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by scoutwinter
Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:39 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Radical Musicology with Old Hat Books - Sept 22nd 6pm
Replies: 0
Views: 1571

Radical Musicology with Old Hat Books - Sept 22nd 6pm

Radical Musicology an open reading and discussion concerning the role of music & song in creating new worlds Wednesday September 22nd, 6pm Come with words, songs and stories you wish to share, or read from the bookshelves. Bring cakes to share, make new friends, drink fine teas! Tunes from Torn...
by scoutwinter
Wed Sep 08, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: RIOTFOLK at the Forest Cafe! 19th October from 10pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1958

Re: RIOTFOLK at the Forest Cafe! 19th October from 10pm

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by scoutwinter
Wed Sep 08, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8137

Re: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"

it'd be just for small group workshop/discussion type thing.
we will bring in rug/cushions to make it more cosy for that. one day only, 25th.
by scoutwinter
Tue Sep 07, 2010 2:57 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8137

Re: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"

sophie's email: Hello, That would be awesome Scoutt if you would be able to look into it! I have been in conversation with nix about this for a couple of months now and have been getting mixed messages about it. The last time we spoke (about 2 weeks ago) he said that he would ask the film people if ...
by scoutwinter
Tue Sep 07, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8137

Re: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"

well. the film people had already paid etc so their booking was sound apparently the collective spoke to Nix about trying to rearrange it, Nix told them "if they didn't hear from him then assume they couldn't use the hall" but they thought it was the other way around. oops. I think it woul...
by scoutwinter
Sun Sep 05, 2010 11:12 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8137

free-school booking mix-up - URGENT!

uh oh! looks like there has been some confusion with this booking. Would it be possible for the Freeschool to use the cave and the screenprinting room (I'll help make it possible) and the front room of the cafe, because the filmy people are using the hall on the saturday? They can make a donation or...
by scoutwinter
Sun Sep 05, 2010 12:25 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: RIOTFOLK at the Forest Cafe! 19th October from 10pm
Replies: 2
Views: 1958

RIOTFOLK at the Forest Cafe! 19th October from 10pm

SPANNER IN THE WORKS 19 Oct 10pm Evan Greer - USA - making Folk a threat again! http://www.riotfolk.org/ Al Baker - Manchester - songs to smash the state to! Caroline Kemp - Stirling - Home-grown riot folk! Tornstrings - Edinburgh - old timey post-apocalyptic romance! http://www.myspace.com/tornstr...
by scoutwinter
Sat Sep 04, 2010 8:19 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: the Feminist Soapbox - 25 & 26th September
Replies: 0
Views: 1513

the Feminist Soapbox - 25 & 26th September

a weekend of workshops & discussions!

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by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 02, 2010 7:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Radical Poetry Reading with Nicole Carter!
Replies: 2
Views: 2217

Radical Poetry Reading with Nicole Carter!

your favourite radical library... bringing you tea, cakes & poetry next wednesday 8th september at 6pm!
xxx

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by scoutwinter
Thu Sep 02, 2010 7:08 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: X party review
Replies: 3
Views: 2680

Re: X party review

Stevie.
although I KNOW you're a musical genius, and have great stage presence
what did you give your mate to write this?
:lol:
xxx
by scoutwinter
Fri Aug 27, 2010 4:56 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: photos/recordings from Festival - Tornstrings/WitchesRevenge
Replies: 0
Views: 942

photos/recordings from Festival - Tornstrings/WitchesRevenge

if anyone has any photos from torn strings or witches revenge shows please send them my way!

x scoutt
by scoutwinter
Wed Aug 18, 2010 2:20 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: hall dj mixer
Replies: 12
Views: 6196

Re: hall dj mixer

There was some trouble with the cafe PA last night it wasn't working through the normal speakers but we ran it through the monitors instead and it still sounded OK. had an impromptu set from a pretty good band called "Nikki & the Porters". nice lads not sure what is needed for GH but p...
by scoutwinter
Sun Jul 25, 2010 2:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"
Replies: 16
Views: 8137

Re: The anarcha-feminist group "free-school"

well, if you didn't know already, i'd like it to happen!
by scoutwinter
Thu Jul 15, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Action Room Bookings
Replies: 2
Views: 2378

Re: Action Room Bookings

there have been people trying to book the action room and not getting replies from the email address.
is that still the best way to book the action room?
by scoutwinter
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:21 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Training for future Night Managers
Replies: 5
Views: 4774

Re: Training for future Night Managers

we won't discuss candidates in this forum. I am away next week but have talked to Stevie about organising this... hopefully with Bridget! The role of Night Manager is a volunteer position, with responsibility for the smooth running of cafe at night, the facilitation of good events and happiness of v...
by scoutwinter
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:19 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: old hat books radical library - seeking new librarians!
Replies: 2
Views: 1010

old hat books radical library - seeking new librarians!

do you have an inner geek that's waiting to burst out in glory? well, why not fulfill those saucy teenage fantasies and be part of the hottest and most rad library in edinburgh.... Old Hat Books! http://www.oldhatbooks.org if you're interested please drop by the library this saturday betwen 4-8pm an...
by scoutwinter
Thu Jul 15, 2010 2:01 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Drink?
Replies: 5
Views: 2573

Re: Drink?

so Lynne
sleeping on the couch after a few g&t's? forest loves you!
by scoutwinter
Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:19 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Proposal installation front room
Replies: 7
Views: 3530

Re: Proposal installation front room

that sounds awesome, nice that it will somewhat fit with the library theme. Can we make sure though that all the pictures that may get moved get kept cos we put a lot of time and gold paint into those!
rad. great proposal.
by scoutwinter
Wed Jul 14, 2010 1:14 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: FOREST 10TH BIRTHDAY MEETING! - THURS 15TH AT 5PM IN KOKOS
Replies: 2
Views: 912

Re: FOREST 10TH BIRTHDAY MEETING! - THURS 15TH AT 5PM IN KOKOS

aye but I cannae afford tae drink there pal!
by scoutwinter
Mon Jul 05, 2010 8:26 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Front room speakers
Replies: 2
Views: 2299

Re: Front room speakers

This is EXCELLENT.
THanks!
by scoutwinter
Sun Jul 04, 2010 5:23 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe & Events meeting 1st July 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 8825

here's the words

Swith suggested I put the whole lot up here so people WITHOUT open office can read it. So, read it! Cafe & Events meeting July 1st 2010 Attended by: Huw, Bridget, Hannah, Catalina, Cornelia, Stevie P, Nix, Mike B Agenda 1.Fire Training 2.Festival a. Rota b. what supplies we need 2.Microwave &...
by scoutwinter
Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:35 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Cafe and Events Meeting this Thursday, July 1st 7pm
Replies: 3
Views: 2493

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

hey swith
can you remind the KM's a little closer to the time (at least the day before) re. avocados?
cheers
by scoutwinter
Sat Jul 03, 2010 2:30 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Cafe & Events meeting 1st July 2010
Replies: 12
Views: 8825

Cafe & Events meeting 1st July 2010

yo!
wisdom within!
by scoutwinter
Wed Jun 30, 2010 12:48 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Proposal: Cherie
Replies: 9
Views: 3774

Re: Proposal: Cherie

looks very cool, much like the styles of many HK artists I met

not sure how my gallbladder feels though...
by scoutwinter
Thu Jun 24, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: For one night only
Replies: 13
Views: 8239

Re: For one night only

YES PLEASE.
can you make special orders without bell peppers? this is the bane of my life at forest...
by scoutwinter
Sun Jun 13, 2010 9:27 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Fire Safety Training Party!
Replies: 12
Views: 5565

Re: Fire Safety Training Party!

sorry I will be away for all those dates
by scoutwinter
Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:48 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Old Hat Books - 1st Birthday celebration!
Replies: 1
Views: 708

Old Hat Books - 1st Birthday celebration!

Old Hat Books Radical Library turns 1 this thursday! Some of us librarians will be hanging out in the front room of the cafe for some tea, cakes and maybe wine at about 7.30 if anyone would care to join us. Bring something to share... We'll be having a proper party some time soon! http://www.oldhatb...
by scoutwinter
Tue Jun 08, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: FoH Postcard.
Replies: 37
Views: 13793

Re: FoH Postcard.

yeah Mirja!
also, i like both of those designs for different reasons. some of the small pics were a little hard to see though.
by scoutwinter
Mon Jun 07, 2010 9:12 am
Forum: Events
Topic: booking the forest for a film showing
Replies: 2
Views: 1973

Re: booking the forest for a film showing

word up JonB
as Mike said. Or call us 0131 220 4538
Mondays are regular film nights, if you want to slot in there that's easy enough, but you can book any day of the week.


scoutt
by scoutwinter
Fri May 21, 2010 2:40 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: new proposal for a mural
Replies: 19
Views: 6933

Re: new proposal for a mural

i like the city tree thing
by scoutwinter
Fri May 21, 2010 2:38 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: meadows fest
Replies: 33
Views: 10728

Re: meadows fest

stevie p is sorting cups from the beer place (compostable)
after quick booze math with jamie 16 barrels x 88 pints = more than 1000 so we order 2000

ok?
by scoutwinter
Mon May 17, 2010 1:13 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: meadows fest
Replies: 33
Views: 10728

Re: meadows fest

give me some advice re. what cups & how many and I can order them
plastic pint cups?
hundreds? or thousands?
by scoutwinter
Sun May 16, 2010 8:25 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: new proposal for a mural
Replies: 19
Views: 6933

Re: new proposal for a mural

i don't like this stuff much for murals. maybe a little card or something but a mural of this stuff? zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz
by scoutwinter
Tue Mar 30, 2010 2:34 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: URGENT environmental health requirement
Replies: 0
Views: 1463

URGENT environmental health requirement

The inspectors from E. H. Edinburgh council came today and one of their concerns was regarding the chemicals in the darkroom not being labelled.
Can someone please sort this out ASAP as they are due back in a couple of weeks?
cheers
scoutt
by scoutwinter
Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:52 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Action Room Clear Out Day!
Replies: 2
Views: 2605

Re: Action Room Clear Out Day!

LOOKS AMAZING.
by scoutwinter
Thu Mar 25, 2010 3:38 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Bike Cafe April 18th 1-4pm in the Hall
Replies: 1
Views: 3213

Re: Bike Cafe April 18th 1-4pm in the Hall

PLUS the recycled art project will also be having a crafty corner where you can make absurd/beautiful additions to your treadly!
by scoutwinter
Mon Mar 22, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Bike Cafe April 18th 1-4pm in the Hall
Replies: 1
Views: 3213

Bike Cafe April 18th 1-4pm in the Hall

It's on!
by scoutwinter
Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:51 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Giant Marble Run
Replies: 45
Views: 19853

Re: Giant Marble Run

bowling balls,
or.....
mirror balls
and where will the lasers be?

sounds great
by scoutwinter
Thu Mar 18, 2010 7:39 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: web meet-o-rama?
Replies: 46
Views: 22061

Re: web meet-o-rama?

wow. i hate you guys already! i have no idea what you're talking about. hopefully this means i will be able to facilitate without being biased ;) tomorrow is gonna run something like this: 1.45pm: everyone shows up and gets a cup of tea, comes to the action room 2pm we sit down, write agenda out tog...
by scoutwinter
Tue Mar 16, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Cafe in need of cups, mugs and teapots
Replies: 2
Views: 1330

Re: The Cafe in need of cups, mugs and teapots

ok will check that tomorrow milk!
s
by scoutwinter
Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:22 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: The Bike Cafe - proposal
Replies: 4
Views: 4190

The Bike Cafe - proposal

heya Huw and I have been chatting about bicycles. We'd like to run some kind of workshop involving teaching people about how their bikes work (as in the parts) so that people can understand and fix them easily. We have 2 qualified mechanics who are up for helping, and proposed date for the first wor...
by scoutwinter
Mon Mar 15, 2010 5:17 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Action Working Group - 13/03/10
Replies: 3
Views: 4097

Re: Action Working Group - 13/03/10

see post in FWG about charger that I can get
by scoutwinter
Mon Mar 15, 2010 4:52 pm
Forum: Minutes
Topic: Action Working Group - 13/03/10
Replies: 3
Views: 4097

Re: Action Working Group - 13/03/10

I will check with crew about the charger//battery
by scoutwinter
Thu Mar 04, 2010 5:38 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: cafe and events meeting change - next week
Replies: 4
Views: 3351

cafe and events meeting change - next week

due to no-one knowing about the scheduled meeting for tonight we have discussed postponing the meeting to next week.
how does Monday night at 7pm look??
by scoutwinter
Thu Mar 04, 2010 5:35 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: CAFE AND EVENTS MTG CHANGE - NEXT WEEK
Replies: 0
Views: 735

CAFE AND EVENTS MTG CHANGE - NEXT WEEK

hello!

so, after a quick discussion in the cafe and realising that no-one knew it was supposed to be tonight, we have decided to re-schedule the meeting for next week.
How's monday night looking for you? 7pm?
by scoutwinter
Mon Mar 01, 2010 4:45 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can anyone lend us a caketin?
Replies: 5
Views: 2057

Re: can anyone lend us a caketin?

sean took yer tins mate
no worries my head seems ok.,..

have just found fucken awesome vegan sponge recipe... god help me...
x
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:03 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: This week I've been mostly listening to...
Replies: 216
Views: 215689

Re: This week I've been mostly listening to...

BEYOND PINK: female-fronted harcore from sweden.... themed song of last week: "I don't wanna be a slave to my uterus"
by scoutwinter
Wed Feb 24, 2010 12:00 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can anyone lend us a caketin?
Replies: 5
Views: 2057

Re: can anyone lend us a caketin?

sweet. i can adjust the recipes to suit. it's gonna be delicious!
if you can, label your tin that'd help.

x
by scoutwinter
Tue Feb 23, 2010 6:33 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: can anyone lend us a caketin?
Replies: 5
Views: 2057

can anyone lend us a caketin?

more specifically, I need 4 20cm springform or loose-bottom cake tins for the fancy dinner on saturday please. I'll actually need them friday morning, so if you can help please let me know ASAP!

scoutt

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