We are trying to build partnerships with some of the organisations to set up 
Wikipedia Clubs. The idea is to run outreach events at institutes or amongst  
interest groups that engage people in activities around Wikipedia.

Our first such attempt to is to partner with British Council India in Delhi. 
We've been in discussions with them for the past couple of months and I'm 
pleased to announce that we'll be initiating a series of Wikipedia workshops 
for some of the British Council's library members with the desired end result 
to set up a Wikipedia Club that will organise regular activities around 
Wikipedia at British Council. The basic objective of the club would be to:
Organise regular activities to increase the level of editing activity by club 
members. This could be in form of edit-a-thons, photo-thons, starting wiki 
projects based on common interest etc.
Organise regular outreach sessions to recruit more club members and expand club 
Organise regular fun activities to keep high level of enthusiasm and spirit 
amongst club members. This could be in form of trivia nights, games night, meet 
ups, field trips, museum trips etc.
To begin with we'll be conducting three sessions with the same group of 
attendees. The first session will aim to brief all about workings of Wikipedia, 
editing rules and talk page protocols etc. The following sessions will be 
dedicated to only those participants who'll be willing to and excited to get 
more involved in Wikipedia. We'll provide them additional support to better 
understand Wikipedia editing and our community. And the third session will aim 
to formalise a Wikipedia Club at British Council where we'll provide ideas to 
the club members to organise regular activities like edit-a-thons, photo-thons, 
games and trivia nights, museum visits etc. 

We've built this 3 level outreach program to make sure that club members will 
be better equipped and trained to organise club activities by themselves and 
will be able to conduct regular outreach activities within British Council (for 
members of movie clubs, writing clubs etc.) to further expand their club size. 

The first session at British Council is scheduled for 23rd June from 10am to 
1pm.  All are welcome to help run the session. Will keep you all informed on 
the outcome of the session and next step thereon. 

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