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Edinburgh Wikimedia Meetup Number 14 edit

Date and time: Saturday 24 February 2024, 11:00-14:00 edit

Location: The Shrub, 22 Bread St, Edinburgh EH3 9AF edit

Point of contact: Douglas Scott edit

Agenda edit

The meetup will be an informal gathering with no formal agenda, but please feel free to add any topics that you'd like to raise for discussion.

Some suggested topics of conversation might be:

  • Wikimania 2024
  • How copyright impacts editing Wikipedia
  • Active Wikimedia UK projects in Scotland
  • Opportunities to get involved in Wiki research projects (in higher education)
  • <add additional suggested items here>

About the meetup edit

This is intended to include any interested Wikimedians who find themselves in Edinburgh or can make their way to Edinburgh on the day. Anyone who has attended previous meetups in Glasgow or Edinburgh encouraged to return to meet new faces! It will be a social gathering for Wikimedia enthusiasts, where we...

  • Have a bite to eat and a drink.
  • Chat about Wikipedia and any other topics we fancy!
  • Explore how we can encourage others to engage with Wikipedia and arrangements for future Edinburgh Wiki meetups.
  • Maybe edit a few Wikipedia articles or contribute to other Wiki projects.

This is mainly a casual social event. You can expect to meet some very keen Wikipedians and some newbies. However this is an open invitation to anyone interested in finding out more about Wikipedia, other Wikimedia projects, projects re-using Wikipedia, and other collaborative wiki projects. Feel free to come along and raise these discussions!

I hope to make this happen monthly or once every two months, always on the last Saturday of the month, starting at 11:00am.

Location edit

Map
Location of the Shrub Cafe' at the Zero Waste Hub at 22 Bread Street, Edinburgh.

The Shrub Coop cafe is extremely accessible via train for those travelling from outside the city via Waverley station, and via bus for Edinburgh residents. It offers food, drinks, and WiFi and should give us plenty of room to meet and have a chat after work!


Join the ScotWiki Mailing list!

If you can't attend this meetup, but are interested in possibly attending other Wikimedia events in Scotland, or want to keep track of what's going on in the Scottish World of Wiki, join the ScotWiki Mailing List now!

Attendees edit

Attendees at the 14th Edinburgh meetup.

Add your name to this list if you can make it to our twelfth meeting. Note that people of all ages, all experience levels, and all Wikimedia projects are welcome!

Please also invite any other Wikimedians in Scotland that you know (or have had wiki dealings with), or anyone who might be interested in joining us – spread the word!

Attending edit

Please add your Wiki Username below if you are attending:

  1. Discott (talk)
  2. Lirazelf (talk) aka User:Sara Thomas (WMUK)
  3. Scope creep
  4. Kaybeesquared (talk) maybe be a little late
  5. drkirstyross (talk)
  6. Pretzelles looking forward to it!

Maybe Attending edit

Please add your Wiki Username below:

  1. AlasdairW

Spotting us / Arrangements for arrival edit

I'll setup a table in the cafe for around 11am which you're welcome to come join me then. I'll be wearing a Wikipedia hoodie, sweater, and/or t-shirt.