks from now, plenty of time to arrange an important reason to be in London that day) so come along for an after-work ...

Ubuntu One App Developer evening, Manchester Thursday, 01 Sept. 2011 at 20:00 BST

Ubuntu One is the personal cloud that brings your digital life together, so you can enjoy your content, your way, wherever you are. With our suite of cloud services including storage, sync, sharing and streaming - you have immediate access to your music collection, favorite photos, videos, important documents and ...

Books and Butties Sunday, 24 July 2011 at 11:00 UTC

We are off to see the SciFi exhibition at the British Library in London, afterwards we'll all head off for a geeknic in a nice green bit nearby. The exhibition is free... but you'll have to make your own travel arrangements. If anybody feels like bringing food and whatnot for ...

Leeds Release Party Saturday, 07 May 2011 at 18:00 BST

Release party in Leeds for those of us up north!

Natty Launch Party Thursday, 28 April 2011 at 19:00 BST

Come and celebrate the launch of the next version of Ubuntu, 11.04 the Natty Narwhal with the UK Local Community and Canonical.

UCubed Saturday, 02 April 2011 at 09:00 UTC

The second UCubed event, an event for Debian and Ubuntu enthusiasts, and for those new to these distributions, to meet and talk, work and learn from each other. There will be workshops, talks and activities for everyone so come along and enjoy the fun.

UCubed Saturday, 02 April 2011 at 10:00 UTC

What is Ucubed? UCubed is an event that focuses on Ubuntu and Debian based distributions, and encourages users to become more involved in the community. How do we do that? We provide a free event, with workshops, presentations and an environment conducive to group working, all you need to do ...

Ubuntu UK Global Jam Saturday, 02 April 2011 at 11:00 BST

An online hack day with audio conferencing, join the #ubuntu-uk IRC channel and watch the mailing list for more details. Barcamp style agenda, add your session here: http://pad.ubuntu-uk.org/globaljam2011

Rugby Meet up Saturday, 19 March 2011 at 16:00 UTC

Ubuntu community consists of many people with varying interests besides Ubuntu. One of which is rugby! This time we're going to get together as a group of Ubuntu users who like rugby and go watch a match in a pub, have a few drinks, eat and chat and well watch ...

okay computer Saturday, 19 Feb. 2011 at 14:00 UTC

Okay_Computer is a workshop where you can discover a type of computer software that is… different. The software is free: free as in freedom, not free as in free beer (though it is often that too in reality). If you have made ideological decisions in other areas of your life, ...

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2010 (18 events)

Christmas Party Tuesday, 21 Dec. 2010 at 19:00 UTC

Ubuntu UK invites you to celebrate Christmas at an evening of Sherry and Mince pies at The Hub Islington. Bring mince pies or Christmassy and/or Ubuntu themed nibbles and £5 a head for the venue hire.

Swindon Ubuntu 10.10 Release Party Saturday, 16 Oct. 2010 at 09:30 UTC

I plan to demo 10.10 on Saturday 16 October at the Museum of Computing in Swindon. I won't be offering CDs, but I'll have A4 flyers about Ubuntu (edited from one on Spread Ubuntu) and on how to get help worldwide, nationally, and locally, plus cards with info on how ...

Ubuntu 10.10 Workshop at UCL Wednesday, 13 Oct. 2010 at 12:00 UTC

A workshop introducing Ubuntu 10.10 Maverick Meerkat to a wide range of students, graduates and everyone else. The workshop will run sessions to demonstrate how to get productive with Ubuntu and have an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Sessions will include - getting started with Ubuntu - overview of common software ...

London ICT for Resilience Tuesday, 12 Oct. 2010 at 12:00 UTC

Are you paying large sums of money for Office Suites, graphics, photo-editing and desktop publishing tools? We'll help you explore reputable free alternatives with free online support. If you’re suffering from slow, choked-up, misbehaving PCs and laptops but can’t afford new ones, we’ll show you how to get them running ...

London Ubuntu 10.10 release party & 42 Day Sunday, 10 Oct. 2010 at 12:00 UTC

A joint celebration of the Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat release and the life and works of Douglas Adams (Hitchhickers guide to the galaxy, etc). In conjunction with zz9.org From 12 noon until 3pm the Ubuntu release party will show you how to install and use Ubuntu. There are a wide range ...

U^3 - Ubuntu and Upstream UnWorkshop Day Saturday, 28 Aug. 2010 at 11:00 UTC

On Saturday, 28th August, MadLab [1] are hosting "U3 - an Ubuntu and Upstream UnWorkshop day" in collaboration with HacMan [2], ManLug [3] and Manchester Free Software [4] to coincide with the Ubuntu Global Jam [5]. An UnWorkshop Day is a day of talks and workshops, where the timetable and ...

Real Ale Train Saturday, 21 Aug. 2010 at 19:00 BST

Geeknic Sunday, 08 Aug. 2010 at 11:00 BST

IRC Team Meeting Wednesday, 21 July 2010 at 22:00 BST

Meeting is in #ubuntu-uk-meeting channel on freenode. You can join the meeting with a web browser at http://webchat.freenode.net/?channels=ubuntu-uk-meeting or use an IRC client like xchat or irssi. All are welcome at the meeting. The agenda for the meeting is here: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UKTeamMeetingAgenda Please feel free to edit the page and add ...

Ubuntu In Business Tuesday, 13 July 2010 at 14:00 BST

The Ubuntu UK community and Canonical, the commercial sponsors of Ubuntu, would like to invite you to a very different type of IT event. The Ubuntu operating system for the desktop and server has made significant inroads into UK businesses over the last 5 years. Often it is driven there ...

IRC Meeting Wednesday, 07 July 2010 at 22:00 BST

Our regular IRC team meeting. Issyl0 will chair the meeting

Oggcamp Saturday, 01 May 2010 at 09:00 UTC

OggCamp is a free software / free culture unconference organised by the presenters of the Ubuntu UK Podcast and Linux Outlaws. This year's OggCamp will take place at The Black-E in Liverpool on the 1st and 2nd of May.

Banbury, Uk, Ubuntu Lucid Release Party Saturday, 01 May 2010 at 20:30 BST

http://www.yeoldereindeer.co.uk/ Ye Olde Reindeer Inn, Banbury, Oxfordshire, UK Ask for Philip Taylor at venue. Aka brobostigon@freenode

London Ubuntu release party (for devs & admins) Saturday, 01 May 2010 at 12:00 UTC

A release party in the Central London for those that cant make OggCamp in Liverpool. The party aims to help people try-out and work with the Ubuntu Linux distribution and anything mildly related. The party will also cater for developers and administrators that wish to use Ubuntu as a platform ...

London Lucid Release Party Thursday, 29 April 2010 at 19:00 UTC

The London Lucid Release Party http://www.davy.co.uk/stjames Minimum age 18, confirmed with the venue.

Science Museum Visit Saturday, 17 April 2010 at 10:30 UTC

Turn up wearing/carrying something Ubuntu related* so we can easily see who you are, look for the people with Ubuntu stickers/signs (stickers might be distributed if you forget to “brand yourself Ubuntu”) who should be hanging around the foyer and then once people have assembled we can go and wander ...

Birmingham Lucid Ubuntu Global Jam Friday, 26 March 2010 at 09:00 UTC

Hi all, John Pinner from the Linux Emporium has kindly donated his conference room for the use during the bugjam. Times are flexible at the moment, and will depend on when people want to turn up/go home. We're not adverse to starting later, but it's best to stick to Office ...

Manchester Lucid Ubuntu Global Jam Saturday, 27 March 2010 at 10:00 UTC

Location: MadLab - in the Northern Quarter (36 Edge Street) - http://www.madlab.org.uk Dates: 27 - 28th March, 2010. 10-4pm Description: An informal meet up of people working together to make Ubuntu 10.04 the best release yet! The Ubuntu Global Jam is an incredible opportunity for the worldwide Ubuntu community to ...