[Gllug-Social] [ANNOUNCE] [SOCIAL] Thursday, 8th of December - The Windmill, Mayfair
Dan Stevens (IAmAI)
dan.stevens.iamai at gmail.com
Mon Dec 5 14:47:54 GMT 2005
Gah! All your socials clash with my schedule. It's my work's Christmas party
on the 8th and I'm going home on the 22nd for Christmas (back to West
For those I spoke to on IRC, might we still go and see the Doom movie as a
social, now that it's out? If not, anyone want to go and see it anyway? None
of my other friends round here are nerdy enough to want to see it :P
On 01/12/05, Simon Wistow <simon at thegestalt.org> wrote:
> It's the London.pm Christmas Do that means 2 things to make any Pub
> Minion extra specially happy - rammed pubs and a completely
> unpredictable number of people turning up to the socials. Super party
> fun everybody!
> For that reason we're going to that old London.pm regular - The Windmill
> well that reason plus the fact that
> - They do *really* good pies. Mmm. Pie.
> - And sandwiches
> - They also do Hot Pimms
> - And Christmas Pudding flavoured beer
> So come along - eat some mince pies that I shall provide because, well
> I'm nice. And Sainsburys are doing a 2-for-1 at the moment. And, because
> it's christmas, the LPW organisers will be doing their modern hip-hop
> version of The Dance of the Sugarplum Fairies.
> Because it's christmas we don't actually have a reservation because all
> the pubs wanted cash but the manager is an old friend of ours and has
> 'encouraged' us to turn up and occupy the back room as early as
> possible. I shall tehrefore try and get there before 6 and I encourage
> you to do the same. Because otherwise I'll be lonely. *sob*
> Now the standard blurb ...
> Social meetings are a chance for people to meet up face to face for a
> quiet drink (alcoholic or not) A fair chunk of Perl is talked at the
> meetings, but also people who have no interest in the language often
> pop along to socialise. There's no charge to enter, no agenda, and we
> tend to think of it more as pleasant drinks rather than any serious
> People normally turn up after work, and many stay until closing time.
> Food is normally consumed at the pub by those wanting nourishment
> though sometimes small groups of people head off for food either
> during or after the meeting.
> Directions from Oxford Circus
> Walk south out of the tube station onto Regent Street (not onto Oxford
> Street and directly away from the church). After about 200m, turn
> right down Conduit Street (roughly opposite Hamley's) and then turn
> right again down a smaller road called Mill Street, where you'll find
> the pub. Directions from Piccadilly Circus
> Come out of the station and head north up Regent Street. After about
> 500m turn left onto Conduit Street (which is approximately opposite
> Hamley's.) After this turn right onto a smaller road called Mill
> Street, where you'll find the pub.
> Directions from Green Park
> Turn east (left) out of the station, and walk for about two hundred
> meters. Shortly before the Royal Academy of Arts, on your left will be
> Old Bond Street. Walk up here about 300 meters till you'll get to
> Conduit Street on your right. Walk down here, and take the second left
> down a smaller road called Mill Street, where you'll find the pub.
> Directions from Bond Street
> Turn east (right) out of the station. After about a hundred meters you
> should come to New Bond Street on your right. Walk down here for about
> 400m, and then turn left onto Conduit Street shortly after Sotherby's.
> The second left is Mill Street, where you will find the pub.
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> Social at gllug.org.uk
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