London meet up Saturday 23rd July

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London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby verbal gymnastics » Tue Jun 07, 2016 5:53 pm

Yes it's that time again.

Following January's excellent meet up we're holding another meet up in London on Saturday 23rd July.

At this stage we just want your love and commitment as we haven't gone into silly things like where we're meeting and at what time.

We will no doubt discuss Detour and the Imposters shows (if we struggle for conversation topics) but the main items on the agenda will be Euro 2016, the EU referendum result and how I manage to retain my youthful good looks (and how/why Mrs VG puts up with me).

The cast list so far is

MOOT
Sheeptotheslaughter
Johnfoyle
Andy the Roofdog
Mr Getgood
Neil.
Goon Squad
VG

with confirmation pending from sulky lad and little fool.

John will no doubt summon some of his harem again too!

Would anyone else care to join us?

Venue suggestions welcome!
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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby the_roofdog » Wed Jun 08, 2016 3:24 am

verbal gymnastics wrote:Venue suggestions welcome!


If we're looking for something more central this time then ignore this, but given that (a) last time it was said that Liverpool St station was convenient for a lot of people, and (b) it will be late July and a beer garden might be desirable, then the Water Poet just off Bishopsgate comes to mind.

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby sheeptotheslaughter » Wed Jun 08, 2016 5:54 am

A beer garden is a very good idea.

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby Goon Squad » Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:43 am

.............and hopefully a Gin garden as well ! :wink:

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby Heats101 » Fri Jun 10, 2016 12:15 am

hope its not empty (gin palace) :wink:
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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby Mr. Getgood » Fri Jun 10, 2016 4:15 am

Almost...
I love you just as much as I hate your guts.

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby the_roofdog » Mon Jun 13, 2016 4:47 am

Unfortunately I couldn't book an outside area at the Water Poet, already fully booked for weekends all summer :shock:

Not sure what to suggest. The Old George in Bethnal Green has a decent-sized beer garden. One stop away from Liverpool St on the Central line. Worth me making an enquiry? Even less central than the WP though.

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby sulky lad » Wed Jun 22, 2016 12:35 pm

Sorry to say I can make the Roundhouse show but I'm not going to be able to make this one - maybe next time :(

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby verbal gymnastics » Wed Jun 22, 2016 5:21 pm

:(

That's a real shame but it's more important that we meet up at the Roundhouse and Colston Hall. :D
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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby Goon Squad » Sun Jun 26, 2016 4:46 am

Sorry guys, but due to yesterday's massive storm and deluge a big event at work had to be cancelled and has now been re-arranged for................Sat 23rd July ! :roll:
Therefore I cannot now grace you with my presence unfortunately. :cry:
Have a good 'un !

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby verbal gymnastics » Sun Jun 26, 2016 9:59 am

This sad news means there will be a vacancy for a lucky person to look after me later on in the evening once the 10th pint has kicked in :lol:
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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby the_roofdog » Thu Jun 30, 2016 6:39 am

So I've booked an area at the Water Poet in the Back Bar (see map at http://www.waterpoet.co.uk/reservations/) from 2pm. Not outside, unfortunately, but it is right next to the garden area so maybe we can annex an outside area if we get there early enough.

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby johnfoyle » Mon Jul 18, 2016 5:47 am

Next Saturday for this .


Brian Griffin , regular photographer of Elvis in the past , has a exhibition on in London - I'm hoping to see it in the morning -

http://www.rps.org/events/2016/july/21/ ... n-hon-frps

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby verbal gymnastics » Mon Jul 18, 2016 6:56 am

No Family Guy jokes please...
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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby sheeptotheslaughter » Wed Jul 20, 2016 4:20 am

Should we rename it 'My Aim Is True' Day. (they have armed forces day).

According to the radio last Sunday it is 39 years ago this Friday My Aim is True was released

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby spooky girlfriend » Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:08 pm

Wish I could be there! I'll meet Verbal one of these days...

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby the_roofdog » Fri Jul 22, 2016 4:22 am

This is TOMORROW. Back bar of the Water Poet, about 5 minutes from Liverpool St station, or Shoreditch High St station in the other direction if you're of an alternative persuasion. I can't stay too late so will be there early doors.

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby sheeptotheslaughter » Fri Jul 22, 2016 9:21 am

I will probably have Mrs Sheep with me which normally means we will be late :D We are staying in tonight so we should be fresh for tomorrow.

See you all there I hope to be there for two

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby Neil. » Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:23 am

Central line is totally buggered! Gonna be late.

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby verbal gymnastics » Sat Jul 23, 2016 7:47 am

For those of a nervous disposition, please be aware that I am wearing shorts.

No children have been scared. Yet.
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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby Goon Squad » Sat Jul 23, 2016 11:05 am

verbal gymnastics wrote:For those of a nervous disposition, please be aware that I am wearing shorts.

No children have been scared. Yet.


Lucky I couldn't make it ! That sight could've scarred me for years ! :lol:

Have fun everyone ! 8)

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby verbal gymnastics » Sun Jul 24, 2016 5:41 am

Thanks johnfoyle, Mr and Mrs Sheeptotheslaughter, Neil., Andy the Roofdog, Mr Getgood and Ian Sephton for a great afternoon. It was far cooler sitting inside than in the Tardis like garden.

A reasonable finishing time meant I got to my local pub in time for a few more pints outside.

The idea was floated about having a meet up to watch Mr Getgood's band. The practicalities might make it difficult but I'm always up for a challenge!
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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby Neil. » Sun Jul 24, 2016 8:11 am

Yeah, was great to see you all. Yep, be great to see the band at some point! X

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Re: London meet up Saturday 23rd July

Postby johnfoyle » Sun Jul 24, 2016 10:54 am

Yes, it was great to catch up and share all the news, on and off stage, from the recent shows. As with previous get-togethers I looked at the clock and just couldn't believe we'd been talking for four hours .


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