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Worthing Digital Talks: February 2018

Tuesday 20th February 7pm – 9pm
Colonnade House, 47 Warwick Street, Worthing, BN11 3DH

Tickets are free and available from Meetup

Colonnade House hosts Worthing Digital for another evening of talks exploring digital culture. In this session we’ll be finding out how the UK government manages software projects and looking at the vast array of cloud services offered by AWS. Organisers Mark Ford and John Dalziel will also be talking about how Worthing Digital came about and where it’s going this year.

Mark Ford: Users first. Do digital like the government.

You may think that your site has a big audience, but no one has to serve more people in the UK than the government. Every department within government is working hard to improve their online services by putting the needs of the user at the heart of delivery. How are they doing this, and what can you learn from their approach to improve the way you deliver your own services?

John Dalziel: All the things. An introduction to Amazon Web Services.

Amazon Web Services is the modern web developers toolbox. Inside you’ll find a huge range of services from storage and computing through to exotic tools for Machine Learning, Virtual Reality and IOT. Join John Dalziel for a whistlestop tour and find out how you can use make use of cloud services in your own online projects.

Worthing Digital Talks: January 2018

This month we kick off a new season of Worthing Digital Talks.

Monday 22nd January 7pm – 9pm
Colonnade House, 47 Warwick Street, Worthing, BN11 3DH

We’ll be joining our friends at Colonnade House to go behind-the-scenes of #Scratchpad – an interactive music project for young people that will be running at Colonnade House during January and February. #Scratchpad is being delivered in partnership with AudioActive and Northbrook MET. It will feature a new installation from As Described, the team behind last year’s sensational interactive art project Geminate II.

This evening will be a rare opportunity to meet two members of this innovative digital project: Adam Seaman from As Described who will discuss the technical details behind the installation and Mike Pailthorpe from the Northbrook Music Technology faculty who will explain how young people are making music with #Scratchpad using Ableton and other digital technology.

Tickets for the evening are FREE. Space is limited for this event so please book early.


Our socials in July to October

We’ve settled in to a regular third-Thursday-of-the-month pattern for our social meet ups. If you’d like to join a lovely group of locals doing technical and marketing work for a chat over a pint or two, you can find us in the Corner House pub from 8pm on the following dates:

Thursday, 20th July

Thursday, 17th August

Thursday, 21st September

Thursday, 19th October

We’re usually down the left hand side of the pub and will have a big “WorthingDigital” sign on one of the tables to help you find us. If it’s particularly good weather, we’ll be in the beer garden.

To make sure you always know when one of our meetings is coming up, please join our mailing list by filling in the form on the right, or our group on

Here’s a couple of photos from one of our recent meet ups:

WorthingDigital group around tables More WorthingDigital group around tables

Starting up again

WorthingDigital has been on a break for a little while which is a shame, I think Worthing needs a digital community group. So we’ve decided to try and get it up and running again, starting with a series of socials. The first one was held at the beginning of September and I think it’s fair to say it was a success.

If you haven’t been to a WorthingDigital social before you should come and join us, it’s an excellent chance to get to know local people involved in, or in interested in the tech industry in a relaxed environment.

We’ll be holding events on the Second Thursday of the month, the next one is on the 13th of October, 8pm at The Corner House on the High Street. If you’d like to join us you can just turn up, but if you register on Event Brite it gives us a better idea of how many people are coming.

There are a number of ways to stay up to date with WorthingDigital


How to revive a dead blog with Jo Petty

Talk Archive: 22nd July 2014

Talk Description

Visiting a website which has a blog that hasn’t been updated in years not only looks unprofessional, you can easily lose business or reputation because of it. In this talk I’ll give you tips and advice on how to get your blog up and running again. We’ll cover how to create a blog strategy, what kind of things to post about, and most importantly, what to do when you simply don’t have the time to look after your blog any more.
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