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Powwow in Nottingham, UK, for Translator's Day?
Thread poster: Sarah Appleby

Sarah Appleby  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:48
German to English
Aug 22, 2007

Hi there,
There only seem to be two powwows planned for the UK to celebrate Translator's Day during the last weekend in September. This seems a bit of a shame (there are six planned in France!). Would there be any interest in one in Nottingham? I'm new to the city but could help organise one (been to a few of the London powwows).
What do you think?

Best regards,
Sarah


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John Farebrother  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
French to English
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yes Aug 22, 2007

I'd be interested
I don't live in Nottingham but I have good friends there, so it would be a good opportunity to kill two birds with one stone

John


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Neil Cross
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:48
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Count me in... Aug 22, 2007

Sounds like a good idea.

I'm based in Shardlow, just down the A453.

Cheers,

Neil


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Sarah Appleby  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:48
German to English
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Cheers guys Aug 22, 2007

Good to know there are some other translators in the area! Must be more people who could make it given the other options are London or Swindon!

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Rebecca Lowery  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:48
French to English
I'll come Aug 22, 2007

I live in Dudley so Nottingham is only about an hour away! I've never been to a powwow but if you need any help with the organisation, I'll do my best!

Rebecca


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Angela Dickson  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:48
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might be in... Aug 23, 2007

I'm in Coventry so Nottingham isn't so far up the M1... depends on the exact day, though, as the actual weekend of 29-30 Sept is completely booked up for me.

Would be nice to meet some local-ish translators and may I put in a plug for the ITI West Midlands group - www.iti-wmg.org.uk .


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Sarah Appleby  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:48
German to English
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We're on then Aug 23, 2007

As there's definitely some interest - and it really doesn't matter if there aren't crowds of us - I'll go ahead and propose a Nottingham powwow for Translator's Day. Any suggestions for a venue much appreciated. And if it's a success we can always turn it into a regular thing like the London Stammtisch.

PS. Rebecca, any help gratefully received. And thanks for the link Angela!


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Sarah Appleby  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 23:48
German to English
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Powwow proposed Aug 23, 2007

Sign up here: http://www.proz.com/powwow/1627.
Hope you can make it!


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