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Mint SauceBRONZE Member
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juggle weavesmiley Manchester Spinners Meet up and stuff weavesmiley juggle



Hi all If you are looking for people to spin poi with in the North west this is the place to be.



For any one new to this sight DONT READ THE WHOLE THREAD it has been going a long time and contains lots of old information and chat about previous meet ups and organisation stuff just go to the last few posts to find out the most up-to-date information on current events.



First a bit of info the Manchester spinners lot is no professional spinning troop or organised events it is just a group of people who get together to enjoy themselves. The first meet up was organised way beck in September 04 https://delizium.fotopic.net/c291964.html

The crowd has changed a bit from back then but we have kept a few old timers we welcome all along to come and join us for a spin whether you be experienced or a complete beginner we are willing to teach and learn from you.



Their is no set time for the meet ups they are usually organised around when people can make it and how long they can stay.



I will try to update this first post as often as I can with the most up-to-date info on meet ups and club nights that allow spinning but if I'm being a bit lax just find the last few posts foe up-to-date info (like I said before werent you paying attention)



To date the standard meets have gone as meet up in Piccadilly gardens at 4pm (nice central point where every one can get to) Then move on down to the Gas Works/CastleField or Plat fields Park depending on the wether till everyone gets to cold/tired/burned then on to the pub

( anybody who doesnt know where this is it can be arranged for someone to come meet you at the train station or wherever you are coming from .) smile

{ ubblove We are a nice bunch like that ubblove}



Accommodation for a night can usually be arranged but you need to sort this well in advance no just turning up expecting somewhere to sleep eek





(more to be added and all to be spell checked soon)



pm me any info you would like to add

before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)


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Posted:
whens the circus on time and place?

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Mint SauceBRONZE Member
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Posted:
COOL

before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)


house_of_millGOLD Member
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Posted:
Andy of course your welcome to come down, just keep looking for when people set a date

Good to see your back Rob, Fire scoota souts fun, can you make a unicycle one?

Elaine I didnt find your boot, did you find my hat and my book? Would of texted you but credit.Circus is going to be mad, but when? Are you meeting mike in the pub? I'm lost



Go Tobi go tobi go!

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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Posted:
Nice one.. I'll keep an eye out for dates.

Andy

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Wild ChildSILVER Member
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Posted:
Got your hat and book Mill, Ro found my boot outside his and I've got his toy bag!

Mike said to meet in Piccadilly Tavern at 5 on Saturday for those going to the circus.

The circus is on Platts Field which is on Oxford road, just after Rusholme/curry mile and Mike was on about walking down...

The performance is at 7.30 and if the weather's OK we'll prob have a play on the park afterwards.

I might duck out of meeting early and see you guys at the circus - I gotta drive anyways so can't drink frown and got shed loads to do on Sunday (making 2 medeival costumes for next weekend)

Jen was talking about Sat Aug 27th for next meet - it's Bank Hol weekend so how does it suit evwryone else?

See you tomorrow.. hug weavesmiley juggle

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Bubbles_SILVER Member
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Posted:
your walking to platt feild?????? ubblol have fun tongue
im getting the bus after work so will meet you guys there.

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
nar i siad there is a bus we could walk to silly!!!
me walk more ten 200m i think not!!!huff!!
:-)
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house_of_millGOLD Member
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Posted:
Erm I'll probably meet you guys in the circus to it seems so silly to go all the way to town when the park is round the corner from mine, I unicycled past the big top thing before its like a big dome tent?

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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Posted:
Sat Aug 27th sounds good, plenty of time for me to get off my ass and get some cash together for it being skint is not fun. Unless anything happens i'll def come along...probably lol

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
mill come for drink and good convo

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house_of_millGOLD Member
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Posted:
Mike I'll fork out for the circus but not for drinking play festival needs paying for!

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

Roman, Trippie Hippie,On the way back from Play Festival


CantusSILVER Member
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Posted:
So how was the circus? Do I get any points for mentioning that Tobi has spelt "field wildly wrong in the 'new' venue strap for this thread?

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Posted:
yep. and a hobnob. enjoy

IgirisujinSILVER Member
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Written by:

Jen was talking about Sat Aug 27th for next meet - it's Bank Hol weekend so how does it suit evwryone else?




Oh is that jen as in liquid bubblegum?

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Posted:
Circus was well good. Lots of people hanging from ropes and poles and random girls bouncing around.



Not enough fire though.



Did some cool spinning afterwards too. There'll probably be videos around at some point of the fire circle.
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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
yeah circus was mad loved it!!!!
mike.c

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Posted:
Written by: Brit_Joe


Written by:

Jen was talking about Sat Aug 27th for next meet - it's Bank Hol weekend so how does it suit evwryone else?




Oh is that jen as in liquid bubblegum?




yeah thats me biggrin

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house_of_millGOLD Member
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Posted:
Got nice brands from the circus your'l see

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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loki.c1687SILVER Member
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Posted:
huh????
mike.c

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house_of_millGOLD Member
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Posted:
As im my wraps with no top on Mike, your signiture says it all, who from manc is going or rather coming to Play Fest?

Trippy
Milly
kyliewhiley
Elainywaynie
Jennywenny

And who'y You'y?

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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CantusSILVER Member
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Posted:
Me-ey.

Possib-ly.

I've blagged a cheque from my brother and maybe a lift down. No idea how to get back and/or how I'm going to be able to eat or drink.....

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
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Mint SauceBRONZE Member
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Posted:
me of corce

before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)


HavokistBRONZE Member

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Posted:
seeing as millhouse keeps telling me that it's a secret how you're getting down:

how are people getting to play?

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Posted:
it's a secret

tongue

Bubbles_SILVER Member
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Posted:
im getting the train unless theres a lift.... i know trains about 20 return.

dont like being called jenny frown

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Posted:
Can I run an idea by you Manchester people?

I'm meant to be organising an invasion of Wales for the 2nd weekend in Sept but I'm having a really hard time finding a campsite that will take us. They all claim to be 'family sites' and won't let a large group of adults book in. I'm still working on this, but if it all falls through I was wondering if we could do an invasion of England in Sept and then put off the invasion of Wales until next summer when hopefully I will have found us somewhere to camp. My idea was to pick a central city that has good transport links such as an an airport so people can fly straight in, train and bus routes from all the other major cities. I kind of ended up thinking Manchester. Can you guys think of any way we can put up about 30 spinners cheaply and do you want us to come to manchester or would you prefer we pick another city?

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Mint SauceBRONZE Member
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Posted:
humm let me ponder this I will start looking for somewhere to stay and spin
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before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)


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Posted:
I'm beginning to think that Mint Sauce is spelling things wrong on porpoise....

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
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Mint SauceBRONZE Member
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Posted:
gurr I'm just being lazy
ask any one who has msnd with me for more than five min

before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)


HavokistBRONZE Member

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Location: Manchester, United Kingdom


Posted:
the only problem i can think of in terms of being invaded is the only campsites don't seem to be too near where we usually spin, they all seem to be around rochdale, hyde and bury, which is the opposite side, but if one of the spinners from north manchester can find anywhere scally free (we are in manchester don't forget) then im sure we could go there over the weekend...?



edit: after a while of searching, i found a campsite a reasonable distance from manchester with info here a caravan park about two minutes away from where i live, but it may just be a caravan park with info here and if all else fails there's a youth hostel apparently a short walk away from the city centre with info here




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We are the music makers, We are the dreamers of dreams,
Wandering by lone sea-breakers, And sitting by desolate streams;
World-losers and world-forsakers, On whom the pale moon gleams;
We are the movers and shakers of the world for ever, it seems.


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