Colchester Digital was originally founded as an informal meeting for people in Colchester involved in the creative and technical industry.

2016

Present

Organisers: Dean Leigh, Matt Chick

Venue: Colchester Institute, The Minories, 37 Queen Street

Format: Formal, one or two speakers and networking

2015

September 10

New old name - Colchester Digital

We returned to our original name of Colchester Digital

July 9

Thank you Ric Harvey

After making great improvements to the group Ric steps down as organiser

June 11

New Venue - Colchester Institute

Colchester Institute very kindly provided their meeting room equipped with a projector and large screen

March 12

Thank you Anna Bravington

A big thank you to Anna for providing the group with so many informative talks on marketing

February 12

New name, new team, new venue

With the appointment of three new organisers, Anna Bravington, Richard Harvey and Dean Leigh Colchester Digital renames to East Digital and relocates to Essex Univeristies iLab

2014

December 11

Thank you WDL

Last MeetUp organised by Web Design Limited at The Kings Arms. 61-63 Crouch St, Colchester, Essex CO3 3EY

2013

May 9

First MeetUp at The Waiting Room

First MeetUp at The Waiting Room

The 'Waiting Room' was literally The Waiting Room in Colchester's bus park

It turned out to be a great venue and many great events were held there.

Unfortunately it was finally demolished to make way for the new cultural quarter.

2012

January 12

New year and new MeetUp day

The group changes the Monthly MeetUp from Wednesdays to the current Second Thursday evening event.

2011

June 8

The first MeetUp

Organised by Craig Wood and Elliot Smith from Website Design LimitedOn Wednesday, June 8, 2011 Colchester Digital held it's first official Meetup entitled "Let's discuss what we want out of the Group".

Many other local creative and digital firms and freelancers attended including Karen Ainley (Mosaic Publicity), Jonathan Nears (Colchester Institute), Marc De'ath(The Creative Coop), Cerven Cotter.

 

 

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