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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
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Posted:==============================

TICKETS UPDATE 11th April 2006

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TICKETS ARE NOW ONSALE!! bounce You can follow this link to the online Shop to make your purchase. If you buy a ticket with the forthcoming DVD you will get a 3 discount. Please note that the price of 25 will only be valid until the 13th June









Finally, we have a venue for play biggrin

Thanks for being so patient, the location for PLAY is now confirmed as being at Fordhall Farm, Market Drayton, Shropshire. TF9 3PS



The gates will be open from 10am Thursday 22nd June until 6pm Monday 26th June (yes that's FIVE days biggrin ) and will cost the princely sum of 25 in advance and 30 from two weeks prior to the festival. The tickets will be on sale from Sunday 2nd April right up until the event. The ticket price covers all facilities and events once onsite (bar, food & drink etc excluded of course) all workshops, the show(s), the childrens creche area etc etc etc



A beautiful organic farm set in the countryside (although 5 minutes from the town of Market Drayton) that will make for the most wonderful setting for this years (and hopefully many more) PLAY Festival.

(Please visit the Fordhall Farm website, they need to raise 600,000 by July 2006 to stop this beautiful fertile place from becoming yet another industrial development, if you can help their cause please do so hug )



It has great links to the M6 motorway via the A53 and for non car users we will post all info about the local transport situation asap. There isn't a train station that's particularly close but we will be laying on a PLAY Bus to make collections to/from the station as often as possible to help everyone out. There may be a very small charge for this (ie a quid or two) to cover the cost of the driver etc.



I will keep this post updated and of course keep your eyes on the PLAY Website and forum for the most up to date information.



If you could keep your questions in the PLAY Forum we'd much appreciate it as it will help us keep some control and ensure we answer as many as possible. It'll save Malcolms badwidth a little too.....



Hope to see you all there!



bounce2 ubbrollsmile bounce





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Cantus
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Posted: Written by: maus


Dunno what you're talking about mate....

ubbangel

You sure?

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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
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Posted: Written by: Poiboy


hey, i got a few questions:
1. which subway/train stations are close to PLAY (if im coming from manchester airport railway station)?
2. do we have food there and how much does it cost?

that's it (probably)



Hi

You'll find details for public transport travelling on the Venue Page on the play website.

If you get the right train you should be able to go direct from Manchester to Wellington train station where the play bus will pick you up smile


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Posted:Oh poop! It seems my lift has fallen through.
So if anyone has a lift from anywhere in devon or even near it would be a HUGE help.

Thanks.


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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:post it on the play wiki yoni, I'm sure that'll help get you a lift smile

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yoni
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Carpal \'Tunnel
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Posted:ok thanks dunc

UCOF "evolution: Poi -> stick -> hoops -> devil stick -> juggling club -> juggling ball -> crayons."

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_Poiboy_
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Location: Raanana, Israel
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Total posts: 1113
Posted:thanks dunc, what about the food?

oh and by the way i think i know dror tamir, he was in IJC last year (you should all come there it's great) and he did a hat routine and fire contact juggling ( wow ) on the fire night


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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:Hi Poiboy, funny you should mention Dror because he was our compare last year with his hat routine, and him and Paddy (JuanTed) will be our compares this year too smile

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misscorinthian
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Posted:Dunc, please could you give a few more details about what facilities are going to be onsite?

Unfortunately P has spat the dummy over the fact that there will not be showers- I need to placate him with info on washing facilities or it looks like we won't be coming frown


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Matty_B
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Posted:There is more info on the PLAY website www.PLAYfestival.co.uk

I think there are showers near the site , but I will let one of the PLAY officials confirm that . . .


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Posted: Written by: misscorinthian


Unfortunately P has spat the dummy over the fact that there will not be showers- I need to placate him with info on washing facilities or it looks like we won't be coming frown



*Sigh*

So much for the festival spirit eh...?


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Sym
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Posted:The Play bus will be going about 2 miles down the road to the local swimming pool every day, taking people to showers and we will have hand washing facilities as well as a sink or two for washing dishes etc.

Is that enough? Do you have any other ideas about what we could do? Due to the lack of drains on site we can't have showers at all, because we can't get rid of the grey water in a safe way (it's an organic farm, as we don't want to dump a load of shampoo and shower gel on it!)


There's too many home fires burning and not enough trees

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misscorinthian
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Posted: Written by: Neon_Shaolin


 Written by: misscorinthian


Unfortunately P has spat the dummy over the fact that there will not be showers- I need to placate him with info on washing facilities or it looks like we won't be coming frown



*Sigh*

So much for the festival spirit eh...?



I know. He is such a girl. He may have just been having a moody (this happens often) so I will talk to him about it again later. I would just go without him but I really couldn't cope with that right now, so it's his decision.

As for suggestions- no idea. There are obviously legitemate reasons for not having showers on site. Personally I am happy as long as there is running water.

I think I need to remind this man how often he has been to Glastonbury/Reading festivals......

Thanks Sym.


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strugz
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Location: Southampton - Possibly...
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Posted:The PLAYbus is sooooo going to rock biggrin

**hums playbus tune to himself**

......... ill get my coat...

biggrin ubblol biggrin


"...We don't stop playing because we get old, we get old because we stop playing......."

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Posted:Wasn't it called 'Playdays'? Strugz?

I'll probably just walk down the road.... Get some exercise going after playing with my balls all day....


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Posted:yeh if your a youngster



there are some serious classics amoungst that lot!



ubblol



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Posted:its the why bird stop . . . .

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Posted:hold on..... no showers.... AHHHHHHHHH!!!!! xxx

tHeReS gOoD aNd EvIl iN EaCh InDiViDuAl fIrE, iDeNtIfIeS nEeDs AnD fEeDs OuR dEsIrEs.

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Posted: Written by: Sym



The Play bus will be going about 2 miles down the road to the local swimming pool every day, taking people to showers





Does that help Vix . . .

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Posted:what about the food? seriously i'll starve there if you dont tell me

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Sym
Sym

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Location: Diss, Norfolk
Member Since: 28th Sep 2004
Total posts: 1858
Posted:There is an active thread in the help section at the moment saying that we are looking for someone.

We did have someone, but they pulled out a few weeks ago, leaving us with a big problem frown

We will have something for you guys though! Watch the play site for more info...


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Posted:Miss C offer him Golden Showers

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Posted:tone officially lowered . . .

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Posted:And I didn't have a thing to do with it .... (for once) ubbangel

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Posted:Hello you bunch of strangers!!!!

tickets bought , bag packed ready for the off......

just thought i might add .....seeing as we live so close, we should be bringing a small generator with us for communial useage, so i shall be running kettle boiling and phone charging workshops, not to mention the workshop of alcoholic refrigeration.......... ubbloco biggrin


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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
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Posted:Yes yes, play bus to the showers at the local swimming baths one mile (via road but there's a direct path through the countryside that's shorter) down the road. But it's the same bus that picks people up from the train station so won't really be doing many trips to the showers until Saturday.

On site will be running water at the water point.
Sinks, plate washing facilites, maybe a basic cubicle if you wanna get yer skin out in the fresh air.

The food is half sorted. We've been seriously left in the lurch with Moonbeams pulling out but they were only (hear how I say only ubblol ) doiung the vegan stuff. We're still going to be running our own burger/bacon/sausage sarnie stand that will open for business twice a day to feed those who can't live without a good portion of meat inside them.
There is a farm shop on site that will be selling veggies and uncooked local organic meats and bread and milk and stuff so you can always cook your own so long as you don't scorch the earth with cooking equipment.
We have a tea van sorted thanks to the wonderful people at the Pixie Pictures Project. There are quite a few leads now for the main Veggie/Vegan food sellers to replace Moonbeams, it's not finding one that's a problem it's finding one who isn't booked at such short notice frown But I have no doubt we'll be fine and dandy, we're on the case biggrin


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UCOF
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Posted:"JuanTed"

bounce2 biggrin


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Sixth
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Devil May Cry
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Posted:i can't go...ubbcryingubbcryingubbcryingubbcrying

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Posted: Written by: Sixth


i can't go...ubbcryingubbcryingubbcryingubbcrying



Same. It be crap.


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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted: Written by: UnConvincinglyOvertlyFunny


"JuanTed"

bounce2 biggrin



JuanTed and a whole lots more. We only saw a snippet of the whole thing at Firetoys biggrin


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Posted:as long as there is a naked chick, I dont care wink

Um.. seriousness needed,
I just put in the form for time off (requested 22-25 inclusive) and unfortuantly, have found off that one of my colleagues has just put in an application for those same days, and that another colleague has requested that time off already.

So basicaly, i need to wait and find out what my company says about the time I need.
I will ask if I can take unpaid leave if they cant authourize the paid leave, and if they cant do that, then i will be sick and will stuff the consequences.

shrug


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