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DuncGOLD Member
playing the days away
7,263 posts
Location: The Middle lands, United Kingdom


Posted:
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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





hug

Let's relight this forum ubblove


newgabeSILVER Member
what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
4,030 posts
Location: Bali, Australia


Posted:
Thank you all so much for being so wonderful and welcoming!! I had a BALL and even though now I am clean and in a house I would rather be in a field with all of you!!!!!

Huge hugs to everyone till EJC or next time I see you!

.....Can't juggle balls but I sure as hell can juggle details....


mausBRONZE Member
4,191 posts
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia


Posted:
Home.....tired....just had my first shower in almost a week! mmmmmmmmmm..........

Will right more when i'm not so knackered.....feckin ace weekend though!

Love you all!x

strugzBRONZE Member
3,964 posts
Location: Southampton - Possibly..., United Kingdom


Posted:
biggrin biggrin biggrin



Super super sweeeet weekend, ubbrollsmile



I soooo need to sleep............



I have about 16 tapes filled with awesome stuff - This time ill make sure you get to see it all again a little sooner wink



oh and before anyone asks, i know nothing about the van ubbangel



*finds peg*



rolleyes



ubblol



hug

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


Winged AvengerSILVER Member
226 posts
Location: Colchester, England (UK)


Posted:
Home now post shower and Asda trip for tea and milk.

Tired but happy.... without sounding too Oscar-ish hugs and thanks to Dunc, Sym,George, Sian, Matty B and the rest of the Play Kru' for everything.

Mega hugs to Guy. I hope you feel better soon.

"Always keep your bowler on in times of stress and watch out for diabolical masterminds" - Emma Peel


[noodles] 893 posts
Location: Locked In Pigeons Chimney


Posted:
Just seen the Play big top on TV biggrin

Was a BBC Midlands Today article on them trying to save Fordhall Farm and in one shot the big top was in the background.

Could somebody stop the room please... I'd like to get off


Neon_ShaolinGOLD Member
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6,120 posts
Location: Behind you. With Jam


Posted:
 Written by: strugz


oh and before anyone asks, i know nothing about the van ubbangel




Tell that to the 100+ people at Renegade... tongue

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock


strugzBRONZE Member
3,964 posts
Location: Southampton - Possibly..., United Kingdom


Posted:
ubblol

thats 100+ wasted people at 3am - whos going to believe them wink

It was all an act you know - cost me loads it did to get than van looking that way, i thought we pulled off the "crashed into pub roof" look quite well ubbloco

biggrin

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


FireNixBRONZE Member
904 posts
Location: India/Bristol


Posted:
Thanks to all those that made PLAY the wonderful thing that it was - thats all you lot. Whilst big respect goes out to Dunc and his team for all the hard work that went on to make it such a successful event. If anyone has any footage of the Renegade I'd be very gratefull if they could get in touch and any soundbites I could use in my promo would be great too (aswell as any that I CANT use!!)
I had a great time - learnt alot, met some wonderful people and am counting down the 13 months til the next one.
Big Love and nuff respekt

Feel the Flame
Phirenix


Neon_ShaolinGOLD Member
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6,120 posts
Location: Behind you. With Jam


Posted:
but I was stone cold sober and clean....



I'm sure my word will count for something...



my precious.... tongue



is ANY of my footage useable or have you not had a look at the dailies yet?

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock


strugzBRONZE Member
3,964 posts
Location: Southampton - Possibly..., United Kingdom


Posted:
Footage from renegade is pretty good, the lighting was a bit pants - although we had a nice camera to use (thanks will smile)

Drew / Firenix ill send you a pm about stuff ive got smile

Dave - your impression was brilliant, cant wait to watch that back again "you and your precious f'ing play festival" ubblol

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


Neon_ShaolinGOLD Member
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6,120 posts
Location: Behind you. With Jam


Posted:
Afterwards Nate came up to me and his impression is just as spot-on. I feel a double act in surround-sound coming on...



I actually meant the footage I shot on the first day. I tried to be arty and pre-empt some stuff happening but unfortunatey Garthy didn't have a dress to hand... tongue

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock


simtaBRONZE Member
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1,182 posts
Location: hastings, England (UK)


Posted:
 Written by: strugz


ubblol

thats 100+ wasted people at 3am - whos going to believe them wink

It was all an act you know - cost me loads it did to get than van looking that way, i thought we pulled off the "crashed into pub roof" look quite well ubbloco

biggrin



might believe someone who was there when you got back on site n told us all about it biggrin

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle


Neon_ShaolinGOLD Member
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6,120 posts
Location: Behind you. With Jam


Posted:
hehee, the forces are gathering against you strugz... just 'fess up and save yourself the humiliation biggrin

Simita I've just realised you were Sim the guy next to my tent! How goes it?

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock


_Poiboy_PLATINUM Member
bastard child of satan
1,113 posts
Location: Raanana, Israel


Posted:
hey guys

PLAY was great! it was really worth flying from israel just for that.
I learnt alot from the workshops too. all my friends missed ros's workshop... when i told them about it they asked if that was the workshop where everyone was running around ubbloco.
sunday was really great! i learned so much in one day smile contact poi, whip catches and the 10 (14 actually) hardest things rob can do with poi.
i also have footage of most shows (except for the circus show and the last fire show... my camera ran out of battery:() and ill post it if dunc and the performers wont mind. all the shows were great, I really liked the first fire show and the last fire show, also the first indoor show (with Dror) was really funny...
i met 2 other israelis there too... Dror and Yam (the girl that did rope climbing)
i have footage from rob's workshop and some footage of beth doing whip catches and of laura doing contact poi (laura im sorry we annoyed you with the poi testing wink they were great but they were ruined cuz we didnt soak them in paraffin for 12 hours...)
so anyway thanks to everyone who taught me all those cool new moves and to duncan and the organizers for making this great festival! i hope ill be there next year, ill definately go if i have enough money for the flight.

animatEdBRONZE Member
1 + 1 = 3
3,540 posts
Location: Bristol UK


Posted:
Yay!! bounce

What a Wicked weekend!

Highlights for me:

Mags' Pegging (s)

Hangar Fun live on Stage

Jea9 ubblove

HAving the MoM guys all there to play with, and seeing drew bust out his craziness at last, and seeing Ryan Compere

Not actually stopping popping for more than five minutes

Not stopping thinking about popping all weekend! I even dreamt of popping... Ok so there may have been a few minutes where I was preoccupied...

Performing in the renegade. What a rush!I have to do that again!

Right now, the rest of the weekend seems a bit hazy... I'm sure I've forgotten loads of stuff that I learned already... Hopefully all will be good after a load of catch up sleep...

Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.


Neon_ShaolinGOLD Member
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6,120 posts
Location: Behind you. With Jam


Posted:
I've forgotten everything you and Ryan taught me already Ed biggrin

(I'm sure it'll come back to me once I've sifted through the memories or had some spilffage to improve my ability to remember stuff)

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock


simtaBRONZE Member
compfuzzled
1,182 posts
Location: hastings, England (UK)


Posted:
 Written by: Neon_Shaolin


Simita I've just realised you were Sim the guy next to my tent! How goes it?



yes thts me, when i saw your posts earlier i was like, i know who this person is, but i cudnt work it out, help a bro out, gets so confusing with all these aliases confused

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle


BansheeCatBRONZE Member
1,247 posts
Location: lost, Canada


Posted:
so good to play with you all!

loved seeing all you special people I met last year, and having a chance to reconnect!

Rob, you are such an amazing dude. I mean, like totally. Cool. Thanks for the coffee! And fluffy, I shall be in touch with rainbow pants and some info, soon as I catch up to myself!

Laura- inspiration! Thanks so much.

Pink and her crew, you kept me laughing the whole time. I really must find my way to bristol!I apologize for getting cold feet re marriage, but we seriously should open a bordello. Maybe at the EJC?

Beth, thanks so much for the sleeping matt loan, and cole and lisa for the other... Yay! You are so kind. My back thanks you.

Sy, had a blast watching you spin in circles until green, then cooly eat a flapjack! really enjoyed our conco too...

Gabe, delighted to find you as delightful in person as you are through your posts, and to share so many mutual friends!

spanner and G- oh, whips. addiction.Trouble. Joy!

many many more wonderful people, think i was smiling so much I have a sore face! Much love to you all.

stolen burning tiger balm dans computer for a moment, so I should really let him have it back. Looking forward to EJC and camp hullah boogie!
xoxox
a

"God *was* my co-pilot, but then we crashed, and I had to eat him..."


CantusSILVER Member
Tantamount to fatuity
15,965 posts
Location: Down the road, United Kingdom


Posted:
 Written by: Lousy_Trucking_Car

Jea9 ubblove

Awww hug biggrin hug

"I'll carry this....It's harder to spill a hat" - Chellybean
"...like a rabbit caught in a lighthouse?" - Chellybean


animatEdBRONZE Member
1 + 1 = 3
3,540 posts
Location: Bristol UK


Posted:
tongue

Empty your mind. Be formless, Shapeless, like Water.
Put Water into a cup, it becomes the cup, put water into a bottle, it becomes the bottle, put water into a teapot, it becomes the teapot.
Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.


blu_valleySILVER Member
fluffy mess
197 posts
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom


Posted:
 Written by: GothFrogette


Morgan (my youngest) also has said tummy bug frown



So has Baby lee...but then again, I saw him eat a sausage congealed with some unknown substance that had been left outside over night...so I'm not surprised ubblol
*shudder*

"I want to know if you can see beauty even when it's not pretty, every day,and if you can source your own life from its presence.." - Oriah Mountain Dreamer


_Aime_SILVER Member
4,172 posts
Location: Hastings, United Kingdom


Posted:
 Written by: blu_valley


So has Baby lee...but then again, I saw him eat a sausage congealed with some unknown substance that had been left outside over night...so I'm not surprised ubblol
*shudder*



I told him so!
That sausage had been left outside overnight, the oil had hardend on it, and no-doubt had had bugs crawling all over it!
Actually nearly made me sick when he ate that! ubblol

Silly Lee! hug

glowingsunsets 14 posts
Location: Anglesey


Posted:
Our first time at Play, what a friendly lot you are !!! Thanks to everyone that helped make this the best festival we've ever been to. A special hi to Ches and Chris
Here's 2 albums of photo's I took while we were there.
https://s70.photobucket.com/albums/i105/glowingsunsets/

icklepurklegirl 116 posts
Location: manchester, uk


Posted:
I seriously have to thank every single person at Play who witnessed me post-being dumped....as Steaks tells me 'spinners and hippies are antidepressants' and you guys were all immense.
Special big love for all the hugs and making smile despite the poo....if it was gonna happen anywhere, i reckon Play was the best choice.

and TSUNAMI!!!!!!!

-spinnin' to the rhythm of the new world order-


GothFrogetteBRONZE Member
grumpy poorly froggy
3,999 posts
Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom


Posted:
 Written by: blu_valley



So has Baby lee...but then again, I saw him eat a sausage congealed with some unknown substance that had been left outside over night...so I'm not surprised ubblol
*shudder*



i'm not surprised either... i did notice as the weekend went on food was getting pinker and pinker inside (only that some people were cooking for themselves)... impatient munchy people ubblol perhaps the sausage and been discarded for a reason

Life's too short to worry about where you put your marshmallows


*HyperLightBRONZE Member
1,174 posts
Location: Great Malvern [UK]


Posted:
Waaaaaaaaave.. plod plod... biggrin

Cake or Death?


Neon_ShaolinGOLD Member
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6,120 posts
Location: Behind you. With Jam


Posted:
I didn't touch ANY of the meat at PLAY!



Not for lack of trust of the play-boy's culinary skills, more for money. The only meat I ate over the weekend was a small chunk of barbecued smoked haddock courtesy of Hazel & Paul. (Thanks guys)



That said, couldn't resist a bag of chocolate bits from the chocolate hut. And the chocolate chilli shots! niiiiiiiice... biggrin

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock


mausBRONZE Member
4,191 posts
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia


Posted:
Okay....back at work and very slightly more awake.



Going home last night was completelt depressing, I'd gone from a feild full of lovely people to a cold empty caravan and a big cold empty bed-not inviting at all! frown



But it was an awesome weekend thanks to all of those that made it so special!



"The peg crew"- you know who you are! discovered i had one attached to my aerial on the car when we stopped at the service station, don't know which one of you it was but the dang thing made it the whole way home and with my driving-thats pretty impressive!



Mech-for the tentage on the first night-muchly appreciated, and i promise I'll bum ya next time! ubblol



Gayle/skully and the rest of that crew- for the pump, the sleeves and tutu, the "pings",letting me ogle jonny, the blanket, the wiggling and everyting else! kiss



DevKev- the massage-bit longer next time though please! wink



Pige,Jo, Aimee and the rest of the dancing crew on saturday night-you guys rocked! grouphug



Vix and Hels for being my perving partners! ubblol ubbangel



Strugz for filming what we were perving on, myself among many young ladies so ubblove you for that! ubblol and for skinning up all the time, crashing the van, getting a "phatt" lip and generally being entertaining! hug



Mags and Mo- for the company, the petrol money, and for making me get off my arse and do something even if it was only for a short while! smile



Garthy- for bein there, always good to see you mate- get your nipples out! ubblol



Will & Becci- for taking advantage of my drunken state on saturday! ubblol spank



Jake- for putting up with me beating you up and STILL giving me a hug after..*starts weilding litter picker* ubbloco



Momma Bear- for being gorgeous as always and making me smile! kiss



Poppa Bear- for having the coolest head in town! biggrin



Sym- for everything you did for the festival, and for all of the things you have so kinly offered to help with regarding hellfire. You're a legend! hug



2Bags- good to see you even if it was only for a short while! I promise you can make an honest woman of me soon! May pop up your way and say hello over the next couple of weeks! Love ya gorgeous! kiss



Dunc- for having the most gorgeous family ever, for making me designated booze beyatch on the last might(well 8am monday morning!), and for having this fantastic idea which has turned into something spectacular for so many people.

You make me do this biggrin!

(INVOICE ON ITS WAY! wink)



ubblol kiss



And everyone else just for being there.



Love you all! Well, most of you anyway!! tongue





heart grouphug heart

Neon_ShaolinGOLD Member
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6,120 posts
Location: Behind you. With Jam


Posted:
 Written by: maus



Vix and Hels for being my perving partners! ubblol ubbangel

Strugz for filming what we were perving on, myself among many young ladies so ubblove you for that! ubblol and for skinning up all the time, crashing the van, getting a "phatt" lip and generally being entertaining! hug




And here was me feeling ashamed of myself for being such a blatant oogler when I was supposed to be concentrating on the workshops!

Would've been fun to have gotten together with you ladies and compare notes/tastes...

More importantly - do you have the raw footage? biggrin

"I used to want to change the world, now I just wanna leave the room with a little dignity..." - Lotus Weinstock


mausBRONZE Member
4,191 posts
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia


Posted:
Strugz filmed, Vix has photos! ubblol

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