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Wikimedia Fundraising Summit, Bristol, May 14

Wikimedia UK host the global Wikimedia Fundraising Summit in Bristol May 14-16 – HP Labs Bristol & The Watershed offer … Continue reading “Wikimedia Fundraising Summit, Bristol, May 14”

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Call for Proposals – Wikimedia track at the Open Knowledge Conference 2010

This year Wikimedia UK is partnering with the Open Knowledge Foundation in the organisation of the 2010 Open Knowledge Conference (“OKCon”), an interdisciplinary conference … Continue reading “Call for Proposals – Wikimedia track at the Open Knowledge Conference 2010”

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Call for proposals for Wikimedia UK initiatives

The Wikimedia UK board has been putting together a budget for the next year (You can see this, and help … Continue reading “Call for proposals for Wikimedia UK initiatives”

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Britain Loves Wikipedia

Join Wikipedia in photographing and celebrating Britain’s cultural heritage in museums, galleries and archives nationwide 29 January 2010, UK: ‘Britain … Continue reading “Britain Loves Wikipedia”

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Mary Rose Trust releases photographs onto Wikipedia

3 January 2010, UK: The Portsmouth-based Mary Rose Trust have released a number of photographs relating to the salvaged sixteenth-century warship Mary Rose onto Wikipedia. … Continue reading “Mary Rose Trust releases photographs onto Wikipedia”

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Support Wikimedia UK – Donate now!

Wikimedia UK, in conjunction with the Wikimedia Foundation, recently started its first fundraiser. So far we have raised over £9,000 … Continue reading “Support Wikimedia UK – Donate now!”

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Wikipedia Loves Art at the V&A – Photos on Commons

Image via Wikipedia ( PD ) Earlier this year, a Wikipedia Loves Art event – a free content photography contest – was held at the … Continue reading “Wikipedia Loves Art at the V&A – Photos on Commons”

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Open Knowledge Conference & WMUK AGM

Wikimedia UK and the Open Knowledge Foundation are partnering to run the 2010 Open Knowledge Conference, planned to be held … Continue reading “Open Knowledge Conference & WMUK AGM”

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Milestone: 5 Years, 5 Million Media Files on Wikimedia Commons

A mosaic of 1,200 of the 5 million media files, forming the Wikimedia logo 2 September 2009, The Internet: Wikimedia … Continue reading “Milestone: 5 Years, 5 Million Media Files on Wikimedia Commons”

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British media storm over Wikipedia changes

In the past week we have seen considerable interest from British newspapers, radio and television in the forthcoming trial of … Continue reading “British media storm over Wikipedia changes”

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Wikipedia Loves Art – Prizes

Earlier this year, the Victoria & Albert Museum and Wikimedia UK took part in “ Wikipedia Loves Art ”, a free content photography contest. V&A Museum – Image via … Continue reading “Wikipedia Loves Art – Prizes”

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Welcome to the Wikimedia UK blog!

Image via Wikipedia Welcome to the blog of Wikimedia UK , the chapter of the Wikimedia projects covering the United Kingdom. We’ll be … Continue reading “Welcome to the Wikimedia UK blog!”

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