Between now and the Summer of 2012 London is supposedly hosting the cultural 
Olympiad. But one might suspect that the Olympics committee is neglecting that 
and concentrating on the sporting side of the Olympics.

However it would tick a few boxes if this could be presented as a mass 
volunteer cultural event, part of the cultural Olympics with a permanent 
digital legacy. 

WereSpeilChequers 

--- On Mon, 20/7/09, Thomas Dalton <thomas.dal...@gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Thomas Dalton <thomas.dal...@gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [Wikimediauk-l] London Loves Wikipedia
> To: wikimediauk-l@lists.wikimedia.org
> Date: Monday, 20 July, 2009, 5:05 PM
> 2009/7/20 Michael Peel <em...@mikepeel.net>:
> > Hi all,
> >
> > You're probably all aware of the London Loves
> WIkipedia initiative,
> > which has been funded (via the WMF) and will be
> running in the next
> > year (most likely the actual event will run in
> february 2010). The
> > page for this is at:
> > http://uk.wikimedia.org/wiki/London_Loves_Wikipedia
> >
> > Who would be interested in lending a hand organizing
> this?
> >
> > The first task would be figuring out everything that's
> necessary -
> > but a broad-brush overview would be:
> > 1. Get museums involved, start discussions with them
> as to what can
> > be photographed, what rules are necessary, when
> special events should
> > happen etc.
> 
> Someone should contact the London Mayor's office as well -
> if we can
> get their endorsement it would probably help a lot.
> 
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