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mattbassman
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

mattbassman

Southern Lights Whore
Location: Dorset, United Kingdom

Total posts: 51
Posted:Hi there, we have confirmed the same site for next year. 13-14-15th June. Announcments and discussion can be found HERE!!!

See you there

xxx



As a PS...

If you joined our forum a while ago, we suffered a catastrophic forum failure frown So please rejoin.

Many thanks and see you at SL 2008

Matt

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

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

Total posts: 8737
Posted:Dude... I think you may be a little bit early ubblol

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bluecat


bluecat

geek, level 1
Location: everywhere

Total posts: 5300
Posted:and have you checked it doesn't clash this time? wink

Holistic Spinner (I hope)

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

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

Total posts: 8737
Posted:ROFLMAO ubblol ubblol

I think that's why he put it up a little early best toggle this thread for next year so we don't lose it biggrin


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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blu_valley
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

blu_valley

fluffy mess
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 197
Posted:eagerness is next to wetliness ubblol I'm so there! 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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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3999
Posted:and the carnival in my town isn;t on at that date yeay *toggles thread* biggrin

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

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

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

Total posts: 4525
Posted:toggle ubblol

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

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JtJ


JtJ

Check ya later
Location: Lower Shaw Farm

Total posts: 500
Posted:I'll bring my birthday forwards 2 days to keep tradition.

Jake the Juggler

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Yakumo
SILVER Member since May 2006

Yakumo

veteran
Location: Oxfordshire, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1237
Posted:you may as well rename the whole thing the annual 'JtJ Birthday Lightshow' now guys biggrin

Blinded by Hyperlights, please donate generously grin

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LMSP
BRONZE Member since Aug 2005

LMSP

veteran
Location: , United Kingdom

Total posts: 1588
Posted:Southern lights in asociation with JtJ and the Birthday brigade ubblol

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TastesLikePurple
GOLD Member since Aug 2005

TastesLikePurple

addict
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Total posts: 498
Posted:oh hey clever with the whole post a year early so it won't clash with anything - still clashes with my Alevel exams though! it's bad enough i missed going this year frown fingers crossed i don't have any exams on those days! ubbrollsmile

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:If you have exams on saturdays and sundays then I think your school / college sucks tongue the friday will probably be arrivals and a band / fire show starting 6-8ish in the evening plenty of time to get down from nottingham ubblol

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TastesLikePurple
GOLD Member since Aug 2005

TastesLikePurple

addict
Location: Nottingham, United Kingdom

Total posts: 498
Posted:i was, of course, referring to friday, but you do make a good point - should be able to make it! see you all there wink ...in a year... ubbrollsmile

Thoughts arrive like butterflies...

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rin_666
SILVER Member since Jul 2006

rin_666

enthusiast
Location: cambridge, United Kingdom

Total posts: 223
Posted:I am SO there this time!!! maybe by then I'll be spinning fire :P

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mattbassman
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

mattbassman

Southern Lights Whore
Location: Dorset, United Kingdom

Total posts: 51
Posted:NEWSFLASH....
Our original caterers have confirmed for 2008 YAY.
We are pleased to welcome onboard "Sorry No Burgers" who we've worked with at a few festivals last season and their food is really something else, great portions and great prices. Mmmm
More updates can be found on the SL 2008 thread @ www.flamefireshows.com.
Yum yum


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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

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

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Posted:Newsflash!!

we want to know your preference people..
the opportunity has arisen for us to get Nizlopi (JCB Song) for our festival in June.

We want to know:

Do you want them wink i.e would you prefer a band like nizlpoi playing a chilled afternoon set

OR

a cheaper band with our limited funds spent elsewhere around the festival.

We ask because we want to put on want YOU want to see wink post here or PM me biggrin


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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3999
Posted:confused i know its not much help but i have no idea, just thought i would post anyway. hug *is very glad she is not trying to make the choice*

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

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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

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

Total posts: 4525
Posted:I don't think I've ever heard of Nizlopi, I may have done, but I'm not bothered either way. I'll be going anyway! ubblol

IMHO, i think the festival is a great opportunity for newer bands to play.


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

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GothFrogette
BRONZE Member since Oct 2004

GothFrogette

grumpy poorly froggy
Location: Nuneaton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 3999
Posted:And when you have a festie full of spinners who make the most out of any situation you guys are in for a winner no matter what you decide.

Jo ubblove i know you can do this yourself but still...
http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=Nizlopi&search=Search


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mattbassman
SILVER Member since Oct 2003

mattbassman

Southern Lights Whore
Location: Dorset, United Kingdom

Total posts: 51
Posted:I do want to raise the profile of the festival by getting a "Name" band and Nizlopi are bloody fantastic live. I need to make the desicion by the end of the week so feedback asap please....

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Seye
SILVER Member since Mar 2005

Seye

Geek
Location: Manchester, UK

Total posts: 1261
Posted:I think it would be amazing to have them play.

Theyre one of the best Live bands I've ever seen.

(P.S. I'm still working on that stuff you asked me about matt.)


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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

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

Total posts: 4525
Posted:thanks Froggy, had a listen and they sound awesome smile

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

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Durbs
BRONZE Member since Sep 2001

Durbs

Classically British
Location: Epsom, Surrey, England

Total posts: 5688
Posted:Pssst - Wobbly Squadron wink

Burner of Toast
Spinner of poi
Slacker of enormous magnitude

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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

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

Total posts: 8737
Posted: Written by: Durbs



Pssst - Wobbly Squadron wink





Taken into account wink I like your taste in music Durbs it matches my own.so I'll send Matt that way biggrin


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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

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

Total posts: 4525
Posted:yay! my friend Rae is in Wobbly Squadron bounce

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jemima (jem)
SILVER Member since Dec 2002

jemima (jem)

Pooh-Bah
Location: london, United Kingdom

Total posts: 1750
Posted:Nizlopi would be fricken brilliant biggrin if you could get them

Never assume
Always Acknowledge

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Birgit
BRONZE Member since Jan 2005

Birgit

had her carpal tunnel surgery already thanks v much
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

Total posts: 4145
Posted:I've heard of them, so they must be reasonably popular... given that I'll be in Bristol then it should be doable to go biggrin easier than getting there from Scotland!

"vices are like genitals - most are ugly to behold, and yet we find that our own are dear to us."
(G.W. Dahlquist)

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_Aime_
SILVER Member since Jan 2004

_Aime_

Carpal \'Tunnel
Location: Hastings, United Kingdom

Total posts: 4172
Posted:Personally, I would spend the money on other areas of the festival making them tip top rahter than let them slip just to have a big name in.

Stick four monkeys on stage with cardboard box and elastic band guitars and I'd be happy.

Whilst music is important, I just dont think its justifiable spending what I'm pressuming is going to be alot of money, to have a name that everybody knows.

Plus I think its nice to see newer bands getting exposure smile


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blu_valley
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

blu_valley

fluffy mess
Location: Brighton, United Kingdom

Total posts: 197
Posted:What Aimee said....it's a nice idea, but I think that limited funds could be spent elsewhere. smile

"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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jo_rhymes
SILVER Member since Apr 2005

jo_rhymes

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

Total posts: 4525
Posted:Ditto Aimee and Blu.

I think a nice cafe would be better next time. That burger van was rubbish (no offence) but for a vegetarian, all you can eat is chips really. Chips and burgers for breakfast was a bit grim. hug


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Mynci
BRONZE Member since Apr 2005

Mynci

Macaque of all trades
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Total posts: 8737
Posted:I think smaller band too,

and Jo the caterers in 2008 are called sorry no burgers, massive portions of REAL food ,vegetarian with meat option and last time I saw them that option was good biggrin meals are reasonably priced. Really nice grub tongue


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