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Venue shots

May 9, 2009

Just so you can get an idea of the venue, we’ve been for brunch and chinwagged on a reconnaissance mission this morning for our super tech guy, Nat (aka BA Baracus). Here’s a few shots of the main area and the mezzanine (sadly, the springer spaniel doesn’t come with the venue; he was rather lovely):

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Update from Barcamp Towers

May 8, 2009

It’s been a busy, but productive, week here at Moseley Barcamp towers. A fairly impromptu meetup on Wednesday night spun out some cracking ideas and allowed a more lingering look at the venue. Another meeting on Thursday saw three of the four-strong organisation team getting their heads together to move elements of the project forwards. Not that we’re meeting freaks, or anything, but we’re doing a brunch tech-recce tomorrow – with all four of us together.

Registration is open for attendees – and it’s really exciting to see some familiar and new faces who’ve already signed up to be part of the action! If you’ve not yet signed up, then get registering.

Moseley Festival’s website is now up and running – check out some of the other great events that are taking place as part of the festival at http://www.moseleyfestival.org.uk/.

And, here’s something that’s not part of the festival – something for the weekend if you’re out and about in Moseley tomorrow. Project X Presents: Xhibition at various locations on Saturday 9th May (via Moseley Exchange):

Project X Flyer Front

Project X Flyer Back

Enjoy the weekend 🙂

Registration for Moseley Barcamp now open

May 2, 2009

If you want to be a part of Moseley Barcamp, attendance registration is now open! Places are limited if you’d like to be an audience participant (panellists, please see below) – remember, you’ll be as much a part of the dialogue as the panel hosts. Please note that you must register if you want to attend and can do so by clicking here to register for the event.

Don’t like clicking on text? Wanna click on a spanky big orange buttony thing, instead? Oh, alright then….

Panellists:

Panellists don’t need to register, so if your name appears below, no need to anything else….. for now:

  • Andy Mabbett
  • Charlie Pinder
  • Chris Unitt
  • Donato Esposito
  • Emma Jones
  • Jon Bounds
  • Jon Hickman
  • Matt Murtagh
  • Michael Grimes
  • Multipack
  • Neil Houston
  • Nick Booth
  • Nicky Getgood
  • Nikki Pugh
  • Pete Ashton
  • Sam Coley
  • Tom Martin

Moseley Festival details & panels update

April 20, 2009

Moseley Festival have updated their events site with news about upcoming events taking place throughout the festival. Naturally, we’re in there. Yeah, baby!

Interest in panel hosting has been fantastic – with some wonderful folk coming up with some absolutely cracking ideas! So much so, that we’re already very limited on slots, so if you’re interested you’ll need to be quick, cute and email details to us pronto! Details will be firming up over the next few weeks.

A reminder to you lovely lot, that we’ll be opening up for attendee registrations early in May.

If anyone has any other ideas about things we can do at the ‘Camp, feel free to let rip with those ideas in the comments. Maybe someone’s itching to add their own inimitable dose of fun or run something like a quirky swap-shop. We’z all earz…..

Call for panels

April 15, 2009

Ah, sheesh. So many of you are champing at the bit, which is bloomin’ gorgeous! So, prospective panellists, the time has come to ask you to submit your panel ideas NOW!

Please note that we’re running on a limited schedule through our broadcasting activities … but, we have time after the normal event to keep going if we want to! We’re aiming for about 12 – 15 panels, you’re welcome to submit more than one panel idea and you have to leave it to a complete random to choose what will run. Whilst we can’t guarantee that your panel will be given the go ahead, we’ll try and get summat interesting together for you!

Please email panel title and a precis of content to moseleybarcamp@live.co.uk

Moseley Barcamp on Rhubarb Radio

April 12, 2009

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We’re pleased to announce that Rhubarb Radio will be joining us to cover Moseley Barcamp. They did a fantastic job for us with their live broadcast of WxWM and it was great to be able to allow those who couldn’t be there to get in on the action. Welcome on board, fellas!

Widgets? We haz them

April 11, 2009

Need a reminder to do all the hard work for you and tell you when Moseley Barcamp’s happening? I do, although that’s mainly because I’m forever on the brink of amnesia. The lovely Mark Steadman has kindly whittled up some rather spanky widgets you can use on your blog/website. You have three flavours to choose from – large, medium and small. There’s an HTML version – these badges are just images, but they automatically update every day to show a running countdown to the event. They’ll work anywhere that supports adding basic HTML. There’s also a Flash version if you’re a bit more foxy and your site will support it. Just copy and paste the code as required:

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HTML:

<a href=”https://mozcamp.wordpress.com&#8221; target=”_blank”><img src=”http://mozcamp.thingamaweb.com/badges/large/&#8221; alt=”Moseley Barcamp” width=”280″ height=”133″ style=”border-width: 0;” /></a>

Flash:

<object classid=”clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000″ width=”280″ height=”132″> <param name=”movie” value=”http://www.bluemilkshake.co.uk/assets/mozcamp-widgets/mozcamp_large.swf&#8221; /> <param name=”allowScriptAccess” value=”always” /> <param name=”allowFullScreen” value=”false” /> <embed src=”http://www.bluemilkshake.co.uk/assets/mozcamp-widgets/mozcamp_large.swf&#8221; width=”280″ height=”132″ type=”application/x-shockwave-flash” allowScriptAccess=”always”></embed> </object>

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