Past Events
20 total events organised and joined since Love Tech started
4 September 2020 | 10am - 12pm

Love Tech Beach Clean & Marine Conservation Talk, Derbyhaven, Castletown

Location: Derbyhaven Beach, Derbyhaven, Castletown, Isle of Man, IM8 1AA

Have you had a fabulous summer enjoying the Island’s clean beaches and want to learn more about Marine Conservation on the Isle of Man?

Join us for a morning with Beach Buddies, Rowan Henthorn (Marine Scientist/Love Tech Mentor) and members of the Love Tech team, for an End of Summer Beach Clean and Marine Conservation Talk at 10am on 4th September, at Derbyhaven Beach, Castletown.

TICKETS: The event is open to all ages, although children under the age of 16 must be accompanied by an adult (over 18) at all times. All children attending must be registered and acquire a free ticket via eventbrite.

LOCATION: Derbyhaven, Isle of Man IM8 1AA – GOOGLE MAPS PIN DROP

WHAT WE WILL PROVIDE: Bags, Litter Pickers, Gloves and Hand Sanitiser

WHAT YOU YOU WILL NEED: Please bring a full water/drinks bottle – Please note, there are no water refill stations available on site. You will also need wellies and appropriate clothing for the event.

We’re proud to be supported by ELS, who have kindly donated headsets and microphones for the event, to allow the children to move around the beach and listen to Rowan’s talk. ELS will also be filming the event.

First Aid kit, PLI and Risk Assessments provided.


FILMING/PHOTOGRAPHY – Love Tech will be filming and taking photos of those taking part in the event and may wish to use these photographs or film featuring the attendees (including children) on Love Tech’s website and social media channels and for the marketing and promotion of Love Tech’s initiatives and events. We will not be able to accept any attendees who do not wish to be filmed or photographed and featured on Love Tech’s channels for these specified purposes. Please refer to our privacy policy on our website for further info

INCLEMENT WEATHER – The event is weather dependant meaning that if very wet, the headsets and camera equipment cannot be used, resulting in the event having to be postponed to an alternative date. In the event of inclement weather, we will email all tickets holders the night before the event (3rd September).


15 February 2020 | 12pm-3pm

Technology Through Time – Love Tech on Tour

Location: Manx Museum

To celebrate the launch of our new exhibition ‘The Luxury of Time’ Dr John C. Taylor’s incredible collection of wonderful clocks and timepieces we are joining Love Tech on Tour.

Join us at the Manx Museum on 15 February as we have fun exploring ‘Technology through Time’.

From 12 noon until 3pm you can have the chance to navigate a Mini Sphero Ball in a timed challenge, experience VR headsets and look at a range of retro consoles on display.

Drop-in sessions are free of charge.

Children under 12 years of age are to be accompanied by an adult.

29 January 2020 | 12pm - 2pm

Lisa Karran panel speaker – Survival Skills for Future-Proof Recruitment for your Business

Location: iMuseum

Join Love Tech’s very own committee member and COO of ‘Creative 3D Web’, Lisa Karran for this interesting panel event about a changing landscape and the future of recruitment, guiding attendees through a number of key areas, including:

• Filling future demand for talent

• Jobs that will thrive in the future

• Soft skills for the future of work

• The future of workplace training

• Training for change and just-in-time learning

• Automation and job displacement

• Realigning education for tomorrow’s workforce

• Retraining and re-skilling workers

• Adult apprenticeships

The event will be led by Manx Radio’s Beth Espey, who will be joined on the panel by Anne Murray (Recruitment Manager at Search & Select), Dee Copley (Human Resources Business Partner at Zurich), Lisa Karran (COO of Creative 3D Web and Committee Member of Love Tech), and Sue Gee (Managing Director of TLC Business Solutions).

24 January 2020 | Invitation Only

Mini STEMfest Follow-up Event

Location: Manx Telecom HQ

We are joining forces with PDMS, Swagelock and Manx Telecom, to run a Mini STEMfest event at Manx Telecom HQ on the 24th January. This private event has been arranged for pupils from Laxey and Dhoon primary schools, who unfortunately couldn’t make the Villa Marina event last year, due to the terrible flooding and school closures that occurred in Laxey village.

For more information on this follow-up event, please contact



8 October 2019

Astronomy Evening

Location: Isle of Man Astronomical Society Observatory, Foxdale.

Full details and map links are available here.

Take a look inside the Isle of Man Observatory and explore the wonders of the night sky. Learn about the amazing science and history of the Island’s astronomical exploration and discover more about the exciting work of the Isle of Man Astronomical Society.

This is fully booked now.

Register for free here.

1 October - 2 October 2019


Location: Villa Marina, Douglas

We will be running an interactive zone at this event with the island’s schools. The event is hosted by Isle of Man Engineering and Manufacturing, and Love Tech will be heading up the IT Zone. STEMFest is being run to inspire young people into STEM careers and to showcase the companies operating on the Isle of Man.

More details can be found on their website.

19 July 2019 | 10AM - 4PM

Festival of Research

Location: The Nunnery

Research Vannin is dedicated to celebrating all things research, and bringing together the people who are doing it, planning it, or engaged in it. We know there’s amazing research going on in every corner of the island, be it academic, industry, a job requirement, or personal interest. This festival is a chance to bring you all together and promote the importance of being curious.

Register for free.

14 July 2019 | 12PM - 15PM

Love Tech Official Launch

Location: Barclays Eagle Lab

Join the Love Tech volunteers for a free, fun-filled day of science experiments, 3D printing, virtual reality, robot balls, arts and crafts, microbit coding, puzzles and more. Doors are open from 12pm to 3pm.

All ages are welcome.

29 June 2019 | 1PM - 3:15PM

Farming Technology Experience at Ballacricket Dairy Farm

Location: Ballacricket Dairy Farm in Ronague

Children are invited to experience a fun and informative afternoon out at Ballacricket Farm, where they will discover the new and exciting technology used in farming in the Isle of Man. Ballacricket is a working dairy farm in Ronague, which has been run by the Masson family for over three generations. If your child would enjoy a tour of the farm, a chance to meet some of the animals and to learn more about the fascinating technology used on the farm itself, they’ll love this event.

Chaperoned by the Love Tech volunteers and farm staff, your children will have two fun-filled hours to explore the site and experience first-hand, the innovation happening right here in the Island’s farming community.

For girls and boys aged 8 years and up.

For full terms and to register a ticket, click here.

27 April 2019

Love Tech Book Club Meetup

Location: Henry Bloom Noble Library, Douglas

On 27 April 2019 we will be hosting a special event at the library, where three incredible women who work in the STEM on the island will be chatting about their careers, as well as about “Girls Who Rocked the World”, our first Love Tech Book Club book selection. Prizes will be awarded for answering questions about the book at the event and we will also be holding a raffle where 6 Sphero Mini app-enabled robots can be won!

For girls between 9 and 16 years old.

The event starts at 3pm.

Register on Eventbrite using this link.