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brasty Thu 16-Feb-17 13:30:21

I am thinking of maybe going to this? Is anyone here going?

unlimiteddilutingjuice Thu 16-Feb-17 13:33:30

I am!

brasty Thu 16-Feb-17 13:37:59

Have you been on one before?

unlimiteddilutingjuice Thu 16-Feb-17 13:40:14

Yes, the year before last. It was really good.

brasty Thu 16-Feb-17 13:50:26


Ifitquackslikeaduck Thu 16-Feb-17 17:53:12

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unlimiteddilutingjuice Thu 16-Feb-17 18:23:53

We all stay together is a youth hostel. We have meals together and chat and go for walks. Just generally chill out with some interesting women. I'd recommend it smile

brasty Thu 16-Feb-17 18:25:38

The link says they take over the youth hostel. So there are no other groups staying there. And it is only £45, including all food.

Ifitquackslikeaduck Thu 16-Feb-17 18:40:40

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unlimiteddilutingjuice Thu 16-Feb-17 18:57:10

It's very friendlyIfitquacks
I didn't know anyone my first time (except for online)

brasty Thu 16-Feb-17 18:58:21

Yes it is scary going to things like this the first time. But I saw a woman on face book offering to chat to anyone interested in coming, but who was nervous.

Ifitquackslikeaduck Thu 16-Feb-17 19:16:00

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brasty Thu 16-Feb-17 19:30:51

Will ask the woman on face book

BeMorePanda Thu 16-Feb-17 19:33:39

I'd love to go and I don't have the kids that weekend ....

SpartyMcsparticus Thu 16-Feb-17 19:37:40

I'm also hoping to go and won't know anyone!!!!! Really excited though.

shortwriter Thu 16-Feb-17 19:39:51

I went 2 years ago and will be going this year.
I really enjoyed myself and am so looking forward to it. It's such a lovely environment and despite some anxiety due to being around lots of people I didn't want to come home last time!

I can answer questions if anyone has any.

Bettydownthehall Fri 17-Feb-17 08:03:10

I know it says children (girls) are welcome, but so many people bring their children?

Also this might be a bit short notice this time, are there any dates for the future?

Twogoats Fri 17-Feb-17 13:33:34

Is there security in case any extremist trans people turn up?

unlimiteddilutingjuice Fri 17-Feb-17 14:31:35

I brought kids when I went but my wee boy has aged out of radfem event now. Its a bittersweet milestone grin
He used to fit into the palm of my hand....

exWifebeginsat40 Fri 17-Feb-17 14:35:13

twogoats i think you might need to go outside for a bit.

shortwriter Fri 17-Feb-17 14:55:03

Betty, I have chosen not to bring my 10yr old daughter. Last time I was there there were 3 kids under 5. I know I can relax and enjoy myself more without my daughter, but I wouldn't miss it and would bring my dd if needed.

No, there's no security except the security of 40 or so women who won't stand for any shit. There's never been a problem before. In fact eve at conferences where trans have turned up to picket I've never seen more than 2 of them and all they did was hand out fliers and were quite polite with it.

Bettydownthehall Mon 20-Feb-17 18:27:59

Thank you. I would really like to go but it is too short notice.

GinAndSonic Mon 20-Feb-17 18:44:33

Oh too short notice but maybe next year!

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