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The Solent Perl and Raku Mongers meet to discuss Perl, Raku and programming on the first Wednesday of the month.

About Us is a local community of Perl and Raku users, under the international Perl Mongers umbrella.

Recently we moved most meetings to Portsmouth so are in the process of renaming ourselves to Solent Perl Mongers.

We also incorporate the new sister language to Perl, Raku.

User of all programming languages are welcome as we all work in a variety of languages

Inaugural sign
Our first meeting

About Perl

Perl 5 is a highly capable, feature-rich programming language with over 26 years of development.

Raku is a new object oriented programming language from the Perl Community which benefits from the latest ideas as well as Perl's decades of experience.


We meet on the first Wednesday of each month, at 7pm at "The Wave Maiden", 36 Osbourne Rd, Southsea, Portsmouth.

The meetings are now managed through, please sign up if you plan to attend.


The Southampton-pm mailing list is low traffic, and will have announcements of future meetings.

We are also on Twitter, IRC and