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Hackathon Directory: United Kingdom

Attendants at YC Hacks 2014 hackathon with their tablet PCs and laptops
A group of people with their notebook computers and tablets at YC Hacks on August 3, 2014. Image obtained with thanks from Nico on Tumblr.

Worldwide Hackathon Directory Index


WarwickHACK is held at the University of Warwick (hosted by WarwickTECH), in Coventry, England, but the venue is subject to change.

  • Duration: 24 Hours.
  • Admissions Price: Free.
  • Students only, except those who graduated from university less than a year before the hackathon.


BrumHack is held at the School Of Computer Science, University Of Birmingham in West Midlands, England during the month of March.

  • Duration: 24 Hours.
  • Admissions Price: Free.
  • University students only.
  • Only applicants over 18 are admissible.

Hackathons In Manchester

Hack Manchester

Hack Manchester is a coding competition held in the month of October at the Museum of Science And Industry in England.

  • Travel Reimbursements: None.
  • Duration: 24 Hours.

Hackathons In London


  • Age Restrictions: Attendees must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Travel Reimbursement: Yes. Up to £40 for travellers outside of London.
  • Only students will be admitted.
  • Duration: 24 Hours.

IC Hack

IC Hack is an annual hackathon held on Goswell Road In London, England during the month of February.

  • Travel Reimbursement: Contact.
  • Age Restrictions: Applicants must be 18 years or older.
  • Free Food: Yes.
  • Duration: 24 Hours.
  • Students Only.

Hack The Visual

Hack The Visual is an imaging hackathon held in June which is aimed at hacking visual culture. It challenges attendees to enhance image technology and the utilization of it.

  • Travel Reimbursement: Contact.
  • Duration: 48 Hours.

Facebook Page Of Imaging Mind (The organizer).

Twitter: @hackthevisual.

Hackathons In Scotland

Future Hack

Future Hack is held in Glasgow, Scotland and is focused on improving quality of life in Glasgow, especially: public safety, public health, energy, and transportation.

  • Duration: 48 Hours.
  • All kinds of hardware and software projects are welcome. No programming skills or electrical engineering expertise is required.

Future Hack’s Facebook page.

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