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by Lynne
Wed Sep 16, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Induction - 20 September - 3pm
Replies: 6
Views: 2174

Re: Volunteer Induction - 20 September - 3pm

Don't know if you want to use it, but there's a vollie induction check list with everything they should need to know on it!
by Lynne
Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:37 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Shakti Annual General Meeting (AGM) 4th December 2009.
Replies: 1
Views: 1133

Re: Shakti Annual General Meeting (AGM) 4th December 2009.

Dear Colleagues, I’d like to inform you of our next training dates for: ‘DOMESTIC ABUSE AND BME CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE’ Timings on all dates are from 9.30am – 12.30pm DATE VENUE 10th Sept LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing, Edinburgh , EH3 6TE 17th Sept West Lothian House, Livingston , EH54...
by Lynne
Thu Sep 10, 2009 2:36 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Shakti Annual General Meeting (AGM) 4th December 2009.
Replies: 1
Views: 1133

Shakti Annual General Meeting (AGM) 4th December 2009.

Dear Colleague, Shakti Annual General Meeting (AGM) and seminar will be held on 4th December 2009. This year theme for the event will be “BME CHILDREN & YOUNG PEOPLE AND DOMESTIC ABUSE”. More details will follow shortly. Regards Thilini Fernando Information and Education Admin/Finance Worker Sha...
by Lynne
Wed Sep 09, 2009 3:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Software Freedom Day is Saturday 19th September 2009
Replies: 0
Views: 913

Software Freedom Day is Saturday 19th September 2009

Dear Friends, Software Freedom Day is Saturday 19th September 2009 This year I will be holding the event at the Forest Cafe in Edinburgh from 12 til 4pm. http://www.theforest.org.uk 3 Bristo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 1EY I have a bag of Stickers, Badges, Balloons, and a good few Ubuntu CD's to give away...
by Lynne
Mon Sep 07, 2009 12:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Saturday 24th October – International Day of Climate Action
Replies: 0
Views: 1089

Saturday 24th October – International Day of Climate Action

Saturday 24th October – International Day of Climate Action Dear All, Please join us to form a giant 350 human banner on Saturday 24 October for the International Day of Climate Action. We are organising this action on behalf of 350.org to call on world leaders at the Copenhagen talks, to deliver a ...
by Lynne
Wed Sep 02, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Charity Baw – Sponsorship Proposal
Replies: 0
Views: 949

Charity Baw – Sponsorship Proposal

Charity Baw is a new Edinburgh based fund raising project aiming to raise awareness and money for a range of charities. This will be achieved by staging musical events - with a difference. Charity Baw’s launch night will take place on the 21st November 09 in the Roxy Art House in conjunction with Ox...
by Lynne
Wed Sep 02, 2009 4:50 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: This year's D.I.Y Festival
Replies: 0
Views: 774

This year's D.I.Y Festival

Hello folks, If you are putting on an event at the DIY festival this year can you please send us the following information ASAP * Who are you and what event(s) you are putting on * One short sentence that describes yourself or your organisation * One contact detail, preferabbly a website but an emai...
by Lynne
Wed Aug 26, 2009 4:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Young People in the Arts Scotland (YPIA) and general EID upd
Replies: 0
Views: 798

Young People in the Arts Scotland (YPIA) and general EID upd

Dear All, Hope you are all having a good summer and are enjoying the usual festival madness. We've been biding our time over the summer ready for more discussions in autumn, but there are still a number of opportunities to get involved in interesting interdisciplinary projects... Enlightened Ideas N...
by Lynne
Wed Aug 26, 2009 4:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Art Auction
Replies: 0
Views: 616

Art Auction

Dear Sir/ Madam, Please find attached an Invite for you to attend an Art auction on the 30th of August. The Art included in the Auction has been displayed in the C venue on Chamber Street for the month of August. The Art has been donated by Local Artists and all proceeds will go to LGBT Youth Scotla...
by Lynne
Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: We need volunteer, NOW!
Replies: 11
Views: 3058

Re: We need volunteer, NOW!

BUMP!

I've asked Stephen to ask Osama to do the EM tasks until you get here Ryan.

As long as Osama stocks up the beer, puts the tables and bins at the doors and keeps an eye on the front, we should be fine.

Stephen has said he will ask the Forest Fringe people to volunteer for a wee while also.
by Lynne
Sat Aug 22, 2009 4:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Yas' Leaving Drinkee - Thurs 27th
Replies: 5
Views: 2467

Re: Yas' Leaving Drinkee - Thurs 27th

I'll be there!

xx
by Lynne
Sat Aug 22, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: We need volunteer, NOW!
Replies: 11
Views: 3058

Re: We need volunteer, NOW!

Osama has stepped in to NM tonight at the very last minute, and Gareth Warner has agreed to work 9.00pm - 3.00am too!!

Bless them!

Also, two other people have put their name on the rota - yeh!

xx
by Lynne
Sat Aug 22, 2009 2:52 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: We need volunteer, NOW!
Replies: 11
Views: 3058

Re: We need volunteer, NOW!

Ryan is coming in for a bit to be Event Manager tonight.

I'm sorry I can't Night Manage as I'm working in the Restaurant.
by Lynne
Thu Aug 20, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Final Call for Entries: Aesthetica Creative Works Competitio
Replies: 0
Views: 600

Final Call for Entries: Aesthetica Creative Works Competitio

The Aesthetica Creative Works Competition is internationally recognised for identifying new artists and writers and bringing them to international attention. 2010 will be the competition's third year and previous finalists have achieved success and recognition with accolades including: writing commi...
by Lynne
Wed Aug 19, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Artoscopic @ the st leonards railway tunnel this Friday
Replies: 0
Views: 902

Artoscopic @ the st leonards railway tunnel this Friday

Hi you are invited to Artoscopic @ the st leonards railway tunnel (innocents railway) this Friday 21st of august 7-9pm plus its not too late to take part just turn up with your piece in accordance with the guidelines of course for pictures and video of last years event check out http://www.sandychri...
by Lynne
Wed Aug 19, 2009 12:03 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest frequently asked and unasked questions - FFAUQ
Replies: 17
Views: 15861

Re: Forest frequently asked and unasked questions - FFAUQ

Didn't know that - cheers!
by Lynne
Wed Aug 19, 2009 11:06 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: BTS meet on Thursday?
Replies: 3
Views: 1445

Re: BTS meet on Thursday?

Yeh, after Festival, pleeeease!

xx
by Lynne
Thu Aug 13, 2009 1:44 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Events - Malcy Duff, cartoonist
Replies: 0
Views: 836

Events - Malcy Duff, cartoonist

Malcy Duff will be cartoonist in residence at St Stephen's church cafe from August 12th - 18th. Duff will be drawing every day in the cafe between 4 and 5pm and exhibiting his new comic 'Career' on the walls. Come in and say hello if you are nearby. For more info : http://www.thearches.co.uk/theatre...
by Lynne
Wed Aug 12, 2009 5:15 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest frequently asked and unasked questions - FFAUQ
Replies: 17
Views: 15861

Re: Forest frequently asked and unasked questions - FFAUQ

The last time we had the Cafe piano tuned was on 11th February 2009!

(I looked it up in the accounts...sad but true!)

:)
by Lynne
Wed Aug 12, 2009 5:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: French but Free electro acid jazz
Replies: 1
Views: 966

French but Free electro acid jazz

Hello, I’d like to share with you the first album of Reno Project. Free and legal download here : http://renoproject.canalblog.com/ This instrumental and non-profit electro acid jazz project, called 1.0, results from the meeting between 5 French jazz musicians and a sound engineer. Under a Creative ...
by Lynne
Sat Aug 08, 2009 11:52 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: URGENT - Volunteers needed this afternoon 1.00pm - 4.00pm
Replies: 0
Views: 592

URGENT - Volunteers needed this afternoon 1.00pm - 4.00pm

We need volunteers to help out in the Cafe from 1.00pm - 4.00pm.

You'll be working with Alex - he really needs you!

Come on down and be a part of the Festival madness!

:D
by Lynne
Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:51 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Artistic People Needed!
Replies: 4
Views: 2989

Re: Artistic People Needed!

So, I've printed out the 'no glasses outside, use our plastic cups instead' poster. I think this is cool - yes? I've also printed out the no minors after 7pm. Also, can someone do a poster for our opening hours this year, or can I do one of my really boring Forest 'brand' posters with the opening ho...
by Lynne
Wed Aug 05, 2009 10:37 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Artistic People Needed!
Replies: 4
Views: 2989

Re: Artistic People Needed!

Hahaha!

I will take a look at them now - thanks Swithun :)
by Lynne
Thu Jul 30, 2009 1:28 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: ARTOSCOPIC 3 NEEDS YOU !!!!! (OPEN SUBMISSIONS)
Replies: 0
Views: 638

ARTOSCOPIC 3 NEEDS YOU !!!!! (OPEN SUBMISSIONS)

ARTOSCOPIC 3 NEEDS YOU !!!!! (OPEN SUBMISSIONS) ARTOSCOPIC 3 The Artoscopic Experiment is back open submissions 7-10pm (for 3 hours only) Friday 21st august St Leonard's railway tunnel (innocents railway) Edinburgh (Calling all artists, performers, or anyone with creative intent) (or just come along...
by Lynne
Thu Jul 30, 2009 8:52 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Artistic People Needed!
Replies: 4
Views: 2989

Artistic People Needed!

Hey Folks I've got to do another three signs for our Festival liquor licence: 1. Festival opening hours 2. No under 18 drinkers 3. Don't take your glass bottles / glasses outside - ask for a paper cup! I can let someone know what text we need, but it would be great if someone arty could design these...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Season of Cuban Cinema at the Filmhouse
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Season of Cuban Cinema at the Filmhouse

Season of Cuban Cinema at Filmhouse Edinburgh Dear All Hope you don't mind me dropping you a quick note about our Cuban season entitled CINE CUBA. The season starts at Filmhouse on Monday 3 August and continues till 25 August. The programme is combined by films from Havana archives, outstanding new ...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:23 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Art exhibition
Replies: 1
Views: 786

Re: Art exhibition

Okay, so that didn't work! Here's what I could copy from the poster: AT THE SOUTHSIDE STUDIOS, 17 WESTMORELAND STREET GLASGOW 31.07.09 PRESS RELEASE for immediate release DESCENT INTO THE MAELSTRÖM NEW WORK FOR THE SOUTHSIDE STUDIOS BY RECENT GRADUATES OF GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART EXHIBITION OPENING 7:0...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Art exhibition
Replies: 1
Views: 786

Art exhibition

Decent Into The Maelstrom

"jen white" <jennifer.h.white@googlemail.com>

Descent into the maelstrom Press Release fin.-1.pdf (229KB)

Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 22:24:11 +0100
by Lynne
Wed Jul 29, 2009 9:05 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: CAVE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
Replies: 2
Views: 2456

Re: CAVE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

p.s.

The Cave's electricity has been fully earthed and all the sockets are RCD protected.

This was done a couple of months ago now...
by Lynne
Mon Jul 27, 2009 10:24 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Volunteer Meeting - Sunday 26th July 2009
Replies: 1
Views: 2157

Volunteer Meeting - Sunday 26th July 2009

(I have had to type these minutes mostly from memory as I lost the file. I used the 'Guest account' on Emma's laptop, not realising that there is a default setting which deletes all files when you log out! So please forgive me if I have not represented what everyone said as well as I could have :( I...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Comic book workshop at the Filmhouse
Replies: 0
Views: 871

Comic book workshop at the Filmhouse

THE FIRST DOG The new comic book by Malcy Duff is out now and available from http://www.missingtwin.net. "The chicken and the egg had a pet. Printed by a soldier in Providence." 5 pages, £1.00 plus P + P. COMIC BOOK WORKSHOPS Malcy Duff will be hosting a five day comic book workshop at the...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Zine contributors needed
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Re: Zine contributors needed

I couldn't upload the poster attachment, but I'm sure you will find it if you go to their website!
by Lynne
Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Zine contributors needed
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Zine contributors needed

From: 'poppy pepper" squatskipandstopshopping@live.com SQUATSKIPANDSTOPSHOPPING POSTER.jpg (945KB) hello, I'm currently compiling a zine , the attachment contains all the information. i thought you lot might have some good contributions, I've heard quite a bit about you as i have a lot of frien...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Exhibition
Replies: 0
Views: 676

Exhibition

Art Exhibition > Dear Sir/Madam, > LGBT Youth is holding an Art Exhibition and Auction and is looking for pieces of art to be donated from local Artists. The art will be Exhibited in a prime location during the busy Festival Month of August, which will be a great promotional opportunity for Artists ...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:18 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Global Justice for Animals Talks
Replies: 0
Views: 598

Global Justice for Animals Talks

Hi All, This is Sasha from the group Global Justice for Animals and the Environment. We are a small collection of collectives in the USA stationed in NYC, Houston and Tucson, Arizona. Our principle purpose is to expose the deplorable affects of Free Trade on animals and the environment. I have given...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 22, 2009 2:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Open Call to Artists with Non - Art Jobs
Replies: 0
Views: 688

Open Call to Artists with Non - Art Jobs

Open Call to Artists with Non - Art Jobs We are looking for 6 contemporary visual artists to develop project proposals for Nine Trades of Dundee. The criteria is as follows: The artist must be a practicing contemporary artist. The artist must currently also work in another non - arts related trade o...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 15, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Sufi Music Concert
Replies: 0
Views: 883

Sufi Music Concert

A friend asked me to pass on some info about a sufi music concert he's playing Tabla in. Details are below. > Sufi Music Concert: > Ilhan Barutçu and the Ask-I Trio, 17th July, Roxy Art House, doors 7:30pm > > A very special concert is on the horizon...Ilhan Barutcu, the highly > acclaimed Turkish S...
by Lynne
Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:49 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party Saturday 25th July
Replies: 20
Views: 6392

Re: Volunteer Party Saturday 25th July

Yup, no problem, beer and cider!

xx
by Lynne
Thu Jul 09, 2009 1:05 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party Saturday 25th July
Replies: 20
Views: 6392

Re: Volunteer Party Saturday 18th July

Okay...I have had a chat with Ilaria and she thinks it's better if we have the party on Saturday 25th July . This is because Billy Liar is playing in the Cafe on Saturday 18th, so it's not a good time to have the party. About alcohol...I'm going to the cash and carry on Monday to get some beer for t...
by Lynne
Wed Jul 08, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Make the new website live?
Replies: 6
Views: 3566

Re: Make the new website live?

It looks fantastic Milk - well done!!!

:D :wink: :D
by Lynne
Wed Jul 08, 2009 2:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party Saturday 25th July
Replies: 20
Views: 6392

Re: Volunteer Party Saturday 18th July

Stephen - I've had to change the party to Saturday 18th July as I got my dates mixed up yesterday. I should know by now never to make a booking without looking at the events calendar on the computer!!! Anyway, it's definitely the Saturday :wink: (And I can come after my work at midnight - yeh!)
by Lynne
Tue Jul 07, 2009 2:22 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Foundations at the Forest - Dance Festival
Replies: 2
Views: 1810

Re: Foundations at the Forest - Dance Festival

Yep, you read right, there will be a dance class offered everyday!

As to the style - I dunno - I will get more details and get back to you.....

(My guess is some kind of contemporary dance).
by Lynne
Wed Jul 01, 2009 4:27 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: July FOH meeting Monday 6th at 7pm in the Action Room
Replies: 13
Views: 7306

Re: July FOH meeting Monday 6th at 7pm in the Action Room

Hello

It's bad cop here....just to remind everyone - the bank account is getting low. Not scarily low, but low!

How much is a relatively high fee Ryan?!
by Lynne
Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Fahranheit to Celcius or otherwayround conversion...help?
Replies: 10
Views: 5074

Re: Fahranheit to Celcius or otherwayround conversion...help?

Hey Amelia

My mum taught me that you start off with celcius, double it, then add 30 - simple!
by Lynne
Wed Jul 01, 2009 12:21 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Foundations at the Forest - Dance Festival
Replies: 2
Views: 1810

Foundations at the Forest - Dance Festival

FOUNDATIONS AT THE FOREST Sunday 19th July - Friday 31st July 2009 UPSTAIRS at the Forest Cafe, Bristo Place, Edinburgh Foundations Dance Collective are delighted to host a fortnight of creativity as we support the following artists in the development of new work: Â Gemma Caine *** Laura Dredger ***...
by Lynne
Thu Jun 25, 2009 8:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: City Centre Open Space Workshop
Replies: 0
Views: 682

City Centre Open Space Workshop

Dear all, You may be aware that the Council is currently consulting on an open space audit, which forms the first stage of preparing an open space strategy. This is the most comprehensive look at open spaces in the city in over 40 years. The Council is holding a public workshop at St Columba's by th...
by Lynne
Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: pre festival short break
Replies: 7
Views: 3189

Re: pre festival short break

I'm up for it!

Where did you have in mind?
by Lynne
Thu Jun 25, 2009 3:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Job vacancy - The Engine Shed
Replies: 0
Views: 558

Job vacancy - The Engine Shed

We require a CATERING ASSISTANT Rate of pay: £7.39 per hour Full time: 36hrs 40 mins – 5 out of 6 days (Mon-Sat) Starting date: end of August/beginning September To undertake a range of catering duties i.e. preparation of hot and cold food, baking, serving & cleaning etc. Working within an envir...
by Lynne
Thu Jun 25, 2009 1:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Can we give the Forest a new push???
Replies: 85
Views: 29381

Re: Can we give the Forest a new push???

It looks like we won't be starting to build any new toilets before September...

So...if anyone has any ideas on how to make the existing toilets nicer before the Festival, please go for it!

:)
by Lynne
Thu Jun 18, 2009 5:12 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Enlightened Ideas Launch - Sat 27th June
Replies: 0
Views: 636

Enlightened Ideas Launch - Sat 27th June

Dear all, Edinburgh Interdisciplinary Discussions (EID) and the Art Collective would like to invite you to the Enlightened Ideas launch on Saturday 27 June from 9pm, at the Forest Hall (3 Bristo Place). Enlightened Ideas is a new online social network to encourage collaboration and emerging ideas in...

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