Engine Shed events


Engine Shed runs a series of briefing sessions open to the public either at The Junction event space, or at partner venues, on important topics or opportunities. To book your place and for more details, please visit our Eventbrite page.

If you are interested in finding out by email about new events at Engine Shed, please contact us at events@engine-shed.co.uk, sign up for our newsletter or follow us on Twitter @EngineShed_BB


We operate a free ‘Investor in Residence’ drop in service with a number of providers to give guidance on investment pitches and options. Please visit our booking page for available slots.


We also operate a free ‘Property Agent in Residence’ appointment service for anyone in the Bristol city-region to ask questions about the process of finding and securing office space. Please visit the booking page for available slots.




UKBAA 'The Effective Investor' workshop with Bristol Angel Hub

4.30pm — 6.30pm

This workshop is designed to introduce new angel investors to the early stage investment landscape




The Quarterly Investment Briefing: June

4.00pm — 6.00 pm

Designed for investors at all stages to discover new opportunities and investment vehicles on the horizon and much more

Public events being held at Engine Shed

Events that are being run by external organisations, held at Engine Shed will be updated here regularly.




Transcending Disciplines, Expanding Spheres of Practice in Architechure and Engineering

5.45 pm — 8.15 pm

UWE BEng Architecture and Environmental Engineering 10 year Celebration




Design / Build / Market #5 Mobile Apps

6.30 pm — 9.30 pm

An event for people involved in the creative and digital industries who are passionate about design, development and marketing




International Tabletop Day 2018

10.00 am — 5.00 pm

Families, kids, students, couples, solo players, & gaming groups are coming together to play board games in this full-day Saturday event




Barclays Business Banking CEO forum

2.00 pm — 3.00 pm

Join Ian Rand,CEO Barclays’ Business Bank, to hear how Barclays is embracing innovation & technology to meet the changing needs of customers





7.00 pm — 9.00 pm

Monthly meetup with speakers who share their knowledge on topics from across the technical spectrum

Public events at other venues

Events that are run by external organisations, held at external venues.




Business Planning and Finance for Business - Business West Bristol

Leigh Court Business Centre Pill Road Abbots Leigh Bristol Bristol BS8 3RA10.00 am — 4.00 pm

Designed to support potential & new entrepreneurs,this in-depth workshop will help you to create & develop an investment-ready business plan




AR/VR in Health and Social Care

TLT LLP 1 Redcliff Street Bristol BS1 6TP6.30 pm — 9.00 pm

Find out what VR/AR has to offer child and adult mental health, and how it can connect people and technology in new ways.




University of Bristol Spring Employer Showcase - 2 & 3 May

University of Bristol Careers Service, Tyndall Ave, Bristol BS8 1TH

Two day event, offering companies exposure to students in high volume. This event is suitable for both SMEs and larger companies.




Computer Science in the city - a showcase of UoB students’ software engineering projects

Bill Brown Design Suite, Queen's Building New Wing, University of Bristol,Woodland Road,BS8 1TR1.30 pm — 6.00 pm

This is an opportunity to find out more about how the students developed a solution to a problem or an opportunity that the client presented




Raising a seed round in Bristol

Watershed, 1 Canon's Road, Bristol, BS1 5TX6.30 pm — 10.30 pm

ADV, Runway East and Silicon Valley Bank have teamed up to host an event focused on raising a seed round.

Keep your calendar up to date with these resources

Past Engine Shed events

  • 22 March 2018

    Engine Shed Quarterly Investment Briefing and UKBAA Angel Hub Launch

    The Quarterly Investment Briefing is a new, regular gathering of investors at all stages.

  • 13 March 2018

    Top tips for office relocation success

    This event provides an opportunity to talk to specialists about their top tips for success when securing a new office to let or to buy

  • 07 March 2018

    Scale-up Briefing: From Rhetoric to Reality

    For founders and employees of fast growth, scale-up businesses to join us with leadership specialists

  • 15 January 2018

    Engine Shed Investor in Residence - Deepbridge Capital

    30 minute slots with a professional investor, open to all and available on ongoing selected dates

  • 17 January 2018

    Scale-up Briefing: Raising a million and more

    How can fast growth, scale-up businesses unlock investment and funding in excess of £1M?

  • 17 January 2018

    Engine Shed Investor in Residence - ADV

    30 minute slots with a professional investor, open to all and available on ongoing selected dates

  • 18 December 2017

    Engine Shed Investor in Residence - Bristol and Bath Regional Capital

    30 minute slots with a professional investor, open to all and available on ongoing selected dates

  • 29 November 2017

    Scale-up Briefing: Room for growth

    Event will be informative, provocative, awareness-raising, innovative, community-focused & will help build an inclusive scale-up ecosystem

  • 23 November 2017

    An introduction to Angel Investing

    This event is targeted at those thinking of starting to invest and want to learn more about what that means

  • 22 November 2017

    Engine Shed Investor in Residence - ADV or Bristol and Bath Regional Capital

    30 minute slots with a professional investor, open to all and available on ongoing selected dates

  • 13 November 2017

    Engine Shed Investor in Residence - Deepbridge Capital

    30 minute slots with a professional investor, open to all and available on ongoing selected dates

  • 18 October 2017

    Digital Bristol Week 2017 Open Doors - Engine Shed/ Business West

    An opportunity to join small groups visiting successful creative businesses across Bristol for a look behind the scenes of Engine Shed

  • 10 October 2017

    Ideas pitch! How to inspire young people from diverse backgrounds about tech & digital opportunities

    We would be delighted if you would join us for an energetic evening of project pitches, networking and inspiring speakers (invite only)

  • 12 July 2017

    Raising Your First Venture Round

    The panel will openly discuss the pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for and how equity works.

  • 20 April 2017

    CreaTech Mayoral Hustings

    Come to meet the full line-up of candidates for the position of West of England Combined Authority Mayor before the election on 4th May

  • 04 April 2017

    Engine Shed briefing: Leadership - the challenges of a scaling CEO

    This event will feature 3 CEOs who have experiened the scaling up and subsequent exiting of a business

  • 24 February 2017

    Engine Shed briefing: Scaling up inclusively - mind the gap

    The convergence of the Scale Up and Inclusive Growth agendas

  • 06 December 2016

    Finance Briefing: Socialising the commercial - waiting list open

    “It’s easier to socialise the commercial than it is to commercialise the social”

  • 19 October 2016

    Finance Briefing: Building a great team – Making use of tax incentives and rewards strategies

    Hear from KPMG on reward strategies. Followed by SETsquared Beer n Pizza

  • 14 September 2016

    Engine Shed Finance Briefing: Is crowdfunding still an alternative source of finance?

    We will hear from a number of crowd-funding sites, a crowd-funding enabler and a seasoned angel investor, chaired by Modwenna Rees-Mogg

  • 29 June 2016

    Finance Briefing: The US & UK outlook for venture capital funding

    For those wishing to understand the venture capital landscape in UK and USA, especially for companies seeking investment over £500,000

  • 12 May 2016

    Finance Briefing: Moving to the next level - the funding landscape and how to go public

    Understand the pros and cons and reality of IPO from experts at WH Ireland and London Stock Exchange

  • 03 December 2015

    RSA Bristol lunchtime livestream

    Is there still hope on climate with Sir David Attenborough and Tim Flannery - byo lunch or buy from our lovely cafe!

  • 23 September 2015

    Pathways to Professions for career teachers/advisers

    The West of England Local Enterprise Partnership offers you the opportunity to discover careers in the Temple Quarter Enterprise Zone

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Whether you need space to work for a day, week or month, high-profile seminars, board meetings, training sessions, networking events we have the space for you

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How to find Engine Shed

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