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NOn
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Posted:top o' the morning wales based poiple! this is the thread for all things wales based, although the crew is mostly based in the land of taff currently with a sizeable offshoot in the land of tawe, please talk about funky things all over cymru in this thread!!



so, for the uninitiated, here is an exciting list of regular poi activities for the wales based....



weavesmiley Cardiff/Caerdydd:



smile Thursday nights, 8-10pm, come along to Ebenezer Church (Charles Street, around the back of Burger King and Next) for nofitstate circus' community juggling club, for poi and all sorts of other exciting juggle arts. It's just 2.



smile Little Devil's Circus coming soon... contact pitman for further details or keep an eye on this thread



smile on sunny evenings/days, Roath Park (Rec. or flower garden) you may well find a NOn spinning... it might also not be a NOn, or even a HoP person at all, but if you see someone there spinning, you may as well say hello...



at other unspecified times, there may be other meets, check the most recent posts in this thread for specific details...



juggle Juggling Shops



Cardiff Games, Duke St Arcade: although not exclusively a juggling shop, they stock some poi, juggling balls and rings, plus occasional other sorts of toys... oh and the guy who owns it does poi too!



Route One Skate Shop, Morgan Arcade: Stocks variety of juggling equipment, including poi.



hug HoP people in town

NOn

Rossco Bossco

Pitman

Ryan

Unclassified Leggy Girl



weavesmiley Swansea/Abertawe and surrounding area:



smile Juggling Club, Thursdays 7-9pm In the Phoenix Centre, in the Townhill Area of Swansea. Costs 2 for the session!



smile Circus Eruption is based in Swansea and they run a juggling club for young people, also frequently advertise in the Big Issue for volunteers to help out, but i don't know anything else about location or anything for that at the moment.....



juggle Juggling Shops

Don't know of any



hug HoP people in town & surroundings

Skully

holysmoke27





weavesmiley Port Talbot:



smile Tai Poi Workshops on Aberavon beach most weekends! 2



juggle Juggling Shops

Don't know of any



hug HoP people in town

Gizmo

Kim

Gums





weavesmiley Rhondda Cynon Taf:



hug HoP people in town

NOn (Aberdare on workdays)

Stroo(poss? M.I.A...)

Juls (Pontypridd)





weavesmiley Llanelli:



hug HoP people in town

Adz



weavesmiley Caerphilly:



hug HoP people in town

Nia



weavesmiley Abergavenny/Usk/Monmouth area:



smile Monmouth, 7pm, under the Monnow bridge Every week, free, look out for the lovely poiple...



hug HoP people in town

Buggleberry Fairy

Mr Chutney

Shaping Light





weavesmiley Aberystwyth:



juggle Juggling Shops



Pixie Moon in Market Hall. Stocks juggling equipment, Poi/Flag Poi/Fire Poi, Staff and other Circus Skills.



hug HoP people in town

Imaginary Grace





weavesmiley Anglesey:



hug HoP people in town

glowingsunsets



everything else happens spontaneously in or around this thread, so please introduce yourself in this thread and come hang out with the coolest poiple in wales.....



cool



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Posted:yeah haven't seen you for ages Dunc big hug for the family

Hope to see you soon buddy hug hug


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NOn
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Posted:so... someone should bring a camping stove and tea... biggrin

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Posted:sounds gd! Still working on tickets for Prodigy. got a mate who's uncle's a tout, a slightly tenuous link I know but he says he can do it! yay! bounce
I may hav t meet u all in the afternoon cos I gots my lil sis up t visit n I got t put her on a train homeat 1ish bt if ur hardcore I'm sure u'll b around after that?!?!


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NOn
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Posted:well yes, i'm sure we can be hardcore, as soon as someone tells me where is the tea coming from?!?! biggrin hehe, no, but really, i'm not going to prodigy but as gayle is coming a bit later am sure we can stick around for the afternoon, perhaps with a short spell of indoorness in the middle in the event of rain...

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Posted:sounds gd t me.
maybe it'll have to be a flask of tea kinda thing?
well, has anyone decided where yet? in the big park behind the castle?


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Posted:Written by: Matty B

place to meet for 27th :- stone circle in the park behind the castle .... ?

There are a few poi spinners in cardiff that I know of - me and rossco from here and Non when she gets back here....

For places to spin and meet up :

Tuesdays at the Hawian on City Road from 8.30 onwards
It is an open mic night, 2 with a free buffet at 9pm ish and a chance to spin fire weather permitting... a few of us are there most weeks

Thursdays Juggling Club 2, 8pm till 10pm this has just moved to a new location in town... at Charles Street not quite sure on directions yet haven't been there myself yet but if people want to meet up before then that can be arranged...
It is just a practise space but it is always good to meet and share tricks. . .

so hope to see you all soon hug



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Posted:matt - any news on the sleeping plans??

Gayle.....!

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Posted:Thanks for that... I was there the other day, it's nice. rolleyes

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Posted:Gayle, should be no worries, two of my housemates are in egypt till fri so will let you know then . . .

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NOn
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Posted:so uh... if i turn up at 12, will there be someone there who will also stay in the freezing cold until about 4/5? biggrin

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Posted:I wont be there till 1:30ish but I'll be around. Although you haven't met me yet.... you might all h8 me! eek

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Posted:Non hun, I hope to be there........ depends on legs and stuff but hopefully I'll be there with chocolate and a big blanket to keep us warm if its not sunny

Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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NOn
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Posted:mmm... blanket.... good plan!

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Posted:what kind of chocolate? I might bring some biscuits!
Thanx for the stuff in the artdiscussion NOn! I'll let you know how the essay goes.... only got a week left to do it, oh dear!


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Posted:We shall try and plan to be there 12ish then, I will probably only stay a few hours as I will have the sproggs with me, and I expect it will be absolutely freezing, if this week so far is anything to go by.

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NOn
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Posted:freezing?? great. well it's supposed to be -12 here and we had snow last night! although we're keeping a nice toasty warm 34C inside with the wood oven biggrin so I'm still going to freeze in Cardiff...

Maybe we can meet, slightly after 12... like 12.30 or even 1... I only plan to stay in the cold for a few hours too, despite blankets, chocolate and biscuits...

hey xorba, if the essay still isn't finished by next week, i can ramble some more on that topic if you like biggrin


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Posted:rambling's good! keep goin! know much about primitivism????

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Posted:considering i read that as 'primate-vision', probably not... i've never heard the word before, but you tell me what it's supposed to mean, and i'll tell you if i know about it wink

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Posted:its when artists such as gauguin and picasso got obssesive with so-called 'primitive' art. tribal art...etc. basically the whole idea was to find some kind of raw inner form of expression but in trying to recreate 'primitive' styles and techniques they took their western views with them and, in my opinion, made crap work. Gauguin moved to madagascar or somehwhere and tried to become a local. He referred to himself as a 'savage' which in itself proved that he viewed the inhabitants as savages, an extremely racist view, although at the time perhaps a fairly common view in western society. Basically it didn't work.
(n.b. the word 'primitive' is used only because it has always been. Really i suppose what we mean in this context is 'non-western' art. 'Primitive' suggests that it is undeveloped in some way, which is most certainly not the case)


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NOn
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Posted:ok, well i'll work on it and get back to you on sunday biggrin

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Posted:Is anyione here from Swansea? I live just outside Swansea in Birchgrove.

The only reason i'm scared of little kid's is because I know in ten year's time they'll be mugging me.....

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Posted:Yep. I'm from just outside Swansea. Are you coming over to Cardiff for this Sunday?

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Posted:Skully is near swansea i think

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Posted:Matty....um..... I just posted that biggrin

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Dunc
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Posted:And Matty has difficulty reading things infront of him wink

I spoke to Rossco last night, I might be down on Sunday. I might not....but I might be wink hug


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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Posted:eh. . . . whats going on

I obviously didn't update my web page quick enough

Yeah cool, it will be good to see you mr Dunc. . . hug

also gayle you have a place to stay on sunday night, check your pm's


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Posted:Ooooooooo YIPEEEEEEEEeeeeeeee! We get Gayle and maybe Dunc! Wooooooo Hooooooooo!

bounce does a happy dance bounce2


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Gayle......!
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Posted:Thank you Matt. You are an ubbangel and will be rewarded with much drinkage and smokage.

Did you and ross leave anything at mine you need bringing over, we've got lots of stuff still going unclaimed at the moment.


Gayle.....!

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Posted:don't think so will ask though. . .

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Posted:Well it is supposed to snow this weekend!!!!!

Matt is there nowhere we can go indoors to spin?


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