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[Fsuk-manchester] Reminder: MFS Meeting. Tue, 15 Sept. Planning for Soft
[Fsuk-manchester] Reminder: MFS Meeting. Tue, 15 Sept. Planning for Software Freedom Day 2015
Tue, 15 Sep 2015 08:25:42 +0100
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Reminder that the meeting is tonight, 7pm at Madlab.
On 14/09/15 18:18, Michael Dorrington wrote:
> Please feel free to forward this to those that would welcome it.
> * Event: Manchester Free Software's September Meeting
> * What: Planning for Software Freedom Day 2015
> * Date: Tuesday, 15th September 2015 (3rd Tuesday of the month)
> * Start time: 19:00
> * Finish time: 20:30 (and then on for drinks)
> * Location: Madlab. (Manchester Digital Laboratory).
> - http://madlab.org.uk/
> * Address: 36-40 Edge Street, Manchester. M4 1HN.
> - Opposite "Common" on Edge Street, Northern Quarter.
> - http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=19/53.48413/-2.23639
> == Details ==
> The purpose of Manchester Free Software is to promote the Free Software
> Every meeting we start with an opportunity for informal key signing.
> For an explanation of what this is about see:
> The main part of the meeting will be planning for Software Freedom Day 2015.
> Software Freedom Day (SFD) is an important event in the Free Software
> calendar and this year it falls on Saturday, 19th September. SFD gives
> us an opportunity to celebrate Software Freedom and an opportunity to
> help new people into Free Software. We'll use our September meeting to
> enthuse people to help out on Saturday, to plan what to bring and so on.
> * http://www.softwarefreedomday.org/map/index.php?year=2015
> * http://wiki.softwarefreedomday.org/2015/UK/Manchester
> == After-meeting ==
> The meeting will be followed by informal discussion and socialising in
> the Terrace (which is next door to Madlab). There are soft drinks
> available and there is no pressure to consume alcohol.
> == Location ==
> The meeting will take place at the usual venue of Madlab, details above.
> Ring the bell on the right of the door to be let in. The venue
> provides Wi-Fi.
> == Transport ==
> === Parking ===
> Around the venue there are parking meter bays that become zero cost
> after 8pm on Tuesday so you will have to pay up until then and the
> maximum stay is 2 hours BUT MAKE SURE YOU VERIFY ALL THIS on parking.
> There are paid parking lots around the venue, they are marked by a blue
> P in this OpenStreetMap centred on Madlab
> <http://www.openstreetmap.org/#map=15/53.4843/-2.2365>. Most of those
> parking lots are owned by NCP <http://www.ncp.co.uk/>.
> If you can’t decide otherwise then park in Manchester Arndale
> === Public Transport ===
> Manchester Victoria (MCV) train station, Shudehill tram and bus station,
> and Manchester Piccadilly bus station are all fairly close to Madlab,
> see OpenStreetMap centred on Madlab
> Manchester Piccadilly (MAN) train station and Manchester Central Coach
> Station are not too far away either.
> == More Information ==
> Information about Manchester Free Software can be found on the
> Manchester Free Software pages on LibrePlanet
> MFS Chair.
FSF member #9429
"The Free Software Foundation (FSF) is a nonprofit with a worldwide
mission to promote computer user freedom and to defend the rights of all
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