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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
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Posted:OK People, Yesterday the Venue was confirmed for our little festival / Gathering.



Southern Lights 2007 Info



Dates are 15-17 June

(unfortunately clashes with Uberparis but Rob has been told off for this minor transgression)



Venue is Holton Lee (near Poole) in Dorset



Max Capacity is 250 people



Stuff going on / planned

Big Marquee

Music (bands / DJ) until 11 pm (then PA down by camp site until late although quieter)

Workshops (anybody who wants to run one let me know)

Fire spinning Area

Bonfire (was planned for camp fires but we are pushing for one or the other)

BBQ

Open Mic sessions

Morning Forest Yoga

Nature walks

other stuff to be confirmed wink



price is looking like 25 in advance a bit more on the door



maps and routes will be provided and it is about 1 mile from the nearest train station and a bus stops opposite the entrance.



let me know if you are interested, bring your drums biggrin



more info to follow...



Tickets available HERE



Directions and details Here (this bit will be updated a bit closer to the time so no-one gets lost wink

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Yakumo
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Yakumo

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Posted:I got badly burnt too, forgot to spray the rest of me later in the day, after I'd put suncream on my shoulders in the morning, oops.

just got back about 20 min ago (5am) after dropping sam and jo off and having a tea break at each.

much love to all, had a wonderful time, hope to get to know people I've just met better soon. People I've met before, always need more time with you smile


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Gayle......!
SILVER Member since Jul 2004

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Location: Bristol !!!!!!, United Kingdom

Total posts: 2444
Posted:wicked weekend. biggrin

F.L.A.M.E. - you lot rock. full stop.
You must congratulate yourselves on a job, bloody well done...you went above and beyond to make sure everyone had a good time...

bounce2 bounce bounce2


Gayle.....!

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mech
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mech

Carpal \'Tunnel
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Posted:stupid car for breaking down >.<

oh well, roll on play


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strugz
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strugz

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Posted:dont worry dude - i heard it was shite anyway....... i mean - chimeara were there for a start wink

biggrin


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blu_valley
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blu_valley

fluffy mess
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

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Posted:Absolutely Brilliant weekend. I'm shattered, and my voice is completely gone now...but I'm happy. smile Cant wait till next year wink

hug ubblove to all HOPpers who I met and re-met there. My tummy is still buzzing from all the excitement. biggrin


"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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-sandy-
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-sandy-

old hand
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom

Total posts: 716
Posted:That rocked! Really wish i had put sun cream on my legs as well as my shoulders though, im really burnt and itchy now.

Well done to the Flame guys, its a lot of work putting on an event and everything seemed to go pretty smoothly so you must have all worked pretty hard.

We really enjoyed putting on our show and generally chilling throughout the festival. Cant wait for next years biggrin


"Don't do it naked!"

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Sparklygreenfire

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Location: Southampton, England

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Posted:AWWWWWWWWSOME!!!:D biggrin biggrin biggrin biggrin

Didn't want to come home ubbcrying But I do feel all warm and content now! A huge hug to all those special ppl I chatted to! You know who you are... ubblove
And thankyou for all your fluffy hugs...I've never been hugged so many times in one wknd, you're all amazingly gorgeous peeps!! And many of you will be getting pm's very shortly...
wink

F.L.A.M.E Thankyou SOOOOOOOO much, that really has been the best wknd of my year so far!! Lee and Marie (as Marie would put it in her beautiful accent...) "I feckin love you" Hahahaha...
The only thing I'm gutted about is that I missed the naked spinning...TWICE!! Good job Jo filmed it...nice one Sandy!!
wink ubblol

Is it next year yet? biggrin


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_Aime_
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_Aime_

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Location: Hastings, United Kingdom

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Posted:I had an amazing time this weekend. It was a well needed break from normality.



I tried to take pictures of lots of differant things, but really seem to have only people from the tents around mine frown Apologies for that.

Theres a couple of good'uns in there, the rest are "oo something interesting, point and click!" crap ones.



http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=2572&l=7fbb4&id=515312458



This is my favouritist picture biggrin biggrin




Non-Https Image Link

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Mynci
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Mynci

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Posted:thanks guys hug we've all packed up and left the site looking beautiful again biggrin many thanks to everyone for making it such a great weekend and for keeping the place tidy and being generally great. I'm absolutely knackered after a massive 4 hours sleep between thursday morning and sunday evening so I'm off to bed wink
see you all again soon I hope and send any pictures you want to me on
lee at flamefireshows.com

(p.s looks like we got back all 12 of the camera tree cameras so keep an eye out for when we post them up tongue ) I know for a fact there is some nudity on at least one of them ubblol


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jo_rhymes
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jo_rhymes

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Posted:yay! bounce i like that picture too aimee coz my belly looks happy biggrin


i had a lovely weekend, it felt like a miracle to remember what happy was!! ubblol

thankyou so much FLAME for putting it on, for Fraser for the transport and the love, to all my very special friends for making me feel loved and, and to the weather for not being crap!! sunny

All the shows were fantastic, i loved chimaera, loved Fiery Jack heart, loved the magic dude on sunday ( i forgot his name, he was brill), and I loved the fire jousting too!!

The bands were awesome, i would say 10/10 weekend except for one thing: the catering.
please next year can you provide something better than a chip van? veggie burger for breakfast is a bit yuck!

hug thanks again!! bounce it's taking me ages to sort out my photos!! xx


Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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Mynci
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Mynci

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Posted:biggrin magic man was samuel kasrani wink

frown sorry about the food we knew it wasn't perfect but we unable to find anyone free that weekend we already have a better and organic veggie food place planned for next year who we found very recently :hugs:


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Bubbles_
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Bubbles_

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Posted:oh my just got back!

awsome weekend smile cheers guys hug

so shattered so gonna post again laters ubbangel


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jo_rhymes
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jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
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Posted:here's my photos....however I have SO many photos of Chimaera, that I've put them in a different album and will upload them later.

clicky clicks for piccy pics

ubblove


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Puresock


Puresock

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Posted:Looks like I missed far too much nudity. Send pictures please.

I'm so jealous of you all :P Glad it was an awesome weekend!


"Take that, math!"

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Skulduggery
GOLD Member since Aug 2004

Skulduggery

Pirate Pixie Crew Captain
Location: Wales

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Posted:Thank you F.L.A.M.E. That was a great weekend.

To all the people that helped out by setting up, being on the gate, toilet cleaning, etc, thank you for all the work you put in that allowed me to just sit in a beautiful field with gorgeous friends and chill out.

The shows were fab and the atmosphere was fantastic.

Yippeeeeee for there being a re-run next year smile


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Posted:big hugs to all that were there hug i didn't get to say bye to you all as i lamely fell asleep sunday afternoon and did't wake up till nearly everyone had left

it was a wicked weekend

major congrats to Mynci, Si, Rez, and Matt for organizing it and well don to all their other helpers for keeping them sane. (at least a sane as normal anyway) The whole weekend rocked, bring on next year

oh and chimera rocked

peace smile


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pony trekking or camping
or just watching tv

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JtJ


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Check ya later
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Posted:Thankyou for a brilliant birthday everyone! my most memorable moments were: arriving after a mean journey to amazing birthday welcomes and gifts; dancing dancing dancing on friday night; beach trek in the rain on friday night/sat morn and seeing a herd of dear (!); happy balloons on sat night with some very lovely people!

thanks F.L.A.M.E. and everyone else who was involved.


Jake the Juggler

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simta
BRONZE Member since Apr 2006

simta

compfuzzled
Location: hastings, England (UK)

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Posted:finally back to stoke, had to stop over in manc cos of trains being crappy

had a wicked time, learnt loads of new stuff, thanks sandy for the "oh no" funniest thing ive seen for a while

got to spin with hyperlights which was incredible

hug to everyone


"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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Posted:Well I had to jump on and say a HUGE thankx to F.L.A.M.E. for it and for having us.

It was fantastic and I really enjoyed myself with you all. Great to meet up with so many friends grouphug and meet some wicked new peep's too wavehello and get to be a part of a ROCKING show, which seemed to go down well clap

Did anyone get a picture of my fire flags in use sat night? Want to see if they look as insane on film as they do in front of my face!

Lastly ...... ok damn it Sandy, NOW I seen you naked ...... could be in shock/treatment for some time excl


I'd rather go Poi with myself!

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Yakumo
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Yakumo

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Posted:jo_ryhmes got some photo's of your flags, check through the link she posted above.

was really good to see you again, I'm running out of excuses to not see if the kung fu brothers ropedart instructional DVD is any good..


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jo_rhymes
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jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
Location: Telford, Shrops, United Kingdo...

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Posted:i made a little video to say thank you smile

clicky clicky

ubbrollsmile


Hoppers are angels who lift us to our feet when our wings have trouble remembering how to fly.

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darkness-before
GOLD Member since Apr 2007

darkness-before

Rock is dead, long live paper and scissors
Location: The sea, United Kingdom

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Posted:wowCOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL biggrin bounce bounce2 bounce

Eagles may soar but weasles don't get sucked into jet engines.

Telepath wanted, you know where to apply.

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Merlyn

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Posted:Yakumo,

Yes you should then lend it to me quickly biggrin
In fact just buy it and if yer too busy I can tell you if its any good later lolsign about time I got some new moves with it....... you at play?


I'd rather go Poi with myself!

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Bubbles_
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Posted:wicked vid jo! biggrin

Disclaimer:im not responsible for what i say or do whether it be before,during and after drinking alcoholic substances (owned by BMVC).
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darkness-before
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darkness-before

Rock is dead, long live paper and scissors
Location: The sea, United Kingdom

Total posts: 197
Posted:Haha Jo inspired me, just spent 2 hours cutting together a HUGE vid (4 min vid and i took half hour of vid + 250 photos at the weekend) and realised that its probably way to big to post anywhere. ubblol But if any of the flame guys want it then just PM me.



I love doing this stuff! biggrin bounce bounce2 bounce

Thanks again everybody for a wicked weekend.



(Will there be photos vids etc all uploaded to the site cus that'd be cool, and a good promotional doo da. Hint hint)



Oh an for a sample of my work check out my myspace vid of samarai jack!

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simta
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simta

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Location: hastings, England (UK)

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Posted:darkness-before - try using something like www.megaupload.com to host that video you made, i would love to see it, and sure many others would too

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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UCOF
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UCOF

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Posted:I had such an awesome time ubbrollsmile

Fank Yoo to the org-an-ise-ers for org-an-ise-ing it all and making it all run very smoothly. The site was superb smile
Fank Yoo to you for being there.
Fank Yoo for the lovely sunshine we had.
Fank You espeschallee to Gayle and Neal for the lift, letting us stay, and for dressing me kiss kiss hug hug
Fank Yoo to Jo for listening to her friends wink
Fank Yoo to everyone else for making it what it was.
Fank Yoo to Yakumo, who I can now cross offmy list of people to meet bounce

See you all again next year? biggrin


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jo_rhymes
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jo_rhymes

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Posted: Written by: UnderControlOrFailure



Fank Yoo to Jo for listening to her friends wink






redface

hug ubblove

my friends are always right. ubbrollsmile


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Puresock

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Posted:The Chimaera show seems to have turned up on YouTube, and no-one seems to have mentioned it, so I thought I'd post it.



http://youtube.com/watch?v=Srv0UBQhfLg



See also parts 2 and 3.



I think it looks quite yummy.

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UCOF
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UCOF

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Posted:Sorry for the shoddy camerawork.
That'd be because I didnt find the panning release catch.. until the bit where you see it pans slightly smoother

ubbrollsmile

My next efforts will be better ubblol


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