Jerri-Lynn here. I’ll be in London at the end of the month for a family wedding in Hayward’s Heath and I thought a meetup might be fun: a chance for readers to meet each other, and a distraction from the Brexit madness.
I propose: 3rd October. 4:30 for 5, through 8 p.m. Meetups typically go on past the scheduled end time. I can stay a bit longer, but I’ll need to make sure I can catch a train back to Hayward’s Heath.
I’ve been in touch with Clive and Richard Smith, both of whom expect to attend.
Now as to venue. Although I typically visit London at least a couple of times a year – ever since I lived in Oxford during the period when Margaret Thatcher Milk Snatcher was PM – I haven’t visited since 2015. So I’ll need some help in choosing a venue. Clive suggests we take a straw poll to get some idea as to who might attend, and whence they’ll be coming, and then select a suitable venue near a rail terminus or on an underground interchange station.
Lambert tells me the last London meetup was held in June 2017 at the Jerusalem Tavern, Faringdon. Which is pleasant but small. Lambert said people milled about outside with their drinks. The weather was fine but I’m not sure that space would work so well for an October event.