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by lucky
Sun Dec 21, 2008 11:46 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Volunteers needed for 23rd and 27th for Trsh
Replies: 1
Views: 792

Volunteers needed for 23rd and 27th for Trsh

Yo, Trish is doing us a favour and looking after the cafe all day 23rd and 27th. There's no-one signed up to volunteer, so please let us know if you can do any shifts and help her out. This is all shifts, all day, including NMing. Maybe get a team of you and fellow hopefuls, and come in, frollic in ...
by lucky
Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:16 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Managers needed over the next while...
Replies: 1
Views: 647

Night Managers needed over the next while...

Yo!

We're struggling for Night Managers in the run up to Premium Gifting Period. Give us a call if you can help as there are events booked and people want to come and ROCK OUT!!!

Tidings of cumrot and joy,

A*
by lucky
Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Abigail Grey - Mon 22nd December
Replies: 0
Views: 563

Abigail Grey - Mon 22nd December

Passing this on... Claire Campbell and Gillian Fleetwood of six piece band Abagail Grey will perform material from their soon to be released debut album. A fine chance to catch the girls in an intimate environment. For more information about Abagail Grey please visit their myspace: http://www.myspac...
by lucky
Sun Dec 14, 2008 5:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Manager needed tonight, vollies needed daytime...
Replies: 5
Views: 1367

Re: Night Manager needed tonight, vollies needed daytime...

Scout is Night Managing. Panic over. We are saved.

Come enjoy the music and..stuff.

A*
by lucky
Sun Dec 14, 2008 5:05 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Manager needed tonight, vollies needed daytime...
Replies: 5
Views: 1367

Re: Night Manager needed tonight, vollies needed daytime...

Okay, Night Manager 0% able to do it. We really, really need someone.

I broke my tooth today :(

A*
by lucky
Sun Dec 14, 2008 5:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Manager needed tonight, vollies needed daytime...
Replies: 5
Views: 1367

Re: Night Manager needed tonight, vollies needed daytime...

We still need a Night Manager. I've got someone who is 50% able to do it, so it would be ace if someone could say for definite. I've got stuff booked to do tonight myself, so if we don't get a Night Manager I'm closing the cafe and tonight's events will be cancelled. We usually find a way though. A*
by lucky
Sun Dec 14, 2008 11:32 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Manager needed tonight, vollies needed daytime...
Replies: 5
Views: 1367

Night Manager needed tonight, vollies needed daytime...

Hey, We have no Night Manager tonight (or from Wednesday onwards). Also, noon-5, 5-10 and the evening volunteers shifts are still free. From 9 it's a night of Protest Songs from Al Young (maybe the right name?). Also, it's the opening day of the Plastic Bag Festival. Call us or pop in if you can hel...
by lucky
Sat Dec 06, 2008 5:32 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3342

Re: Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008

Continentals do that.

A*
by lucky
Fri Dec 05, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Minutes Posted In Red Room
Replies: 0
Views: 1660

Minutes Posted In Red Room

I've posted the minutes for the last 5 meetings of each WG in the Red Room.

A*
by lucky
Fri Dec 05, 2008 5:20 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3342

Re: Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008

Lockable cupboard - awesome idea! Need to make sure keys are going to be available for it, so need to have spares, NMs need to know about it. I was thinking of bringing up the point of no loud music before a certain time, so people know if they go into the cafe they can have space to chill out. A lo...
by lucky
Fri Dec 05, 2008 4:39 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3342

Re: Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008

Bah! I can't edit!

Other people turned up for the meeting - Sam and Torstein.

A*
by lucky
Fri Dec 05, 2008 4:29 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008
Replies: 7
Views: 3342

Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008

Cafe and Events Wed 3rd Dec 2008 Present: Scout, Deborah, Abby, Emi, Alex, Bernard Apologies: Pomme, James and ...someone else. APs from Last Meeting 1. Emi and Alex to meet about Vollie Application : Everything is going fine, the kitchen has never before had so many lovely, hard-working volunters....
by lucky
Wed Dec 03, 2008 5:22 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Manager needed Thursday 4th
Replies: 0
Views: 513

Night Manager needed Thursday 4th

Yo!

Our Thursday Night Manager is stuck in Stockholm. If there are any Night Managers out there available to work please phone us or pop in and let us know.

Thanks!

A*
by lucky
Fri Nov 28, 2008 8:17 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Drawingson shutters
Replies: 11
Views: 3878

Re: Drawingson shutters

I'll let her know when she's next in. Maybe it'll be something small.

A*
by lucky
Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:25 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Drawingson shutters
Replies: 11
Views: 3878

Re: Drawingson shutters

No objections if I see her again? One shutter that's not Faith's? All shutters?

A*
by lucky
Thu Nov 27, 2008 12:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Building Day + Volunteer Party Sunday 30th
Replies: 0
Views: 574

Building Day + Volunteer Party Sunday 30th

Yo, From 10am on Sun 30th there will be a building day. So far we are definitely going to - Install a new fridge - Do some painting - Move the Free Shop - General deep cleaning stuff If anyone has ideas as to what to do then please post them here. From 7pmish onwards there's a VOLUNTEER PARTY which ...
by lucky
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:26 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Drawingson shutters
Replies: 11
Views: 3878

Re: Drawingson shutters

Sarah's left some quickly drawn samples for us. They're in my pigeonhole if you want a look. She's pretty solid with the style, and can do many things. She says we can tell her if we want a theme or anything.

I've asked for some yaoi. She blushed, laughed and agreed. Yeah!

A*
by lucky
Sun Nov 23, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: blackboard is the new black
Replies: 1
Views: 1754

Re: blackboard is the new black

Scout and I had a chat about this. It's all sorted, it will be beautiful.

A*
by lucky
Sun Nov 16, 2008 3:18 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting - 7pm if possible
Replies: 3
Views: 2179

Re: Cafe and Events meeting - 7pm if possible

Indeed, thanks Pomme! I'm trying to convince others to do some too, lighten the load.

A*
by lucky
Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:55 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: those squares
Replies: 8
Views: 3199

Re: those squares

They were the cheapest. We need new things now and again. I'm sick of the kitchen trying to be as ethical as possible while elsewhere it is not as much.

I tried to make some square plates out of leaves, but it didn't work so well.

A*
by lucky
Sun Nov 16, 2008 2:44 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Drawingson shutters
Replies: 11
Views: 3878

Re: Drawingson shutters

Well, Faith isn't going to do any more (though she planned to, and it would have been awesome) and I don't mean painting over the top of that. Just on one panel. She said she would hand in some samples, so we'll keep an eye out.

A*
by lucky
Fri Nov 14, 2008 6:01 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Cleaning System and Colours
Replies: 3
Views: 2034

Cleaning System and Colours

I attach the poster I have made for the cleaning stuff.

I have colour co-ordinated enough cleaning stuff for each area.

It took me ages, please help by putting stuff back where it was and encouraging others to do the same.

A*
by lucky
Fri Nov 14, 2008 5:58 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: those squares
Replies: 8
Views: 3199

Re: those squares

They are from SDS, our wholesalers. They were the cheapest square ones. I bought them after complaints that the display fridge was a mishmash of plates crammed on top of each other with things spilling off them. They have made the display fridge almost a haven.

A*
by lucky
Wed Nov 12, 2008 6:45 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Drawingson shutters
Replies: 11
Views: 3878

Drawingson shutters

We still have three shutters that are white from a couple of building days ago. A lady, Sarah, in the cafe today asked me if she could do some drawingness on them. She's a 'cartoonist' mainly doing anime style stuff. ANIME! I know Anime isn't to everyone's taste, but I think it's a pretty skilful ca...
by lucky
Fri Nov 07, 2008 7:31 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting - 7pm if possible
Replies: 3
Views: 2179

Re: Cafe and Events meeting - 7pm if possible

Cafe and Events Meeting 5th Nov 08 Present: Pomme, Scout, Emi, Torstein, James, Alex Apologies: None Agenda: Laundry Signing up on rota/Application process New Menu Volunteer Party Meeting: Laundry - Pomme won't be doing laundry next week or two. We will miss it dearly. Signing up on rota - New app...
by lucky
Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:11 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Application Form Procedure
Replies: 4
Views: 2758

Re: Application Form Procedure

We want to check their references first, then we'll get back to them.

A*
by lucky
Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:08 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting - 7pm if possible
Replies: 3
Views: 2179

Cafe and Events meeting - 7pm if possible

It's tonight!

And tonight I have other things to do, so meeting is at 7pm for me. In the interest of fairness, if anyone wants to take over the meeting at 7:30pm then they are more than welcome.

Post any issues to discuss if you please,

A*
by lucky
Thu Oct 16, 2008 12:29 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Manager needed tonight...
Replies: 0
Views: 509

Night Manager needed tonight...

Yo, We need a Night Manager tonight. There's a full staff of volunteers all day and all night, so tonight's NM will not be alone. I think there's an experimental violinist tonight. Maybe. It's very confusing in the Events world. We've been really good at covering NM shifts, so don't worry - the cafe...
by lucky
Wed Oct 08, 2008 2:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Building Day 12th October
Replies: 0
Views: 686

Building Day 12th October

Building day from 10am to 6:30pm on 12th October. We're remodelling the display fridge, deep cleaning, painting bits and pieces. Any other ideas post here, suggestions even if you can't make it. Come along at any time in the day. Volunteers will be rewarded with a feast, fed and watered throughout t...
by lucky
Wed Oct 01, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe & Events Wed 1st Oct 08
Replies: 1
Views: 1543

Re: Cafe & Events Wed 1st Oct 08

Minutes: Present: Alex, James Apologies: None Not enough people to make quota (quotient, qhodiddydum?), push meeting back to Wed 15th (James can't make next week) and let people know. One Point z-totals. James - They still seem inaccurate, what can we do about it because we *have* to do something. A...
by lucky
Mon Sep 29, 2008 4:17 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Managers needed next while
Replies: 0
Views: 573

Night Managers needed next while

Yo! After tonight there's no Night Managers signed up. If there's any Night Managers out there reading this, give us a call and see what's available. We've been doing very well with filling in these shifts, so don't worry punters, Forest will be open. Don't forget big, big massive Blender Party all ...
by lucky
Sat Sep 06, 2008 5:21 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Dudes, Night Manager desparation...
Replies: 1
Views: 627

Re: Dudes, Night Manager desparation...

We found one!

Ida is working as Night Manager tonight. Praise her for Forest opening!

Love,

A*
by lucky
Sat Sep 06, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Dudes, Night Manager desparation...
Replies: 1
Views: 627

Dudes, Night Manager desparation...

Yo,

We have no night managers signd up at all. I'm getting worried.

PLEASE call me and let me know if you can Night Manage at any point in the future. Or tonight. Tonight is the future.

Tonight's event is the pleasing Grungy Songs (?) from 9pm. Yum!

A*
by lucky
Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:26 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Managers needed tonight
Replies: 0
Views: 496

Night Managers needed tonight

Yo! We need a Night Manager tonight. The event is a premier (yet has no name!) of musical talent. The cafe is really quiet at the moment, so Night Managing shouldn't be too challenging. And it's really nice at the moment. We need Night Managers furthermore, no-one's signed up for the next while. The...
by lucky
Fri Sep 05, 2008 2:23 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Vollie Party/Away days Meeting Tues 8th Sept 7:30pm.
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Re: Vollie Party/Away days Meeting Tues 8th Sept 7:30pm.

The money won't be spent on a holiday for a few people, nor is the money to be blown at once. The place I had in mind is relatively easy to get to, not so far away. We can plan something more local in Forest for the next vollie party, and leave this till later on so more people can prepare, save up ...
by lucky
Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:43 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Lost Property
Replies: 1
Views: 1924

Lost Property

We now have a system for Lost Property. The lost property box is in the vollie cupboard. In the drawer underneath the till, there is a Lost Properly book. Items found in the cafe will be but in the lost property box. They will be catalogued in the Lost Properly book, with a date, person who found it...
by lucky
Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:38 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Application Form Procedure
Replies: 4
Views: 2758

Application Form Procedure

In the silver drawers beneath the coffee machine, there are application forms. Any new volunteer must fill one of these out. Put the complete application form back in the drawers, and Emi will check regularly.

That's all!

A*
by lucky
Thu Sep 04, 2008 5:18 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Forest Vollie CampAway Meeting Poster
Replies: 0
Views: 1454

Forest Vollie CampAway Meeting Poster

It's simple, but does what it needs to. Any improvements, go ahead.

A*
by lucky
Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:58 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting 3rd September 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 4545

Re: Cafe and Events meeting 3rd September 2008

ALSO, I've realised that I've been allowing myself to be constrained in the kitchen spending wise. We hardly spend any money on materials apart from stock. Being the people that try to reduce waste, cut the cakes into we can make money out of these sizes, have to constantly remind volunteers not to ...
by lucky
Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:50 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting 3rd September 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 4545

Re: Cafe and Events meeting 3rd September 2008

When the New Menu was discussed at the last meeting, Brony thought it would be impossible to impliment over the Fest. We thus decided to leave it till after. Redoing the whole kitchen will cost a lot of money that may not reap benifits due to the uncertain nature of our premises. Buying a new fridge...
by lucky
Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:40 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting 3rd September 2008
Replies: 13
Views: 4545

Re: Cafe and Events meeting 3rd September 2008

Minutes for Cafe and Events WG 1930hrs030908 Present: Sam, Ben, Jamie, Emi, Alex, Diana, and Dai towards the end. Apologies: None Agenda: Garden Application Forms Ida's calling idea Games Coffee Implimenting New Menu Volunteer Party Garden: Sam - Sam is a new volunhteer in the Forest. He would like...
by lucky
Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Vollie Party/Away days Meeting Tues 8th Sept 7:30pm.
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Re: Vollie Party/Away days Meeting Tues 8th Sept 7:30pm.

And, of course, post your thoughts here.

A*
by lucky
Thu Sep 04, 2008 4:34 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Vollie Party/Away days Meeting Tues 8th Sept 7:30pm.
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Vollie Party/Away days Meeting Tues 8th Sept 7:30pm.

Yo, We decided at the Cafe and Events meeting that we could have a trip away rather than a party in Forest. We have a bit more in the budget as we haven't had vollie parties every month recently. We're having a meeting to discuss more about it. Come with ideas of where we could go. Outdoors preferab...
by lucky
Mon Sep 01, 2008 2:47 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteer Co-ordinator
Replies: 15
Views: 6750

Re: Volunteer Co-ordinator

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by lucky
Tue Aug 26, 2008 3:41 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Night Managers needed next while
Replies: 5
Views: 1330

Night Managers needed next while

Hello! We need e Night Manager tonight, tomorrow and the night after. And thereafter probably. Due to the way our licencing works we still have it until the end of the month (I think?), so we're still working on a system of Night Manager 8-1, cafe opening still till 3am. If you fancy Night Managing ...
by lucky
Fri Aug 08, 2008 3:45 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe and Events meeting 6th August 2008
Replies: 15
Views: 4960

Re: Cafe and Events meeting 6th August 2008

Prices are set by the FWG or meetings thus assigned (e.g. new menu meetings). I can't believe a WG decided it was their decision to....I'm sick of this. Vollie price for big beer £2.50. All prices stay the same. They deserve it, and are working really, really hard. We make more money on booze than f...
by lucky
Wed Aug 06, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Menu Change Meeting
Replies: 31
Views: 13406

Re: Menu Change Meeting

I love it!

A*
by lucky
Wed Aug 06, 2008 2:37 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: 88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888
Replies: 34
Views: 7907

Re: 88888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888888

swithun wrote:Are these the ones that cost us 200 quid last year? That was a bit controversial if I recall.


I missed this thread. How did you manage to have the above conversation and completely miss this comment. It's cost us £200 again this year (or £170?) and you went ahead with it anyway?

A*
by lucky
Sat Aug 02, 2008 12:39 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Cafe and events meeting 6th August 2008
Replies: 6
Views: 3297

Re: Cafe and events meeting 5th August 2008

Try and remind the vollie co-ordinators to turn up. The new menu stuff needs the physical things to happen first (painted chalkboards etc.) At the moment we're up to our eyeballs with festival starting things. Once we get settled into this madness it'll be much easier to impliment. It's one of the m...
by lucky
Sat Aug 02, 2008 11:57 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Know where to get 3D b-movies?
Replies: 4
Views: 1311

Know where to get 3D b-movies?

I need help! We've decided last minute to have a drive-in movie night this Wednesday coming. We're gonna have free popcorn, free hickies, and rollerskating waitresses (I'm not shaving my legs, you'll have to deal with it) to serve you at your cars (provided). I'd really like to show some old b-movie...

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