[ANNOUNCE] September social - Thurs 4 Sep - Crown, Clerkenwell Green

Greg McCarroll greg at mccarroll.org.uk
Tue Sep 2 14:42:37 BST 2008

Just a reminder, this is tomorrow ...

On Tue, Aug 26, 2008 at 04:27:29PM +0100, Kake L Pugh wrote:
> Hello!  For the September social, we're going somewhere we've not been
> before - the Crown on Clerkenwell Green.  We have the upstairs function
> room booked from 6:30pm.  There's no bar up there, but they do offer
> table service.
> It's a short walk from Chancery Lane station (Central line) and an
> even shorter one from Farringdon station (Circle, Hammersmith & City,
> Metropolitan lines).  Buses 55, 63, 153, and 243 all stop nearby.
> Maps, more info, etc:
>   http://london.randomness.org.uk/wiki.cgi?Crown_Tavern,_EC1R_0EG
> When I checked it out last week, they had Westons cider, Adnams
> Bitter, London Pride, and Landlord on handpump, as well as Aspall's
> cider on tap, Fruli and Peche beers in bottles, and various lagers.
> They also, of course, do food - I only tried the whitebait, but on
> the evidence of that, it's perfectly fine.
> Standard blurb:
> Social meets are a chance for the various members of the group to meet
> up face to face and chat with each other about things - both Perl and
> non-Perl - and newcomers are more than welcome.  The monthly meets tend to
> be bigger than the other ad hoc meetings that take place at other times,
> and we make sure that they're in easy to get to locations and the pub
> serves food (meaning that people can eat in the bar if they want to).
> They normally start around 6.30pm (or whenever people get there after
> work) and a group tends to be left come closing time.
> If you're a newcomer or other first timer (even if you've been lurking
> on the mailing list or on IRC) then please seek Greg out - we have a
> tradition that the leader of this motley crew buys the new people a
> drink (alcoholic or not, either's fine) and introduces them to people.

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