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Small Charity Week – celebrating the big impact of small charities

By George Colbourn, Fundraising Development Coordinator at Wikimedia UK This year, Wikimedia UK is taking part in ‘Small Charity Week’, an annual … Continue reading “Small Charity Week – celebrating the big impact of small charities”

Wikidata Map November 2019
Wikidata Map November 2019 Huge by AddshoreCC0

What does decolonisation mean for Wikipedia?

By Richard Nevell, Project Coordinator at Wikimedia UK Wikipedia is a magnificent tool for sharing knowledge with an enormous reach. … Continue reading “What does decolonisation mean for Wikipedia?”

Women EmpowerED by Jessica Motely.

Women EmpowerED: Wikipedia Editathon

By Sarah Lappin, final year computer science and artificial intelligence student at the University of Edinburgh, and President for Edinburgh … Continue reading “Women EmpowerED: Wikipedia Editathon”

Wikimedia UK banner for 2021 Women's History Month
Women's History Month banner. CC BY-S.A 4.0.

The wiki gender gap and Women’s History Month

By Lucy Crompton-Reid, Chief Executive of Wikimedia UK. Wikipedia’s vision is a world in which everyone has access to the … Continue reading “The wiki gender gap and Women’s History Month”

Natasha Iles
Natasha Iles

Introducing Natasha Iles, our new Head of Development and Communications

In October we recruited for a role that we have long known will be critical to the sustainability of Wikimedia … Continue reading “Introducing Natasha Iles, our new Head of Development and Communications”

Wikidata 8th birthday logo

Happy Birthday Wikidata!

It’s Wikidata’s 8th birthday today, and we’re incredibly proud of Wikipedia’s lesser known little sister. Twenty years ago an incredible … Continue reading “Happy Birthday Wikidata!”


Scots Wiki – moving forward

By Dr Sara Thomas, Scotland Programme Coordinator As Wikimedia UK, we work to support language communities living in, or connected … Continue reading “Scots Wiki – moving forward”


Education booklet – Imperial College London

Extract from the Education booklet case study, written by Wikimedia UK and University of Edinburgh. Earlier this year we produced … Continue reading “Education booklet – Imperial College London”