Extended Opening Hours

Drumroll please . . .

You talked, we listened, and we’re happy to announce that we are now officially EXTENDING OUR OPENING HOURS!!

From this day forth, members will have access to the MadFabLab from 9am - midnight on weekdays and from 11am - midnight over the weekend.

We’ve got different membership types available to suit your needs – our most popular is the monthly membership at £30/month - have a gander at our website to see which will suit you best.

The MadFabLab is central Manchester’s only FabLab and is equipped with a huge range of equipment for all your maker’s needs, including a resin and a filament 3D printer, a laser cutter and a vinyl cutter.  Call us on 0161 839 6324 to book a time to see the space or email via the website.

Permanent desks available at MadFabLab

Hacker? Maker? Small business? Looking for a space to design and prototype your next product?

We have four desks available in MadFabLab! Desks are £180 a month each (inc VAT), which includes monthly membership to the MadFabLab (worth £30 pcm.)

You’ll also get high speed WiFi, extended access (Monday – Thursday until 8.30 pm), and unlimited tea and coffee, plus access to MFL’s bench tools, electronics kit, Ultimaker 3, laser cutter, Form 1+, Ultimaker, bio lab – and more.

This is a fantastic opportunity for individuals or small businesses involved in digital making, prototyping, or design.

To arrange a viewing or reserve your desk, contact fab@madlab.org.uk or call us on 0161 839 6324.

open night, Achievement Unlocked

As of this week, Tuesday Open Nights are up and running.

For our first, we saw members and newcomers alike rocking up to show their projects and swap ideas, including a rather neat wireless synth, and new member Scott created the first prototype of his long-term time-lapse photography box.

Open Nights are now a regular fixture in the MadFabLab calendar – every Tuesday between 5.30pm and 8.30pm. All are welcome!

Laser cut parts for a prototype long-term time-lapse photography box

Laser cut parts for a prototype long-term time-lapse photography box

🎉 Tuesday Open Nights are go! 🎉

With the MadFabLab slowly gathering momentum since last month's launch, we thought that it was about time we got our social calendar up and running with some regular community meetups… So, if you're a maker, hacker, or tinkerer – whether already a MadFabLab member, or just plain curious – our regular Tuesday Open Nights are the perfect chance to come and hang out, check out the space and equipment, and meet likeminded people. If you've got something you're working on – a supercool project, or just something you're learning and experimenting with – open nights are the perfect chance to share it with others too.

The first Open Night is next Tuesday, 20th June, between 5.30pm and 8.30pm. Hope to see you (and your robots/machines/weird digital art) then!

Just add humans…

Just add humans…