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June 21, 2008, 2:00 pm
United KingdomLondonIn personEnglish
The last Stammtisch* went on vacation to the beach in Brighton, but now it's back in London! Unfortunately, we can no longer meet at Grafton Arms; I was told that they would have to start charging us £50 for room rental, as they were not making enough money... The good news is that I found an alternative location - let's see how we like it.

The new venue:
Carpenters Arms (the small downstairs bar on the left hand side)
68-70 Whitfield Street
W1T 4EY

Time: from 2pm


Map:
http://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=l&hl=en&geocode=&q=Carpenters+Arms,+68-70+Whitfield+Street,+Fitzrovia+W1T+4EY&near=whitfield+street+london&sll=51.521439,-0.13648 6&sspn=0.008064,0.021265&ie=UTF8&ll=51.522122,-0.136492&spn=0.008064,0.021265&z=16&msa=0&msid=115499 691594865276163.0004456a6c3b92c2785ec

The nearest tube station is Goodge Street, but the pub is also conveniently located in close proximity to Euston, Euston Square, Warren Street and Great Portland Street stations. In contrast to Grafton, food is served at Carpenters Arms. Since this will be our first time at the new venue, I suggest we stick to straightforward socialising, rather than a seminar or presentations. Let's see how we like the venue first!

New faces are always welcome - we always attract a good mix of regulars and first timers! If you're new to ProZ or this is your first powwow and you would like to find out what they are all about, please refer to the ProZ.com FAQ site:
http://www.proz.com/faq/powwows

See you in June!

Katharina

*German for "regulars' table" or "regular get-together." The group usually meets once a month for an afternoon of informal networking and socialising. Recently, we have started experimenting with new ideas to enhance the powwows. There is a forum dedicated to this topic, please feel free to contribute:
http://www.proz.com/topic/96710

Event Organizer:

Oliver Walter


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Interested members (22) / Confirmed: 9 / Tentative: 4
Name NoteWill Attend
Katharina Wawrzon-Stewart  \"Organizer\" \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" ...  y
Oliver Walter  \"Organizer\" I think I'll come and say hello. Might even stay for a few minutes!  y
Cristina Bufi Poecksteiner, M.A.   Sorry  n
Luciano Monteiro   I will be there  y
gwm   not sure yet - moving house... Anybody interested in moving boxes...???  n
Cinzia Michelis   Shame 'cos I'll be in Abu Dhabi that day... but I'll think of you guys :)  n
Frances Bryce  \"Reporter\" \"Photographer\" Can hopefully be there. Will let you know nearer the time.  m
Condi_   I will attend  y
Julieta Moss   I can't believe my bad luck. In April I had to go to Spain, last week I missed it because I was on holidays and on 21st June I am due to go to Barcelona too! Maybe next month, then...  y
Rick Ash   Will be delivering cakes (this is my wife's business). Sorry guys, see you all next time.  n
XKatharine Precious   Kate Precious  
Ute Fitzjohn   I will be there  y
Regina Freitag   That sounds good, I'll try to come.  m
Paula Wright  \"Photographer\" This would be my first tiime - but I need to know what to do with my husband, :)  
Karine_p   I'd like to try and come (not in London but Bucks)  m
Kate Warren   I'd love to come - I'll be there.  
XJennina (X)   I'll be there. It will be my first time, too.   y
Arianna Tremayne   Maybe...  m
Flo in London   Sounds good. Looking forward to seeing you all! Flo  y
XSean Linney (X)   I'm hoping to be able to make it.  
karlin   First timer and will try my best to arrive about 3pm  y
Oliver Lawrence   Hope to be able to come. Would be My First Time. Aww :o)  




Postings about this event


Powwow: London - United Kingdom

Julieta Moss
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:47
Spanish to English
+ ...
change of plans Jun 14, 2008

Good luck, my trip to Barcelona will not go ahead so will I finally get to meet you all?

 

Condi_  Identity Verified
Switzerland
Local time: 21:47
Member (2006)
English to German
+ ...
+ am on a course and will arrive an hour later. Jun 21, 2008



 

Ute Fitzjohn  Identity Verified
United Arab Emirates
Local time: 00:47
English to German
Thanks! Jun 23, 2008

Thanks Katharina for this powwow. I really enjoyed the interesting discussions and hope to see you all again in August!
Ute


 

Sean Linney (X)  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:47
French to English
+ ...
Thanks from me too! Jun 23, 2008

Thanks, Katharina. I really enjoyed it and hope to be at the next one.

 

Flo in London  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 20:47
English to French
Thank you Jun 23, 2008

Thanks again Katharina for organising another great powwow!
Flo


 

karlin
Local time: 20:47
Russian to English
+ ...
Another thanks! Jun 23, 2008

I found the meet very useful indeed and the people very nice and supportive for first-timer!! Hope to see you all at the next one!

 

Luciano Monteiro  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:47
English to Portuguese
+ ...
Congratulations, Katharina Jun 23, 2008

Thanks for organising the Powwow. I`ve really enjoyed meeting colleagues from so many different backgrounds.

 

Jennina (X)
Local time: 20:47
Italian to Finnish
+ ...
Thanks Katharina! Jun 23, 2008

It was a great meeting. Looking forward to seeing you all again. Have a lovely summer!

 

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