About the groups involved
Manchester Linux User Group (ManLUG) is one of the UK's oldest LUGs and have an active group of people giving support and sharing knowledge.
About Manchester Free Software
Manchester Free Software (MFS) aims to promote the free software philosophy, centred in Manchester. We provide a friendly and accessible community to learn about and discuss Free Software. We've been running the Free Software Festival that is Software Freedom Day from 2008.
Our aim for Software Freedom Day (SFD) is to celebrate Software Freedom, and to spread Software Freedom to people and groups that would be into Free Software and the Free Software philosophy if only they knew about it.
Saturday, 21st September 2019. Afternoon (exact times to be finalised but will end before 5pm).
Manchester Central Library, St Peters Square, City Centre, M2 5PD.
There are paid parking lots around the venue, they are marked by a blue P in this OpenStreetMap centred on Manchester Central Library. They have varying cost and time limits so please check beforehand. Most of those parking lots are owned by NCP.
Manchester Victoria (MCV) train station, St Peter's Square tram stop and Manchester Piccadilly Gardens bus station are all fairly close to Manchester Central Library, see OpenStreetMap centred on Manchester Central Library. Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train station and Manchester Central Coach Station are not too far either.
The format will be a series of interesting talks and demos with plenty of breaks in-between. Details to follow shortly.
Available through the event will be:
Free Software experts on-hand to give advice
- GNU/Linux Magazines
Free Software books, stickers and badges
After the event the venue will be closed but there is the opportunity to informally continue discussions elsewhere.