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Mint Sauce
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Posted:juggle weavesmiley Manchester Spinners Meet up and stuff weavesmiley juggle



Hi all If you are looking for people to spin poi with in the North west this is the place to be.



For any one new to this sight DONT READ THE WHOLE THREAD it has been going a long time and contains lots of old information and chat about previous meet ups and organisation stuff just go to the last few posts to find out the most up-to-date information on current events.



First a bit of info the Manchester spinners lot is no professional spinning troop or organised events it is just a group of people who get together to enjoy themselves. The first meet up was organised way beck in September 04 http://delizium.fotopic.net/c291964.html
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The crowd has changed a bit from back then but we have kept a few old timers we welcome all along to come and join us for a spin whether you be experienced or a complete beginner we are willing to teach and learn from you.



Their is no set time for the meet ups they are usually organised around when people can make it and how long they can stay.



I will try to update this first post as often as I can with the most up-to-date info on meet ups and club nights that allow spinning but if I'm being a bit lax just find the last few posts foe up-to-date info (like I said before werent you paying attention)



To date the standard meets have gone as meet up in Piccadilly gardens at 4pm (nice central point where every one can get to) Then move on down to the Gas Works/CastleField or Plat fields Park depending on the wether till everyone gets to cold/tired/burned then on to the pub

( anybody who doesnt know where this is it can be arranged for someone to come meet you at the train station or wherever you are coming from .) smile

{ ubblove We are a nice bunch like that ubblove}



Accommodation for a night can usually be arranged but you need to sort this well in advance no just turning up expecting somewhere to sleep eek





(more to be added and all to be spell checked soon)



pm me any info you would like to add



before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Posted:Sunday 23rd should be good for me I think.

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Posted:Rah.
It's ON!
Everyone comes up on Saturday for food and then kips on jenna's floor, and then spinnage on Sunday!

Yea, or nay?


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Posted:fraid i cant make it thne ill be working heay shifts till after christmas, but not to worry have fun!

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Posted: Written by: =Flashpoint=


Rah.
It's ON!
Everyone comes up on Saturday for food and then kips on jenna's floor, and then spinnage on Sunday!

Yea, or nay?



yea, all welcome to mine on the sat, ill make some xmas food biggrin, we can have brandy in front of the fire ubblove, i also have a spare room up for dibs....


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Posted:Not sure I can afford the meal and stuff on the saturday but am deffinatly up for a spin on Sunday. Could do with getting some new pictures. I think I have converted some new spinners in Amsterdam as well smile

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Posted:Right, last call.

Dinner and drinks at Jen's then a big meet on Sunday.
PM me or Jen to discuss/call


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Posted:cant wait biggrin tis gonbna be fun

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Mint Sauce
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Posted:hope you all have fun while im at work frown

before i met those lot i thought they'd be a bunch of dreadlocked hippies that smoked, set things on fire ,and drank a lot of tea but then when i met them....oh wait (PyroWill)

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Posted:come after work wink

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Posted:is there still a meet tomorrow then?

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Posted:just spoke to sim. He's heading up from stoke and I should be in castlefield between 5 & 6.

See you guys there!


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Posted:hi! I just arrived from france on the 5th of january and i used to be in a juggling association fo 4 years, taking part and organising music and juggling festivals with littles fire juggling shows... so now that i'm in manchester i'm searching for people to practice with, meetings, events in clubs... to do fire pois, ropes, fire spitting... : ) so if u have any news please let me now

thanks

by the way my name is fabien wink


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Posted:ahhh i had the most boring night in work today, hope you guys were all having fun!!

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Posted:i not well. I have bad sleeps from mad catz. I be in cold all afternoon. I be hungover.

Argh.


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Posted:awwww have a cuppa

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Posted:Sorry I couldn't make it at the weekend. It was a friends birthday Friday so went for drinks after they finished work on Saturday and back to theirs for takeaway and a movie.
Then Sunday I had family stuff to attend to which I only found out about towards the end of last week. Hope everyone had fun.


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Posted:So did anything materialise? Jens sounded like fun, I should have logged on earlyer. Still...the weathers cold at christmas and there has been work on the tracks so it wouldnt be practical for me to meet, and I dont get time off at christmas, only christmas day which is optional, everything else depends how my rota falls, its crap working in a call center.

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Posted:yup had a meet, bout ten of us there, was good lark, but castlefield was well icy, millhouse made a great entrance and tobi took a fall

and then went to pub for a couple

i also found a great name for a pub in eccles next day

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Posted:I'm buying that pub! smile

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Posted:yeh but then you would have a pub in eccles, you would need to buy it then transport the whole thing to somewhere better

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Posted:Or transport everything better to eccles

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Posted:That doesn't work Joe, it's Eccles, which is in Salford!

I say just buy a pub and rename it that smile


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Posted: Written by: freakyjuggler


hi! I just arrived from france on the 5th of january and i used to be in a juggling association fo 4 years, taking part and organising music and juggling festivals with littles fire juggling shows... so now that i'm in manchester i'm searching for people to practice with, meetings, events in clubs... to do fire pois, ropes, fire spitting... : ) so if u have any news please let me now

thanks

by the way my name is fabien wink



wavehello Fabien - welcome to Manc for 5th. We're a pretty disorganised lot around these parts (Bloody Hippies! peace ) but we usually manage to get together once a month. Not sure when january's will be, but keep checking this thread and there'll be one in the next 2 or 3 weeks I'm sure hug

In fact guys, why don't we set a date - Fabien arrives on 5th, there's my b'day on 6th and Cantus' on 12th. Any takers for Sat 12th or Sun 13th?

Soz missed you all at Jen's and the meet - had a real crappy month. Think I'm allergic to work shrug

Wuv you tho kiss


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Posted:awww hows your shoulder doing?

12th or 13th sounds good to me enough time to get it of wokr i hope smile hug


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Posted:13th! Yay! Cake for all!

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Posted:ooooooooh pete has a point cake would be good

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Posted:Sunday 13th would be good for me. I'm leaving Manchester in 3 weeks time and so that might be the best date for me personally - I'd really like to have one last meet and spin with you guys before I leave.

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Posted:A quick pop in to say a late 'HAPPY NEW YEAR' to everyone here and wishes them a productive year for spinning and a fantastic year in general!

Stay gay and spinny!

xxx

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Posted:Dave! we miss you!, when do you get back? Hope your having lots of fun hug

this apple juice is a bit milky isnt it?!

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