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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
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Posted:Hello everyone and welcome to PLAY FESTIVAL 2007!!



Please forgive me for the lack of info, I have no computer to use and it'll be a few weeks more until I'm able to update it more often. I'll come back and put more up as and when I can.



Hopefully most of this info you'll have gotten from our newsletter, if not sign up to it on the website now! www.playfestival.co.uk



We had a wonderful 5 days last year and can only say that 2007 will be even better!



Thanks to everyone who came last year and who gave us feedback on what they thought of the festival, we've taken all comments on board and hope we can make the festival one that you'll enjoy even more than the last.



The dates for this years festival will be Wednesday 25th - Sunday 29th July and we will be at the same venue, Fordhall Farm in Market Drayton, Shropshire. The tickets will be 35 in advance and 40 on the door, that will include most workshops, 4 nights camping, the shows and other entertainments during the festival



We have lots planned for this years festival, more areas to play in with the emphasis on getting everyone involved, we will have a proper go at the world record after last years attempt didn't go so well (although it does look awesome on video!!!) and of course the usual abundance of workshops to keep you all busy in the day.

We'll have two stages this year, the main stage/tent and and nice little caberet tent, a solar powered cinema, a PROPER bar & food tent and a few more folks selling the stuff you want to buy (even if you don't realise it yet! heheh)



New for this year will be the PLAY HOP Amateur Performance of the year. It's a little competition we've come up with that can be entered by anyone for any type of performance. No more than 4 minutes long with a cash prize for the winner and the chance to feature on the next PLAY DVD. As you might guess from the title the event is sponsored by HomeofPoi.com (who have proudly given us the prizes for our games over the last two years). More details will follow soon...



The DVD of last years festival will be out at some point, probably exactly at the time we plan it to come out wink Focusing more on spreading knowledge to learn the arts than the last DVD and we're sure it'll knock your socks off!



If you want to contact us about anything please email us at one of the following addresses:



info@playfestival.co.uk



comments@playfestival.co.uk



volunteers@playfestival.co.uk



traders@playfestival.co.uk



If anyone wants specific footage from last years festival please wait until after the DVD is out, Strugz & co are busy enough editing the full thing to start making cuts for people! Thanks smile



As my internet access is sporadic at best till my pc is up and running, I might not be able to reply to email straight away, if you want to talk to me about anything call me on 07814 018091 and if you don't get an answer LEAVE A VOICEMAIL!



Keep checking the website for the latest information and we'll send out newsletters as often as we can.





hugs & smiles



Dunc hug


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strugz
BRONZE Member since Mar 2002

strugz

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Posted:or check out the flyer - fresh off the press wink


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mcp
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Posted: Written by: rainbowgirl



unless of course theres a bouncy castle (hint hint)!





Holy SMOKE! That's is a good idea! BOUNCY CASTLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



YEAH!


"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:smile

"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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E_V_I_L

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Posted:Groovy posters. So, pre-booking ends 13th June ... when does it begin ? Got my stool sample etc here all ready ! wink

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strugz
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Posted:ubblol

im hoping end of march - we just have to get some web bits sorted so the shop can run smoothly biggrin

Sym needs to move house 1st tho.....

If i do recieve stool samples you will be beaten and gang raped at the gate........ then cast into the gutter smile with the help of Dave wink

*thinks that may have been too harsh a comment for the image of such a lovely festival - but decides to leave it anyway*

wink

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Meh!

As if you need my help! wink


"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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E_V_I_L

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Posted: Written by: strugz



If i do recieve stool samples you will be beaten and gang raped at the gate........ then cast into the gutter smile with the help of Dave wink

ubblol



Brilliant !

And still for just the 35 yeah ? biggrin ubbloco

My poo's in the post ! It's S.W.A.L.K !


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strugz
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Posted:Evil - im not really that evil wink

Have been working on the budget this morning and a bouncey castle may be possible........... depends....

but im looking into it smile

ubbrollsmile


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mcp
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mcp

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Posted:don't waste all the money on gang rape! Save some for the bouncy castle!!!!!!

"the now legendary" - Kaskade
"the still legendary" - Kaskade

I spunked in my friend's aquarium and the fish ate it. I love all fish. Especially the pink ones. They are my bitches. - Anon.

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steaks
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steaks

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Posted:Well said Meg biggrin

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Owner of Clarence_Quack

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Combine the two...

"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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steaks
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steaks

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Posted:Mr Shaolin, you always have to push the limits don't you?

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:I didn't start it! I was just suggesting ways of merging two viewpoints!

"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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steaks
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steaks

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Posted:I know exactly what you were doing. Trying to get strugz on the bouncey castle for your own ends wink

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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted:Nah if stool samples are involved I'm leaving well alone!

"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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Posted:I have the very disturbing mental image of a gang of bouncy castles raping somebody - im not even sure how that would work!

I guess we now know never to trust a bouncy castle!

Still want one though!


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87wt2gxq7

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Posted:BOUNCY CASTLE?!?!!!

ubbcrying I hate you guys so much right now!!

frown frown frown


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Posted:Is there any chance of day/weekend tickets, coz I'm sorely tempted to come up on saturday arvo...
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strugz
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Posted:geneally id say no. biggrin

however we are thinking about doing a weekend ticket sat/sun, you would have to pay on the gate maybe 20..... but that will be confirmed soon.

Man, im informative today smile


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Posted:hooray!

ta!

also, please ignore my email. ;o)


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mech
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Posted: Written by: strugz


If i do recieve stool samples you will be beaten and gang raped at the gate........ then cast into the gutter smile with the help of Dave wink

*thinks that may have been too harsh a comment for the image of such a lovely festival - but decides to leave it anyway*





strugz, you have gone well soft, in the past when ppl told you stuff like this,. you said you would just throw them into a locked room with em for 20 mins, it was far worse if you ask me! wink


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Bubbles_
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Posted:eek those flyers are awsome strugz! well done! can we get any copies of them?

bouncy castle would be wicked, trampolines even better! wink

i really cant wait for play now! bounce


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TastesLikePurple
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Posted: Written by: strugz





Have been working on the budget this morning and a bouncey castle may be possible........... depends....



but im looking into it smile



ubbrollsmile





OMG YES! my pestering and blatent, unsubtle hints are paying off! Everbody who showed support for the bouncy castle idea will not go unrewarded wink



Bouncy castle! bounce Bouncy castle! bounce2 Bouncy castle! bounce Bouncy castle! bounce2


Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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TastesLikePurple
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Posted:o btw, thanx for the info on the bus from the train station to the site, but what about from the site to the train station on the sunday? is that running? i'm assuming it is cause it'd be pretty silly if it isn't but y'know, for the sake of being clear... thankx

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GothFrogette
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Posted:Yeay me and kids are coming again.. with others too.

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

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Durbs
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Durbs

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Posted:I'm going to upset people now and say that a bouncy castle is a really bad idea... Fun though it would be, it's an accident waiting to happen. I've been to 2 events where there has been a mix of bouncy castles and alcohol. Both have ended up with flashing blue lights.
Also, the noise from the generator is really annoying after a while shrug


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87wt2gxq7

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Posted:Suggestion/solution: Bouncy only inflated from the late morning to early afternoon, ie before people get too drunk and to limit the annoying noise and fumes?

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MikefromGlos
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MikefromGlos

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Posted:its play though people dont sleep/are still getting drunk at that time

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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Posted:yeah I've seen several boots to the face on them.. if there is one - can you please make everyone take off their shoes??

thanks smile


I honour you as an aspect of myself..

You are never to old to storm a bouncey castle..

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87wt2gxq7

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Posted:while it's up, have a Bouncy Nazi making sure that no-one goes on the bouncy castle with shoes on or in a state of intoxication, on pain of Dave? wink

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