London Social Meeting

Discussion in 'UK All Regions' started by Dave Miller, Dec 16, 2007.

On which day of the week would you prefer to meet?

Poll closed Jan 1, 2008.
  1. Monday 6pm to 9pm

    50.0%
  2. Tuesday 6pm to 9pm

    42.9%
  3. Wednesday 6pm to 9pm

    50.0%
  4. Thursday 6pm to 9pm

    42.9%
  5. Friday 6pm to 9pm

    42.9%
  6. Saturday 2pm to 6pm

    71.4%
  7. Sunday 2pm to 6pm

    42.9%
  8. I would prefer to take up Ian's offer

    42.9%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Dave Miller

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    The options are:

    Ian has made a generous offer to host an evening meeting at his home for a limited number of us. So I thought we should poll to ascertain interest and numbers. The idea is to meet at either IanÂ’s or a central London location after work. If the latter then the venue will probably be in a pub for a social couple of hours, maybe show prints and chat. This could be an evening meet, say 6 to 9pm. Alternatively we can meet on a weekend, say 2pm to 5pm Saturday or Sunday, again in a suitable hostelry.

    If the response is in favour of visiting Ian then I shall obviously leave it to him to take the idea forward, on the other hand if sufficient favour a meeting in a pub or the numbers are too many for Ian, I will arrange something with a little help from my friends.

    I shall let this poll run through to the year end, we can then see what the consensus is.
     
  2. Dave Miller

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    By the way, it's multiple choice so vote for all options that you like.
     
  3. BarryWilkinson

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    I have voted for the weekend as it gives us a little more time. I also voted for Ian's kind offer. However, as someone said before, there may be too many of us for Ian to accommodate?


    Barry
     
  4. Dave Miller

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    Perhaps I should add that I have not voted for Ian's because I have a regular club meeting on Friday evenings.
     
  5. Ian Leake

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    No offence taken Dave :smile: There's no "right answer" on this. And I'm not voting for Ian's either :smile:
     
  6. Dave Miller

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    Now I don't want to cause a rush that overloads the server, but I thought that I should give this thread a wee bump.
     
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    I've found a good reason to need to visit my work's London office about 2 weeks into January, so I can probably make this
     
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    A Saturday appears to be favourite, but I will go with whatever is decided if possible. Are we talking of a meet in January, and any idea's as to a venue that can fit us all in?

    Barry
     
  9. Dave Miller

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    I think we should let the poll run to the month end and then talk of a date, and venue. Delphine has discovered a promising closet that looks like it will take everyone. More anon.
     
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    Sorry Dave, of course you are right, I jumped the gun!

    "promising closet"? Sounds intriguing.

    Barry
     
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    :D so kind :D


    Saturday seems to be the preference for a social meet in London.

    There is a small pub, off the strand, with a room (although not that small !) on the first floor. As the pub is off the main street, it is a quiet place.
    The lemon tree
    4, Bedfordbury, London, WC2N 4BP

    Photo of the pub, map & review
    Streetmap to get there

    The Lemon tree is very central, 10-15 mins walk from Waterloo station, crossing over Waterloo bridge, two stations away from Victoria, and minutes walk from Embarkment.
    So hopefully, the location will be convenient for all.

    Probably Sat 26th Jan at 2pm; it gives enough time for people to recover from y/e festivities and to get organised to make it on the day.

    I'll need to know asap , and have a rough idea as to how many people will be coming so that I book the first floor room.

    So a post back would be appreciated :D

    Best

    Delphine
     
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    That's ok by me, I look forward to it.
     
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    Hi,
    Thanks for organizing. I'll be there, or any venue in town.

    Cheers JON.
     
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    I'll be going along with dsullivan if he can get out of working weekends that day. So add another 2 to your count.
    Are we bringing prints? I could bring one of my physautotype-on-glass maybe...
     
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    I'll be there. looking forward to it.

    Barry
     
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    Heather, yes bring your prints along !:D
    I'd say that it is an informal social meet so there is no pressure to bring prints along.
    There is natural light (windows) and the room lighting. I am going there later to check the spotlight (I remember two), otherwise I'll bring in a natural light lamp on the day.
     
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    I would like to come.

    Thanks, Ian
     
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    Heather, can you bring your cyanotypes too? :D
     
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    Salut Delphine
    Merci beaucoup pour l’organisation. I'll be there too.
    A bientot
    Salvo
     
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    Can do. Any requests for which ones or types of paper? I'm working with some red paper at the moment but have some other more traditional (white) papers around, though nothing posh like aquaelle or cranes or arches or whatever they're called that are 50quid a packet :rolleyes: I'm a cheapskate...
     
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    I have another photo-group meeting in London scheduled for the 26th already... I will try to pop in for a quick chat either on the way back or on route to the other one.

    Happy New Year to you all - Mark
     
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    Hi Delphine

    Thanks for organising it, count me in.

    Rachel
     
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    Edwige will join in with her portfolio. (Edwige is not yet registered with APUG).
     
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    I would like to join you all Delphine.

    Tony
     
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    I think I can make it, too! see you all there.

    Rob