Join our community of digital and social innovators in Manchester

The Federation is an ecosystem of digital and social enterprises. Our community is built on co-operative values of social responsibility, openness, honesty and caring for others.

Our home in the centre of Manchester offers flexible event, meeting and co-working spaces. We also have a user research lab, podcast studio and cafe.

Download our 2020 brochure

Please note

We have now postponed all events and will not be taking bookings until further notice.

This is in line with the government’s advice relating to the coronavirus pandemic.

We will keep this website updated with any new information about events and bookings.

We wish you good health and hope to be able to welcome you to The Federation soon.

The Federation Team

Free online webinars for all

Amity, Her + Data MCR, Open Data Manchester and several other organisations will be hosting free webinars over the next few weeks that you can attend from the comfort of your own home. To find out more and sign up for the webinars, check out our Events calendar.

Watercooler Chats

Open Data Manchester have started hosting "Watercooler Chats" on Zoom. Take some time out and catch up with people from the ODM community. Sessions take place every Monday and Thursday at 3pm-4pm. To find out more, visit their website.

Our story

From the original startup of the Rochdale Pioneers to the community of digital and social organisations we have today.

Read our story

Find us in the centre of Manchester

We are steps away from Victoria train station and Shudehill tram and bus station. There are also several car parking options nearby.

Federation House,
2 Federation Street,
Manchester,
M4 4BF
Federation House location