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[[List of previous HacktionLabs|Visit this page for more details of and links to all our previous events and collaborations]].
 
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* <big>Our last event was [[BarnCamp 2017]] from 7th to 12th June 2017 in the Wye Valley.</big>
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* <big>Our last event was [[Tech Tactics for Social Change Oxford 2017]] at Oxford Hackspace on Sat 21st and Sun 22nd October 2017.</big>
  
* The gathering before that was [[HacktionLab Autumn 2015]] in Hebden Bridge and Todmorden which took place on the 5th and 6th of 2015. [[HacktionLab Autumn 2015|Go here for more details]].
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* The gathering before that was [[BarnCamp 2017]] from 7th to 12th June 2017 in the Wye Valley.
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* And before that [[HacktionLab Autumn 2015]] in Hebden Bridge and Todmorden which took place on the 5th and 6th of 2015. [[HacktionLab Autumn 2015|Go here for more details]].
  
 
* The 2015 outing of [[BarnCamp]] took place in the Wye Valley on the 19th, 20th and 21st June - More information on the [[BarnCamp 2015]] page and at [https://barncamp.org.uk  the BarnCamp web site].   
 
* The 2015 outing of [[BarnCamp]] took place in the Wye Valley on the 19th, 20th and 21st June - More information on the [[BarnCamp 2015]] page and at [https://barncamp.org.uk  the BarnCamp web site].   

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HacktionLab: Another Technology is Possible...

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HacktionLab is UK tech-activist run project that aims to create regular convergence spaces where activists interested and/or working in the areas of alternative media, renewable energy, on-line video distribution, free software or any other form of activism that utilises technology can get together and plan how to better harness the technology (or not) to support grass roots social movements. HacktionLab is also working to create a roadshow of outreach workshops and discussion spaces that can be run alone or as part of a larger event.

HacktionLab runs the successful BarnCamp rural skills-sharing gathering, which next takes place in June 2017. It has also helped to nurture and launch several projects, such as Network 23.

HacktionLab latest news

Visit this page for more details of and links to all our previous events and collaborations.

  • The gathering before that was BarnCamp 2017 from 7th to 12th June 2017 in the Wye Valley.
  • 1in12 Club Bradford HacktionLab gathering. 15-16 November 2014. More info.
  • We returned to the Bristol Anarchist Bookfair on Saturday 26th April at 1pm to give an abridged and updated version of our talk on in Privacy and the Dark Side of the Net to a packed room of people (the room was pretty small and there were quite a lot of people).
  • We're pleased to have squeezed the second edition of our booklet, Tech Tools for Activism our of the printer's door. Some pre-release copies were distributed at the Movement Support Gathering in Birmingham and the final version were on sale at the London Anarchist Bookfair, and at Shared Planet. If you'd like some copies to distribute or for your locality, please email us at techtoolsbook _at_ hacktionlab _dot_ org.
  • We had a stall at the London Anarchist Bookfair which took place at Queen Mary’s, University of London on Saturday 27th October. It was a lot of fun to meet everyone, faces old and new, and we had a great day.
  • In January 2012 we returned to the brilliant 1-in-12 Club (Bradford) for the third time and the tenth HacktionLab, a gathering of people from various projects that featured a Drupal clinic, and launched Tech Tools for Activism, a new project to provide a co-ordinated gateway into resources for activists in the UK. More on this very soon....
  • There was a gathering of projects involved with HacktionLab in Manchester on the 17th and 18th of September 2011: our ninth gathering at Hacktionlab Manchester 2011.
  • Finally various local HacktionLab collectives are the throes of organising workshop events in their local areas. Get on the list and get in touch if you're interested in organising, giving or attending a workshop.

Contact Details

Nearly all proposals, discussions and news takes place on our (old fashioned) Mailing List. This is the best place to get in touch:

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