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Help us choose our Chief Executive

At the AGM in April it was agreed that professionalising Wikimedia UK and recruiting our first permanent staff would be one of our … Continue reading “Help us choose our Chief Executive”

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Girl Geeks V. Wikimeet – An exercise in real-time collaboration

By Fiona Apps (Wikipedia User:Panyd) How do you get members of the public involved in Wikipedia? Moreover, how do you get women, … Continue reading “Girl Geeks V. Wikimeet – An exercise in real-time collaboration”

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Could you be Wikimedia UK’s first Chief Executive?

Wikimedia UK is hiring its first ever Chief Executive. We are looking for a high-calibre individual who will play a … Continue reading “Could you be Wikimedia UK’s first Chief Executive?”

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Second Wikipedia Training Day at BBC Bristol

Wikimedia UK Launches its University of Bristol Outreach Ambassador in the heart of the BBC Digital Village On Monday 4th … Continue reading “Second Wikipedia Training Day at BBC Bristol”

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GLAMcamp London

On Friday 24th June we had our first UK GLAM (Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums) networking day. The aim was … Continue reading “GLAMcamp London”

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Shaping the future of Wikimedia UK

This weekend, Wikimedia UK board members made strategic decisions about the future of the chapter, at a two-day long, face-to-face … Continue reading “Shaping the future of Wikimedia UK”

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Six unorthodox ways to use Wikipedia

We all know how to use Wikipedia, right? Just do a search in your favourite search engine, and the relevant … Continue reading “Six unorthodox ways to use Wikipedia”

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British Library English and Drama editathon

Lewis Carroll, one of many authors with unique photographs, papers and publications held in the collections. Wikimedia UK together with … Continue reading “British Library English and Drama editathon”

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Launching our new GLAM Outreach Taskforce

GLAM – Galleries, Libraries, Archives and Museums. Wikimedia – the organisation behind Wikipedia, its image library Commons and many more … Continue reading “Launching our new GLAM Outreach Taskforce”

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Join the Wright Challenge!

For the last two weeks Wikimedia UK has been running a competition in partnership with the Derby Museum. So far, … Continue reading “Join the Wright Challenge!”

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Hello from the new Wikimedia UK Board

Wikimedia UK’s new board held its first meeting last Tuesday. There are a lot of exciting opportunities this year and … Continue reading “Hello from the new Wikimedia UK Board”

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Ten million free media files and counting

Ten is turning out to be the number of the year for Wikimedia. First, the Wikimedia Foundation celebrated the  tenth anniversary of … Continue reading “Ten million free media files and counting”

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Your Chapter, Your Say!

Wikimedia UK’s Annual Conference and AGM is this weekend. This is an opportunity for all Wikimedians in the UK to have their say about … Continue reading “Your Chapter, Your Say!”

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Could you lead Wikimedia UK to success?

Next year is set to be another big year of growth for Wikimedia UK: we have just raised over £500,000 in the Wikimedia Annual … Continue reading “Could you lead Wikimedia UK to success?”

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Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales visits Bristol

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales delivered his only UK lecture at Bristol University on Thursday as part of a tour to … Continue reading “Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales visits Bristol”

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