Rails Girls Bristol Saturday, 29th November 2014 - Bristol, UK

Rails Girls is returning to Bristol!

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

Sorry, applications are now closed, follow @RailsGirlsBriz for updates on the day.

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.
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Saturday, 29th November

Where: At-Bristol, Anchor Road, Harbourside, Bristol, BS1 5DB.
How to get there
10:00 - 11:00

Registration and installation

During the morning we’ll help you install Ruby on Rails on your computer.
11:00 - 11:45


An outline of what we’ll be doing during the day
11:45 - 12:00


12:00 - 13:00


Let's get coding!
13:00 - 14:00


14:00 - 16:00

Build the app

Integrating your newfound knowledge into a Rails application
16:00 - 16:30

Talks from coaches

Coaches will give a few quick talks on their experiences in coding and you get a chance to ask questions.
16:30 -


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


Applications close: Friday, 7th November

Acceptances informed: Friday, 12th November

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

GitHub Logo GitHub Powerful collaboration, code review, and code management for open source and private projects

Brightpearl Logo Brightpearl Cloud software for growing retailers

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.

Rails Girls Bristol team