[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu-UK geekathon (was Games with a Christmas theme)
rob at esdelle.co.uk
Sat Nov 24 15:50:39 GMT 2007
Dianne Reuby wrote:
> Our Christmas "Challenge Santa" event will be running from 9am to 4pm on
> Saturday 8th December, at the Museum of Computing at Swindon -
> http://www.museum-of-computing.org.uk - all welcome, admission free. :)
> It's probable too late to organise a Christmas "geekathon", but ...
> We've been given the news this week that the University of Bath will be
> closing their Swindon Campus next July - they've been very supportive,
> and we'll miss the place that's been our home since the museum was
> founded over four years ago.
> We've decided to continue the Pong to Playstation exhibition until we're
> more sure what the future holds. So if anyone would like to hold an
> Ubuntu-UK "geekathon", perhaps in the spring, we'd be happy to host.
> We've got a good relationship with the local press and TV, with the
> Science Museum, and with our sponsors Intel, so we should be able to get
> some good publicity for both Ubuntu and the Museum.
> Would anyone be interested in this sort of event?
> Dianne Reuby
> On Sun, 2007-11-11 at 16:32 +0000, Ian Pascoe wrote:
>> What about an Ubuntu UK Xmas geekathon, presuming it is the Swindon
>> Silly hats with bells or antlers, with musical socks and ties, would
>> be de
>> rigure of course! Certainly beat trying to elbow your way through to
>> favourite computer shop on a Xmas shopping day.
Oh yes, definitely. I'm hoping to visit the museum in December, I'll
try and make it up on the 8th. Will we be able to actually play with
some of the machines?
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