Our news

Latest news

British Library hosts 2-day Wikimedia Editathon

Wikimedia and British Library join forces to improve content relevant to the Library on Wikipedia The British Library, home to … Continue reading “British Library hosts 2-day Wikimedia Editathon”

arrow_forward

Wikipedia turns ten this week!

This week Wikipedia is celebrating its tenth birthday. To mark this momentous occasion, people all over the world are gathering at … Continue reading “Wikipedia turns ten this week!”

arrow_forward

Wikimedia UK raises £500,000 in shortest fundraiser ever

Incredible. Every year the Wikimedia movement sets a fundraising goal that it knows will be a stretch. They have to … Continue reading “Wikimedia UK raises £500,000 in shortest fundraiser ever”

arrow_forward

Wikimedia UK welcomes new Head of Public Relations

Wikimedia UK is very pleased to welcome Gemma Griffiths to a new pro-bono position as our Head of Public Relations. Gemma … Continue reading “Wikimedia UK welcomes new Head of Public Relations”

arrow_forward

Announcing the “GLAM-WIKI:UK” conference

“Being a beloved institution will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times … Continue reading “Announcing the “GLAM-WIKI:UK” conference”

arrow_forward

GLAM-WIKI Schedule Announced

At the end of this month, the UK cultural sector and Wikimedia community will come together at the British Museum … Continue reading “GLAM-WIKI Schedule Announced”

arrow_forward

Charles Matthews Appointed Office Manager

We are happy to announce that we have appointed Charles Matthews as an interim Office Manager, to provide the chapter … Continue reading “Charles Matthews Appointed Office Manager”

arrow_forward

Announcing: Registration now open for GLAM-WIKI:UK at the British Museum

188 years ago today the Rosetta Stone, the British Museum’s most visited object, was translated and in so doing unlocked … Continue reading “Announcing: Registration now open for GLAM-WIKI:UK at the British Museum”

arrow_forward

Job opportunity: support us so we can support Wikipedia

Wikimedia UK is growing. Since we were founded nearly two years ago we have raised nearly £100,000 to support Wikipedia … Continue reading “Job opportunity: support us so we can support Wikipedia”

arrow_forward

Wikimedia microgrants – now available in the UK

Need a book for your Wikipedia research? Is there a rare book you need for your Wikipedia article research? A … Continue reading “Wikimedia microgrants – now available in the UK”

arrow_forward

Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2009

Picture of the Year 2009 – Sikh pilgrim at the Golden Temple (Harmandir Sahib) in India Each year the Wikimedia … Continue reading “Wikimedia Commons Picture of the Year 2009”

arrow_forward

Pending Changes trial on the English Wikipedia

For the next two months, starting at midnight last night, the English Wikipedia will be testing a new tool, called … Continue reading “Pending Changes trial on the English Wikipedia”

arrow_forward

Britain Loves Wikipedia pictures on Commons

In February 2010 we ran Britain Loves Wikipedia – encouraging people to visit 20 museums across the UK to take photographs for Wikipedia, … Continue reading “Britain Loves Wikipedia pictures on Commons”

arrow_forward

Featured Article prizes from the British Museum

 Back stage at the British Museum. More photos from the day. Following from the successful Backstage Pass event held at the British Museum on 4 June, attended … Continue reading “Featured Article prizes from the British Museum”

arrow_forward

Backstage pass @ British Museum

Image via Wikipedia Wikimedia UK and the British Museum would like to invite all Wikipedians to a very special event taking … Continue reading “Backstage pass @ British Museum”

arrow_forward