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WhiteTiger


newbie


Total posts: 15
Posted:
Just wandering if there are any other poi spinners / fire twirlers / fellow nutcases out there who are based in the UK? Am trying to get an idea of how big this is over here as i am from a little town in the middle of nowhere and have very few friends to practice with!! lol!

Also may provide some events for UK based spinners to come and perform at throughout the summer of 2007 as i am involved in some big coastal events...anyone interested, please shout!!

Anyone not in the UK, feel free to join in too! how about a tour?!

ubbrollsmileWt x ubbrollsmile


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iansmith


member


Total posts: 90
Posted:There are plenty of spinners in Britain, no worries there! Your best bet might be to go to your nearest juggling club. In the Glasgow club, there are several dedicated poi-folk, plus some people who do both poi and juggling. I'd say it's the same in every big city.

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Birgit
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

Birgit

had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh

Total posts: 4145
Posted:hey there! hug

The forums have a huuuuuuuuge sction for regular spinning meets and events, and also a "meet others" section. If you post there and say which little town you're in, you might find there's quite a few people close to you!! Or do a search for the biggest nearer town and find out if there's anyone local biggrin


"vices are like genitals - most are ugly to behold, and yet we find that our own are dear to us."
(G.W. Dahlquist)

Owner of Dragosani's left half

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Pink...?
BRONZE Member since Apr 2002

Pink...?

Mistress of Pink...Multicoloured
Location: Over There

Total posts: 6140
Posted:There's plenty UK spinners! Like said above, best to search for your town/nearest places to you.

But for big UK meets look out for:
Play Festival - festival for object manipulation - usually around Midlands
Falmouths - last one is sept 06 though
Hell Fire - big meet starting next year - based in Cornwall

And any other random meets popping up. Juggling Conventions are great too - don't be put off by the name, a lot of poi people go!


Never pick up a duck in a dungeon...

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Sym
BRONZE Member since Sep 2004

Sym

Geek-enviro-hippy priest
Location: Diss, Norfolk

Total posts: 1858
Posted: Written by: WhiteTiger


Also may provide some events for UK based spinners to come and perform at throughout the summer of 2007 as i am involved in some big coastal events...anyone interested, please shout!!



Shout!

I'm interested. What coastal events?


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

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punkorama


punkorama

newbie
Location: No where

Total posts: 15
Posted:im from cornwall and theres a meet in falmouth in sept, 1st time going so it should be good.

Who is your hero?

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Posted:My home is in Peterborough not really coastal but sure, i'm interested!

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Lokii
BRONZE Member since Aug 2006

member
Location: Scummerset, UK

Total posts: 34
Posted:South west calling here too, must be hothouse down here ;-)

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TotalEclipse
GOLD Member since Aug 2006

Member
Location: Nr Petersfield

Total posts: 120
Posted:I'm in the UK! I'm in the UK! Pick me!

South, bang in the middle of London and Portsmouth smile


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MikefromGlos
SILVER Member since Jul 2006

MikefromGlos

Hitman
Location: Gloucester England

Total posts: 985
Posted:Gloucester UK scene here We do loadas meets normaly on a wednesday here we have people from all over come...

Costal event i really wanna do some kind of event on the coast.... Also i am going on tour nexst summer anyone intersted in coming along shout out


he he i am mike the amazing gloscircus person who is mike.

Officaly an exception to the Poi Boys are Girls Thing

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blu_valley
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

blu_valley

fluffy mess
Location: Brighton

Total posts: 197
Posted: Written by: WhiteTiger




Also may provide some events for UK based spinners to come and perform at throughout the summer of 2007 as i am involved in some big coastal events...anyone interested, please shout!!




What Sym said. Brighton UK here!

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"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

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maus
BRONZE Member since Jul 2005

maus

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Sihanoukville, cambodia

Total posts: 4191
Posted:yup, i'm a UK person aswell.

Cornwall/Bristol/everywhere else for the next few months at least.


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Charlie_Anne
SILVER Member since Jun 2006

Charlie_Anne

Member
Location: Potters Bar or Somerset, UK

Total posts: 9
Posted:UK too - London and Somerset... between uni and home!

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IgnitionTerminals
GOLD Member since Sep 2004

IgnitionTerminals

Member
Location: Eastbourne, England

Total posts: 20
Posted:Am based in Eastbourne. Been spinning with a group on and off for last couple of years, but the last 6 months to a year has been mainly off now so am interested in hooking up to spin and learn and just meet new people. Am insured too and am (provisionally) interested in the summer 2007 shows you spoke of. Do you have any more info?
While i'm at it, anyone in or around Eastbourne/ East Sussex who'd like to hook up semi regularly for a spin?Everyone else i know seems to have put it all on hold...


FORCE CHIP - IGNITION!

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free...

Total posts: 8737
Posted:slap bang south coast southampton & bournemouth wink

and I can join up with blu_valley to bring loads of spinners biggrin


A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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numpty
SILVER Member since Dec 2005

Member
Location: New Forest, UK

Total posts: 11
Posted:aye - uk here too

'tween southampton and bournemouth


curiouser and curiouser....

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Yakumo
SILVER Member since May 2006

Yakumo

veteran
Location: Oxfordshire

Total posts: 1237
Posted:huuuuge amounts of HoP'ers in the UK..


spinning in oxford is my HoP home.


Blinded by Hyperlights, please donate generously grin

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Neon_Shaolin
GOLD Member since Jul 2005

Neon_Shaolin

hehe, 'Member' huhuh
Location: Behind you. With Jam

Total posts: 6120
Posted:Funnily enough for some reason the number of Active UK HOPpers on the message boards seem to outnumber the ones in Australasia umm



(Then again maybe because the ones down under actually have nice weather to be able to spin outside whilst us Brits have crap weather, stay indoors and do nothing but b*tch on online forums... shrug)


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

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twirlyflames


newbie
Location: Edinburgh uk

Total posts: 2
Posted:We spin in Edinburgh too cause fire is needed on these cold winter nights

Om Shanti

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daunieo
BRONZE Member since Jul 2006

daunieo

Member
Location: North Wales, UK

Total posts: 2
Posted:Theres loads in uk!!

NORTH WALES REPRESENT!!
ubbloco


PRODIGIOSUS EXURO!

-- Daunieo smile

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TastesLikePurple
GOLD Member since Aug 2005

TastesLikePurple

addict
Location: Nottingham

Total posts: 498
Posted:Nottingham says wavehello!

Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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Jonno
BRONZE Member since Feb 2007

Jonno

newbie
Location: Lowestoft

Total posts: 8
Posted:East coast lowestoft here.. a newbie, but still a spinner!! we have a few events here like the Suffolk Air Show and Mini rallies and the biggest east coast Bike show.. would be nice to get together for them smile who knows.. might even be able to get paid for it?

Jonno


"Chaos? panic? disorder?.. my work here is done..."
"Very funny Scotty, now beam down my clothes.."

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synapse
GOLD Member since May 2003

member
Location: Romsey, Hampshire

Total posts: 161
Posted:While we are on the topic of finding other spinners in the UK, Im looking for people in the South close to Southampton?

Eagles may soar, but weasels don't get sucked into jet engines

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free...

Total posts: 8737
Posted:Me wink I live in Southampton dude how's tricks interested in a spinning festival in poole? ubblol southern lights 2007 in events forum biggrin

A couple of balls short of a full cascade... or maybe a few cards short of a deck... we'll see how this all fans out.

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Twiggy


Twiggy

member
Location: Birmingham, UK

Total posts: 162
Posted:Meeeeeee... Birminghamish.

But im lazy and only go to whats easy to get to. redface


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Rellizate
GOLD Member since Feb 2007

Rellizate

old hand
Location: Cambridge, UK

Total posts: 719
Posted:Yeap. I'm cambridge, UK. Waterbeach to be exact. biggrin

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Noddy


Noddy

Toe Poking Bad Boy
Location: Lake District UK

Total posts: 2865
Posted:im sunderland north east UK

Remember.........YOU LOSE!!!

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Petalchild
SILVER Member since Aug 2007

Petalchild

Member
Location: Fife

Total posts: 8
Posted:hey,

yep I am I'm in Dundee - just a beginner though, loving it.

weavesmiley


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