Rails Girls Bristol 29-30 November 2019

Join us for the Rails Girls Bristol 2019 event: a free, one and a half day workshop where participants will discover the exciting world of web development using Ruby on Rails. A expert team of coaches will be onsite to help attendees craft their first awesome web application.

Apply here

You will learn to design, prototype and code with the help of our coaches.

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

Want to help? Get in touch: Join us on Slack or Email us.


18:30 - 21:00

Installation Party & Dinner

Pizza and drinks along with our coaches to help you get set up prior to Saturdays exciting activities. Great opportunity for networking and getting to know the other students and coaches. Please bring your laptop so we can install Ruby on Rails for you.


9:00 - 9:45

Registration & Coffee

Saturday is the hands-on workshop day. We start the day with some delicious pastries, fruit, tea & coffee. Make sure you tell us in your application if you have any special dietary requirements.
9:45 - 10:15

Welcome & Presentations

We announce the schedule for the day and our sponsors will introduce themselves and give brief presentations. We will then split into groups, assign coaches and start the hands-on workshop. 🎉
10:15 - 12:30

Introduction to Ruby on Rails

Get to know Ruby on Rails with some exercises on https://ruby.github.io/TryRuby and kick-start your first web application built using Ruby on Rails with guides.railsgirls.com/app.
12:30 - 13:30


We will provide a delicious lunch to cater for everyone, but please do let us in your application if you have any special dietary requirements.
13:30 - 17:00

Extend Your Website

Continue working on your web application with your coach. We dedicate this time to really get your head around how to code and make your app the way you want it to be.
17:00 - Late


For those who want to we will head down to the local pub to celebrate the successful day.


You can find us on:

Location: Cookpad
1-3 Broad Plain, Bristol, Avon. BS2 0JP



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

Who is this event aimed at? Women of all ages with basic knowledge of working with a computer. If you are under 18 you will need to be accompanied by an adult (please advise us if this is the case). We have people of all ages taking part. Remember to bring your laptop!

I know how to program. How can I help? We need dedicated coaches to teach during the events. If you are up for the challenge get in touch.
Email us.