March: Gatsby and WordPress: Keeping it cheap and Staying in touch

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This month we are welcoming Mark Santa Ana to the group. They will be giving a talk titled:

🎤 Gatsby and WordPress: Keeping it cheap and Staying in touch

This will be a live coding demo, where we set up a WordPress.com blog and use it to create content for a static site via Gatsby a static site generator.

This is not another let's get rid of WordPress talk, this is a way to demonstrate to clients the versatility of WordPress and it can be integrated with the cutting edge technology based around the JAM (JavaScript, APIs and Markup) stack.

👤 Mark is a reliability engineer for Made Tech. He's been a big fan of WordPress for a very long time (it was his introduction to the LAMP stack).

After the talk, we'll open the floor to the group.

See you all on Tuesday!

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Food & Drinks

The Doggetts Coat & Badge (http://www.nicholsonspubs.co.uk/restaurants/london/doggettscoatandbadgesouthbanklondon) serves food and drink.

You will need to order from the bar on the riverside terrace so we recommend that you order before coming up to the boardroom. If you order, please tell them you will be in the boardroom.

Please see their website (http://www.nicholsonspubs.co.uk/restaurants/london/doggettscoatandbadgesouthbanklondon) for information for their food and drinks menu.

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Location & Transport

The Dogget's Coat & Badge is fully accessible from their beer garden and has a lift to all floors. It is located on the south west end of Blackfriars bridge. It is close to the following stations:

Blackfriars Station (https://tfl.gov.uk/hub/stop/HUBBFR/blackfriars/)

5 minutes walk to the Doggetts Coat & Badge

- Circle line

- District line

- National Rail (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/BFR/details.html)

- Riverboat services

- This station has step-free access from street to platform

Southwark Station (https://tfl.gov.uk/hub/stop/940GZZLUSWK/southwark-underground-station/)

7 minutes walk to the Doggetts Coat & Badge

- Jubilee Line

Waterloo Station (https://tfl.gov.uk/hub/stop/HUBWAT/waterloo/)

15 minutes walk to the Doggetts Coat & Badge

- Bakerloo line

- Jubilee lines- Northern line

- Waterloo and City line

- National Rail (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/WAT/details.html)

- Riverboat services

- This station has step-free access from street to train.

London Waterloo East Station (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/WAE/details.html)

13 minutes walk to Doggetts Coat & Badge

- National Rail

London Bridge Station (https://tfl.gov.uk/hub/stop/HUBLBG/london-bridge/)

20 minutes walk to the Doggetts Coat & Badge

- Jubilee line

- Northern line

- National Rail (http://www.nationalrail.co.uk/stations/LBG/details.html)

- Riverboat services

- This station has step-free access from street to train.

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Sponsors

If you would like to sponsor food and/or drinks at the event, please contact us at [masked]