[ubuntu-uk] Science Museum visit, Easter.

Rob Beard rob at esdelle.co.uk
Mon Jan 18 23:07:49 GMT 2010


James Thomas wrote:
>
>
> 2010/1/18 Rob Beard <rob at esdelle.co.uk <mailto:rob at esdelle.co.uk>>
>
>     Isabell Long wrote:
>     > Hello there,
>     >
>     > As decided at last night's meeting, I am now emailing the list
>     about my idea of a group trip to the Science Museum in London at
>     Easter.
>     >
>     > So, as I just mentioned, I was thinking of things to do at
>     Easter and came up with Science Museum!  As there is free entry to
>     museums in London at the moment, I (with a
>     > little persuasion from Alan Bell, admittedly!) thought why not
>     organise a trip to the science museum, a paradise for science
>     minded geeks (and others)!  Of course this
>     > would be an event during the school holidays, so bringing your
>     family along is okay I guess.  I was also thinking about
>     organising a group tour (that would obviously come
>     > at a price, but if everyone can in theory chip in a bit) and
>     then just generally a great day out!  More information about the
>     Science museum can be found at
>     > http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/
>     >
>     > I would like to hear your views on this, the general consensus
>     was that it was a good idea from what I caught up on of last
>     night's meeting... if anyone feels the need to
>     > elaborate on what I've said or contribute some more
>     ideas/information, please of course feel free to do so!  Obviously
>     we will need to organise suitable dates.  :)
>     >
>     > Thank you,
>     >
>     > Isabell.
>     >
>     >
>     I'd be interested but being in Devon, it's possibly a bit far for me,
>     not to mention last time I went to London in the half term holidays it
>     was manic!
>
>     Personally I'd like to go to a trip to the Museum Of Computing in
>     Swindon :-)
>
>
> Then why don't you arrange one for down your neck of the woods?  :)
I would but there's not enough hours in the day, I'm thinking of putting 
up a petition to have days extended to 40 hours :-)

Seriously though, there aren't really any exciting museums around Devon, 
well not unless you're an Agatha Christie fan, in that case, Torquay is 
the place to visit :-)

What I would like to arrange is a trip down to Goonhilly in Cornwall, I 
went a couple of years back when I went to Cornwall on holiday.  Not 
sure if it's still open though, I heard rumors that it was closing.  
Saying that though, in our neck of the woods, we can't even get the 
folks in Cornwall to agree to a LUG meeting, never mind a day out!

Rob




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