Category MonmouthpediA

MONMOUTH FLAME (Short Film)

Watch the short film (produced by Dsoundz Media, for Monmouthshire County Council) called “MONMOUTH FLAME”. Edited highlight’s of the Olympic Torch Relay in Monmouth, and the build up to it. ABOUT THE FILM: Monmouth Flame is a short 30 minute film made for Monmouthshire County Council, to document and celebrate when the Olympic Torch arrived […]

Bristol Wireless reports on #Monmouthpedia

Written by Steve Woods @Wood5y – Link to original story: http://www.bristolwireless.net/2012/05/a-look-back-at-monmouthpedia/ The dust has now settled over the launch of Monmouthpedia on Saturday, when Monmouth was officially launched as the world’s first Wikipedia town (news passim). Monmouth, an historic town close to the border between England and Wales, is now sell covered in QR codes, enabling visitors with smart […]

The Next Web (UK)… reports

Press report from: THE NEXT WEB link : http://thenextweb.com/uk/2012/05/16/monmouthpedia-the-worlds-first-wikipedia-town-is-set-to-go-live/ written by: Jamillah Knowles The Internet of things is becoming easier to grasp as household appliances, pot plants and other objects are connected to the Internet to let us know more about them or update on environmental changes. Though the appearance of the Internet of things is […]

Roger Bamkin reports..

Wow 450 new articles! You ll be able tour this town in Esperanto, Hungarian, Czech, English and Welsh and 20 other languages! – Roger Bamkin . Follow @Victuallers on Twitter

Live WEBCAST on Sat 21st Apr at 16:45 BST

On SATURDAY 21ST APRIL from 16:45 – 18:00 BST (GMT +1), Wikimedia UK will be doing a LIVE WEBCAST announcing the winners of the Charles Rolls challenge. Here’s the details and webcast link to watch: [ Click here to watch the live webcast ] Note: As we cannot embed the webcast video directly here, please follow the link above to watch […]

News to date: 27 March

full press coverage on achievements and news page QRpedia codes in Monmouth, This Month in GLAM, 1st February Wikipedia puts Monmouth on frontier of a new kind of local history, Guardian, 26 January Wikipedia project to cover life in Monmouth, BBC News, 30 December Monmouth becomes the world’s first Wikipedia townmonmouthshire.gov.uk, 2 January Is Monmouthpedia […]

What is MonmouthpediA ?

Monmouthpedia is the first Wikipedia project to cover a whole town – specifically, the Welsh town of Monmouth . The project aims to cover every single notable place, people, artefacts, flora, fauna and other things in Monmouth in as many languages as possible, but with a special focus on Welsh. Monmouthpedia will use QRpedia codes, a type of bar code a smartphone can read through […]