Meet Ups

WordPress Meetups are local, in-person gathering of like-minded people.

Many of them are run by volunteers, with many of the groups meeting on a monthly basis during the evening.

Listed below are the groups ordered by location.

If there is not a local group near you, or a group is missing below, please post to Team. We can give assistance and support in setting up a new group.

Belfast

WordPress Northern Ireland Meetup

We’re a group of WordPress developers, designers, bloggers and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. The WordPress Meetup is open to all who use & love WordPress – no-matter the ability or skill level.

Repeats on the 1st Wednesday of every month.

Birmingham

WordPress Birmingham Meetup

Repeats on the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Blackburn

BeeWUG – Blackburn WordPress User Group

BeeWUG, the Blackburn WordPress User Group is organised by local digital entrepreneur Michael Cropper who runs Contrado Digital and Tendo Jobs

We are a group of people from in and around Blackburn, UK, who use the open source web publishing software WordPress to blog, design, and develop websites.

Repeats on the first Wednesday of every month.

Bournemouth

Bournemouth WordPress Group

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Repeats on the last Thursday of every month.

Brighton

WordUp Brighton

This is the reboot of WordUp Brighton, a regular meet up for anyone interested in WordPress that can make it to Brighton on the night! Whether you’re a designer, developer, blogger, content manager or anyone else who deals with WordPress, come along and meet some like minded souls.

Repeats on the last Monday of every month.

Bristol

Bristol WordPress People

We meet monthly for interesting talks, expert website help and the opportunity to share knowledge with each other. Join us in the upstairs function room of The Famous Royal Navy Volunteer, 17-18 King St, Bristol BS1 4EF.

Repeats on the 1st Tuesday of every month.

Cambridge

WordPress Cambridge Meetup

Hi and welcome to WordPress Cambridge.

WordPress Cambridge is a monthly Meetup for developers, users, designers to pool their knowledge, experiences and techniques. Welcome to come to listen or network. Or, maybe you’ve been using a theme, plugin, or development tool, and would like to spend 10 maybe 20 mins sharing your opinions, tips and tricks. The format is inspired by Joe’s NodeJS group. We meet upstairs at the BoatHouse in Chesterton, opposite Staples, which has a car park.

Repeats on the 2nd Monday of every month.

Cardiff

Cardiff WordPress Meetup

We’re a group of local WordPress enthusiasts who get together once a month to share our experience and learn from each other. We come in all shapes and sizes: from the local blogger who’s just starting out in WordPress to the techies who design and develop WordPress themes from scratch.

Each meet up has something for everyone. We always have a speaker or two who shares their knowledge and provides some insight into using WordPress followed by a networking break and a Q&A session, where you can bring up any problem you’re having with WordPress and we see if someone in the room can help you out.

Come along, say hi, connect and learn something new.

Repeats on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

Dublin

Dublin WordPress Meetup

A warm welcome to all those WordPress users and developers in Dublin, Ireland.

The meetup is aimed at bringing together a community of WordPress business users/entrepreneurs, bloggers, developers. The format is mostly relaxed and social. Bring plenty of business cards, grab a beer and network!

Whether you’re a blogger, developer or business owner – come along, network, learn and have a drink 🙂

Edinburgh

WordPress Edinburgh

This group is for all those interested in WordPress, both WP developers and users are welcome. The focus will be on sharing our WordPress knowledge for all to benefit from.

Repeats on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Essex

WordPress Essex

An informal meetup for WordPress developers, designers, users and business owners.

We’ll be holding talks, open discussions and lightning talks on all things WordPress (usually developer focused but check the listings), an open Q&A session, followed by a trip to the pub.

It’s a great place to share ideas, techniques and meet other WordPress lovers.

Meeting the third Thursday of every month.

Glasgow

WP Glasgow

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. Everyone’s welcome regardless of experience.

We’ll always do our best to hold our events at accessible venues and maintain entry free of charge.

Come along and become part of the growing community!

Repeats on the 2nd Thursday of every month.

Havering

WP Havering

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Repeats on the 3rd Tuesday of every month.

Leeds

WordPress Leeds

WordPress Leeds is a monthly meetup for people interested in WordPress. The meetups are open to anyone who uses WordPress in any capacity. Our attendees tend to be developers, bloggers, designers or people interested in learning more about WordPress. Come along and network with others.

There are 5 organisers, Matt, Samantha, Tim, Dave and Steph. We are all volunteers and run the meetup in our spare time.

Every month we cover a different topic and before the event we publish what is going to be happening. Our meetups are open to anyone and we hold them at FutureLabs in Leeds city centre.

Repeats on the 4th Tuesday of every month.

London

Big Media Meetup

WP Hooked

WP Hooked is a meetup for WordPress core contributors, theme and plugin developers to get together and share issues, ideas and tips about WordPress.

If your main interaction with WordPress is through the admin console, if it’s something that you install and configure rather than build then this meetup probably isn’t for you.

If on the other hand you relish the thought of getting stuck into writing some PHP code, you can handle using the theme editor on a live site as an option, or the thought of managing your own servers isn’t terrifying, then you’ve probably come to the right place.

We welcome speakers from any sphere who can add something to our development.

Repeats on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

WordPress London

WordPress London Meetup, also known as #wpldn is a monthly meetup for developers and users of WordPress.

The format is usually 2-3 talks (usually developer focused but check the listings), an open Q&A session, followed by a trip to the pub.

It’s a great place to share ideas, techniques and meet other WordPress lovers.

Repeats on the last Thursday of every month.

Luton

WP Bedfordshire

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, publishers, entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area.

So this Meetup may be of value whether you are a person who likes learning about tech; or you’re a blogger who’s medium is the language of writing or photography; or you need a website to promote your hobbies or crafts, support an arts or social movement, or enhance your career or business.

We like agile tools such as Kanban, Scrum and the Pomodoro Technique. We also like to explore startup-oriented guidelines such as customer development and Lean Startup.

This Meetup is open to all who love WordPress in Luton, Bedford, Dunstable, Leighton Buzzard, Kemptston, Houghton Regis and other towns and villages in Bedfordshire and surrounding counties (particularly Hertfordshire and Buckinghamshire).

Likewise, we welcome members whether you are WordPress professionals or amateurs; whether you are proficient in WordPress or new to the software.

Do join the team!

Maidstone

WP Maidstone

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in Kent. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Manchester

Manchester WordPress User Group

MWUG, the Manchester WordPress User Group is run by the WordPress co-founder, Mike Little.

We are a group of people from in and around Manchester, UK, who use the open source web publishing software WordPress to blog, design, and develop websites.

We meet once per month at Manchester Digital Laboratory aka MadLab.

Repeats on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Newcastle

WordPress North East

A monthly meetup for WordPress users & developers in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

Repeats on the 2nd Thursday of every month.

Oswestry

WP Shropshire

If you use WordPress and live or work in or around Shropshire then this group is for you.

We’re starting a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who will get together to share knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area.

The group is not just for software geeks, it’s open to everybody, whatever your experience with WordPress, and it’s friendly and welcoming.

The WordPress meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

We’re supported by the WordPress Foundation so meetings are free to attend and open to all.

Oxford

WPOX

A group for people who love WordPress to collaborate and learn from each other.

Repeats on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.

Sheffield

WP Sheffield

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, and publishers who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Repeats on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

St Albans

St Albans WordPress Meetup

We’re a group of local WordPress developers, designers, publishers and users who get together to share our knowledge and experience, and to meet other WordPress users in the area. This WordPress Meetup is open to all who love WordPress — join us!

Repeats on the 2nd Tuesday of every month.

Calendar of Regular Meetups

Here’s a summary of when the groups with regular meetings typically meet:

Group Monthly Meet
Bristol WordPress People 1st Tuesday
Blackburn WordPress User Group 1st Wednesday
WordPress Northern Ireland Meetup 1st Wednesday
WordPress Cambridge Meetup 2nd Monday
WP Hooked 2nd Tuesday
WP Sheffield 2nd Tuesday
St Albans WordPress Meetup 2nd Tuesday
WP Glasgow 2nd Thursday
WordPress North East 2nd Thursday
Cardiff WordPress Meetup 3rd Tuesday
WP Havering 3rd Tuesday
WordPress Edinburgh 3rd Wednesday
Manchester WordPress User Group 3rd Wednesday
WPOX 3rd Wednesday
WordPress Essex 3rd Thursday
WordPress Leeds 4th Tuesday
WordPress Birmingham Meetup 4th Wednesday
WordUp Brighton last Monday
Bournemouth WordPress Group last Thursday
WordPress London last Thursday