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Dunc
Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands
Member Since: 19th Aug 2003
Total posts: 7263
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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GothFrogette
GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton
Member Since: 10th Oct 2004
Total posts: 3999
Posted:very very true ubblol

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

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Rellizate
Rellizate

old hand
Location: Cambridge, UK
Member Since: 10th Feb 2007
Total posts: 719
Posted:Damn, I wish I could come, but i'm on holiday then. frown

Oh well, I will guess I will just have to come in 2008 then.


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MikefromGlos
MikefromGlos

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Location: Gloucester England
Member Since: 10th Jul 2006
Total posts: 985
Posted:Do you need people to help set up this year if so i would be glad to volunteer same with the tidying up at the end i got nothing better to do so might as well give you guys a hand.

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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E_V_I_L
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Mosh-mosh-mosh-mosh.
Location: Midlands
Member Since: 31st Jul 2003
Total posts: 346
Posted:So ... where can I get a ticket then ? Still not on sale yet ? That's just cruel!

ARGHNESS!!!!


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oli
not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...
Member Since: 24th Jul 2003
Total posts: 2052
Posted:what are the real dates for play? im confused, i reckon its either the 18th - 20th july or the 25th to 29th of july... this thread seems to say both. anyone know for sure... just trying to work out a few things....

Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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Durbs
Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England
Member Since: 23rd Sep 2001
Total posts: 5688
Posted:The latter smile

25-29th July


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oli
not with cactus
Location: bristol/ southern eastern devo...
Member Since: 24th Jul 2003
Total posts: 2052
Posted:cool beerchug

Me train running low on soul coal
They push+pull tactics are driving me loco
They shouldn't do that no no no

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mech
mech

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: "In your ear"
Member Since: 9th Jun 2003
Total posts: 6207
Posted:ticketts ould be soon...

else someone will get beaten up i suspect....


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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings
Member Since: 2nd Jan 2004
Total posts: 4172
Posted:The DVD, tickets, and anything else that you guys keep pestering about will all come in due time.



Just sit back, relax, wait, and be thankful that you dont have the rather large load of stuff to do that the organizers have to do at the momant!



meditate grouphug


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Motley
Motley

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Location: UK
Member Since: 9th Oct 2005
Total posts: 434
Posted:wave Aimee, hope your gonna be there again this year, who else would I acrobalance and do weird 2 person 1 set of poi routines with confused

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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings
Member Since: 2nd Jan 2004
Total posts: 4172
Posted:I remember that! I can still vaguely remember how it goes as well ubblol

Aw thats brought back lots of lovely memories biggrin

Will most certainly be there smile hug


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mech
mech

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Total posts: 6207
Posted:bounce



where is the committee when you need them, i need to talk to a couple of them.......


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Durbs
Durbs

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Location: Epsom, Surrey, England
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Total posts: 5688
Posted:Here tongue

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newgabe
newgabe

what goes around comes around. unless you're into stalls.
Location: Bali
Member Since: 3rd Mar 2005
Total posts: 4030
Posted:I wanna be there!!!!!

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

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mech
mech

Carpal \'Tunnel
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Total posts: 6207
Posted:well, now you are here, what do you think

*shows durbs*


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strugz
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Location: Southampton - Possibly...
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Total posts: 3964
Posted:crap - is what i think ubbloco



(dude just looked and igonore the above comment - fookin wicked - seriously - well done, obviously need more stuff from us, but ....... in a nutshell :love)



Gabe please send us a cardboad cut out of you so we can hav you on th gate again this year! biggrin biggrin hug

EDITED_BY: strugz (1177582074)


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Motley
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Posted: Written by: Aime


I remember that! I can still vaguely remember how it goes as well ubblol



I cant confused You'll just have to remind me!

 Written by: Aime

Aw thats brought back lots of lovely memories biggrin

Will most certainly be there smile hug



ahh good times good times!! Can't wait biggrin biggrin

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TastesLikePurple
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Posted:hmm so what's this mystery proposal which is apparantly 'fooking wicked' and deserves a 'seriously - well done'? i'm very curious and if it doesn't involve a large paddling pool full of jelly i'll be very dissapointed!
ubbrollsmile


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Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings
Member Since: 2nd Jan 2004
Total posts: 4172
Posted: Written by: Motley


I cant confused You'll just have to remind me!



Er...mini pendu thingy 1, 2, 3, 4....piroutetty thingy? behind the head pendulum....then some other bits..and another bit, then that took us back to the beginning.

See? Still fresh in my memory ubblol


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mech
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Posted: Written by: TastesLikePurple


hmm so what's this mystery proposal which is apparantly 'fooking wicked' and deserves a 'seriously - well done'? i'm very curious and if it doesn't involve a large paddling pool full of jelly i'll be very dissapointed!
ubbrollsmile



there will come a time when its time for you all to know.....

till that time bounce im [censored] well chuffed with the responce so far!


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Just_Another_Clown
Just_Another_Clown

old hand
Location: London
Member Since: 1st Jul 2005
Total posts: 965
Posted:I cant believe I am missing this AGAIN frown frown frown Well I hope you all have a great time....I will give you lot a call from Cape Town :P

Q:"How many Jugglers Does it take to change a light bulb?"
A:"One, but another 99 others saying,'I could do that if I only practised more'" biggrin biggrin

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MikefromGlos
MikefromGlos

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Location: Gloucester England
Member Since: 10th Jul 2006
Total posts: 985
Posted:umm i just thought of a small problem due to various reasons i cant pay for a ticket off the net but i am def coming is there a way around this?

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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mech
mech

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Posted:you can pay by cheque i think, you have been able to do so in previous years....

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mech
mech

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: "In your ear"
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Total posts: 6207
Posted:CALLING DURBS AND STRUGZ!

NEED TO TALK TO YOU TWO AGAIN!

go have a look again, something has changed......

pm me and ill tell you what it is.....


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Posted:enuf with the little changes = just finish it already tongue

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mech
mech

Carpal \'Tunnel
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Total posts: 6207
Posted:well i just nailed it shitless, so its very broken again now....[censored]!

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bluecat
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Location: everywhere
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Total posts: 5300
Posted:i dunno, it looks the same to me ubblol

sort it out!


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mech
mech

Carpal \'Tunnel
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Total posts: 6207
Posted:i ma trying, i need to fix a problem first, and once i have done that, then its all gravy

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Posted:no! organic locally sourced vegetable stock!

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mech
mech

Carpal \'Tunnel
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Total posts: 6207
Posted:no gravy

made properly form the juices....


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