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by Lynne
Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:05 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Advert for Film Tour
Replies: 0
Views: 589

Advert for Film Tour

Dear film booker, News on several film tours, new titles in distribution and loose ideas here: (1) I'll be doing my last film tour from mid-Sept. to mid-Oct. 2009 and this time I will be joining forces with one of America's most interesting experimental filmmakers, Kerry Laitala. This will open up a...
by Lynne
Thu Feb 19, 2009 1:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Petition for the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign
Replies: 0
Views: 732

Petition for the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign

> "Petition by Deryck Beaumont on behalf of the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign Calling on the Scottish Parliament to urge the Scottish Government to urge the UK Government to expel the Israeli Ambassador from the UK until Israel shows it is prepared to accept that it is not above intern...
by Lynne
Wed Feb 18, 2009 2:01 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Café and Events WG Meeting Wed 4th Feb 2009
Replies: 6
Views: 4820

Re: Café and Events WG Meeting Wed 4th Feb 2009

Have ordered a new hand-dryer. It's product number 11036 on Graeme's link.

Should be here around the end of next week.

Ken Smillie has agreed to install it.

It's costing us £45.55 in total.

It's also got a two year warranty.

:)
by Lynne
Wed Feb 18, 2009 12:07 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind the Scenes 19/02/2009 8pm
Replies: 6
Views: 4383

Re: Behind the Scenes 19/02/2009 8pm

I don't think so Mike....

I will be at this meeting.
by Lynne
Sun Feb 08, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: First Aid Kit
Replies: 9
Views: 4977

Re: First Aid Kit

Thanks Alex!

:)
by Lynne
Thu Feb 05, 2009 2:21 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: People in the hall tonight (4th Feb)
Replies: 5
Views: 2895

Re: People in the hall tonight (4th Feb)

Just spoke to Nix about last night and he is of the opinion that we should keep their deposit, so that's what I'll do. Also mentioned the idea about the balconies Mike.....Nix doesn't think a new door is a possibility....I think we just need to be more vigilant about making sure the balconies are lo...
by Lynne
Thu Feb 05, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: People in the hall tonight (4th Feb)
Replies: 5
Views: 2895

Re: People in the hall tonight (4th Feb)

Okay.....so I need to sort out balcony keys for whoever works the hall bookings at night. I've got no problem with telling last night's booking that we don't like the way they treated the Forest/P.A. I will speak to whoever comes in for the deposit and see what they say. If they're apologetic, I may...
by Lynne
Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Singer-songwriter called Roesy
Replies: 2
Views: 1360

Re: Singer-songwriter called Roesy

hehehe!
by Lynne
Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:12 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Singer-songwriter called Roesy
Replies: 2
Views: 1360

Singer-songwriter called Roesy

My name is Roesy. I am an Irish singer-songwriter living in Amsterdam and have just finished writing and recording my new 5th album 'Fabel'. Alongside US and Irish dates I am planning a UK solo tour and will be around Edinburgh 11th - 13th April and was wondering if you have any slots available at T...
by Lynne
Thu Jan 29, 2009 4:10 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Club night in Goteborg (and showing on myspace)
Replies: 0
Views: 672

Club night in Goteborg (and showing on myspace)

Torsdag Februari 5th is the opening night of my club "Growing Up In Public" at Kontiki http://www.kontiki.nu in Göteborg. Kontiki has been under construction and there will be a new much bigger stage and seating area when you arrive. Also there is bottled beer from 29sek. Doors are at 19:0...
by Lynne
Wed Jan 28, 2009 5:59 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: electrical malfunctions
Replies: 9
Views: 4041

Re: electrical malfunctions

I will pass on all these things to Paul the electrician when he comes in.

They're on my list!
by Lynne
Wed Jan 28, 2009 12:39 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Hall closed to EVENING bookings Sat 7th Feb - Sun 15th March
Replies: 0
Views: 622

Hall closed to EVENING bookings Sat 7th Feb - Sun 15th March

The Forest's hall will be closed to EVENING bookings from: Saturday 7th February - Sunday 15th March while we are having the building re-wired. As long as no electricity is used , it will still be possible for people to use our hall during the day EXCEPT the weekend of Sat 14th March & Sun 15th ...
by Lynne
Wed Jan 14, 2009 2:08 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: I'm dreaming of the Forest toilets... or is it delirium
Replies: 19
Views: 7450

Re: I'm dreaming of the Forest toilets... or is it delirium

People from the Council came round last week saying they were going to remove the graffiti on the front of the building...

Are we talking about the same thing Mike?!
by Lynne
Thu Jan 08, 2009 1:10 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The Nomadic Academy of Fools - February performances
Replies: 2
Views: 1347

The Nomadic Academy of Fools - February performances

Edinburgh Tour February 2009 Where ever there is fact, Where ever there pomposity, Where ever there is willynillyness... The Fool is there to expose and enlighten! Jonathan Kay is a 21st Century Fool in a world gone mad, where the audience is King, and we have all grown fat on passive forms of enter...
by Lynne
Tue Dec 23, 2008 5:10 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: let's make a volunteer info guide!
Replies: 29
Views: 18178

Re: let's make a volunteer info guide!

Hey guys! We need to get some kind of training manual together as soon as poss..... Should we have a meeting with all the interested people who want to be a part of this process? We can thrash out the finer details then, cos it seems like there's quite a lot of disagreement on the contents and forma...
by Lynne
Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:29 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Lights / Candles
Replies: 10
Views: 5027

Re: Lights / Candles

Sorry Nix, there wasn'[t anyone around to help me put them in a better place :(

Where is the best place to store them then?
by Lynne
Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:28 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: First Aid Kit
Replies: 9
Views: 4977

Re: First Aid Kit

Oh, and I will have a look at First Aid kits in Boots today. I will try and pick one up over the next couple of days.

Thanks for pointing this out Mike :)
by Lynne
Fri Dec 19, 2008 11:27 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: First Aid Kit
Replies: 9
Views: 4977

Re: First Aid Kit

Yeh Mike, we probably should have at least one or two qualified First Aiders on site..... Ideally the KM's and a couple of NM's should know what to do... Having said that, if there's a 'real' emergency, the 999 people are really good at talking you through what needs to be done..... I will put this ...
by Lynne
Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: baby changer
Replies: 13
Views: 7736

Re: baby changer

Oh, I'm not shit - it works - woo hoo :D
by Lynne
Wed Dec 17, 2008 2:46 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: baby changer
Replies: 13
Views: 7736

Re: baby changer

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Ikea-Baby-Changing-Table_W0QQitemZ180314145689QQcmdZViewItemQQptZUK_Baby_Baby_Changing_Changing_Tables_Units_LE?hash=item180314145689&_trksid=p3286.c0.m14&_trkparms=72%3A1301|66%3A2|65%3A12|39%3A1|240%3A1318 God, I'm shit........I'm trying to post the link from Ebay.......
by Lynne
Wed Dec 17, 2008 1:56 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: baby changer
Replies: 13
Views: 7736

Re: baby changer

Have just spotted a baby changing unit on Ebay for £25 + postage (it costs £89.00 in the shops).

Can I buy it?!

I have our Ebay details somewhere...........
by Lynne
Wed Dec 17, 2008 11:22 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: good one
Replies: 30
Views: 7221

Re: good one

Is this not just someone having a joke? Surely it's not serious?!

Really???!!!
by Lynne
Fri Dec 12, 2008 5:15 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: baby changer
Replies: 13
Views: 7736

Re: baby changer

Just spoke to Ken Smilie, and he has suggested we get a fold down IKEA breakfasty-type-table-thingy......good idea, no?!

This would ensure there's no splinters in baby bots!
by Lynne
Fri Dec 12, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Interesting?
Replies: 5
Views: 3867

Interesting?

Hi there I was browsing your website recently and noticed information about your garden project. I don't know if you know of the Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens, but we are the umbrella body for community growing projects in the UK. We have a large range of resources for those involve...
by Lynne
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The pleasant and benevolent Christmas shopping
Replies: 1
Views: 1058

Re: The pleasant and benevolent Christmas shopping

Thanks for posting that up Duncan :)
by Lynne
Fri Nov 28, 2008 11:49 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: European film tour next year
Replies: 0
Views: 823

European film tour next year

Attention film bookers, several items here: (1) In April of 2009 noted American film archivist Ryan Daly will be touring Europe with 2 fascinating programs, one of which focuses on early works of famous directors such as Roman Polanski, Martin Scorsese, etc. - see attachment for details, and contact...
by Lynne
Tue Nov 25, 2008 4:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Free event/discussion at the National Library of Scotland
Replies: 0
Views: 759

Free event/discussion at the National Library of Scotland

You may be interested in the following free event/panel discussion at the National Library of Scotland, debating the issue of protecting individual rights versus protecting society: Freedom or safety? Panel event. The 42-day terror detention rule, CCTV and ASBOs – safeguards for good citizens or una...
by Lynne
Tue Nov 11, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Book fairs and Zine stuff
Replies: 0
Views: 606

Book fairs and Zine stuff

Hey folks! Bunch of stuff this month and more to come later on. MISSING TWIN will be selling books at the CCA book fair in Glasgow on Friday 14th November. The fair runs from 11 am til 6pm and has free entry. Details can be found here: http://www.cca-glasgow.com MALCY DUFF will be appearing and sell...
by Lynne
Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: PA loan
Replies: 15
Views: 6649

Re: PA loan

Sorry, are you talking about the hall PA or another one?
by Lynne
Fri Nov 07, 2008 1:11 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: PA loan
Replies: 15
Views: 6649

Re: PA loan

We already have a booking that has been arranged for some time for Wednesday 26th November.

They need the PA and the decks.
by Lynne
Fri Oct 31, 2008 11:50 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Gigs this weekend at Wee Red Bar, Bongo Club & the Forest
Replies: 0
Views: 668

Gigs this weekend at Wee Red Bar, Bongo Club & the Forest

The Gentle Invasion rises from the grave for one last shriek at the Wee Red Bar on Friday night (October 31st). Yes, it is the season once more for OUR LADIES OF SORROW’s annual synth-prog opera. Our Ladies of Sorrow are an Edinburgh supergroup of sorts, incorporating members of eagleowl, Woodenbox ...
by Lynne
Tue Oct 28, 2008 11:43 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Free Storytelling gig @ Wordpower
Replies: 0
Views: 702

Free Storytelling gig @ Wordpower

Hi forest, I'm doing a little gig at Wordpower bookshops on thurs 27th Nov, info below and poster attached. Cheers Jethro Bristol Contemporary storytelling for adults and live alt folk music. Originally from Bristol Jet is a storyteller and songwriter on a tour of independent bookshops across the UK...
by Lynne
Fri Oct 10, 2008 1:04 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Improvised Theatre Workshop - Saturday 18th October
Replies: 1
Views: 1003

Improvised Theatre Workshop - Saturday 18th October

SCOTTISH ACADEMY OF FOOLS* PRESENTS IMPROVISED THEATRE WORKSHOP Saturday 18th October 2008 10- 5pm @ The Forest Cafe, 3 Bristo Place Come and explore the infinite possibilities offered by your own imagination. This is a one-day theatre workshop where you are invited to search the bounds of your inne...
by Lynne
Mon Sep 15, 2008 10:28 am
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Action Group Meeting 14th August
Replies: 9
Views: 5348

Re: Action Group Meeting 14th September

Action Group Meeting Sunday 14th September 2008 Present: Roman, Sam, Fernando, Lynne, Diana, Marian, Taskin, Fudge, Nerea, Charlotte, Mattus, Ida Apologies: Nix 1. Action room co-ordinator Who will be the co-ordinator of the action room? We need a booking system/book for the action room. Someone ha...
by Lynne
Fri Sep 12, 2008 2:52 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Free event at the Scottish Poetry Library on Sat 27th Sep
Replies: 0
Views: 1106

Free event at the Scottish Poetry Library on Sat 27th Sep

By Leaves We Live : A celebration of artists’ books and small presses Scottish Poetry Library Saturday 27 September 2008 11am-6pm Free, no booking required Join us for our lively and inspiring annual one-day fair at the Scottish Poetry Library. More exhibitors than ever before, and many new stalls. ...
by Lynne
Wed Sep 10, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet trouble
Replies: 13
Views: 6986

Re: Internet trouble

Hey Martin I know you're reeeaaally sick of having to deal with this shit, but I tried to ask BT to run a diagnostic yesterday and because I didn't have the right knowledge (i.e. all the stuff you mention), they couldn't run it... I can't ask BT about anything until they know all the relevant detail...
by Lynne
Fri Aug 29, 2008 2:05 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Why our servers are down
Replies: 10
Views: 5863

Why our servers are down

Someone phoned from BT to say that there is absolutely nothing wrong with our broadband connection.

This must mean that the problem is internal to the Forest?
by Lynne
Tue Aug 12, 2008 1:22 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind the Scenes Meeting, Thursday 21st August, 8.30pm.
Replies: 25
Views: 8955

Re: Behind the Scenes Meeting, Monday 18th August, 8.30pm.

No problemo!

I got the wrong end of the stick - the grants that are mentioned on our job description are not the ones you are talking about - sorry!

Lynne
by Lynne
Tue Aug 12, 2008 12:22 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Behind the Scenes Meeting, Thursday 21st August, 8.30pm.
Replies: 25
Views: 8955

Re: Behind the Scenes Meeting, Monday 18th August, 8.30pm.

Should the administrators do this?

It was on our job description...and we're up for it...

Please let us know your thoughts!

Cheers

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