Cereal* Filler
Dec
12
10:00 AM10:00

Cereal* Filler

Join us every month for breakfast and quick-fire talks from PLATF9RM members.

Whether it’s sea swimming, llama-rearing, futurism or branding in the 21st century, 3 members will have 3 minutes each to present on a topic of their choice. 9 minutes total!

No matter what your passion or niche, these breakfasts will give you the chance to meet other members and maybe learn a new thing or two. And all before midday!

*Cereal will be provided.

PLATF9RM Members Only

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PLATF9RM Christmas Social
Dec
14
5:00 PM17:00

PLATF9RM Christmas Social

The last social before we hit 2018 and it's promised to be a festive get together before everyone puts their feet up for the Christmas holidays. Think gluhwein (that's mulled wine), wreaths and a different take on Secret Santa/

More details to be announced.

Invitation only.

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PLATF9RM Presents : Michael Bremner - 64 Degrees of Britishness
Dec
19
5:00 PM17:00

PLATF9RM Presents : Michael Bremner - 64 Degrees of Britishness

This isn’t strictly happening in November, but it’s around Xmas so we’re giving plenty of notice for the sake of your diaries.



Michael Bremner is Brighton’s best known chef and will be coming to PLATF9RM to tell his story. You might know him as the owner of 64 Degrees and Murmur, or as a two-times finalist on The Great British Menu, but his is a tale of a life lived through food. We’re chuffed to have him down, especially during the peak Christmas season, and it promises to be a evening of revelations and salivations. 



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Bluebird Christmas Tea Tasting
Dec
4
10:00 AM10:00

Bluebird Christmas Tea Tasting

Festive drinks doesn’t have to mean mulled wine or Buck’s Fizz! We’re delighted to welcome Bluebird to Hove Town Hall for a morning of Christmas tea blends. Our favourite tea wizards will also bring mince pies and festive snacks, plus gifts so you can get a jump on that Christmas shopping.


See you there!

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PLATF9RM Social: Happy 1st Birthday To Us
Nov
30
5:00 PM17:00

PLATF9RM Social: Happy 1st Birthday To Us

Happy birthday to us, happy birthday to us, happy birthday to u-uuuuuuuuuuuuuss, happy birthday to us!

Yes yes, PLATF9RM is approaching its first birthday and we’re going to celebrate in true old school party style. Think games, birthday cake, jelly (with vodka in it, obvs)… it’ll be like all the best parties of your childhood, except more boozy and with absolutely no crying kids.

We'll be up on Floor 6, so come hang with us! You don’t even have to bring a present

Invitation only.

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Modern Brighton and Hove
Nov
29
6:00 PM18:00

Modern Brighton and Hove

Earlier this year Modern Brighton and Hove launched a map of Brighton & Hove's Modern Architecture and ever since we've been asked the question "Why didn't you include this building?" and "What's that one doing in the map?". Join us on 29th November at PLATF9RM inside Hove Town Hall for a lively evening of discussion around the buidlings included and those that weren't.

Before the discussion (panelists TBA), there will also be a series of short talks on some of Brighton's less considered architecture from Alf Le Floic (who is currently researching a book on Brighton's architectural follies), photographer Rob Ochard (who spent a year documenting every pub in the city), fellow photographer Kevin Meredith (who gained incredible access to the construction of the i360) and designer Claire Potter (who transformed a former public toilet in Hove into her studio).

Open to members and non-members

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Virgin Start Up - How to Build (And Keep) A Team
Nov
22
6:00 PM18:00

Virgin Start Up - How to Build (And Keep) A Team

Any successful business lives or dies by the people it employs and the team it builds. We spend so much of our professional life at work it’s crucial that, as early- stage business owners, we not only find ways to create a productive and inspiring environment but also nurture and develop our teams so they blossom and remain loyal.

But finding and hiring the right talent and keeping them is a very real challenge that can profoundly affect your businesses chance of success. So, if you are a solopreneur looking to make your first hire or a larger business trying to scale your team for growth, this is definitely the talk for you.

Open to members and non-members

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PLATF9RM Presents : How To Build A Community That People Love
Nov
15
5:00 PM17:00

PLATF9RM Presents : How To Build A Community That People Love

Meaning is an annual Brighton conference that explores how business can shape the future of a troubled planet. Through a series of talks, workshops and fringe events it’ll be knocking together the best business minds from across the world.

We’re delighted to hold a Meaning Fringe event on Floor 5, with a panel of inspirational speakers comprising of Jenni Lloyd of PurposeLab, Laurence McCahill and Carlos Saba of The Happy Startup School, and Lizzie Hodgson of ThinkNation.

Each has been at the helm of a progressive operation and they’ll be exploring what community is, why it's so important in business, and discussing how Brighton can innovate harder than the rest. Each speaker will share their story and then the floor will be open for a Q + A. It promises to be an awesome evening and we hope to see you there!

Open to members and non-members

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PLATF9RM : How To Run Workshop
Nov
14
12:30 PM12:30

PLATF9RM : How To Run Workshop

Did you know that the way that you swing your arms or hold your head as you run could contribute or prevent you getting injured as you run? Moreover, if you get your technique right – and it does take practise – you could improve your pace, particularly over long distance events of half marathon and above.

If you want to learn how you could improve your running technique to prevent injury and improve your speed, join us for this special PLATF9RM workshop with Rachael Woolston, founder of www.girlsruntheworld.co.uk

Working in pairs, you’ll video each other and we’ll then go over your videos so that you can assess your own style. Seeing firsthand how you run is one of the most effective ways of ensuring you make changes.

Rachael has coached and mentored hundreds of runners from beginners through to marathon in the last nine years. When she's not running or coaching or mentoring, she's writing about running and fitness for the national media or creating digital content for for brands.

Please bring a phone to video yourselves and the event is weather dependant.

PLATF9RM Members Only

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Cereal* Filler
Nov
7
10:00 AM10:00

Cereal* Filler

Join us every month for breakfast and quick-fire talks from PLATF9RM members.

Whether it’s sea swimming, llama-rearing, futurism or branding in the 21st century, 3 members will have 3 minutes each to present on a topic of their choice. 9 minutes total!

No matter what your passion or niche, these breakfasts will give you the chance to meet other members and maybe learn a new thing or two. And all before midday!

*Cereal will be provided.

PLATF9RM Members Only

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WordUp Brighton
Oct
30
6:30 PM18:30

WordUp Brighton

WordUp Brighton is a monthly WordPress meetup which takes place on the last Monday of every month. As an open source platform, WordPress relies on contributions from professionals, users and hobbyists alike, and anyone interested in WordPress is encouraged to come along. This is a great opportunity to learn, exchange knowledge and discuss ideas in a safe and inclusive environment.

After the meetup, we carry on the conversation and networking at a local pub.

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PLATF9RM Spooktacular Social
Oct
26
6:00 PM18:00

PLATF9RM Spooktacular Social

After the brain-tweezing success of our September ‘Let’s Get Quizzical’ Social, October sees us embracing Halloween in spooktacular style. It’s fancy dress, obviously. We want to see you in your freakiest outfits and we’ll be giving out a prize for best costume.

There’ll be mini pumpkin carving, face painting and potion-inspired drinks. We’ll probably end up in The Pond afterwards, assuming they don’t kick us out for being too gruuuuuuesome.

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Virgin Start Up - How To Tell (Sell) Your Story
Oct
19
6:00 PM18:00

Virgin Start Up - How To Tell (Sell) Your Story

“The greatest tool of communication given to us by Mother Nature is the power of storytelling. And telling is selling!”

So what does storytelling have to do with your business? Everything. If you can’t convey a story then your products or services are not going to appeal to your audience. Our brains value stories over anything else.

Having a great business idea alone is no longer enough. People now want to know the story behind the business, what it stands for, why they should care and why they should buy it. It’s why so many of the most successful new businesses are putting story telling front and centre of what they do.

Join us at PLATF9RM on Thursday 19 October where we will have an amazing selection of guest speakers sharing their invaluable experiences and knowledge that will help you tell your story so people listen and sell your product so people will buy!

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Cereal* Filler
Oct
10
10:00 AM10:00

Cereal* Filler

Join us every month for breakfast and quick-fire talks from PLATF9RM members.

Whether it’s sea swimming, llama-rearing, futurism or branding in the 21st century, 3 members will have 3 minutes each to present on a topic of their choice. 9 minutes total!

No matter what your passion or niche, these breakfasts will give you the chance to meet other members and maybe learn a new thing or two. And all before midday!

*Cereal will be provided.

PLATF9RM Members Only

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PLATF9RM Presents : Toby Moore - TEDxBrighton Curator
Oct
5
5:30 PM17:30

PLATF9RM Presents : Toby Moore - TEDxBrighton Curator

We’re super excited to have Toby Moore giving an interactive talk at PLATF9RM.

Toby is the founder of Yappa, a Brighton-based content marketing company, and the curator of TEDxBrighton.

He’ll be guiding us through the logistics (and hopefully some secrets!) of organising an event like TEDxBrighton. He’ll be explaining how community is key to business success and giving us some firsthand insight into running a healthy, happy start-up.

There’ll be a Q+A with Toby following his talk, plus networking opportunities before and after.

See you there!

PLATF9RM Members only

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Macmillan Coffee Morning
Sep
29
10:00 AM10:00

Macmillan Coffee Morning

Not only do we have Red Roaster in on 29 September to help any members that might be struggling post Social, but together with Grovelands, we will be hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning. Keen bakers are greatly needed or any other delicious midday nibbles, all to help those facing cancer, so no one faces it alone.

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PLATF9RM Let's Get Quizzical
Sep
28
6:00 PM18:00

PLATF9RM Let's Get Quizzical

After the success of our Totally Tropical Social, we’ve decided to test your general knowledge for September’s event: it’s the very first PLATF9RM quiz night!

Stuart Graham – who some of you may remember from our bee-keeping workshop (The Importance of Beeing) – will be the master of ceremonies and guiding us through all the themed rounds that you would expect.

It will be teams of 6 with any Googling of answers punished, in true English passive aggressive fashion, by loud tuts from your neighbouring teams.

At 6pm Meat Liquor will be treating us with burgers, wings and gherkins...but don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about you veggies/vegans, tasty alternatives will also be provided! Alco-lols will be decided closer to the time.

Let the battle commence!

Invitation only

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WordUp Brighton
Sep
25
6:30 PM18:30

WordUp Brighton

WordUp Brighton is a monthly WordPress meetup which takes place on the last Monday of every month. As an open source platform, WordPress relies on contributions from professionals, users and hobbyists alike, and anyone interested in WordPress is encouraged to come along. This is a great opportunity to learn, exchange knowledge and discuss ideas in a safe and inclusive environment.

After the meetup, we carry on the conversation and networking at a local pub.

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Virgin Start Up : How to get funding for your business
Sep
21
6:00 PM18:00

Virgin Start Up : How to get funding for your business

After the sell out success of our previous Brighton meetup our attentions now turn to ‘How to Crowdfund for your Startup’. Crowdfunding is fast becoming the got to platform for all types of startups as a way to leverage funding. As well as becoming a more mainstream means for start-ups to advance the required capital they need to grow it’s also a very powerful way to create a genuine community around your product or service.

But is it right for you?

Join us at PLATF9RM on the evening of September 21st where we will have a carefully curated selection of inspirational and engaging guest speakers - Ruth & Amy from HisBe, Antonio Weiss, co-founder of Thomas Clipper and Scott Simpkin from Campaigns Development Director discussing their experience with various crowdfunding platforms and how it affected their businesses.

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Cereal* Filler
Sep
12
10:00 AM10:00

Cereal* Filler

Join us every month for breakfast and quick-fire talks from PLATF9RM members.

Whether it’s sea swimming, llama-rearing, futurism or branding in the 21st century, 3 members will have 3 minutes each to present on a topic of their choice. 9 minutes total!

No matter what your passion or niche, these breakfasts will give you the chance to meet other members and maybe learn a new thing or two. And all before midday!

*Cereal will be provided.

PLATF9RM Members Only

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PLATF9RM Pilates
Sep
6
8:00 AM08:00

PLATF9RM Pilates

Our resident Pilates teacher Abby will be holding weekly beginners sessions in the event space on Floor 5. Starting at 8am for 45 minutes, it will be a chance for you to re-align your body and boost your brain power.

If you want to find out more about the sessions, or about Pilates in general email abby@platf9rm.com

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PLATF9RM Totally Tropical End of Summer Social
Aug
31
5:00 PM17:00

PLATF9RM Totally Tropical End of Summer Social

After some classic British summer weather ensured our July beach Social was a windswept affair, we’re heading inside for August. But fear not! We’ll be making things toasty with out Totally Tropical End Of Summer Social.

We want to see you in all your best/worst Hawaiian shirts, your garlands and your coconut bras…if you feel so bold. We’ll be serving up rum punch and there’s talk of a vodka watermelon. We can’t wait, so see you on the PLATF9RM beach!*

*Not an actual beach, guys. Soz.

Invitation only

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PLATF9RM Pilates
Aug
30
8:00 AM08:00

PLATF9RM Pilates

Our resident Pilates teacher Abby will be holding weekly beginners sessions in the event space on Floor 5. Starting at 8am for 45 minutes, it will be a chance for you to re-align your body and boost your brain power. 

If you want to find out more about the sessions, or about Pilates in general email abby@platf9rm.com

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Masterminding
Aug
24
12:00 PM12:00

Masterminding

Masterminding is a new weekly PLATF9RM session that will provide mentoring and peer-learning in an informal, collaborative environment.

It will give you a chance to talk through issues you might be experiencing – positive and negative – in total confidence and receive feedback from other PLATF9RM members.

We will be meeting once a week on a Thursday between 12pm and 1pm in Grey Meeting Room, Floor 5.

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PLATF9RM Pilates
Aug
23
8:00 AM08:00

PLATF9RM Pilates

Our resident Pilates teacher Abby will be holding weekly beginners sessions in the event space on Floor 5. Starting at 8am for 45 minutes, it will be a chance for you to re-align your body and boost your brain power. 

If you want to find out more about the sessions, or about Pilates in general email abby@platf9rm.com

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Masterminding
Aug
17
12:00 PM12:00

Masterminding

Masterminding is a new weekly PLATF9RM session that will provide mentoring and peer-learning in an informal, collaborative environment.

It will give you a chance to talk through issues you might be experiencing – positive and negative – in total confidence and receive feedback from other PLATF9RM members.

We will be meeting once a week on a Thursday between 12pm and 1pm in Grey Meeting Room, Floor 5.
 

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PLATF9RM Pilates
Aug
16
8:00 AM08:00

PLATF9RM Pilates

Our resident Pilates teacher Abby will be holding weekly beginners sessions in the event space on Floor 5. Starting at 8am for 45 minutes, it will be a chance for you to re-align your body and boost your brain power. 

If you want to find out more about the sessions, or about Pilates in general email abby@platf9rm.com

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codebar
Aug
15
6:30 PM18:30

codebar

This event is for codebar members only.

codebar is a non-profit initiative that facilitates the growth of a diverse tech community by running regular programming workshops. Our goal is to enable underrepresented groups to learn programming in a safe and collaborative environment and expand their career opportunities. To achieve this, we run free weekly workshops, regular events and try to create opportunities for our students making technology and coding more accessible.

For more information go to the codebar website or Twitter.

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