[ANNOUNCE] September social - Thurs 4 Sep - Crown, Clerkenwell Green
greg at mccarroll.org.uk
Tue Sep 2 14:54:43 BST 2008
On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 02:42:37PM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote
> 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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