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Wagtail Sprint information

Wagtail is coming to The Netherlands, don't miss it! Come and join us from March 21st until 25th.

In about a month we are hosting the Wagtail Space sprint at our office at Jansbinnensingel 26 Arnhem, The Netherlands.

There will be many (33 at writing this post) attendees from abroad. To make your transition and stay smooth and comfortable, we would like to know if you need any help from us. If you are still hesitating to join this is your chance.

Four Digits office


These hotels are all within walking distance of our office. If you can't find a suitable hotel let us know and we will help you find one: Holiday Inn Express Arnhem (new, budget), Hotel Molendal, Hotel Old Dutch, Bordeaux B&B, Hotel Rembrandt and Hotel NN.


From Schiphol Airport (AMS), take the Intercity to Nijmegen (1h13m, every 30 mins).

Book your disposable train e-ticket

Office & Equipment

Our office is at a 10 minutes' walk from Arnhem Central Station.

The office will open daily at 08:30. We provide wifi, power, many 27" displays, two 80" tv's for presentations, a 8x5 beamer screen and lot of glass to draw on.

Food & Party

Wagtail Space is inclusive food and drinks during the day. You can join us for breakfast and lunch. Note: Dinner will be at your own expense, including any social dinners and events announced during the sprint. At Friday there will be a big party, starting around 20:00, make sure you don't miss this!


Tuesday afternoon will be talks (15min + 5min Q&A) and Lightning talks (about π min). Current confirmed talks are:

  • Tom Dyson: Wagtail Experiments - easy A/B testing for your Wagtail sites and
  • Mike Dingjan: Wagtailtrans - Support multiple languages for your Wagtail site.
  • Ben van't Ende - Community Building in Open Source projects
  • Mike Overkamp: File download counter
  • Daniele Procida: How do you deploy your Django Wagtail projects on Divio Cloud
  • Rob Moorman: Static site
  • More to be announced

If you like to give a (lightning) talk let us know.


During the sprint we will improve the Wagtail core. The exact sprint goals are not decided yet. They won't be fixed until the sprint kickoff session. That said, think of your favourite issue/feature you would like to improve. More sprint details will follow later.


Thursday we will go for a run just before lunch, don't forget your running gear!

33 confirmed sprinters: The biggest sprint in Wagtail history. Didn't register yet and claim a t-shirt? Do it before march 1st!

Are you ready to fly? Enter Wagtail Space!

March 21 - 25, 2017
Jansbinnensingel 26,
6811AL Arnhem
The Netherlands

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