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Xtremely Flameable
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Location: Cairns, Queensland
Member Since: 23rd Apr 2003
Total posts: 95
Posted:Ah it's a long shot but wondering any twirlers in or around the entire Cairns area?

biggrin XF biggrin


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Domino
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Location: Bath Uni or Shrewsbury, UK
Member Since: 26th May 2004
Total posts: 757
Posted:From what I've gathered backpacking in SA, Cairns is backpacker central in Oz and a lot of people come through Thailand on their way so are at least aware of poi. It might be worth booking a couple of nights in a hostel and lighting up to see if anyone joins/aproaches you.

Also I think I'll be heading upo there in the next 2 months, if you're interested pm me biggrin


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_Clare_
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Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
Total posts: 5967
Posted:Hi there, when I was there there was a guy called John who sold poi and suchlike in the central square of the town during most days.

He organised fire gatherings on a Friday night out at lake placid and there were loads of people who went - along with drummers, musicians, didg players etc.

However, that was nearly three years ago now... so things may have changed!

Good luck biggrin


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Xtremely Flameable
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Location: Cairns, Queensland
Member Since: 23rd Apr 2003
Total posts: 95
Posted:Yeah I know Jon, he doesn't run that no more. I don't even think he's in Cairns anymore.

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newgabe
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Location: Bali
Member Since: 3rd Mar 2005
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Posted:Well I'm in Cairns now (Kuranda anyway) and my mates tell me that there is a regular Friday night at the Esplanade in the middle of Cairns... even some doof provided... spinners and suchlike... quite a few peeps and a regular scene...
so sounds like a good thing!
I won't be there cos I'm only here till Wednesday...


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_Clare_
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Location: Belfast
Member Since: 22nd Oct 2002
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Posted:frown

Do you happen to have an email address for Jon? I'd love to write and tell him thanks for teaching me.

Clare x


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burningoftheclavey
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Posted:i was in cairns for a week just over a week ago, we went down to the esplanade but it wasnt on that week, theres a board thing down there that tells you when its on next i think.... my staffs still up there frown go out to any bush doof too, but im guessing you know that? have you been in cairns all your life?

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Neser
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Location: North Queensland
Member Since: 27th Dec 2005
Total posts: 63
Posted:The Esplanade there, is that near the pier area, with the large water area, etc? Something by the name of Fire By the Sea... confused



Where abouts do the spinners go exactly in Cairns (with regards to this Fire By The Sea), and can any other people join in? (Wasnt too sure if it was a performance group, or a pyromeet)



Next time Im up at Cairns, I wanna make sure I check it out biggrin



~ Neser'



Edit:

Found this -  Written by: Cairns Esplanade - Cairns Connect*

Come along on Friday night to see Fire By The Seawatch the fire dancers perform between roughly 8.00 pm and 9.30 pm. Its spectacular! You will find them on the sand beach off the boardwalk at the end of Florence Street right opposite Villa Romana.







... So are other pyrospinners allowed to join in? confused



* - http://www.cairnsconnect.com/cairns/esplanade.asp

EDITED_BY: Neser (1142598864)


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Keylan_Rulz
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Member Since: 7th Oct 2007
Total posts: 3
Posted:if you need info on jon or anyone associated with him and the jams down at the peir just contact me and get as much info as possible BTW jon lives in kuranda . the jams are usually on saturdays and jon and the flameable fire tribe do lessons

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newgabe
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Location: Bali
Member Since: 3rd Mar 2005
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Posted: Written by: _Clare_



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Do you happen to have an email address for Jon? I'd love to write and tell him thanks for teaching me.



Clare x





Wow, I just saw this and it was posted two years ago!

Jon taught you to spin! Mad!

Clare, I will PM you Jon's contact details. I am in touch with him, and indeed he is in Kuranda. Probably coming down to Woodford at the end of the year, with Dan and Brad too.


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