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tadpole
GOLD Member since Nov 2002

enthusiast
Location: Harare, Zimbabwe

Total posts: 200
Posted:Saw on the news this morning that Glastonbury is going ahead again this year despite protests...

Apparently they are spending more on security and suchlike. Don't know anything more, alas, as the news report was sketchy on detail.




Don't worry, be happy...

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BamBam

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 1810
Posted:Yipppeeeeeee



Bammers


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:

see you all there!


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land

Total posts: 2419
Posted:Yey my birthday party is on!

Extra money needed for security will not be pushed into the ticket prices... just taken out of the money usually donated to charity.. I'll probably be there - but it's selling itself out...


I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..

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Magnus


member
Location: Bath, UK

Total posts: 279
Posted:See you there!

Magnus... pay it forward

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tennis
BRONZE Member since Jun 2002

confused and abused
Location: bristol

Total posts: 363
Posted:i have just spent so much money on texting everyone i know telling them it's on jeez this is an expensive trip already. but its worth it!!!! yay



Tennis

Bit worried about the cctv though


My cat's breath smells like catfood

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_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land

Total posts: 2419
Posted:Why you worried bout the CCtv Tennis?

I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..

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tennis
BRONZE Member since Jun 2002

confused and abused
Location: bristol

Total posts: 363
Posted:they might catch me doing bad things.

My cat's breath smells like catfood

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_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land

Total posts: 2419
Posted:I'm sure as long as you ain't into rape and pilage - you'll be ok..

Plus there will be too many people doing lots of naughty stuff.. as long as you ain't stoopid and walk around with handfuls of 'stuff' being totally blantant - you'll be fine...

they'll be after the big boys - always are..


I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..

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thingeymajig


member
Location: London

Total posts: 43
Posted:That's totally great News!!

Last year rocked, cos you could actually get from field to field in less than 2 hours. And didn't get attacked/robbed etc. as usual.

But there are two down sides to no fence jumpers. Fewer of my mates who can't afford it come, and I do feel sorry for the locals, as all those who can't get in set up camp in the surrounding villages and get robbed/attacked etc. instead.

Two mates of mine who were working as stewards outside the festival grounds had knives pulled on them several times, every night.

I hope the extra security actually prevents Opportunists travelling to the surrounding areas. I just feel bad about partying it up when little old ladies are being robbed at our pleasure.

Anyways, better get my tickets soon before they all run out, and see you al there!!


....so does it come with a hat?

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:

Councillors give Glastonbury green light
The organisers of the Glastonbury Festival have been granted a licence.
In December, Mendip District Council in Somerset refused a public entertainment licence for the event after concerns were raised including security in nearby villages and environmental damage.
But in the early hours of today, following a seven-hour meeting at the council offices in Shepton Mallet, the board voted 10-4 to approve the licence for the event to go ahead in June.
Event promoter Michael Eavis said he was delighted the festival was returning to Worthy Farm in Pilton. "After losing it last time we were worried, but we did a spanking good presentation," he said.
"I've never worked so hard as this in my life with getting people to come along and speak at the meeting.
"It was a really good meeting and we will now concentrate on the problems of the villages for this year's festival. No-one cares more about Pilton than I do."
Although the application was not formally opposed by police, concerns were raised over problems last year in villages near the site. Avon and Somerset Police statistics showed that a total of 1,094 crimes were attributed to the festival last year, compared with 2,431 in 2000 and 2,074 in 1999.
The application was granted for up to 150,000 tickets comprising 112,500 weekend tickets, 3,500 Sunday day passes and 34,000 passes for performers between 9am on June 25 and 5pm on June 30.
The hours of entertainment granted were between 10am and 12.30am on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 and between 10am and midnight on June 29. Conditions include a security fence, a security plan and traffic management.
Among the acts rumoured to be playing at this year's event are REM, Radiohead, PJ Harvey, Queens of the Stone Age and possibly the band of the moment - Coldplay.


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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Dom
BRONZE Member since Dec 2001

Dom

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Bristol, UK

Total posts: 3009
Posted:tennis, think the cctv is only around the villages to stop trouble there. Anyway, if they did video and arrest everyone doing something even a bit 'naughty' they'd have 100000 people to arrest and there ain't enough video tape in the world!

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jemima (jem)
SILVER Member since Dec 2002

jemima (jem)

Pooh-Bah
Location: london

Total posts: 1750
Posted:woooooo i wanna go i wanna go i wanna goi wanna goi wanna goi wanna goi wanna goi wanna go

coldplay radiohead REM pj harvey QOTSA blimey how could i miss all that what date is it in june?


Never assume
Always Acknowledge

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_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land

Total posts: 2419
Posted:gates open 25th last day sunday 29th.... come and play - it's my birthday..

I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..

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.Morph.
SILVER Member since Mar 2002

.Morph.

addict
Location: Lancashire, UK

Total posts: 669
Posted:
see you all there!!

Poi In Pilton Farm meet??


[ 21. February 2003, 14:20: Message edited by: FireMorph ]


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Cantus
SILVER Member since Jul 2001

Cantus

Tantamount to fatuity
Location: Down the road

Total posts: 15965
Posted:PiPF?

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean

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shads


member
Location: WA

Total posts: 36
Posted:I'm going to make Glastonbury the first big event I go to in England. Everyone just planning on meeting there? or will a group go together? I'm finding the idea of England just a little daunting, but want to meet many London (and other UK HOPpers on my travels).

See you soon


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Daz


member
Location: Exmouth, England

Total posts: 47
Posted:Can't wait!
Kit list:
2 x sets of poi
1 x Tent
1 x Rucksack of nasty cheap cider
1 x Rucksack of kerosene

Right, better start packing


What is this life if full of care, we have no time to stand and stare.

Come alive!

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Helz Bellz
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

lovin' it...
Location: Bristol!

Total posts: 2444
Posted:
Just saw on the website that tickets are on sale from 31st March and they're gonna cost 105 plus booking fee. Right - better start counting them pennies!!



Live well, love much, laugh often...

Official O.B.E.S.E. cheerleader

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BamBam

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 1810
Posted:So does that mean you're coming Hels?

Bammers


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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Helz Bellz
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

lovin' it...
Location: Bristol!

Total posts: 2444
Posted:I'm 95% certain I can go. It looks like the Ball will be on 26th June after all, so I can drive down (yep hire another car!!) early Friday morning (hangover permitting ).

Wicked huh!!!


Live well, love much, laugh often...

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BamBam

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 1810
Posted:

A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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flowingchalice
BRONZE Member since Jul 2002

flowingchalice

member
Location: Leicester, uk

Total posts: 180
Posted:Just wondering if anyone's planning on doing any volunteering this year, and if so who for?

I'm going to try and do either stewarding with Oxfam or work in the ~Workers Beer Company~ beer tent... any more ideas? Would be wicked to meet some new faces at last and spin the nights away

See ya there soon!

*counting the days...*


Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside wakes C G Jung

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fluffy napalm fairy


fluffy napalm fairy

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Brum / Dorset / Fairy Land

Total posts: 3638
Posted:ooooooo - guess which fluffy napalm fairy is taking her fraggle to glastonbury?
(I guess the answer was in the question.....lol)


Geologists do it in the dirt................ spank

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DTKB


member
Location: Ottawa, Canada

Total posts: 54
Posted:MisStix....

It is also MY birthday that weekend and I'll be at Glastonbury too!!!

WEEEEE!!!!! Going to have to sing to each other yay!!!!!!

I can't wait... waited all my life for this moment.


DTKB

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, But by the moments that take our breath away.

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coleman
SILVER Member since Aug 2002

coleman

big and good and broken
Location: lunn dunn, yoo kay

Total posts: 7330
Posted:go go go! ticket day today!!

i got mine
and you can add moohaahaa to the birthday list (and his dreads - they'll be 7 this year ).

anyway, back to the matter @ hand...

there's a phone number: 08708 302003
and there's a couple of websites:

www.aloud.com
www.efestivals.co.uk
www.wayahead.com

see you all at the stone dragon, sunday night


"i see you at 'dis cafe.
i come to 'dis cafe quite a lot myself.
they do porridge."
- tim westwood

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flowingchalice
BRONZE Member since Jul 2002

flowingchalice

member
Location: Leicester, uk

Total posts: 180
Posted:I just got mine too!!!!

Yippeeeeeeeee... see you all there


Who looks outside dreams; who looks inside wakes C G Jung

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Thistle


Thistle

old hand
Location: Nottingham UK

Total posts: 950
Posted:Me too. Can't wait for June now. *wanders off to find tent*

Are we nearly there yet?

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_Stix_

Pooh-Bah
Location: la-la land

Total posts: 2419
Posted:YAY!! Got my ticket on the net this morning - OUCH!! My bank balance has just been pounded! Oh well least I'm going -

To the birthday people.. YAY!! Will definatly meet up and sing to each other! Hardly any of my mates are coming this year - so it'll be cool to sing - as my mats won't be there to sing to me..


I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..

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BamBam

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 1810
Posted:two more bought for Hels Bells and lill ol me



How happy am I!!!


A kiss blown is a kiss wasted, the only kind of kiss is a kiss tasted.

I'm a woman. We don't say what we want, but we reserve the right to be pissed off if we don't get it. That's what makes us so fascinating and not just a LITTLE bit scary.

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Kat
BRONZE Member since Dec 2000

Kat

Pooh-Bah
Location: London

Total posts: 2211
Posted:At just shy of 225 for 2 tickets no glastonbury for me

Come faeries, take me out of this dull world, for I would ride with you upon the wind and dance upon the mountains like a flame.

- W B Yeats

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