Rails Girls Bristol 15th June 2013 - Bristol, UK

Rails Girls is coming to Bristol!

During the free workshop we will learn to use Ruby on Rails to build an application together, from scratch.

Girls and women of any age and experience welcome.

Applications are now closed.

You learn designing, prototyping and coding with the help from our coaches.

You need your own laptop, curiosity and a sprinkle of imagination!

Want to help? We are looking for volunteers and Rails coaches.
Email us

Saturday 15th June

Where: At-Bristol, Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB.
How to get there
9:30 - 10:30am

Registration, coffee and installation fest

During the morning we’ll install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
10:30 - 10:45am


An outline of what we’ll be doing during the day
10:45 - 11:15


11:15 - 13:00


Let's get coding!


13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 14:30

Bentobox - Understanding Web Apps

Recap of what we’ve learned and how it all fits together.
14:30 - 16:00


Extend your application.
16:00 - 17:00

Talks from coaches and sponsors

Coaches and sponsors will give a few quick talks on their experiences in coding and you get a chance to ask questions.
17:00 -


We’ll be heading to a local pub for a few drinks to end the day


Applications are now closed.

Acceptances informed: June 10th

Location: At-Bristol, Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB. How to get there


Thank you to our sponsors!

Simpleweb logo Simpleweb building mobile and web applications

Coull logo Coull integrating clickable affiliate links within video content

University of Bristol logo University of Bristol

BCS logo BCS The Chartered Institute for IT


How much does the workshop cost? Nothing, it's free! You just need to be excited!

Who is this aimed for? Women of any age with basic knowledge of working with a computer. We’ve had people of all ages taking part. Please bring your laptop.

Can men attend? Yes, but you need to be accompanied by an interested lady. Also, girls are given a priority.

I know how to program - how can I help? We’re also looking for people to be coaches. We’ll all get together before the event to walk through the programme we'll be delivering. Email us

Rails Girls Bristol will be run alongside the Raspberry Pi Bootcamp