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by HGiles
Wed Aug 03, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: BIKE SMUT FRINGE
Replies: 42
Views: 23614

Re: BIKE SMUT FRINGE

As many answers a I can provide below! I reckon someone needs to take on the job of co-ordinating this properl with BikeSmut, though. When do you folks arrive in the country? Time for the screening When would you like? It could be any time of day you prefer, but will probably work best early evening...
by HGiles
Fri Jul 29, 2011 10:24 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)
Replies: 18
Views: 8320

Re: Shhhhh - Forest Flash Mob (let's promote our August!)

Fucking brilliant idea.

I'm working, but will try and come on my lunch!
by HGiles
Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:19 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the vollie crib
Replies: 9
Views: 5491

Re: the vollie crib

Thanks :-)
by HGiles
Wed Jul 27, 2011 11:15 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: the vollie crib
Replies: 9
Views: 5491

Re: the vollie crib

I think this is generally a good plan, but:

Ragged have requested the use of the armchairs 9th - 11th. Would it destory the vollie chillout room if we borrowed them back for the hall those days? If so, no worries -- it's not a dealbreaker for them.

Hx
by HGiles
Thu Jul 21, 2011 1:34 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party! Wednesday 20th July
Replies: 2
Views: 2493

Re: Volunteer Party! Wednesday 20th July

Wow.

Thanks everyone :-)
by HGiles
Tue Jul 19, 2011 8:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: BIKE SMUT FRINGE
Replies: 42
Views: 23614

Re: BIKE SMUT FRINGE

It looks great!

When planning for the 27th, remember that Forest Fringe will be in the Hall until 11ish that night.
by HGiles
Tue Jul 19, 2011 5:06 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party! Wednesday 20th July
Replies: 2
Views: 2493

Re: Volunteer Party! Wednesday 20th July

Come to Forest Hall tomorrow night! It's going to be epic. We got a music line-up, beer and food: 8.30: Folk from Sharon and Lucy and friends 9.10: Wailing Miserere 9.50: Alex's Hilarious Enterprises vs. Billy Liar 10.40: fragments of [awry] psych ceilidh 11.20: Tickle + DJ 00.00: Malicious Mischief...
by HGiles
Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:19 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: anyone fancy to host a ballon sculptor poet guy in August?
Replies: 3
Views: 3074

Re: anyone fancy to host a ballon sculptor poet guy in Augus

Oh yeh, he's performing at my Minifest. No space at my place though :-(
by HGiles
Wed Jul 13, 2011 9:18 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: FOREST RADIO!
Replies: 24
Views: 17486

Re: FOREST RADIO!

I'll pretend to be Roger McGough and do Poetry Please.
by HGiles
Mon Jul 11, 2011 6:45 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party! Wednesday 20th July
Replies: 2
Views: 2493

Volunteer Party! Wednesday 20th July

Molly and I are holding a massive party on and after Golden Hour night. We would like all of Forest to come :-) * * * 20th July 8 til late Forest Hall If you know what it's for, come and help us drown our sorrows. And if you don't, come anyway, and we'll tell you a funny story. Dress code: Black, cr...
by HGiles
Thu Jul 07, 2011 10:46 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website meet for anyone that is interested
Replies: 23
Views: 17335

Re: Website meet for anyone that is interested

Hey B -- sorry missed your post! Duncan has been away recently, whic is why this hasn't happened yt. For future reference, both Birgit and I are able to post things the site, so cc us!
by HGiles
Tue Jul 05, 2011 12:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Real Democracy Now Day-------2nd JULY
Replies: 16
Views: 8915

Re: Real Democracy Now Day-------2nd JULY

OK, hoping I can clear up some of this. Brittonie - We actually do have plenty of SOLD tape. It's in the office, so a KM can get it for you before 7pm. Sorry for not updating you on this. - You shouldn't have had to be there before helping set-up from 6.30 -- were you asked by the organisers to come...
by HGiles
Tue Jul 05, 2011 10:45 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Event in the gallery 23/07
Replies: 2
Views: 2205

Re: Event in the gallery 23/07

Probably a good idea to write a note in the café book on that day requesting no loud acts at the same time!
by HGiles
Sun Jul 03, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Real Democracy Now Day-------2nd JULY
Replies: 16
Views: 8915

Re: Real Democracy Now Day-------2nd JULY

I'm sorry this sounds like a lot of mess and hassle. I guess I've got to take a bunch of the responsibility for that, as in the end it's my job to make sure communication and organisation are clear. Can we meet soon to go over what happened so I can make sure it doesn't happen again? I'll be in Fore...
by HGiles
Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Events@ is bouncing
Replies: 5
Views: 5927

Events@ is bouncing

Oh dear: Delivery to the following recipient failed permanently: events@theforest.org.uk Technical details of permanent failure: Google tried to deliver your message, but it was rejected by the recipient domain. We recommend contacting the other email provider for further information about the cause...
by HGiles
Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:47 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Website meet for anyone that is interested
Replies: 23
Views: 17335

Re: Website meet for anyone that is interested

Spoke to Gordo: says he doesn't have a huge amount of time, but that he's happy to get called up when there's a problem that needs looking at. He's also going to create some signage for the kitchen router (saying DO THIS and DON'T DO THAT) and look at the action room computers this week! Hopefully b...
by HGiles
Mon Jun 27, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Real Democracy Now Day-------2nd JULY
Replies: 16
Views: 8915

Re: Real Democracy Now Day-------2nd JULY

Hey Miguel,

Programme's looking really good! I'll put it on our website. Do you have a poster?

Also, are you still doing a day in the café on the 1st?

Lastly, do you need an extra sound engineer for the evening, or are you happy to manage it yourself?
by HGiles
Mon Jun 27, 2011 9:16 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Hall Tidying after 25/06/11
Replies: 3
Views: 4124

Re: Hall Tidying after 25/06/11

by HGiles
Tue Jun 21, 2011 3:48 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: New Premises Sought
Replies: 9
Views: 6844

Re: New Premises Sought

I also wouldn't be at all comfortable gambling money that's been donated to us in good faith for a specific purpose. But thanks for the suggestion.
by HGiles
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:04 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest is Amazing
Replies: 17
Views: 12622

Re: Forest is Amazing

Reminding myself about this 'cos I've been way too grumpy recently.
by HGiles
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:03 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Hall and Action Room Action Day!
Replies: 11
Views: 8370

Re: Hall and Action Room Action Day!

Thanks to Keni and Mirja, Forest heroes, who helped me out in the big Hall clean-up! Also to Jamie, who did some much-needed hall maintenance. We got the Hall job list done, though there's now some furniture that needs fixing in the balcony. Mirja had a good bash at the Action Room, but we didn't ha...
by HGiles
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:01 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Stop destroying the Action Room
Replies: 5
Views: 4785

Re: Stop destroying the Action Room

Mirja did some general tidying on Saturday. It's both doing a really full tidy and doing a really full clean. Miserable job for one person, OK job for two, as long as at least one of them knows where stuff belongs.
by HGiles
Sun Jun 19, 2011 11:00 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: tea celebration 2nd july!
Replies: 5
Views: 5956

Re: tea celebration 2nd july!

Which rooms is this happening in at which hours? I was a little confused by the book.
by HGiles
Sun Jun 19, 2011 10:58 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: On stage gear issue.
Replies: 10
Views: 7994

Re: On stage gear issue.

I got on stage to retrieve a Cave amp last week, but I did wait until a song was finished. The tension here is between respect for performers and respect for people who've paid to use our space. It would a whole lot fucken easier to resolve if people respected the Caves and didn't keep hauling their...
by HGiles
Tue Jun 14, 2011 12:04 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Hall and Action Room Action Day!
Replies: 11
Views: 8370

Re: Hall and Action Room Action Day!

[quote="HGiles"]Bless you. I'll be in the building earlier that day anyway, so can chat with you then, or maybe start early myself.[/quote This turns out to be a lie, or being being stupid about my capacity to work all day every day. Won't be in Forest until 1, but will post a fuller To Do...
by HGiles
Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:55 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Hall and Action Room Action Day!
Replies: 11
Views: 8370

Re: Hall and Action Room Action Day!

Bless you. I'll be in the building earlier that day anyway, so can chat with you then, or maybe start early myself.
by HGiles
Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:45 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Hall and Action Room Action Day!
Replies: 11
Views: 8370

Hall and Action Room Action Day!

I declare! -- A hall and action room action day this Friday, the 17th. Things that need doing: Hall - Tidying up all the furniture in the hall - Clearing the behind the bar area of the hall - Tidying up sound equipment - Generally giving is a clean Action Room - Clean the hell out of it - Arrange go...
by HGiles
Mon Jun 13, 2011 5:25 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Stop destroying the Action Room
Replies: 5
Views: 4785

Re: Stop destroying the Action Room

It happened again. I repeat my plea.
by HGiles
Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:32 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Stop destroying the Action Room
Replies: 5
Views: 4785

Stop destroying the Action Room

The Action Room is not your personal hangout zone, storage space, or rubbish bin. It's a room that lots of groups still use for meetings and workshops, and which Forest volunteers use for essential admin for the building. Also fun. It's cool to use it for fun. it's not cool to leave a massive mess f...
by HGiles
Tue Jun 07, 2011 10:47 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Stall at World Refugee Week (20th June)
Replies: 3
Views: 4042

Stall at World Refugee Week (20th June)

Hey -- Iain Christie who was involved in the Art Auction has this message for us: As you know I've been involved in organsing an event for World Refugee Day called Welcome Home It occurred to me that we really need the lovely people of the Forest to have a presence at the evening. Would anyone be in...
by HGiles
Fri Jun 03, 2011 1:24 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Would you like to orgaanise an event on the 11th of June?
Replies: 0
Views: 1942

Would you like to orgaanise an event on the 11th of June?

We have a slot iin the Leith Festival programme, which is nice! It is 7.30 - 11pm, in the hall, on Saturday 1th June. Unfortunately we don't have an event plannned for it. Would you like to organise an event? It can be just about anything, as long as it involves music in some way! Open brief. Give u...
by HGiles
Tue May 31, 2011 2:15 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: voluntary arts week - stall packing list
Replies: 20
Views: 10925

Re: voluntary arts week - stall packing list

Did we ever claim the money for this stuff?
by HGiles
Mon May 30, 2011 5:15 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Can you fix drums?
Replies: 0
Views: 2857

Can you fix drums?

One of the tom skins in the Cave got broken over the weekend. We need a vollie who knows about drums to help fix it! If you'd like to run the skin-buying and -attaching errand, let me know!
by HGiles
Fri May 27, 2011 9:10 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Forest Action Meeting: Get Stuck In!
Replies: 0
Views: 1788

Forest Action Meeting: Get Stuck In!

Thursday 2nd June 6 - 9pm BRISTO HALL (upstairs at Forest) Forest holds a big Forest meeting about once a month, open to the whole community, to talk about the work that needs doing at Forest, come up with new ideas, and introduce people to the way Forest works. This month we'll be talking about the...
by HGiles
Thu May 26, 2011 12:16 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet down again
Replies: 18
Views: 13643

Re: Internet down again

Macs are still reporting connection errors today.
by HGiles
Wed May 25, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet down again
Replies: 18
Views: 13643

Re: Internet down again

Thanks for fixing the WiFi! Keep us updated on the other issues.

If a recruitment email for a tech team were sent out, would you be able to organise a quick train-up in the next couple weeks?
by HGiles
Wed May 25, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet down again
Replies: 18
Views: 13643

Re: Internet down again

Same problems still ongoing. We need a tech action day!

- No printer for the office
- Unreliable WiFi everywhere
- No connection for computers in front room or action room
by HGiles
Tue May 24, 2011 9:07 am
Forum: Events
Topic: Volunteer Party! - Sunday 22nd May - 8pm
Replies: 2
Views: 2261

Re: Volunteer Party! - Sunday 22nd May - 8pm

It was awesome.

Thanks you :-)
by HGiles
Thu May 19, 2011 6:06 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet down again
Replies: 18
Views: 13643

Re: Internet down again

I tried the cafe kiosk computer, and it wanted a username and password to get past 192.168.11.1. Is it supposed to do that? Can't remember the last time that computer has worked. It, like the Action Room computer, has been offline for over a month. Wifi update: judging by the questions I'm getting ...
by HGiles
Thu May 19, 2011 4:24 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: PA Hire: Soundie Needed
Replies: 1
Views: 2986

PA Hire: Soundie Needed

Hey sound team,

We're hiring our hall PA to Morvern Cunningham of Leith Late / Roxy for the night of Thu 16th June. She needs a soundie to help get it together for her that afternoon, at 4pm. We'll also need someone to put it back together the next morning. Any volunteers?
by HGiles
Tue May 17, 2011 5:11 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Music Gear
Replies: 14
Views: 9392

Re: Music Gear

I'm on it, thanks!
by HGiles
Wed May 11, 2011 1:52 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Music Gear
Replies: 14
Views: 9392

Re: Music Gear

A lovely, lovely volunteer came in yesterday and did maintenance on all the drumkits. - We bought new felts and washers to replace the missing, so all cymbal and hi-hats now have these - We bought a new snare stand - The broken snare and bass skins have been replaced - All drums have been tuned and ...
by HGiles
Tue May 10, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Website/Online
Topic: Internet down again
Replies: 18
Views: 13643

Re: Internet down again

Started working again this afternoon, but just now, weirdly, the only website I know I can access is this BB.
by HGiles
Tue May 10, 2011 12:39 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Current Workshops
Replies: 31
Views: 25629

Re: Current Workshops

OK, I've moved all the currently running workshops to the Forest UPSTAIRS and DOWNSTAIRS calendars, and Duncan (new website admin) will remove the workshops feed from the website, which should get us up-to-date Brittonie and Lien, shall we do a Google Calendar skillshare next week, so that you two c...
by HGiles
Tue May 10, 2011 10:40 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: kerplunk kerplunk
Replies: 4
Views: 3042

Re: kerplunk kerplunk

I have no idea what this is for, but I'm excited.
by HGiles
Tue May 10, 2011 7:46 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Music Gear
Replies: 14
Views: 9392

Re: Music Gear

This was either me making a mistake about which amps should be where, or someone else moving things the very day I sorted everything out, posted big signs and emailed all Cave users. I hope it's the first, I really do. Aye, if you were able to check that both Caves have their quota of acceptable amp...
by HGiles
Mon May 09, 2011 6:56 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Open/Free Cave Jam
Replies: 7
Views: 6865

Re: Open/Free Cave Jam

I'll be back from Wednesday onwards -- can do any time on Thu or Fri?
by HGiles
Mon May 09, 2011 6:55 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Music Gear
Replies: 14
Views: 9392

Re: Music Gear

That's really amazingly helpful! Stick a note on it :-)
by HGiles
Mon May 09, 2011 5:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Music Gear (cross-posted)
Replies: 0
Views: 1709

Music Gear (cross-posted)

[Also in the facilities board] Dear World of Forest, DO NOT MOVE EQUIPMENT FROM THE CAVE and other stories Daniella, Steve and I spent a couple of hours today auditing the music gear in Forest. We now know what is in the building, and what we need to get everything running again. There are four musi...
by HGiles
Mon May 09, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Music Gear
Replies: 14
Views: 9392

Music Gear

Dear World of Forest, DO NOT MOVE EQUIPMENT FROM THE CAVE and other stories Daniella, Steve and I spent a couple of hours today auditing the music gear in Forest. We now know what is in the building, and what we need to get everything running again. There are four music-making spaces in Forest: the ...

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