[oshug] OSHCamp 2012 planning.

Andrew Back arback at computer.org
Mon May 21 11:19:24 UTC 2012

On 21 May 2012 10:28, Martin Ellis <ellism88 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Venue looks good.
> How much is registration likely to cost?

I'm aiming for a maximum of £20 for the weekend and with lunch
provided on both days. That way it would be less than £60 with two
nights at the hostel, but plus other meals and travel, of course.



> On Sun, May 20, 2012 at 8:12 PM, Andrew Back <arback at computer.org> wrote:
>> Hello,
>> As many of you know the plan is to hold this year's OSHCamp in the
>> north of England in Hebden Bridge, which is a pretty town (I might be
>> biased!) in the foothills of the Pennines and roughly half way between
>> Leeds and Manchester and easily accessible (<1 hour by train) from
>> both. It will also be a two day event and will take place over a
>> weekend, with provisional dates of 15th & 16th September.
>> I've uploaded a few photos of the venue to Flickr (more/better ones to
>> be uploaded in due course):
>>    http://www.flickr.com/photos/carrierdetect/7234510996/in/set-72157629815372424/
>> The venue also has a hostel on the site and I'll see if any sort of
>> group booking deal can be arranged.
>>    http://www.hebdenbridgehostel.co.uk/
>> Of course there also hotels and guests houses, or should you wish you
>> could even hire a canal boat.
>>    http://www.bronteboathire.co.uk/
>> Although this might be a bit of a waste if you're only returning to
>> sleep on it...
>> I think the plan will be to host talks on the Saturday, with hands-on
>> sessions on the Sunday. But obviously I'm keen to hear any suggestions
>> that people might have as to the structure, as well as themes and talk
>> topics. And as always, offers to present or run a workshop are most
>> welcome. Discuss here or e-mail me direct — whichever suits. I'll
>> provide updates to this list as and when plans develop.
>> Best,
>> Andrew
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