TestBash Manchester 2019

You can find full details of TestBash here and Test.bash(); here.

TestBash Manchester is back, and last year was such a success, we're keeping the same format for this year!

We'll start with a 3-day Automation in Testing workshop with Richard Bradshaw and Mark Winteringham running from September 30th to October 2nd. We've also got a brand new two-day course making its debut, Getting started with Machine Learning with Bill Matthews running from the 30th September to 1st October.

We'll also have a Workshop day on Wednesday 2nd, please see below for your workshop choices. Places are limited!

Thursday the 3rd is our single track TestBash conference.

Friday we'll have Test.bash();, our technical testing and automation focussed conference.

Finally, we'll wrap up the week's activities with an Open Space on Saturday 5th.

The venue for the conference and training is The Lowry Theatre, the Open Space will be at the offices of LateRooms.com.

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Ticket prices

Ticket type Price (inc VAT)
Automation in Testing - Super Early Bird SOLD OUT
Automation in Testing - Early Bird SOLD OUT
Automation in Testing - Standard SOLD OUT
Getting Started with Machine Learning - Super Early Bird SOLD OUT
Getting Started with Machine Learning - Early Bird £899
Getting Started with Machine Learning - Standard £999
Workshops - Super Early Bird SOLD OUT
Workshops - Early Bird SOLD OUT
Workshops - Standard SOLD OUT
TestBash - Super Early Bird SOLD OUT
TestBash - Early Bird SOLD OUT
TestBash - Standard £499
Test.bash(); - Super Early Bird SOLD OUT
Test.bash(); - Early Bird SOLD OUT
Test.bash(); - Standard £499
Open Space £99


When and where is the conference?
The conferences are taking place on the 2-4th October 2019 at The Lowry Theatre.

Is there a code-of-conduct?
Yes, you can read it here, and it is enforced.

What is MoT Pro?
The Ministry of Testing has an online learning platform called The Dojo which has free and paid for content. The paid content can be unlocked by buying a Pro membership, but additionally, Pro members get £50 off their TestBash tickets!

Is there a group discount available?
We offer group discounts for groups of 5 or more. If you would like to inquire about this, please email manchester@ministryoftesting.com.

What Workshop Selections Are There?


  • SOLD OUT Contract Testing in Practice with Pact - Pierre Vincent
  • SOLD OUT Using Dependency Mapping To Enhance Testing Techniques - Melissa Eaden
  • SOLD OUT Mindbusters - Test Your Mind - Göran Kero & Maaike Brinkhof


  • SOLD OUT Getting High Coverage Regression Tests Quickly - Emily Bache
  • SOLD OUT 10 Ways YOU Can Do Accessibility Testing - Deborah Lee
  • SOLD OUT How Test Reporting Changes Your Testing - Elizabeth Zagroba & Joep Schuurkes

Where should I stay?
There are many hotels around the venue, in Salford Quays and Media City.

Do I have to choose my workshops in advance?
Yes, you'll be asked to select your workshops after purchasing your ticket(s). It's important you select them ASAP to avoid missing out on your first choices are places are limited.

Do I have to choose my talks in advance?
No, TestBash events are single track, so all the attendees attend all the talks.

Is there food?
Yes! Lunch will be provided on all event days.

Does the Automation in Testing ticket include the workshop/conference days?
No, it doesn't, you'll have to buy the other event days separately.

Can I get a refund?
We can refund tickets up to 45 days prior to a TestBash event occurring. 15% admin fee applies to all refunds.

Further Questions?
If you have any additional questions, please email us at manchester@ministryoftesting.com