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London Wikimedia Meetup Number 67[edit]

Date and time: Sunday 10th March 2013 — 13:00 onwards[edit]

Location: Penderel's Oak Pub, Holborn, London WC1[edit]

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Add your name to this list if you can make it to our sixty-seventh meeting. Note that people of all ages and all Wikimedia projects are welcome!

Please also invite any London Wikimedia people you know (or have had wiki dealings with) – spread the word!

  1. WereSpielChequers (talk) 22:22, 13 February 2013 (UTC)
  2. Philafrenzy (talk) 01:02, 24 February 2013 (UTC)
  3. I'll try to be there. Thfar
  4. Hope to attend. Trillig (talk) 14:40, 27 February 2013 (UTC)ʝ
  5. I'll come Natkabrown (talk) 12:05, 3 March 2013 (UTC)
    Probably, AdamBMorgan (talk) 17:05, 3 March 2013 (UTC)
  6. Might be able to. Daria Cybulska (WMUK) (talk) 15:48, 8 March 2013 (UTC)
  7. Johnbod (talk) 12:26, 10 March 2013 (UTC)


  1. Gordo (talk)
  2. Leutha (talk) (Mother's Day)
  3. Something came up - AdamBMorgan (talk) 15:43, 6 March 2013 (UTC)
  4. Chris Keating (The Land) (talk) 22:19, 9 March 2013 (UTC) - visiting family ooop north, I'm afraid. Chris Keating (The Land) (talk) 22:19, 9 March 2013 (UTC)
  5. Too much work on I'm afraid. CT Cooper · talk 23:34, 9 March 2013 (UTC)
  6. Was hoping to attend, but just too much work for me as well. Edwardx (talk) 11:42, 10 March 2013 (UTC)
  7. Not this time. Rich Farmbrough 12:47 10 March 2013 (GMT).
  8. Hope it goes well - am stuck catching up on WMUK work as on Jury Service during the week - think of me as you swig your pints. Jon Davies WMUK (talk) 15:09, 10 March 2013 (UTC)

About the meetup[edit]

The Penderel's Oak in Holborn
Location of The Penderel's Oak

London meetups are generally casual social events where we...

  • Drink coffee, beer, tea and some of us have Sunday lunch.
  • Chat about Wikipedia or any other topics we fancy.

You can expect to meet some very keen Wikimedians; however, this is also an open invite for anyone interested in finding out more about Wikipedia and other Wikimedia projects such as Wikimedia Commons, Wikiversity and WikiSource.

The pub is quite quiet and family friendly on a Sunday lunchtime, so younger Wikimedians will also feel welcome and safe. Alcohol consumption is not compulsory!

Would I be able to discuss a problem I have regarding an article on Wikipedia at the meeting and maybe get some help and assistance.Seascaper (talk) 21:15, 4 November 2015 (UTC)

Location: Penderel's Oak[edit]

The Penderel's Oak is a Wetherspoons pub in Holborn.
Address: 283-288 High Holborn, London, WC1V 7HP (OSM) (GMap)

It's easy to find us – we're usually the crowd with several laptops on the large tables straight ahead of you when you enter the pub. If not, then look for a tabletop Wikimedia UK banner and laptops with Wikipedia stickers on them.

Getting there[edit]

Central line
Chancery Lane 0.2 miles
Central line
Piccadilly line
Circle line
Hammersmith & City line
Metropolitan line
Farringdon 0.5 miles

The Penderel's Oak is between Holborn tube station and Chancery Lane tube station. Farringdon tube station is not too far, nor is City Thameslink (0.6 miles), albeit this station is closed on Sundays. The pub is also within walking distance of Waterloo railway station (1.3 miles) and St Pancras railway station (1.2 miles).

Several bus routes also go directly to Holborn station; if travelling from Waterloo, it is quicker to travel by bus than by tube.

Bike hire (TfL scheme) is in Red Lion Street, just opposite the pub.

Visit the TfL Journey Planner for more information about your fastest route.

Back-up plan[edit]

In the rare event of a kitchen closure or another problem at the Penderel's Oak, the meetup will be relocated to the Shakespeare's Head – another Wetherspoons pub located nearby. To get there from the Penderel's Oak, when exiting onto the street turn left, then when walking past Holborn tube station turn left again down Kingsway, and after a short walk the pub will be found on the left-hand side.

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