Engine Shed Events

A full list of events hosted or supported by Engine Shed can be found here. Engine Shed runs a variety of events and sessions that are open to the public, either in the Junction and Member’s Lounge, or at partner venues, including ‘in-Residence’ services for those looking for financial or property advice. We also support a range of partner events on important topics and opportunities.

  • 08 Oct 2019

    Inspiring women and girls in STEAM – celebrating Ada Lovelace Day

    Time: 4.00pm - 6.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    The event will be a place for women in tech and girls in STEAM education to inspire, be inspired, network and celebrate the original coder, Ada Lovelace.

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  • 02-10 Nov 2019

    Bristol Technology Festival 2019

    Time: Various Location: Various

    A platform that allows groups to run and promote tech events under the banner of Bristol Technology Festival and to provide support and guidance.

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  • 28 Nov 2019

    Engine Shed Quarterly Investment Briefing

    Time: 12.30pm - 2.30pm Location: Engine Shed

    Investors are invited to attend this regular event to network, share experience and learn about investment opportunities together.

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If you’re looking for a space to host your own event, Engine Shed has a range of options to suit just about anything. From tiered bleacher seating in the Junction, to workshop and seminar spaces in the boardroom, dinner or networking in the Members’ Lounge, to product launches and demos at Platform 14, we’ve got your needs covered.

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Public events hosted by Engine Shed

Events that are being run by external organisations, held at Engine Shed will be updated here regularly.

  • 19 Sep 2019

    The Art & Science of Conflict Management: The Importance of Being Neutral

    Time: 8.30am - 11.00am Location: Engine Shed

    This is the second in the Resolution at Work series of taster sessions to consider the importance of being neutral

  • 19 Sep 2019

    Minimum Viable Process: creating new ways of working in a growing business

    Time: 3.00pm - 5.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    A free workshop examining an alternative to traditional ways of organising our people and our work.

  • 20 Sep 2019

    Lloyds Bank Academy – Protecting your Business from Fraud

    Time: 9.00am- 11.00am Location: Engine Shed

    This course will tell you all about how to keep your business safe from fraud you will learn about the following areas: CEOE Fraud, Invoice Fraud, Phising, Ransomware & Fraud prevention

  • 23 Sep 2019

    Lloyds Bank Academy – Online Safety & Devices

    Time: 9.00am - 12.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    This course will deepen your understanding of different devices and how you can make sure they are work-ready. You will learn about the risks and threats online as well as how to spot them. This will include managing passwords and personal information online.

  • 24 Sep 2019

    SETsquared Workshop: Selling your tech business; what does it involve & how best to prepare?

    Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    During this workshop, Chris Dyson and Rory Suggett from Ashfords will explore some of the key drivers for a successful M&A process, sharing their experience of the good, bad and ugly.

  • 24 Sep 2019

    Business Mastery – ‘The Books’

    Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    This hands-on workshop by The Business Mechanic will show you how to use your accounts to grow the business using easy to learn skills. It will teach you the 'why' as well as the 'how' in a small group setting to ensure individual attention.

  • 24 Sep 2019

    Lloyds Bank Academy – Reach more people with Digital Marketing

    Time: 9.00am - 10.30am Location: Engine Shed

    In this course you will learn all about Digital Marketing, you will learn about the following areas: Boosting your sales with a good website, Getting noticed more in online searches, Making it easy for people to use your website on their phone, & The best online ways to promote your products and services

  • 24 Sep 2019

    Lloyds Bank Academy – Using Social Media for your business

    Time: 10.45am - 12.15pm Location: Engine Shed

    This course will introduce you to the world of Social Media for business, you will learn about the following areas: Which Social media sites to use, The best ways to get noticed online, Twitter / Facebook adverts, & Keeping track of your social media

  • 24 Sep 2019

    AWS South West Database Event

    Time: 9.30am - 12.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    Attend this workshop to learn about the AWS database offerings, best practice around migrations and the benefits of moving to managed databases.

  • 27 Sep 2019

    Lloyds Bank Academy – Helping Customers find you online and learning about online analytics

    Time: 9.30am - 11.00am Location: Engine Shed

    In this course you will learn all about getting more customers onto your website and knowing who those customers are, you will learn about the following areas: Getting more people onto your website. Making sure your website meets legal requirements, Promoting your business brand, & Measuring the success of your websit

  • 30 Sep 2019

    LinkedIn Masterclass

    Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    This small group workshop (8 people max) is a great opportunity to re-focus and re-energise your LinkedIn activity.

  • 08 Oct 2019

    Start-up Drinks Bristol

    Time: 6.00pm - 8.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    UWE Enterprise and the University of Bristol Basecamp Enterprise Team invite you to come along to their fun, informal networking evening for those interested and/or involved in start-up

  • 15 Oct 2019

    Start Up Rail – Bristol

    Time: 1.00pm - 6.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    The UK Government has committed to investing over £100bn into the rail sector. As an independent community, The Rail Innovation Group, has partnered with train manufacturer Hitachi Rail to create a series of FREE events to help the tech sector benefit from this investment.

  • 16 Oct 2019

    Drive for Success – The Business Guide

    Time: 8.00am - 12.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    Come along to this event, by Alternative Business Funding and Business West, to hear from knowledgeable industry leaders specialising in SME services. Learn something new, be aware of the things to consider and have the chance to ask questions specific to you and your business.

  • 17-18 Oct 2019


    Time: All day Location: Engine Shed

    The Sustainable Technologies Business Acceleration Hub offers bespoke business support and coaching to help innovative companies in the West of England achieve their potential.

  • 17 Oct 2019

    SETsquared Workshop: Share options do not have to be too taxing!

    Time: 2.00pm - 4.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    A workshop to assist you to understand the ins and outs of employee share options – whether you are thinking of implementing one or have one but not quite sure how to maximise its potential (including aligning it with your reward strategy and employee value proposition).

  • 05 Nov 2019

    New World Farming – Farm491 at Bristol Tech Festival

    Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    The New World Farming event will be a half-day innovation forum that brings everyone trying to solve some of the biggest challenges facing the agri-food sector together including innovators, technologists, academics, farmers, businesses and non-profits.

  • 11 Nov 2019

    IoD South West | CPD Professional Director Series

    Time: 9.00am - 12.30pm & 1.00pm – 4.30pm Location: Engine Shed

    The morning session with include two carefully designed courses on 'Improving Board Dynamics' and 'Evaluating your Board'. The afternoon session will explore the popular courses 'Leading from the Chair' and 'Practical Tips for Becoming a NED'.

  • 21 Nov 2019

    Ready Steady Grow! 2019 – Bristol

    Time: 8.00am - 10.30am Location: Engine Shed

    Ready Steady Grow! 2019 is the best opportunity for entrepreneurs, investors and business advisers to meet and share knowledge on all the exciting funding options and growth financing for start ups and SMEs.

  • 21 Nov 2019

    Essentials of Xero with PurpleLime

    Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    Gain knowledge from Xero certified advisors who use the software on a daily basis and know all the tips and tricks.

  • 28 Feb 2020

    MailChimp: A Crash Course for Charities & Social Businesses

    Time: 9.30am - 4.00pm Location: Engine Shed

    Email marketing's not dead, it's just pining for the fjords. Learn how to bring yours to life with this full day workshop.

More events from our friends and partners

  • Bristol+Bath LegalTech #meetup2

    Date: 24 Sep 2019
    Time: 7.30pm - 9.30pm
    Location: Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP

    A focus on making personal connections between software developers and lawyers through spotlight introductions and networking.

  • Masterclass in Funding Innovation

    Date: 25 Sep 2019
    Time: 8.30 - 12.30pm
    Location: Bristol And Bath Science Park

    The Masterclass in Funding Innovation aims to support innovative companies in their quest for funding and growth.

  • Anthropology + Technology Conference 2019

    Date: 03 Oct 2019
    Time: 8am - 5.30pm
    Location: The Watershed, Bristol

    Championing socially-responsible AI - an international conference bringing together social scientists and AI technologists to foster dialogue and collaboration across the disciplines

  • Getting your house in order for Series A

    Date: 08 Oct 2019
    Time: 8.00 - 10.00am
    Location: The Forge

    In this workshop we explore everything you need to consider from a legal perspective to ensure that your Series A runs smoothly.

  • Patent Protection and Tax Incentives for Companies

    Date: 10 Oct 2019
    Time: 08.00am - 10.00am
    Location: Smith & Williamson

    Discussing how incentives fit into the research and development cycle, and how to leverage innovation and IP to make successful R&D and Patent Box claims.

  • Festival of Female Entrepreneurs 2019

    Date: 18 Oct 2019
    Time: 9.30am - 5.30pm
    Location: Mercure Bristol

    Back for its eighth year, this event is a must in your entrepreneurial calendar...


    Date: 21 Oct 2019
    Time: 13:30-18:00 followed by drinks
    Location: We The Curious, Bristol

    How can we create new business opportunities and make our region a better place?

  • Bristol Business Booster 2019

    Date: 05 Nov 2019
    Time: TBC
    Location: TBC

    SSE Dartington have launched a new 3-day programme, funded by The Social Enterprise Innovation Programme (ERDF) – for socially conscious businesses to help them focus on key foundation elements and give your enterprise a boost! This FREE programme will take place in central Bristol.

  • Bristech Conference 2019

    Date: 07 Nov 2019
    Time: All day
    Location: The Watershed, BS1 5TX

    A one-day tech conference for polyglot developers and technical professionals.