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Your Wikimania Needs You!

This blog post was written by John Cummings, Wikimania support at Wikimedia UK and Harry Mitchell, Wikimedia UK volunteer. Wikimania 2014 is a 2000+ person conference, unconference, festival, meetup, workshop, hackathon, and party, spread over five days in August 2014, preceded and followed by fringe events. It’s the official annual event of the Wikimedia movement,… read more »

Interested in helping improve OpenStreetMap?

Our friends at OpenStreetMap are working to collaboratively create a global, openly licensed map that’s free for everyone to use. They are always keen for more people to participate in their work and many Wikimedians are among the contributors. OpenStreetMap is hosting a “hack weekend” on 8 & 9 March for volunteers to get together… read more »

Teaming up with Mozilla for an editathon

Mozilla UK have been supportive to Wikimedia UK since they opened their Mozilla Spaces venue in June 2012, allowing us to use their space in central London a few times for free, and continuing to do so whenever possible. This is particularly useful when the meeting spaces in our London office are fully booked (which… read more »

Call for Proposals – Wikimedia track at the Open Knowledge Conference 2010

This year Wikimedia UK is partnering with the Open Knowledge Foundation in the organisation of the 2010 Open Knowledge Conference (“OKCon”), an interdisciplinary conference that brings together individuals from across the open knowledge spectrum for a day of presentations and workshops. At this year’s conference, Wikimedia UK will be supporting and organising a track dedicated… read more »