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SpacemonkE


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Location: London

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Posted:----------- Spinning@... Update -----------

Dear all



we have moved to a new location.... se here for the new treead

http://www.homeofpoi.com/ubbthreads/show.../o/fpart/1/vc/1





see you at the rag factory..





this is why we have moved...





We had discussions in the pub on Tuesday regarding the use of the market for spinning@spitz and thanks to friends we have a much clearer idea of whats going on:



Unfortunately we are not allowed back into the market for our workshops. It seems that while we have been out the market for the work, there has been a change of management. The new management appears to want to increase the value of the market area (gentrification is the term being used). This has led to many of the existing tenants not being invited to re enter the market, our selves included.



The stgeorges residents association would have had no idea we would not be allowed back in, so although annoying its not their fault. We still have contacts in the market and we dont want to cut out any future possibility of re-entering the market at a later date by kicking up a fuss, especially when there is no chance at all of us using the space in the current climate.



We need to do 2 things 1. Find a temporary place to play ASAP (see top) and 2. Find a permanent new home to help us move forward we need your help. Please think of the people around you, be it your parents, friends, colleagues etc and see if there is anyone who may be able to finds us a new home put the feelers out there.



If you find somewhere that fits our criteria (see below) then please get a contact name, a number or email and if appropriate, have a brief chat with them as a recommendation or personal contact makes a huge difference. If they are interested, forward their details to me and I will then chase it up.



We require an indoor or covered outdoor area with adequate lighting able to house up to 100 people on a Tuesday evening within 10mins from a tube and centrally located. We also require power to run a portable stereo.



On another note we have decided to have a Xmas party to raise some funds to help us secure a new spinning@..... s venue. The confirmed date is Thursday 20th December in a Brixton from about 7.30 pm to 1 am. More details to follow.



Hopefully we will get sorted very soon and in the meantime we will meet at the poet next week and maybe look at ice skating, bowling or something else there after.



Huge hugs



Kev and the guys at spinning@.... s





grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug grouphug

EDITED_BY: Dom (1208047279)


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The Tea Fairy
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The Tea Fairy

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Posted:Hi All

How's everybody doing? I haven't posted on HOP for about 1 year (Got addicted at work so had to stop, then went abroad and currently no internet at home!). Good to see it's all still here!

Anyways, I've started working near Old Street so I guess I'm pretty close to Spitz now and may turn up next week... biggrin

Haven't been practicing this year though, so my arms will get tired very quickly but I miss spinning.


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sunbeam
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sunbeam

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Posted:yay! bounce

i'll be there

hugs aplenty

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scotty
BRONZE Member since May 2005

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Posted:hey

been meaning to come for weeks now but haven't got around to showing up....will spitz being running tomorro?


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Dom
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Dom

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Posted:Yep, it'll be there.
I think it's been runing almost every week for years now.


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simian


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Posted:four years to be exact...

and we missed Spitz'es 4th birthday, it was two months ago...

generally i'd remember and tell ewan and we'd have a party and that.

but i forgot redface doh!

i'll see if i can convince Kev to have a late birthday spitz party. It may be hard convincing him though.

Kev hates parties.

and fun.

and children.

and especially kittens. Oooooooh he HATES kittens.


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maus
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Posted:City Mouse!!

Hello, I'm in London bank Holiday weekend! biggrin

I've got plans already made for Fri and saturday night,

but was wondering if there was anything going on at all on the sunday afternoon/evening????/ confused

Also I may possibly need a place to crash on the sunday night if anybody has any spare floor/sofa space that would be great!
I've give good hugs, and make a cracking fried brekkie aswell! wink


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newgabe
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Posted:Well Maus if the SUnday you refer to is th 27th August, there is a Partay happening at the Synergy Centre (near Oval) from about 9- 3 (night time....) Dave's putting it on for my birthday.... yippeee! and there'll be all sortsa folks there... sounds, spinning etc..... come along! biggrin

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maus
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Posted:Ooh! Now that does sound exciting!!! Are you sure you don't mind a random(ish) coming along?

I'm staying in Kentish Town and may well be able to blag another night there, but i don't think thats very far from the Oval is it?

bounce bounce clap bounce bounce


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newgabe
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Posted:ubblol Maus, you'er not a random! I've even met you!

You are totally welcome.. as are any other HoPpers or relavant friendly types...

Here's your official invite!



Kentish Town's not far and it's very close to where I am staying in London anyway. smile


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UCOF
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Posted:Pssst..Maus.. you're a girl innit? confused
Fancy staying on the boat? ubblol

ubbangel


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Eveish
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Eveish

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Posted:hello all,
um, I will be in london for just one night.. tonight, (wednesday 23 aug) does anyone have a couch or floor that I can crash on tonight?? My accomodation has just fallen through... help!! help I wont have access to the net after sending this message.. so please call or text me on 07765914102 if you have anywhere for me! *hugs to you all*
Eve


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duballstar
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Posted:i ubblove spitz.. it rocks! biggrin grouphug bounce

that's the first time i've been in months and everyone else decides to turn up out the woodwork on the same night... brilliant timing! great night, was lovely to see everybody - i think i might even come again next week as well... ubbrollsmile


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Eveish
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Posted:thanks guys!!! I have a couch smile *hugs to you all*
Eve


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newgabe
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Posted:Hey Evish you coming to the partay on Sunday??

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....

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Durbs
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Posted:Bingly bong

Think I'll pootle along tonight, unless the train-strike related traffic is REALLY bad in which case I'll give up half way...


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ekawong
SILVER Member since May 2004

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Posted:is the poi workshop taking place tomorrow?
:P just checkin.


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duballstar
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Posted:yep smile

It is our fantasies that make us real. Without our fantasies we're just a blank monkey' - Terry Pratchett

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newgabe
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Posted:oooooooooh I won;t be there tonight cos I am on the wrong side of the world, but HELLO!!! and hugs to all of you who made me so welcome....
xxxxxx
G


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*robyn*
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Posted:i'm starting to go through the spitz withdrawal.

hug


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Eveish
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Posted:hi all..
is there anyone here who would be able to give me a hand at the thames festival over the weekend of 15-16 Sept? I need someone to be there to help with re-fueling for my fire act, or to stand there with a fire blanket (more for show) at the night carnival of the festival - should be a heap of fun - only need you for a couple of hours, then maybe we can have a bit of a spin? PM me for details.. please pretty please with ice cream on top!!!!!


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ekawong
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Posted:hey duballstar, thanks for the info.
sorry, i won't be able to go tonight. bleah. been wanting to go (i'm a bit shy :P) but i knocked off late.
catch you there another time!


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Sambo_Flux
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Posted:I've not been down before, but I'm seriously tempted.... I'll probably come down next Tuesday (I'd love to come tomorrow but I'm in the middle of a rather messy house move...) biggrin

I look forward to meeting all you lot and hopefully learning some new stuff....

BTW is the info in the first post still correct?


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Eveish
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Posted:um.. are you sure no one wants to help me out here... I really need a fire assistant for this weekend!!! Its only like.. two hours sunday night.... pretty please? someone?

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Eveish
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Posted:and did I mention that its paid?

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duballstar
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Posted:what time? i would like to come and meet/help you and have a spin, paid or not, but i think i'm still gonna be in brighton, or at least too hungover to get past guildford...
rolleyes
i should be alright for spitz this tues though... biggrin


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Matty_B
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Posted:I am in london for a course next week, so maybe see some of you at spitz on tuesday 26th ?

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The Tea Fairy
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Posted:I might be there next Tuesday, I work near Spitz but I haven't had the energy or guts to come meet you all yet... every time I think 'yes, this week is the week I shall go to Spitz' I forget to take my poi to work!

I haven't picked up my poi for nearly a year as well, but I'm starting to really miss spinning! Need some spank to get my ass in gear!


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newgabe
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Posted:spank spank spank spank spank spank spank spank spank spank spank spank biggrin biggrin biggrin

Off you go then!


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Posted:oh.it's what I was looking for !!! smile I'm in London (first time) in October.I'll try to get a job (it's something new for me wink ).I had hope that I'll find place where I can learn something and meet people.I'm spinning poi and juggling balls but I'm not good :P but I have motivation to do it... I'll find You wink smile

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Sambo_Flux
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Posted:Right, my first Spitz tomorrow, I'll be down for definite! Yay! I'm really looking forward to meeting you guys and gals and learning some new stuff..... biggrin

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