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BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival

Eric the Viking 12 Jun 02 - 04:05 PM
Noreen 12 Jun 02 - 04:33 PM
Eric the Viking 12 Jun 02 - 06:21 PM
Raggytash 12 Jun 02 - 07:08 PM
IanN 13 Jun 02 - 02:58 AM
English Jon 13 Jun 02 - 05:27 AM
vectis 13 Jun 02 - 06:17 AM
Eric the Viking 13 Jun 02 - 01:46 PM
Mrs.Duck 13 Jun 02 - 07:17 PM
Eric the Viking 14 Jun 02 - 02:33 PM
nutty 14 Jun 02 - 06:03 PM
Malcolm Douglas 14 Jun 02 - 09:24 PM
Eric the Viking 15 Jun 02 - 07:14 AM
Malcolm Douglas 15 Jun 02 - 08:07 AM
Eric the Viking 17 Jun 02 - 02:41 PM
Col K 17 Jun 02 - 02:51 PM
Liz the Squeak 17 Jun 02 - 05:02 PM
Eric the Viking 29 Jun 02 - 07:18 AM
Peter K (Fionn) 29 Jun 02 - 09:15 PM
Eric the Viking 30 Jun 02 - 05:16 AM
Eric the Viking 30 Jun 02 - 06:20 AM
Liz the Squeak 30 Jun 02 - 06:43 AM
Eric the Viking 30 Jun 02 - 03:00 PM
Mrs.Duck 30 Jun 02 - 07:06 PM
Eric the Viking 02 Jul 02 - 01:31 PM
Mrs.Duck 02 Jul 02 - 06:04 PM
Manitas_at_home 03 Jul 02 - 04:27 AM
GUEST,MC Fat 03 Jul 02 - 10:03 AM
Pied Piper 03 Jul 02 - 11:27 AM
Eric the Viking 03 Jul 02 - 01:20 PM
Ned Ludd 03 Jul 02 - 07:33 PM
Liz the Squeak 03 Jul 02 - 11:51 PM
Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull 03 Jul 02 - 11:55 PM
Liz the Squeak 04 Jul 02 - 01:14 AM
Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull 04 Jul 02 - 01:36 AM
Abuwood 04 Jul 02 - 04:26 AM
nutty 04 Jul 02 - 07:32 AM
Mr Happy 04 Jul 02 - 07:39 AM
Dave the Gnome 04 Jul 02 - 04:05 PM
Col K 04 Jul 02 - 05:24 PM
Eric the Viking 04 Jul 02 - 07:02 PM
Noreen 04 Jul 02 - 08:04 PM
Mr Happy 05 Jul 02 - 05:46 AM
GUEST,Mike Cahill 05 Jul 02 - 01:39 PM
harpmaker 05 Jul 02 - 02:49 PM
nutty 05 Jul 02 - 04:11 PM
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Subject: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 12 Jun 02 - 04:05 PM

Hi all, just a plug for Cleckheaton folk festival in West Yorks in a few weeks time. (1st weekend in July-actually)

I believe them lunatics, Whorticulture are back again-well worth seeing and listening to+cat.(Hello lads) Anyone going to be there apart from me? let me know, we'll get together possibly

Cheers
Eric


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Noreen
Date: 12 Jun 02 - 04:33 PM

Me and the Shellbacks again, Eric!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 12 Jun 02 - 06:21 PM

luv to see ya Noreen.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Raggytash
Date: 12 Jun 02 - 07:08 PM

Hurrah, a chance to see some friendly faces again, the winter is such a long break from good music in the north. I'll alsohave to remind Abuwood to bring the sweat shirt and t shirt on order that were neglected from last year !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: IanN
Date: 13 Jun 02 - 02:58 AM

Don't forget there's the Middlewich Festival this weekend too!!!!!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: English Jon
Date: 13 Jun 02 - 05:27 AM

Middlewich is also to be a cultural event, so to speak. Have packed car up, and got to work, and then realised I've forgotten Duvet. Bugger. The cat is asleep on the passenger seat, he sends his regarrrrrrds.

Only trouble with Cleckheaton is that I'm likely to go to the pub and then spend about four thousand pounds that I don't have in the music shop next door!!!

See you on Friday folks!

Cheers EJ (+C)


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: vectis
Date: 13 Jun 02 - 06:17 AM

For the southerners there's the
First Travelling Folk Song and Ale
at Magham Down in East Sussex
The same weekend.
It's for singers, dancers, players, poets and audience. Something for everyone. Camping, pub (Harveys ales) and hall all on the same site.
North or south there's always somewhere to go to avoid mowing the lawn at weekends.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 13 Jun 02 - 01:46 PM

Middlewitch looks brilliant, canlas, long,-sorry narrow boats and folk music. Pity I can't get there.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 13 Jun 02 - 07:17 PM

And Tanglefoot will be there - Maddie just can't wait! She's slept with Terry's photo under her pillow since Moor and coast last year!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 14 Jun 02 - 02:33 PM

yes, they are a wicked band, suprised Rick or other Canadians don't know them-I beleive their ex mandolin player used to be a member here-can't remember his name.(Sorry)


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: nutty
Date: 14 Jun 02 - 06:03 PM

Cleckheaton always has a great atmosphere ........it's one of the great "little" festivals.
Unfortunately I shall miss it this year.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Malcolm Douglas
Date: 14 Jun 02 - 09:24 PM

Cleckheaton Folk Festival


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 15 Jun 02 - 07:14 AM

Hi Malcolm, that is the old site. The new site is here.

http://homepage.mac.com/jonkershaw/cff/

must get to grips with blue clicky things-Noreen seent me alink so I must get round to checking it out!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Malcolm Douglas
Date: 15 Jun 02 - 08:07 AM

Thanks, Eric; I didn't know they had a new one up. To make a hyper-link, typing

<a href=http://homepage.mac.com/jonkershaw/cff/>Cleckheaton Folk Festival</a>

will produce:  Cleckheaton Folk Festival


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 17 Jun 02 - 02:41 PM

Fank u Malcolm, cos I'm fick (actaully not enough time to learn this in a busy life)


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Col K
Date: 17 Jun 02 - 02:51 PM

Il be there too. See you all


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 17 Jun 02 - 05:02 PM

I might be there too.... you never know.....

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 29 Jun 02 - 07:18 AM

Only a week to go! See you there? Anyone going to the afternoon session in "the commerial"? Next to the music room.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Peter K (Fionn)
Date: 29 Jun 02 - 09:15 PM

Why is this a BS thread? Cleckheaton's not usually that bad.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 30 Jun 02 - 05:16 AM

-It must be me-being thick-sorry!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 30 Jun 02 - 06:20 AM

There isn't another catoagory for announcements, it's not a lyric request etc, nor public help question-so BS it is-I thought it stood for Bull shit!!

Where are we going to meet at Cleck if you want to?


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 30 Jun 02 - 06:43 AM

Eric, I thought this was going to be a private thing, just me and you.... should I bring the bike gear?? I'm bringing the flying goggles and the instant whip, I'm sure someone will lend us an airbed or two.....

I will be there but don't know what I'm doing yet.... story of my life....

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 30 Jun 02 - 03:00 PM

Just bring the inflateable rubber suit Liz-leave the bike gear, unless it's the lycra. See you next weekend


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 30 Jun 02 - 07:06 PM

Just printing the last of my reports so will be more than ready for it. Only five days to go. Can't wait to see Tanglefoot again!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 02 Jul 02 - 01:31 PM

Anyone else going?


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 02 Jul 02 - 06:04 PM

I may be thick but having looked at my tickets and the website I can't find anywhere that tells me where the campsite is. Does anyone know and could they give a map reference. Also does anyone know if we can put the caravan on site before we get our tickets or do we have to park the van outside the townhall? Alternatively Geoff could call into the office earlier in the day if we knew what time it opened. Also the compliment slip that came with our ticket showed the office as the organiser's home address - I wonder how many people turn up on their front step expecting tickets etc.! I expect we'll give Geoff Pickles a ring but it would have been useful to have had the info.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Manitas_at_home
Date: 03 Jul 02 - 04:27 AM

Last time I went I thought people were camping at the end of the road the town hall was in, very close to it.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: GUEST,MC Fat
Date: 03 Jul 02 - 10:03 AM

Will be there on Saturday & Sunday but I'm going to be a complete wuss and do the B&B bit. Is the Wickham still the best place for sing-a-rounds or is there owt good else.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Pied Piper
Date: 03 Jul 02 - 11:27 AM

Hi folks. Are their any tune sessions on Sunday lunchtime? I'm thinking of getting the train from Manchester. All the best PP.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 03 Jul 02 - 01:20 PM

The campsite is about 1 and 1/2 miles out of town, by the swimming pool-but there is a bus, I believe. Session in the commercial on Saturday pm, and outside the Wickham at several other times (not if it's persisting it down!) Sing arounds inside the Wickham at all hours of the day and night. Don't yet know about a sunday session, but most likely to be outside the Wickham.

Cheers


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Ned Ludd
Date: 03 Jul 02 - 07:33 PM

Yo Eric, I'll Be there! Some Shellbacking and running the rollin folk club on sat. 4.30 till 6.oo. Should be fun . I'll be in the Bigg Parade as well.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 03 Jul 02 - 11:51 PM

Hello Neddy!! Save some of that red wet stuff for me!!!

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull
Date: 03 Jul 02 - 11:55 PM

I might go as well, (it is very quiet at work now), were is it?


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 01:14 AM

Cleckheaton, like Brigadoon, only appears for a few hours each year.

It's a part of Huddersfield, but closer than that isn't revealed until you get there..... (it's marked on most maps... you can only see it sometimes though.....)

It's got a lovely town hall. I think.

It also has Eric the Viking and a whole moor full of sheep within riding distance..... be afraid... be very afraid......

PM Ned Ludd, he may be able to help you with directions, as he has a better sense of where he is than I do (directional talents of a dead stoat, me!). I'd guess from Hull, go to Huddersfield and turn left. I have to do the second star to the right and straight on til morning thing - which usually gets me to Newport Pagnell, even if I was aiming for Cornwall. I made it to Sheffield once.... just the once......

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Rt Revd Sir jOhn from Hull
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 01:36 AM

Thanks Liz, I will maybe see you there, though I am not sure wether my current car will make it ( I am driving a heap of crap Lada nowadays, and it only just made it to Beverley, 5 miles up the road!) so I might get a bus or hitch-hike.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Abuwood
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 04:26 AM

Will have to miss you guys as we are booked to dance in Dudley, Sorry Raggytash I have been carrying your gear around with me for a year and now I am going to miss you! Please email me a snail address and I will post it!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: nutty
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 07:32 AM

Alison .... you might catch up with Nick at Saddleworth


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Mr Happy
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 07:39 AM

john from hill

to get to cleck get on m62 from hull & turn off at junction 26 signposted cleckheaton.

i'm working on sat but hope to get down sat night & do sun as well. my mates jim & frank will be there + our chums taggart & wright.

i'll wear my mc badge i got from badger so you'll kno who i am so if you see me you can tell me who i am [its my age you kno]


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Dave the Gnome
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 04:05 PM

The Gnome will not be there unfortunately (or fortunately, depending on your point of view...) There will however be two secret mudcatters, diguised as half of Feet in Mouths, there on Saturday. Not sure where though. Maybe that too is secret??? Watch for loot, pillage and the handing out of Swinton Festival posters amongst all the other goings on and the walk up and resolutely say 'You are the secret mudcatters and I claim my quarter pound of black lace panties' and then see what happens. If they deny all knowledge it must be them!

Good luck all and have fun. Well, have something at least.

Cheers

Dave the Gnome


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Col K
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 05:24 PM

As said the camp site is by the swimming pool cum sports centre. Leave M62 at Jcn 26 follow signs to Clecky about two miles. Town Hall on left hand side of road camp site about a mile further on, on right hand side of road, it WILL be signed. When you get to camp site report to camp site workers/bosses whatever you want to call them, give them a/some beer and they will be happy to direct you to a place to put yor tent.

Guess who is doing the campsite this year?

OK Tis me!!!

Everything will be OK there just hope the weather is good to us campers,

See you there

Col.K


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 07:02 PM

! ! AND while you are at it-get your flyers about RICK FIELDING'S ONLY YORKSHIRE/ HUMBERSIDE GIG-Sept 29 @ the Viking hotel Goole from me, with ticket details, phone contact (Bill Sables) etc. YOU HEARD IT FIRST HERE! Or look on the desk with the other flyers at the Town hall/festival office-tell your friends!!!!!!!

See you over the wekend. I'll probably be at the commercial on Saturday afternoon, trying me best to keep up.

Have a great weekend folks.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Noreen
Date: 04 Jul 02 - 08:04 PM

If you see someone in a Shellback Chorus sweatshirt/poloshirt/t-shirt (depending on weather) on the mean streets of Cleckhuddersfax, follow them- they'll lead you to a great singaround, or at the very least a pub...

See y'all soon!

And I've got something interesting for you, Eric... :0)

Noreen


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Mr Happy
Date: 05 Jul 02 - 05:46 AM

talking to a mate last night, he said the campsite is prone to flooding- do i need to take[bring] precautions?


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: GUEST,Mike Cahill
Date: 05 Jul 02 - 01:39 PM

In the past when the weather has been damp, thay have tried to keep caravans, and motorhomes and cars on the hard standing of the pool car park because the exit to the site is up a 20degree sloap (sp?) it very quickly becomes a mud slide. Believe me it has been damp round here the past few days!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: harpmaker
Date: 05 Jul 02 - 02:49 PM

We have not got tickets, will we be able to to come over and stay on the campsite in our campervan? Will it cost?


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: nutty
Date: 05 Jul 02 - 04:11 PM

Harpmaker .... you can usually stay in the car park behind the Town Hall if you are self contained but you need to get there relatively early to get a flat spot as the car park is on a slope. I've done this a number of times and never had a problem.


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Liz the Squeak
Date: 07 Jul 02 - 04:07 PM

Well Bratling and I had a wonderful time, so busy with my particular dance team that I never actually saw any of the festival (booked from 10.30 to 4.00 with only 2 1/2 hr breaks, used to get from venue to venue.... After that (having got to bed at 3.30am, and woken up by a frog at 6.00am....), was too tired to do anything but go back and fill my head with green goop. Managed to hear the Shellbacks though, they were outside the pub opposite the Town Hall whilst I was sitting in the car park behind the Town Hall (drooling over a Triumph Bonneville)!

What do you mean you didn't see us?? Geoff and Mrs Duck did.... I was with the Biggest Morris Dance team in the country.... their newest member won his baldricks at another venue today....

LTS


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Mrs.Duck
Date: 07 Jul 02 - 06:12 PM

That's right I saw Liz and her baldricks!! A great weekend and not even one raindrop!!!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Cleckheaton Folk festival
From: Ned Ludd
Date: 07 Jul 02 - 06:49 PM

Great weekend but I've got to go to work to recover. Glad you made it back all right liz! The frog is pining a bit though!


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Subject: Cleckheaton
From: little spiky
Date: 08 Jul 02 - 01:43 PM

Hello! Was anyone at Cleckheaton this weekend? Hope you had as good a time as we did! Bless the weather for not being as abismal as it promised on Friday!

p.s. did anyone on the campsite find a shoe on Sunday morning? My friend managed to lose one of his at the end of Saturday night. I didn't really like to ask, but I just wondered if anyone had picked it up! Cheers Midears! ( - :


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