Here are other organisations or resources that can help you become a programmer in our area:
Codebar is a non-profit initiative that facilitates the growth of a diverse tech community by running regular programming workshops. Workshops every Wednesday in Central Birmingham.
A weekly open study session for folks who program (in any language) or those who want to get started learning to code. Every Tuesday from 6-8:30pm at Birmingham Open Media (BOMLab).
Fusion is an event for Tech passionate people in the Midlands, held in Birmingham city centre with a focus on engaging, thought provoking talks in an informal, sociable environment.
Django Girls supports women in Tech and helps them to create websites through workshops.
School of Code offers a free 16 week coding course based in Birmingham open to applicants of all backgrounds.