Manchester and Coding

Avenue Library Code Club is a free code club in Manchester where children from ages 8yo come together to learn to code.

Manchester has a legacy of innovation in computing, dating back to Alan Turing’s work at the University of Manchester, where he played a pivotal role in the development of modern computers. Additionally, Manchester is home to the world’s first stored-program computer, the Manchester Baby.

By learning to code, children in Manchester can tap into this legacy of innovation, gaining valuable skills that align with the city’s technological heritage. Moreover, with Manchester being a hub for tech startups and businesses, coding skills are increasingly valuable for future career opportunities, ensuring that young learners are well-equipped for the digital age and contributing to the city’s ongoing technological advancements.