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Mint Sauce
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Location: Lancs England
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Posted: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 http://delizium.fotopic.net/c291964.html
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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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curlywurly
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Posted:Hi - is there an October meet planned yet? I keep missing these and want to get the next one in my diary before anything else comes up!

ta
liz x


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thesynapse
thesynapse

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Location: London
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Posted:Sorry I wasn't there this Sunday - I thought the meet was going to be on Saturday and that's why I couldn't go (working).

Definitely up for the next meet in October. Can't do weekend of the 29th for my part. But anything after that - I'm game!


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Bubbles_
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Posted:next meet is mine and tobis bday bounce biggrin

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steaks
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Posted:We also have the MJC at the start of next month, there is thread about somewhere for it smile

Ree's birthday is also on the 11th, not sure what she has planed for it yet though.


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loulou27
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Posted:hey everyone!!!

Just wondering if anyones decided to go to the BJC (Bristol) this weekend.
Am trying to decide, may head up so more manch face's would be great. Anyone up for it?


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Wild Child
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Location: Cheshire
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Posted:'lo all wavehello sorry for protracted absence - only just started using laptop again n v slow n painful shrug

Tobi, you broke your elbow eek ouch! was that from the stilts at castlefield? Are you mending? hug kiss

Sounds like I've missed some fun n games and lots of lovely people ubbcrying Will def try n make next meet, even tho can't spin for another 6 weeks or so Aaaargh!

hug hugs to all

e
x


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steaks
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Posted:As long as you are on the mend, I don't think anyone (besides yourself) will mind you not spinning on medical grounds wink hug

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Posted:awww hope your all better soon lainey

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Seye
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Posted:Elaine frown

Sorry to hear about your tumble!

I'm sure we can all cheer you up a bit if you come over to see us though biggrin


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Posted:Yeah, Elaine, GWS!
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house_of_mill
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Posted:Do you guys think Roman actually goes on Hop anymore?

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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

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tony830
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Posted:Hey guys !

Cant wait for another meet up ! Fletcher Moss was a really nice location and worth the travel !

I went to the Sidewind Circus class yesterday and it was really good ! Is anyone here into acroblance/equalabristics e.t.c? I found it really fun but definately need to practice more !

Is anyone going to Monster Monster at the end of this month?


love tone xxx


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pricklyleaf
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Posted:Sidewind circus? I've never heard about it until now, didn't realise matt did that. What classes do they do? I'd be really interested in that. I've done a bit of acro in the past, I'm looking to get more into that and possibly aerials.

Live like there is no tomorrow,
dance like nobody is watching
and hula hoop like wiggling will save the world.

What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.

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Bubbles_
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Posted:me too biggrin

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tony830
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Posted:AH cool !

Thursday at Sunshine Studios 52 Newton Street at 6 pm ! (5)

!!!!


really fun !


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pricklyleaf
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Posted:Gutted, there's no way I can make it into town for 6 all the way from altrincham where I work. It's perhaps for the best, I go to two classes on a Thursday already.

Do you know if there are any other classes running? How did you find out about that one?

thanks!


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firelight
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Posted:hi guys

when is the next poi meet up, where will be holding the next poi meet at castlefied. thanks

firelight (dawny)



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house_of_mill
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Posted:www.myspace.com/sidewindcircus for Matts lessons and other well stuff

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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

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pricklyleaf
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Posted:Thanks mill, I found that before, but it doesn't have on it what workshops he actually does!

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and hula hoop like wiggling will save the world.

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TheBovrilMonkey
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Posted:To everyone I met in the park - thanks for making a usually boring work related trip actually fun for a change smile

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steaks
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Posted:It was a pleasure Bov. Loved the baloon modeling as well smile hug

Anyone going to Poi in the Punt this weekend in Cambridge?


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house_of_mill
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Posted:Wish I hadnt miss you Bov, had a rough working day, mind you saved me pestering you over tophats!

*Thats one of my favourite Nurseries over there,*

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Wild Child
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Posted:Hey guys, how 'bout putting the next meet down for Jen and Tobi's birthdays? That would make it weekend of 13th/14th October and bif we start talking about it now those poor confused newbies who naively think this thread will tell them when we meet might have a fighting chance of msking it umm ubblol

As to Roman, haven't sen him since Play eek - man that was nearly 2 months ago! Might wander round and try and see him soon, if he hasn't already run away to Brizzle.....


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Posted:ooooh forward planning, what a good idea, biggrin

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PinkNigel
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Posted:Well, except that 13th/14th October is Durham Juggling Convention...



Jen? Tobi? Either of you going there?


A wise man once said: "You have two ears and one mouth, therefore you should shut the censored up and listen" (though, to be fair, he might not've put it _quite_ like that..)

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Bubbles_
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Posted:hows about sunday the 7th?????

burpday

mine

12th

be there wink


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pricklyleaf
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Posted:Hey guys, don't forget about the Manchester Juggling convention on the Saturday ....thread clicky clicky



Anyone going? I seem to remeber something about Tobi and Terry, not being able to make that weekend, which might make it not that great if its meant to be for his birthday also!



EDIT: Si has just asked me if any of us are going to this... Sheffield PiP I shall be going, anyone else thinking about it? Are people going just for the day or are they going to sleep over? smile

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simta
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Posted:im going to pip, not sure if im staying over though

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Posted:Oh stay over, its the most fun you can have with your pants on...

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steaks
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Posted:I will be going to Pip on the 20th, but am also goingto the punt this weekend in Cambrige.

Will also be at the MJC next weekend and the following weekend would work well for a meet. I think that is also the weekend of Ree's (icklepurklegirl) birthday as well. Unsure of what she has planned.

Bubbles, I should be able to make that smile


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