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by Hannah
Wed Jun 30, 2010 5:51 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: "hello/goodbye" Volunteer Evening - Monday July 5th
Replies: 1
Views: 890

"hello/goodbye" Volunteer Evening - Monday July 5th

Hi Forestvollies You're all invited to come here next Monday from 8pm -let's have dinner and some drinks together! Why? Firstly it's a long time since the last volunteer party and secondly we have 3 new EVS arriving this weekend. Come say Hallo to them - and Bye to me, my EVS is finished, booo. Brin...
by Hannah
Tue Jun 29, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Cafe and Events Meeting this Thursday, July 1st 7pm
Replies: 3
Views: 1209

Cafe and Events Meeting this Thursday, July 1st 7pm

So, we didn't have a Cafe and Events Meeting in a while so let's get it done in time next month. We're meeting on Thursday at 7 in the Action Room. Agenda Points will be: Festival preparations - new microwaves, new rice cookers, festival rota, alcohol trainings coming up portion sizes if you've got ...
by Hannah
Thu Jun 24, 2010 1:43 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Action Day: Get the Freeshop shipshaped - 3rd July
Replies: 1
Views: 855

Action Day: Get the Freeshop shipshaped - 3rd July

Hej Folks Our Freeshop storage is owerflowing! It's full of hidden treaures, miscellaneous things and lots of junk. It's about time to tidy it! Come on Saturday, July 3rd from 2-5pm and help us tidying the cupboard and dividing useful stuff from rubbish. Take the chance to find things that have been...
by Hannah
Mon Jun 14, 2010 4:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Fire Safety Training Party!
Replies: 12
Views: 2651

Re: Fire Safety Training Party!

i made a little poster about the training and will put it up now so other volunteers will also know about it. there's a list in the kitchen where people can point out which day they wanna come.
personally i'll be away all of the days though.
by Hannah
Thu Jun 10, 2010 12:35 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● Forest Vounteer Guide
Replies: 35
Views: 12733

Re: ● Forest Vounteer Guide

The wiki version of the guide hasn't worked in a while: http://edinburgh.thingsandstuff.org/index.php?title=Forest_Volunteer_Guide_-_Don%27t_Panic! Does anyone know why? I will revise the guide with Nix a bit and I think it would be cool to safe the updated version somewhere online again, accessible...
by Hannah
Fri Jun 04, 2010 12:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Forest Free School at the Meadowsfest
Replies: 0
Views: 755

Forest Free School at the Meadowsfest

The Forest Free School at the Meadows Festival Saturday & Sunday – 11-5pm Come&drop in to our workshops at the Forest Tent, everything is for beginners, free and will be awesome! Here's the schedule (there might be slight changes, just come to our stall and check out what's happening next......
by Hannah
Thu Jun 03, 2010 5:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Meadowsfest: Who wants to be Events Manager on Sunday?
Replies: 0
Views: 795

Meadowsfest: Who wants to be Events Manager on Sunday?

Hey people I'm still looking for somebody who could be Events Manager on Sunday during the Meadowsfestival?! Lynne will be there as License so you just have to have an eye out everything is going fine, coordinate the beer tent a bit etc... You can either do the whole day from 11-6 or split it into t...
by Hannah
Tue Jun 01, 2010 2:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest X meeting - tuesday 11 may at 7pm!!!!!
Replies: 4
Views: 699

Re: Forest X meeting - tuesday 11 may at 7pm!!!!!

Got this reply on facebook from Taskin: "YOU GUYS ARE AN AMAZING BUNCH OF PEOPLE!!! In the middle of my final exams; I came home today -very stressed out- to find my beautiful, cool, sexy, 3D "The Forest is 10" Party invitation coming all the way down from the other end of the contine...
by Hannah
Mon May 31, 2010 1:02 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteering at Meadows Festival - June 5th & 6th
Replies: 0
Views: 1484

Volunteering at Meadows Festival - June 5th & 6th

Hi Volunteers I'm sitting in the sun, hoping that it'll be just as nice and warm during the upcoming weekend - it's Meadows Festival time! We'll celebrate the beginning of summer with lots of music, beer, a free school, workshops, dancing. There will be a Forest stage in the Meadows on Saturday and ...
by Hannah
Mon May 31, 2010 1:00 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Meadows fest - can you help out?
Replies: 2
Views: 978

Re: Meadows fest - can you help out?

Hi Volunteers I'm sitting in the sun, hoping that it'll be just as nice and warm during the upcoming weekend - it's Meadows Festival time! We'll celebrate the beginning of summer with lots of music, beer, a free school, workshops, dancing. There will be a Forest stage in the Meadows on Saturday and ...
by Hannah
Tue May 18, 2010 9:21 am
Forum: Events
Topic: meadows fest
Replies: 33
Views: 5450

Re: meadows fest

friday at 6 sounds good to me but maybe 7 would be better for Stephen who's working in the kitchen before? Anyway, it all sounds really exciting, I'm very much looking forward to the festival!
by Hannah
Fri May 14, 2010 6:24 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Action: Painting and Cleaning on Monday morning
Replies: 1
Views: 810

Volunteer Action: Painting and Cleaning on Monday morning

Hi Volunteers Do you want to help Victor and everyone at the Forest make the outside of the cafe look lovely? If you're free next Monday, May 17th, come along and help varnishing and painting! Let's hope for some sunshine, it'll be fun and look great afterwards! Of course you'll get free food/volunt...
by Hannah
Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:26 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: meeting about new menu, may 3rd 6pm
Replies: 1
Views: 1642

meeting about new menu, may 3rd 6pm

Hej guys, if you're interested in our new menu with new prices and new design - there will be a special volunteer/cafe&events meeting next Monday at 6pm, probably in the Action Room!
by Hannah
Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:21 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: NEW MENU
Replies: 10
Views: 3113

Re: NEW MENU

OK, so there will be a special volunteer/cafe&events meeting next Monday, May 3rd at 6pm. Kitchen managers, EVS, volunteers - everyone should come, have a look at our new menu and discuss and the new prices before we start using it. :)
by Hannah
Tue Apr 27, 2010 3:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: CRITICAL MASS! Friday 30th April
Replies: 1
Views: 834

Re: CRITICAL MASS! Friday 30th April

Hooray, sounds great! I can't come this Friday, but will do next time. Happy cycling to everyone :)
by Hannah
Fri Apr 23, 2010 12:10 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: NEW MENU
Replies: 10
Views: 3113

Re: NEW MENU

Oh, I didn't know anything about a Volunteer Meeting on Saturday. If you AP me on something in the Working Group, please let me know... ;)
by Hannah
Sun Apr 18, 2010 5:02 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Fundraiser in April - We need you!
Replies: 4
Views: 923

Re: Forest Fundraiser in April - We need you!

A little update on the Licensing Training: The dates for the training are: Tuesday 20th April, 5.00pm - 7.00pm in the Action Room Wednesday 21st April, 7.00pm - 9.00pm in the Action Room Remember, you need to do the training to volunteer during the Fundraiser! And we need you to volunteer! ;) But it...
by Hannah
Sat Apr 17, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Pre Blender Meeting - Thursday 22nd - 6pm
Replies: 0
Views: 725

Pre Blender Meeting - Thursday 22nd - 6pm

A message to everyone running events, the licenses, event managers, night managers and everyone else involved with the fundraiser: we'll have a pre-blender meeting on the first night of the fundraiser, april 22nd at 6pm in order to arrange everything, especially regarding the license. Tell everyone ...
by Hannah
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:34 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Charity News Letter!
Replies: 3
Views: 1390

Re: Charity News Letter!

Ok, Nix can't make it tomorrow, I can't make it Saturday... but who else wants to help out with the Newsletter? How are we going to do it? I feel we need to get started very soon, make a list of jobs, write, put it all together... I actually have almost no idea about how a Charity Newsletter could p...
by Hannah
Wed Apr 07, 2010 4:23 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: new can opener and salad spinner please
Replies: 3
Views: 2429

Re: new can opener and salad spinner please

I'd like to add a good(!) cork screw, a lighter that stays in the kitchen (haha) and candles to the shopping list. We only have a few tea lights left now so if we don't go to Ikea soon there won't be any more candle light at night time. I could go and buy the stuff but I guess it makes more sense if...
by Hannah
Tue Apr 06, 2010 4:41 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party next Tuesday - April 13th
Replies: 0
Views: 729

Volunteer Party next Tuesday - April 13th

World's best Volunteers! Finally there will be another volunteer party! Come round next Tuesday, April 13th from 8pm in the Cafe. The theme is facial hair, so grow your beards and comb your mustaches, ladies and gentleman. Please bring some booze as well. If you have friends you want to motivate to ...
by Hannah
Mon Apr 05, 2010 2:43 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Charity News Letter!
Replies: 3
Views: 1390

Re: Charity News Letter!

Nix, will you be able to make it any time before Friday? I'll be away Friday and Saturday but would be here for the meeting any day before or after that.
by Hannah
Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: EVS Info Afternoon - Thursday, April 1st, 5pm in Action Room
Replies: 0
Views: 708

EVS Info Afternoon - Thursday, April 1st, 5pm in Action Room

Hey volunteers As there are many volunteers at the Forest who are interested in what we EVS are doing and how they can become EVS and go abroad themselves I'm organising an afternoon with a little talk about European Voluntary Service. I'll explain what it is and how you can get started, what restri...
by Hannah
Tue Mar 30, 2010 4:02 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Film makers wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 1879

Re: Film makers wanted

Thanks for the links, I'll check them out! :)
As for the listing of the films in the weekly programme - I talked to Lynne and apparently it's not such a good idea unless we show totally independent films...
by Hannah
Sun Mar 28, 2010 4:53 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Film makers wanted
Replies: 6
Views: 1879

Film makers wanted

Good afternoon everyone Since Deborah left I have been showing films on Monday nights. But I'm a bit unhappy about showing films that are available on DVD and therefore - even though not totally mainstream - well known and copyrighted. I think it would be more interesting and more in the spirit of t...
by Hannah
Thu Mar 25, 2010 2:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Fundraiser in April - We need you!
Replies: 4
Views: 923

Re: Forest Fundraiser in April - We need you!

Yes, do the training, everyone! And then sign up on our April rota for a shift during the Fundraiser. :)
by Hannah
Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Free Market - Sunday 7th March 2pm
Replies: 1
Views: 709

Free Market - Sunday 7th March 2pm

The Free Market - this Sunday afternoon from 2pm upstairs in the hall! Come to an afternoon market where everything is free! Bring along any unwanted but working stuff to donate to others, then look around and see if there is anything you want. We'll have labels so if any item has an interesting sto...
by Hannah
Tue Feb 09, 2010 6:14 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● List of Forest coordinators
Replies: 8
Views: 4721

Re: ● List of Forest coordinators

I just updated our list of coordinators a bit.

In charge of the wood workshop is now Rachel, Jude coordinates the Bunker, Grant the Cave, Lucia deals with the darkroom and I'm doing the freeshop again.
by Hannah
Sun Feb 07, 2010 2:42 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteering tasks Outside the Kitchen
Replies: 2
Views: 2255

Re: Volunteering tasks Outside the Kitchen

Nix, this is great, thanks for making this list. I'll take it to the volunteer meeting today!
by Hannah
Wed Feb 03, 2010 4:31 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: zapatista coffee for the cafe?
Replies: 5
Views: 1790

Re: zapatista coffee for the cafe?

A few months ago I contacted the guys in Hamburg when I wanted to order Zapatista coffee for the Shop. It was indeed hard to get any answers from them and because of the euro-pound balance their prices weren't cheaper than getting it from Jamie from EAC. But Jamie (he also gets the coffee from them)...
by Hannah
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:32 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Volunteer Meeting - Sunday February 7th - 5pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1485

Volunteer Meeting - Sunday February 7th - 5pm

This Sunday at 5pm there will be the next Volunteer Meeting. Dear Volunteers, please let me know everything you would like to talk about! This is what I've got in the agenda so far: - Recycling - Nightmanaging - EVS (just want to let everyone know what it actually it is we're doing and hopefully enc...
by Hannah
Tue Feb 02, 2010 6:20 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Meeting - 4 February
Replies: 3
Views: 2213

Cafe and Events Meeting - 4 February

THIS Thursday there is going to be the next Cafe and Events Meeting. If you are interested in Events and Promotion at the Forest, the Forest's kitchen, the Front of House (the Cafe's and the building's beauty) OR if you are a KITCHEN MANAGER, come along! I unfortunately won't be here, but I have som...
by Hannah
Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:50 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Free shop!
Replies: 10
Views: 1973

Re: Free shop!

Hej, just a short update about the freeshop: It's still on on Sunday afternoons between 1 and 5. Since Gareth doesn't run the free shop anymore, I have taken it over again. But I cannot do it alone every Sunday, so I'd be very happy if there are any volunteers who would like to help out with the fre...
by Hannah
Thu Jan 28, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Recycling
Replies: 0
Views: 1473

Recycling

Hej Volunteers Yes! We finally have a proper recycling bin! This has also been posted in the people's forum already, but I want to make sure that you really read about it and then do it. So, this is what you should know about recycling: - COMPOST: we have a compost bin in the kitchen now. Take it to...
by Hannah
Wed Jan 13, 2010 7:06 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Meeting - 14 January
Replies: 0
Views: 1694

Cafe and Events Meeting - 14 January

Hi there
I was just wondering if we're going to have the Cafe and Events Meeting tomorrow night? It was supposed to be last Thursday so I guess we're having it this week instead?
by Hannah
Tue Jan 12, 2010 4:26 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: ● General Working Groups schedule, January - December 2010
Replies: 1
Views: 4577

Re: ● General Working Groups schedule, January - December 2010

Thanks Milk for doing this and especially for updating the web calendar! I also put up a poster in the Action Room where the 2009 Working Group Calendar used to be, giving the dates for the meetings until June 2010. Here's what you can find on the poster: FOREST - WORKING GROUP MEETINGS 2010 How our...
by Hannah
Tue Jan 12, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Heriot-Watt Volunteer Fayre
Replies: 1
Views: 1797

Re: Heriot-Watt Volunteer Fayre

Yay, I just phoned the guys and arranged a stall for us! Is anyone interested in coming to the Fair with me? I guess it's gonna be more fun if we are two Foresters.
by Hannah
Sun Jan 10, 2010 6:13 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Training for future Night Managers
Replies: 5
Views: 2555

Re: Training for future Night Managers

Sooo, the next training for night managers will be on Monday, January 18th at 7pm. I'll try to tell everyone but if there's still anyone you can think of who might want to be NM, please remind me.
by Hannah
Tue Jan 05, 2010 4:38 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Volunteer Party - Friday January 8th
Replies: 3
Views: 994

Re: Volunteer Party - Friday January 8th

Neil: the cafe will close at 8 i guess. so it would be cool if you come in for your shift at 5 anyway, help us cleaning and decorating and then party with us from 9... :)
by Hannah
Mon Jan 04, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Training for future Night Managers
Replies: 5
Views: 2555

Training for future Night Managers

Hi lovely volunteers
I know there are some of you interested in being trained to be night managers, hooray! I just want to announce that there'll be a training soon, hopefully in the middle of January. If anyone else is interested in becoming a NM, please let me or the Kitchen Managers know.
by Hannah
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:57 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteer Meeting and Volunteer Induction: Sunday - 10/01/10
Replies: 0
Views: 1411

Volunteer Meeting and Volunteer Induction: Sunday - 10/01/10

All Volunteers are welcome to the next volunteer meeting on Sunday, 10 January at 5pm in the Action Room. Besides, there'll be another Volunteer Induction the same day at 3pm in the cafe for everyone who's interested in volunteering at the Forest.
by Hannah
Mon Jan 04, 2010 5:52 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Volunteer Party - Friday January 8th
Replies: 3
Views: 994

Volunteer Party - Friday January 8th

Hi Everyone I hope you'll all be back from your Christmas holidays on Friday because it's time for the first volunteer party of the decade! Our theme is "60's & Nativity" dress up and be creative! There'll even be a very special surprise band playing (pure awesomeness)! So, don't forge...
by Hannah
Sun Dec 13, 2009 2:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Behind the Scenes meeting December?
Replies: 13
Views: 1335

Re: Behind the Scenes meeting December?

i'll also come! might be good as i'd be interested in the newsletter. so, when do we meet, 7 or 8?
by Hannah
Thu Dec 03, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: next volunteer WG meeting: Sunday 6 December, 5pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2390

Re: next volunteer WG meeting: Sunday 6 December, 5pm

Sounds like a great idea. Well, I also won't be here and maybe many others aren't either. But we could do a "welcome 2010" party in the first days of January...
by Hannah
Mon Nov 30, 2009 2:33 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: next volunteer WG meeting: Sunday 6 December, 5pm
Replies: 4
Views: 2390

next volunteer WG meeting: Sunday 6 December, 5pm

Hej Everyone This is just a reminder that the next Volunteer working group meeting will be next Sunday at 6pm in the Action Room. All volunteers, everyone who is interested in what is going on in and around the kitchen is very welcome! If you have anything you'd like to see on the agenda, please let...
by Hannah
Tue Nov 10, 2009 7:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Building Day 22nd November
Replies: 1
Views: 668

Building Day 22nd November

Sunday, 22 November from 10am: Let's do all the cleaning, fixing, painting that has to be done to have a nice Forest before winter comes. I hope as many of you as possible can come in and give us a hand. Of course it won't be work aaaall day long, as soon as we're ready we'll have dinner and party t...
by Hannah
Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:08 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: ● List of Forest coordinators
Replies: 8
Views: 4721

Re: ● List of Forest coordinators

Yes, I made two changes:
New Workshop coordinator is Fanny, new Freeshop coordinator is Gareth. Should I write it in here or edit the document and upload the updated version next time?
by Hannah
Tue Nov 10, 2009 3:03 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: changes - the volly meet is now the volunteer wg
Replies: 1
Views: 1643

Re: changes - the volly meet is now the volunteer wg

Oh, I didn't really know that yet, just heard rumors. Thanks Milk!
by Hannah
Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:47 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 5-8 November - Raise the Roof Weekend - Volunteers needed!
Replies: 3
Views: 556

Re: 5-8 November - Raise the Roof Weekend - Volunteers needed!

Oh and I forgot: Of course we'll still give you the chance to get the training, either tonight or Wednesday. Read more in the "we need you..."-thread... :)
by Hannah
Tue Nov 03, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: 5-8 November - Raise the Roof Weekend - Volunteers needed!
Replies: 3
Views: 556

5-8 November - Raise the Roof Weekend - Volunteers needed!

As everyone hopefully knows, we'll be having a mini-"raise the roof"-festival at the Forest next weekend full of parties and live shows. This means we will need many many volunteers between Thursday and Sunday (and especially Friday&Saturday) who can come in and work night shifts, eith...

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