GoBridge: Learn to Code with Go - London, UK


Fri 1/27/2017
Start time: 6:30 pm GMT
End time: 8:30 pm GMT

Workshop day 1

Sat 1/28/2017
Start time: 10:00 am GMT
End time: 5:00 pm GMT

Workshop day 2

Sat 2/4/2017
Start time: 10:00 am GMT
End time: 5:00 pm GMT

Workshop day 3

Sat 2/11/2017
Start time: 10:00 am GMT
End time: 5:00 pm GMT


This is an introductory event. The focus will be on learning programming fundamentals using Go.

Click here for more information about class levels in this course!

This course aims to take those who are new to programming, and with the help of the Go programming language, help them get their first steps into this world.

In this course you'll learn about the building blocks of programs, write your first apps and at the end of it, be able to make your application "talk" with another application over the internet in order to display the information needed.

Workshop Description

This is a BYOL event, please make sure to Bring Your Own Laptop with you for this workshop.
Don't worry if you haven't had Go installed on your laptop, the kick off event would be an Installfest where we can help you do that. The workshop then would take up three Saturdays in a row, where we will meet and learn coding principles using Golang, starting end of January at Notonthehighstreet (NOTHS) House.

The programs involved:

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GoBridge, the newest member of BridgeFoundry umbrella organisation. An organisation who is committed to educate and empower underrepresented communities by teaching technical skills and foster diversity in technology: https://golangbridge.org/

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Women Who Go (WWG) chapter London, a London based group for anyone that identifies as a woman and is interested in the Go programming language. WWG meetup group helps to promote gender diversity in the Go programming community: https://www.meetup.com/Women-Who-Go-London/


  • No previous knowledge is required
  • It's completely free
  • It's both for beginners and not-so beginners
  • It will take up three Saturdays in a row starting on January 28th
  • Meeting at NOTHS House

This is how we'll work during the workshop:

  • At home: Work on your project
  • In class: Learn something that is not part of the course & ask the instructors for help
  • Online: Slack https://slack.womenwhogo.co.uk/

Reach out with any questions and see you soon!

Transportation and Parking

The venue is right next to The Orange Tree Theatre, go toward the big roundabout, the entrance would be facing the roundabout.

Venue address:

63 Kew Road
Richmond - Surrey

If you're coming by car, we would recommend parking at Richmond Athletic Ground or Richmond Station.

There's also quite a number of alternative parking spots around the venue, try parkopedia to find the best one.

For cyclist, there's also quite a number of rack space on the back of Richmond station, you can also park store your bike on the building, just ask at reception.

Coming with public transportation:

The closest station is Richmond station, serves National Rail, London Overground & District Line Underground.

If you're coming from the East or Central London, National Rail connects London Waterloo to Richmond in 17 minutes via fast trains.

Food and Drinks

We'll provide coffee/tea and lunch on Saturday!


Unfortunately, there is no childcare offered for this workshop.


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