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GlugMCR #5

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Thursday, 4 May 2017 from 18:30 to 22:00 (BST)

GlugMCR #5

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GlugMCR is back and we are celebrating our 5th event & our 1 year birthday

We've moved to a bigger and awesome venue 'Cooper Hall' so take note of the change :)

Here at GlugMCR we are a fan of creative storytelling, passion, the underdog and seeing ideas come to life. For this reason we bring to you great speakers who are willing to share their experiences and inspire a new way of thinking.



Standard ticket price - £7 includes entry, a drink and pizza



Alex and Anthony - Founders of Noir Agency 

glug mcr noir agency


Founders of Noir Agency, a business built through a combined passion for branding, business & technology. We share an interest in how quickly the digital world moves & look to apply our knowledge to build & grow agile, breakthrough brands through emotive, digital experiences.



The importance of emerging technology for breakthrough brands. 




An overview of the digital & technological landscape. We aim to provide insights and talk about the benefits & opportunities presented by future technology, such as Virtual reality, Augmented reality and machine learning.


Twitter - @NoirAgency  Website - http://www.



Jane Bowyer - Designer & Illustrator 

 Jane Bowyer Glug Manchester


Jane Bowyer is an independent designer and illustrator working directly with clients and with design studios on a freelance/consultancy level. She is also the creator of Women in Print, a Manchester-based project celebrating Manchester’s iconic women through print. 




Tricks of a sole trader




A personal and honest account of what I have learned in my first 12 months working for myself and how this has evolved my practice. 


Twitter - @bowyerjane  Website - http://www.


Callum Peters - UX Designer at BBC UX&D (Children’s)

 Callum Peters BBC Glug Manchester


Callum Peters is a UX Designer for BBC Children’s, working across responsive web, games and interactive experiences.

After graduating with a Graphic Design degree, he worked agency-side as an interaction designer and in 2013 joined BBC User Experience & Design.

Working on BBC iWonder, Callum helped to create a new way to discover amazing factual content, and co-lead the design of the BBC Bitesize App which supports children and adults with their education. In Children’s, he is helping to shape the next generation of experiences for the BBC’s younger audience.

He is exploring what conversational UI can offer and is curious about the future of automotive UX. He is passionate about creating opportunities to bring young talent through, both at the BBC and through his role as a youth work volunteer.




Designing for children at the BBC




Callum's talk will include sharing insights into how successful user testing can be completed for a young audience. How co-creation works with this audience type and how at the BBC they ensure consistent design standards are met across their games.


Twitter - @callumtweeters


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Cooper Hall
Sevendale House, 7 Dale St, Manchester M1 1JA

United Kingdom

Thursday, 4 May 2017 from 18:30 to 22:00 (BST)

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FARM Digital

FARM Digital are a web design agency with a passion for working with organisations that are fighting for a good cause. 

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