Stroud’s 1st WIKITHON

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The Wikithon will include tutorials for the beginner Wikipedian, ongoing editing support, reference materials, and refreshments. People of all backgrounds and technical abilities are very warmly welcomed to take part. A gong will sound each time some information is added and a mini training session takes place hourly so you can drop in and pick up the tasks throughout the day.

WHERE: Atelier Textile & Craft Club, Lower Street, Stroud GL5 2HT

WHEN: 10am – 4pm Wednesday 8 March – International Women’s Day

WHO: Hosted by The Women’s Art Activation System, a recently formed Stroud-based collective

WHAT: THe Wikithon is a day for the community to get involved with updating Wikipedia on women’s contributions to the arts in Gloucestershire

HOW: Drop in for a short while or stay all day – bring suggestions and reference material, learn to edit Wikipedia, help others to learn, discover women artists you didn’t know about….its free!

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