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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

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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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TastesLikePurple
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Posted:damn straight! tongue

Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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LazyAngel
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Posted:*bump*

any word on date/location for 2008 yet?

and...

*cough*2006DVD*cough*


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Rellizate
GOLD Member since Feb 2007

Rellizate

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Location: Cambridge, UK

Total posts: 719
Posted:Yeah anything?

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_Poiboy_
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_Poiboy_

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Total posts: 1113
Posted:*insert joke about them planning a march release here* tongue

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simta
BRONZE Member since Apr 2006

simta

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Total posts: 1182
Posted:i think it should def stay last weekend of july

"the geeks have got you" - Gayle

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UCOF
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Posted:Any pictures either? umm

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Rellizate
GOLD Member since Feb 2007

Rellizate

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Posted:Last week of july means I can only go 1 day. frown

March!!! :P smile


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TastesLikePurple
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TastesLikePurple

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Posted:i think they arleady said it would deffo stay last weekend in july, and that it would stay at the same farm again too smile ... i think...

We should start placing bets - mine is that we get to Play 2008 without the 2006 dvd being finished... still... tongue biggrin


Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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Durbs
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Posted:Who says the DVDs not finished?
It might not be printed, but it is finished...
Very good it is too tongue


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Wild Child
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Posted:Now that's just mean - taunting us like that spank

Bloody Hippies biggrin


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animatEd
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Posted:And the 2007 DVD? Release date yet?

[/cat amongst the pigeons]


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Water can flow, or it can Crash.
Be Water My Friend.

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Devilsarmy
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Posted:is the play dates been released yet?

Actually back on HoP guys ...

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Nate
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Posted:ed.... sometime next year ubblol

I like Languages.

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Skulduggery
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Skulduggery

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Posted:Did the 2006 one ever come out?

Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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Lizzybeth

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Posted:i think not.... smile and i have given up hope smile will just live on happy memories.

if i could be a busy busy bee...

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LazyAngel
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Posted:nooooo... don't give up hope!

 Written by: Durbs


Who says the DVDs not finished?
It might not be printed, but it is finished...
Very good it is too tongue



Is there any chance of a release date then?


Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

Like sex, I'm much more interesting in real life than online.

'Be the change you want to see in the world around you' - Ghandi

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Durbs
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Durbs

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Posted:ubblol There's always a chance smile

People need to bully Strugz really.


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LazyAngel
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Posted:tease tongue

Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

Like sex, I'm much more interesting in real life than online.

'Be the change you want to see in the world around you' - Ghandi

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Skulduggery
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Skulduggery

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Posted:I can't bully Strugz, he is a master with big sticks and he might hit me with one!

Feed me Chocolate!!! Feed me NOW!

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jo_rhymes
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jo_rhymes

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Posted:How can we bully Strugz when he's disappeared off the HoP planet?

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

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=Flashpoint=
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=Flashpoint=

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Posted:use the remote Strugz prodder, the one he uses to get into vans.

ohmygodlaserbeamspewpewpew!
ubbrollsmileubbrollsmileubbrollsmileubbrollsmile

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Skulduggery
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Skulduggery

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Posted:Flashy does that mean we must prod him with a hammer... or was it a spanner*, I forget.

*Not The lovely Anna Spanner, just a metal one. I'm sure if we prodded him with Anna Spanner he would be to busy looking at her loveliness and chatting to her to ever finish the video.


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Neon_Shaolin
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Posted: Written by: =Flashpoint=


use the remote Strugz prodder


wave


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mcp
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Posted: Written by: Neon_Shaolin


 Written by: =Flashpoint=


use the remote Strugz prodder


wave



I'm pressing all the buttons but I can't get it to work!


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"the still legendary" - Kaskade

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Mynci
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Posted:I could just knock on his front door tongue but where's the fun in that.



*thinks*



actually there could be quite a lot of fun in that devil


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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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

Momma Bear
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Posted:we could all knock on his front door and protest with banners and things til he gives us all DVDs

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

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Rellizate
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Rellizate

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Posted: Written by: jo_rhymes


we could all knock on his front door and protest with banners and things til he gives us all DVDs



I'm up for that! rolleyes


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Mr_Chutney
SILVER Member since Apr 2003

Mr_Chutney

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Location: Herefordshire

Total posts: 1711
Posted:Is 2008 in planning/ preparation yet?

Is it happening at all?

Who is organising it?

Planning one's calendar raises such questions...


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LazyAngel
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LazyAngel

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Total posts: 2895
Posted:*le sigh*

even if PLAY happens this year, odds are I'm not going to be able to participate as fully as I'd like

*mumblegrumblemutterbloodyMBAmumblegrumblemutter*


Because ActiveAngel sounds like a feminine deodorant

Like sex, I'm much more interesting in real life than online.

'Be the change you want to see in the world around you' - Ghandi

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Rellizate
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Rellizate

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Posted:Whhhhhat why not?!

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