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MN September Shindig

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FrankWippery Thu 09-Aug-12 11:15:31

Ok, so we have a venue, a growing list of those coming and Dances making lists.

I'm not going to give the address of the venue on this thread, but will put it in the FB Meet up Group and PM those who are not on FB. If you are and are not already in the group, please click the link and ask to be added and we shall do just that - just as soon as you have confirmed that you are coming and have made a payment of £20 to the Meet Up PayPal account.

The £20 will cover food (12-14ish decent sized canapés), anywhere between 2-4 drinks and, most importantly, cake. Depending on final numbers we have yet to decide whether to have a stock of paid for drinks - wine, beer, soft drinks perhaps, followed by a pay bar; or to do tokens of a set value that can be used for any drinks, again paying once you have used your tokens up.

The venue is just south of the river, next to Tower Bridge; BIWI, Pistey and I selflessly went and checked it out last week and it is lovely, great position and with easy transport to all London main line stations. Tube wise it has Northern Line, Jubilee Line and Circle/District lines running very close by.

With regard to food, when you have paid (please PM me or Pistey for the PayPal details as, again, I don't want to publish it for the world to see), could you please let me know any dietary requirements - allergies/vegetarian etc so that I can finalise the menu accordingly a couple of weeks before the bash.

Accommodation - we are hoping to sort out a group rate at a Travelodge, so if you are in need of a bed for the night, please do let me know and we can add you on to our list.

I will C&P the list of who is coming after this post. If you are coming and are not on it, please add yourself.

I think that's everything..... Any other questions, just let me know and I will, hopefully, be able to answer them.

Oi - I've paid dammit!

RatherBeOnThePiste Thu 09-Aug-12 18:41:23

Only 9, of which, yes B, you are one wine

TeamGBIWI Thu 09-Aug-12 18:44:06


And me dammit - Pistey, tell Frank I've paid!

RatherBeOnThePiste Thu 09-Aug-12 18:45:27

sorry, Dances, what was that?

Blondeshavemorefun Thu 09-Aug-12 18:46:33

smile is there a gin icon?? wine isnt the same grin

JugglingWithFiveRings Thu 09-Aug-12 18:46:45

Thanks Frank - just being on your list gives me a warm glow and will/ would be awesome to meet you all in RL - like on Star Trek when Scotty is "beamed up" ?! grin

I'm going to sulk into my wine now angry wink

JugglingWithFiveRings Thu 09-Aug-12 18:49:56

Yeh, Blondes - surely there should be an emoticon for mother's ruin smile
(Apologies to any Babes on the bus smile - one of my favourite places to hang out)

GetOrfMoiRing Thu 09-Aug-12 19:09:40

Where is ShirleyKnot?

I will cry if she doesn't go.

FrankWippery Thu 09-Aug-12 19:19:12

If you've paid Dances, then I shall add you to the list.

GetOrf - she's juggling family I believe so that she may attend.

Thank you <sniff sniff>

mrspink27 Thu 09-Aug-12 19:23:10

What date is it???

HexGirl Thu 09-Aug-12 19:33:10

Will organise payment tomorrow am - getting v excited!

FrankWippery Thu 09-Aug-12 19:45:49

mrspink - It's Saturday 29th September, I have just realised I didn't put the bloody date in my op... Sorry about that.

OhDoAdmitMrsDeVere Thu 09-Aug-12 20:06:21

I can't pay yet
I'm in norfolk
Drinking cherry lambrini
In a chalet


GetOrfMoiRing Thu 09-Aug-12 20:07:50



FrankWippery Thu 09-Aug-12 20:14:00

You are well clarsy MrsDV, well clarsy indeed.


cherry lambrini

Love it grin

I'm drinking vodka and cream soda, just as classy, no?
In fact, even more so I reckon grin

Oi - nuffink wrong with Norfolk!

AmazingBouncingFerret Thu 09-Aug-12 20:31:55

Ohhh I can't come but have a good one everybody and hopefully i'll get my arse into gear and finally make the xmas one. smile

catinboots Thu 09-Aug-12 20:32:20

I've just paid.........

Now to book the TravelDodge

RatherBeOnThePiste Thu 09-Aug-12 20:36:28

Thanks cat wine

TeamGBIWI Thu 09-Aug-12 20:40:18

cat - we're trying to sort out a group discount on hotels, so hold off for a while!

FrankWippery Thu 09-Aug-12 20:41:48

YOu bloody better Ferret. <threatening>

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