Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-10 Thread Gordon Joly
At 14:57 -0700 9/3/09, AndrewRT wrote: On Mar 9, 8:15 am, Gordon Joly gordon.j...@pobox.com wrote: At 13:19 + 7/3/09, Andrew Turvey wrote: Hi all, Unfortunately we've drawn a blank with finding a suitable free venue in Birmingham, so we've decided to move to plan B, which is

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-10 Thread Michael Bimmler
On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 11:45 PM, Gordon Joly gordon.j...@pobox.com wrote: Errr I thought notice of an AGM was a legal... notice? Well, presumably only as soon as it is finalized and approved by the board. Michael -- Michael Bimmler mbimm...@gmail.com

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-10 Thread Thomas Dalton
2009/3/10 Michael Bimmler mbimm...@gmail.com: On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 11:45 PM, Gordon Joly gordon.j...@pobox.com wrote: Errr I thought notice of an AGM was a legal... notice? Well, presumably only as soon as it is finalized and approved by the board. Indeed. The one of the site is a

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-09 Thread Gordon Joly
At 13:19 + 7/3/09, Andrew Turvey wrote: Hi all, Unfortunately we've drawn a blank with finding a suitable free venue in Birmingham, so we've decided to move to plan B, which is Manchester. Does anyone have any contacts - for instance at the University - which would enable them to book a

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-09 Thread AndrewRT
On Mar 9, 8:15 am, Gordon Joly gordon.j...@pobox.com wrote: At 13:19 + 7/3/09, Andrew Turvey wrote: Hi all, Unfortunately we've drawn a blank with finding a suitable free venue in Birmingham, so we've decided to move to plan B, which is Manchester. Does anyone have any contacts -

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-08 Thread AndrewRT
The Board was very clear to me - only free or nearly free (i.e. £10) would do! If we're not able to get a free room, I guess we can start looking at non-free ones. On Mar 8, 12:38 am, Thomas Dalton thomas.dal...@gmail.com wrote: 2009/3/7 Andrew Turvey ratur...@yahoo.co.uk: Hi all,

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-08 Thread AndrewRT
Personally, I think a meeting in a pub or even a pub room gives a very different impression to a meeting in a university room, and we need to bear that in mind. Imagine giving a presentation or holding hustings. Although we're only small now, I hope this is the start of something big. I say let's

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-08 Thread Tom Holden
Of AndrewRT Sent: 08 March 2009 16:11 To: wikimediauk-l@lists.wikimedia.org Subject: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester Personally, I think a meeting in a pub or even a pub room gives a very different impression to a meeting in a university room, and we need to bear that in mind. Imagine giving

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-08 Thread Thomas Dalton
2009/3/8 AndrewRT ratur...@yahoo.co.uk: Personally, I think a meeting in a pub or even a pub room gives a very different impression to a meeting in a university room, and we need to bear that in mind. Imagine giving a presentation or holding hustings. *Function room* of a pub - they are

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-08 Thread Gordon Joly
At 16:22 + 8/3/09, Thomas Dalton wrote: 2009/3/8 AndrewRT ratur...@yahoo.co.uk: Personally, I think a meeting in a pub or even a pub room gives a very different impression to a meeting in a university room, and we need to bear that in mind. Imagine giving a presentation or holding

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-07 Thread Sarah McCulloch
I can do it, but I can't book it now (room bookings at UMSU only go 28 days in advance). What capacity do you want? Dev 2009/3/7 Andrew Turvey ratur...@yahoo.co.uk Hi all, Unfortunately we've drawn a blank with finding a suitable free venue in Birmingham, so we've decided to move to plan B,

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-07 Thread James Farrar
Speaking personally, this is a major PITA. I may not be able to fund train tickets to Manchester, so I suppose I'll be on the coach. Joy! 2009/3/7 Andrew Turvey ratur...@yahoo.co.uk: Hi all, Unfortunately we've drawn a blank with finding a suitable free venue in Birmingham, so we've decided

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-07 Thread Thomas Dalton
2009/3/7 Andrew Turvey ratur...@yahoo.co.uk: Hi all, Unfortunately we've drawn a blank with finding a suitable free venue in Birmingham, so we've decided to move to plan B, which is Manchester. Have you looked at non-free venues? A function room in a pub probably wouldn't cost all that much,

Re: [Wikimediauk-l] AGM in Manchester

2009-03-07 Thread David Gerard
2009/3/8 Thomas Dalton thomas.dal...@gmail.com: Have you looked at non-free venues? A function room in a pub probably wouldn't cost all that much, we don't need much more than that. B'ham is better located than Manchester. Function rooms in pubs are frequently free if you ask nicely.