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The Electron Club is a voluntary run space where people interested in things like Free Open Source Software, DIY culture, circuit bending, hardware hacking, streaming, audio and video editing, green technologies, and amateur radio can meet, use equipment, and share and disseminate their skills and ideas.

We encourage an attitude towards technology, media and DIY production that recognises the relation of these to society and the environment. The Electron Club welcomes debate and the development of practices that question and explore existing and new ways of working and understanding these.

The space also provides a location that not-for-profit community and discussion groups can use at no charge for meetings and to develop projects.

If you any questions about the space, want to book it for your own use, or join one of our workshops, you can contact us here.

All are welcome.

Upcoming Events

Below is a list of events scheduled within the next 30 days. Certain events have their own listing in the events section. The information is taken from our calendar, and is also available as an rss feed. More information about regular groups can be found within the groups section of the site.

Event_DateEvent NameDescriptionLinkBooking Status
25/03/2017 @ 12:00synth DIY & music techsoldering, discussing, and designing informal sound machines around synth DIY & music technology pathsClick hereConfirmed
28/03/2017 @ 17:00Scottish Detainee Visitors Life after Detention Groupsolidarity and creativity with people impacted by detention. If you would like to know more, contact Shirley at volunteer-coordinator@sdv.org.uk or see our website www.sdv.org.ukClick hereConfirmed
28/03/2017 @ 19:30socialist discussion groupA monthly discussion group looking at current events from the perspective of the anti-authoritarian Left. Open to all. 5-10 expected to attend.Click hereConfirmed
29/03/2017 @ 16:30Amateur RadioA group for people learning to build radio equipment or other electronic projects and help those studying for their Amateur Radio Licenses. The group is run by members of the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (WoSARS). http://www.electronclub.org/doku.php?id=groups:solderClick hereConfirmed
30/03/2017 @ 17:00ScotLUGScottish Linux Users Group meeting with talks and Q&A open to anyone interested Talks start at 1930, some people arrive earlier http://www.scotlug.org.ukClick hereConfirmed
31/03/2017 @ 18:00we will risevisitinggroup meeting every 2 weeksClick hereConfirmed
01/04/2017 @ 12:00synth DIY & music techsoldering, discussing, and designing informal sound machines around synth DIY & music technology pathsClick hereConfirmed
03/04/2017 @ 17:00alt.electrona quiet place to work on your electronic related and geeky projectsClick hereConfirmed
04/04/2017 @ 17:00Scottish Detainee Visitors Life after Detention Groupsolidarity and creativity with people impacted by detention. If you would like to know more, contact Shirley at volunteer-coordinator@sdv.org.uk or see our website www.sdv.org.ukClick hereConfirmed
04/04/2017 @ 19:00WoSARS Committee meetingClick hereConfirmed
05/04/2017 @ 16:30Amateur RadioA group for people learning to build radio equipment or other electronic projects and help those studying for their Amateur Radio Licenses. The group is run by members of the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (WoSARS). http://www.electronclub.org/doku.php?id=groups:solderClick hereConfirmed
06/04/2017 @ 17:00we will rise meetingwe will rise meetingClick hereConfirmed
06/04/2017 @ 19:00Glasgow open source hardwareWe are a friendly group interested in all things hardware especially if it is open source. We definitely like arduinos. Feel free to come along, bring your projects, talk about projects or just chat. Please email to confirm meeting is going a head if you are thinking about attendingClick hereTentative
08/04/2017 @ 12:00synth DIY & music techsoldering, discussing, and designing informal sound machines around synth DIY & music technology pathsClick hereConfirmed
09/04/2017 @ 13:00monthly meeting of the IWWMonthly meeting of the Clydeside branch of the Industrial Workers of the World, a grass-roots independent union. Meetings are open to all. 10 or so expected to attend.Click hereConfirmed
11/04/2017 @ 14:00meeting of the Scottish Peace NetworkMeeting of the Scottish Peace Networkto plan future events to promote popular opposition to militarism. Meeting open to all. 5-10 people expected.Click hereConfirmed
11/04/2017 @ 17:00Scottish Detainee Visitors Life after Detention Groupsolidarity and creativity with people impacted by detention. If you would like to know more, contact Shirley at volunteer-coordinator@sdv.org.uk or see our website www.sdv.org.ukClick hereConfirmed
12/04/2017 @ 16:30Amateur RadioA group for people learning to build radio equipment or other electronic projects and help those studying for their Amateur Radio Licenses. The group is run by members of the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (WoSARS). http://www.electronclub.org/doku.php?id=groups:solderClick hereConfirmed
13/04/2017 @ 19:00Frackwatch Glasgow meetingClick hereConfirmed
15/04/2017 @ 12:00synth DIY & music techsoldering, discussing, and designing informal sound machines around synth DIY & music technology pathsClick hereConfirmed
16/04/2017 @ 12:00planning meeting for May Day picnicA planning meeting for a picnic on May Day, May 1, to be held on the Glasgow Green. Open to all. 10 people expected.Click hereConfirmed
17/04/2017 @ 17:00alt.electrona quiet place to work on your electronic related and geeky projectsClick hereConfirmed
18/04/2017 @ 17:00Scottish Detainee Visitors Life after Detention Groupsolidarity and creativity with people impacted by detention. If you would like to know more, contact Shirley at volunteer-coordinator@sdv.org.uk or see our website www.sdv.org.ukClick hereConfirmed
18/04/2017 @ 19:00Glasgow Writers GroupWriting critique group. Click hereConfirmed
19/04/2017 @ 16:30Amateur RadioA group for people learning to build radio equipment or other electronic projects and help those studying for their Amateur Radio Licenses. The group is run by members of the West of Scotland Amateur Radio Society (WoSARS). http://www.electronclub.org/doku.php?id=groups:solderClick hereConfirmed
20/04/2017 @ 19:00Glasgow open source hardwareWe are a friendly group interested in all things hardware especially if it is open source. We definitely like arduinos. Feel free to come along, bring your projects, talk about projects or just chat. Please email to confirm meeting is going a head if you are thinking about attendingClick hereTentative
22/04/2017 @ 12:00synth DIY & music techsoldering, discussing, and designing informal sound machines around synth DIY & music technology pathsClick hereConfirmed

Where to find us

The Electron Club is based in the Centre for Contemporary Arts:

CCA,
350 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow

CCA on OpenStreetMap - CCA on Google Maps

See the CCA website for opening hours or check the calendar for Electron club related meeting/event times.

Who we are

Lots of different people are involved in the Electron Club. You can get involved as an individual or as part of a group. One of our main features over the years is in providing a free space for not-for-profit and voluntary groups involved in areas related to DIY technology, community media and environmental activities to meet and develop work.

There are a number of groups who meet on a regular basis and others who meet on a more occasional basis or for specific projects. See the groups section for more information.

Individuals are also welcome to join and use the facilities for their own projects, and many of our current members are just such people pursuing their own projects and hobbies.

What is Free Open Source Software, etc?

To learn more about that these things are have a look at some of the articles in our online library or come along to an event or project and see for yourself.

You can also listen to this audio interview made by Electron Club member Bob speaking to Simon and Ben:

http://www.archive.org/details/Electronclub

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