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Dunc
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Dunc

playing the days away
Location: The Middle lands, United Kingd...

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


Let's relight this forum ubblove

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FireNix
BRONZE Member since Apr 2001

FireNix

old hand
Location: India/Bristol

Total posts: 904
Posted:Can that someone - also PM me with it - thanks

Feel the Flame
Phirenix

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MikefromGlos
SILVER Member since Jul 2006

MikefromGlos

Hitman
Location: Gloucester England

Total posts: 985
Posted:come on the t-shirts the t-shirts i made mine in like what a hour...

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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UCOF
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UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:Will - was Gremlin_Lou if i remember correctly. smile

Though, that information is totally useless, so I dont really know why i said it. Then again, it was probably to make everyone in this thread jealous that we went to Common Ground last year and they didnt ubblol



(I still have that footage of you there, ive been almost as slack as Strugz at getting it to you, sorry!)


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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted: Written by: UnderControlOrFailure


ive been almost as slack as Strugz at getting it to you, sorry!)



None can surpass Strugz in slackness - they invented the word for him


Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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hexagonic


hexagonic

Clubbles Jugs
Location: Manchester

Total posts: 1687
Posted:all the fire show from common ground, including my solo and passing dropathons have been uploaded onto the spherculism site.

the badges are still cool do you still have yours?


ah wah wah wah a wah wah

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UCOF
SILVER Member since Apr 2002

UCOF

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 15414
Posted:Umm.. somewhere I think.

ubbrollsmile


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Lizzybeth


Lizzybeth

Lizzy hearts sunshine hoop
Location: midlands!

Total posts: 272
Posted:eeeeeermmmm. question... where are the actual play photos?? the ones mech took?? i have waited sort of patiently....and im in need of some distraction..maybe in the form of these photos smile

if i could be a busy busy bee...

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TastesLikePurple
GOLD Member since Aug 2005

TastesLikePurple

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Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Total posts: 498
Posted:yeh i was thinking that - it seems they've taken the gallery completely off the play website at the moment....

Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
Location: wombling free..., United Kingd...

Total posts: 8737
Posted:Yeah Step pull your finger out.. wherever it may be tongue

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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UnclassifiedLeggyGirl
BRONZE Member since Aug 2006

UnclassifiedLeggyGirl

One day penguins will take over the world
Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Total posts: 916
Posted:mike: make me a tshirt for next year then ^_^

ummmm...........anybody have any suggestions as to what i can put here?!

mjk is monitoring your interwebs!

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why
BRONZE Member since Mar 2004

not _Y_
Location: Scotland

Total posts: 720
Posted: Written by: Poiboy


 Written by: TheBovrilMonkey


 Written by: Poiboy


just do what mike did and come with a t shirt saying mikefromglos, i'll do it next year tongue



Won't that get a bit confusing, with both you and mike wearing shirts with his name on?

tongue



well duh, the whole idea of me also wearing a mikefromglos t shirt is to confuse everyone! tongue

someone remind me to make a MikeyfromGlas one b4 the next one :o)



You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" George Bernard Shaw

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MikefromGlos
SILVER Member since Jul 2006

MikefromGlos

Hitman
Location: Gloucester England

Total posts: 985
Posted:have i got my own cult now then

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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Antti_Everything
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Antti_Everything

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Location: Jrvenp, Finland

Total posts: 446
Posted:Hey...

I put my pics from Play on Flickr... http://flickr.com/photos/anttisuniala/sets/72157601424186862/

Thanks for a nice festival.


Point your toes.

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TastesLikePurple
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TastesLikePurple

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Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Total posts: 498
Posted:Those pictures are wicked! you got some awesome action shots - nice one wink

Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

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

Total posts: 4525
Posted:wonderful photos!!! bounce

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

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UnclassifiedLeggyGirl
BRONZE Member since Aug 2006

UnclassifiedLeggyGirl

One day penguins will take over the world
Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Total posts: 916
Posted:yep, great photots biggrin does anyone else have any??

ummmm...........anybody have any suggestions as to what i can put here?!

mjk is monitoring your interwebs!

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_Clare_
BRONZE Member since Oct 2002

_Clare_

Still wiggling
Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland (UK)

Total posts: 5967
Posted:Ohh...

Love the first pic of Rob ubblol

And nice one of Si and Durbin too biggrin

And pretty Ros lady ubblove

And Strugnell was actually there then?! smile Sweet...

Ermm... hold on... Nick is blonde?!!!!

What?!!

ubblol

Good to see you all...

hug


Getting to the other side smile

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Twerpy
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Twerpy

newbie
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 20
Posted:Those are some really nice photos! First set I've seen with one of me in smile

I've finally got mine up. Feel free to tag anyone I've missed...

http://hs.facebook.com/album.php?aid=43640&l=1e06b&id=834950121


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shocked_prawn
SILVER Member since Apr 2007

shocked_prawn

old hand
Location: Sunderland, UK

Total posts: 865
Posted:i have noticed that loads of people seem to have photos of the back of my head, but none of me! haha oh well i expect thats a good thing

Proud Co-Owner of PoiBoi
Owned by J.A.C

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Lizzybeth


Lizzybeth

Lizzy hearts sunshine hoop
Location: midlands!

Total posts: 272
Posted: Written by: _Clare_


Ermm... hold on... Nick is blonde?!!!!

What?!!



yep and he looks pretty that way wink


if i could be a busy busy bee...

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Antti_Everything
GOLD Member since Aug 2003

Antti_Everything

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Location: Jrvenp, Finland

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Posted:Thanks for the comments.

If anybody has my show from Play on video I would love to have it. Please. Thank you.


Point your toes.

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why
BRONZE Member since Mar 2004

not _Y_
Location: Scotland

Total posts: 720
Posted: Written by: Antti_Everything


Thanks for the comments.



they're deserved... shiney shiney pics

has Mech got his sorted yet ubbrollsmile?


You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" George Bernard Shaw

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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:Bloody brilliant pics... biggrin

Makes me feel so much better for leaving my camera in the tent for the entire festival! frown


"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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why
BRONZE Member since Mar 2004

not _Y_
Location: Scotland

Total posts: 720
Posted: Written by: Neon_Shaolin



Makes me feel so much better for leaving my camera in the tent for the entire festival! frown

I've some "interesting" ones of you and a stick.. ubbloco


You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" George Bernard Shaw

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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:Just the one, dear? wink

Do show...... rolleyes


"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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why
BRONZE Member since Mar 2004

not _Y_
Location: Scotland

Total posts: 720
Posted: Written by: Neon_Shaolin


Just the one, dear? wink

Do show...... rolleyes


well a few with two too
but a particularly fun one of one staff floating on an elbow

and many pics with good comical faces wink ubblol

need to get my own internet up and upload pics (currently abusing comp at a work experience placement)


You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" George Bernard Shaw

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hexagonic


hexagonic

Clubbles Jugs
Location: Manchester

Total posts: 1687
Posted:http://www.homeofpoi.com/gallery/showpho...=500&page=1

Well I can't work out how to post a picture onto a thread. Here's the picture I took at the end of my act smile


ah wah wah wah a wah wah

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[Nx?]
BRONZE Member since Nov 2001

[Nx?]

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Europe,Scotland,Both

Total posts: 3749
Posted:wave id like video of my show too.... wave

This is a post by tom, all spelling is deleberate
-><- Kallisti

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_Poiboy_
GOLD Member since Jan 2004

_Poiboy_

bastard child of satan
Location: Raanana, Israel

Total posts: 1113
Posted:Nx- you're the one who did contact in the main show right?
I have a video of your show, PM me or send me a message on MSN and i'll send it to you.


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why
BRONZE Member since Mar 2004

not _Y_
Location: Scotland

Total posts: 720
Posted: Written by: Poiboy


Nx- you're the one who did contact in the main show right?


yip, the grumpy one that followed Meg


You see things; and you say, 'Why?' But I dream things that never were; and I say, "Why not?" George Bernard Shaw

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