Youch... but of a trek :)

But I should be able to make it to Brighton without too much pain.

Are there any suggested dates?


On 18 August 2011 23:36, Richard Farmbrough <> wrote:
Sounds good!  Last time I spent the night in Brighton was WorldCon, no
sleeping was involved!  However that is not a great idea if I am driving

On 18/08/2011 21:53, Lewis Cawte wrote:
> Glad to hear your interested :)
> I'm speaking with the most likely venue tomorrow, as their designated
> person is in office Mondays and Fridays. The venue has Wifi, not sure
> about mains outlets, but the lady from the venue said its used for
> hackathon like events a fair bit, so they should have plenty.
> Food and drink, I've been asking people, and generally from what I've
> heard, snacks and lunch are provided by the organisers, and dinner
> people go off with their new friends, or by themselves to get dinner and
> drinks...
> Presentations - I've heard at past events they've not had the right
> balance of presentations to coding/hacking, and that there were too
> many. So I'm going to have to work that out, but after I've got the
> venue and date confirmed (next week or two), then I'll put out a call
> for speakers and see how many talks we want. Apparently the space is
> small enough not to require microphones, but if any speaker specificly
> wants to use one, let me know way in advance! Venue will be providing a
> projector for us.
> Getting there - this venue I'm looking at is a 6 minute walk (mostly
> downhill slightly) from Brighton Station, cars are ok, as I think
> there's a big car park nearby (a few roads away), but don't hold me to this!
> Accommodation - I'm going to leave that up to people to arrange, I'll
> put a few sites on the page when venue and date is up, but its not my
> strong point, I live a 30 minute bus ride away, so its never been
> something I've looked at, I know theres some (not so cheap?) hotels
> along the seafront, but I'll go in and have a look for other things
> if/when I go to checkout the venue in person. I know in past hackathons
> people have arranged group offers for their attendees, but thats not
> something I personally am going to be able to do, if someone is worried
> about accommodation, poke me, and feel free to go scope out a cheap
> place where we can book people into where needs be.
> Any other questions, comments etc, they are all welcome!
> -- Lewis Cawte
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