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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

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Posted:Hello wave

I hope you're all eagerly awaiting news about PLAY 2006, well so are we! We're having troube finding a venue that meets our requirements, primarilly

a) Is cheap enough to keep ticket price down
b) Is in (or roughly in) the Midlands
c) Isn't just an empty field

Sounds simple you may say, but alas not so far. If anyone knows of any decent venues can you let us know here? Did you go to a little festival last Summer in a nice quiet tucked away place in the countryside somewhere perhaps? Did it have anything like running water etc?

If you can think of anywhere please post whatever details you have, or send a pm to me instead if you fancy smile

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Tom_Shill
SILVER Member since Dec 2005

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Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

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Posted:OK, so to draw together where we are at the moment, what are the dates and location as they stand?

Will those capable of telekinesis please raise my hand?

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Sym
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Sym

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Location: Diss, Norfolk, United Kingdom

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Posted:Tom_Shill, the dates are the 22nd to the 26th of June, but at the moment we don't have a venue booked.

Have a look at the first post in this thread and let us know if you have any ideas!

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Beth


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Posted:There is a really good venue that will probably be booked up pretty soon that is available the week after or three weeks after.... Do you wait to see if something else comes up? As it hasn't yet... or take a good venue that seems really interested?

Hmm.... toughy....


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Sym
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Sym

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Posted:Can we have more info on this venue?

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Beth


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Posted:the venue i mentioned is the one in swindon. Can't remember the name of it, JtJ knows though....

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Sym
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Sym

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Location: Diss, Norfolk, United Kingdom

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Posted:Ah, sorry, I'm being silly rolleyes

I'll talk to Dunc about it tonight


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Fine_Rabid_Dog


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Posted:Written by: Sym

I would say that the dates are fixed unless we can't find a site on the dates we want.

Sorry FRD... hug



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Damn schoolin'!

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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

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Posted:FRD we'll come and kidnap you biggrin

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:YEAH! School is no match for mighty PLAY POWER! spank biggrin



Always open to new ideas, don't want to change to dates unless absolutely forced to by something like location, posting what dates are best for individuals won't influence this either, sorry! hug



JtJ....just read your post. Can you PM me details please, thanks! hug


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JtJ


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Posted:more details on the way . . .

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Valura
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

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Location: Brisbane, Australia

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Posted:hows about brisbane?

ya know ya want to.


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newgabe
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

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Posted:ubblol ubblol That's be right Chicken,
I go to Limey for PLAY and they come here hehe


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JtJ


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Posted:hmm . . . thinking quite far ahead here, but hey, im excited biggrin

I've just realised that if PLAY was to be in Swindon on the weekend after Glasto weekend (first weekend of July), it would be at the same time as the Old Town Summer Festival, at which I work (performing/workshops).

it might not be suitable at all, but if people were up for it, it might be nice to involve some jugglers in the summer festival's parade or something . . .

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newgabe
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

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Posted:Are we there yet??
Locational certitude, anyone??
I'm coming pretty much wherever it is, just be nice to know smile I'll try bring you some sunny in me bag too. Hope it gets through customs OK.


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alien_oddity


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Posted:wave hey dunc, did you ever drop mr pitts a text?


norfolk needs some kind of summer festival but the locals are so retarded when it comes to stuff like that (PAMSHOUSE SUMMERFEST 2004)


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BansheeCat
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

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Posted:Hmmn If it is the first week in July, I could come too! Yay!

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Sym
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Sym

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Location: Diss, Norfolk, United Kingdom

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Posted:andrealee, sorry, the dates are fixed to the 22nd to the 26th of June.

We hope to have some news about a venue soon, but nothing is 100% yet...so if anyone has any more ideas let Dunc or me know by PM or email to veune at playfestival dot co dot uk

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:Yeah as Sym says we're pretty much done, just waiting on final confirmations and such. We hav a Norfolk option but keeping it as a back burner for the mo just in case. Same for the Swindon one too that folks were great to find for us smile

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Dunc
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playing the days away
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Posted:All worries about the venue are now over.

Please see either HERE or preferably HERE for details biggrin

See you there! ubbrollsmile


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Posted:Looks cool biggrin
Whats the word on the facilities and proximity to shops etc?


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Sym
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Location: Diss, Norfolk, United Kingdom

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Posted:Have a look at the venue page on the ford hall farm site. We will have access to showers and loos, there is a farm shop on the site selling the basics, we have moonbeams back again this year selling amazing food and if all that isn't good enough the town isn't that far away. You will have all you need on site though smile

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:except showers....you'll have to go to the local swimming baths for that. Although the play bus will help folks if they don't like the idea of a 20 minute walk.

Noodles, if you keep your questions to the playfestival website we'll be able to give much better answers as the website develops in the next few weeks


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WeaponX


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Posted:Are mice killing machines welcome?
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Mieow..

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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:no sorry. If there are mice present they must be treated with respect, petted, loved and released back safely to whence they came.....

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WeaponX


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Posted:mieow...
will there be go-cat instead then?


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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

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Posted:X hun what if we make you a ball park play pen that is filled with nothing but go-cat? Would that make you happy...or just too fat to get in and out of the cat flap on the boat?

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WeaponX


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Posted:why are they mutually exclusive?
not that i know what that means...

mieow?


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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

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Location: Wales

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Posted:Because, if you were too fat to get out the flap it means you couldn't go mouse and bird chasing. Those being 2 of your main hobbies knocked on the head I thought that might make you a little sad.

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WeaponX


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Posted:oh yes. you are right.
are those toy mice any good?
I like my go-cat, but i also like chasing and maiming mice.

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