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Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by JDW » Thu Jul 19, 2012 6:33 pm

Greetings All
It is a long time since a meet was held in the UK.
The proposal is to hold a meeting as follows:
Place: British Wildlife Centre, Lingfield, Surrey.
Date: Sunday, 9th September 2012
Time: From 1000hrs until 1500hrs.
This would be followed by a social gathering at a nearby licenced promises.

The centre is located on the A22 about 20 minutes drive South from Junction 6 of the M25 and ten minutes North of East Grinstead. There is no bus service to the centre and a taxi would cost about £6.
However transport could be provided from either/or Three Bridges Station (London-Brighton line) or Lingfield.

I look forward to hearing from you all

Kind regards
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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by Tweedle » Mon Jul 23, 2012 11:02 pm

Hi JDW
Thanks for suggesting this get-together.
Hobbit and I would love to meet up with you, especially as we haven't been to the BWC before and it's not too far from us.
Hope some other 'mites can make it.

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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by Crested Val » Sun Aug 05, 2012 3:30 pm

It's a very long way from Wales, but we will see if it's possible.
Watch this space!!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by Brummie » Wed Aug 08, 2012 1:22 pm

Still working out if two of us can make it from Brummieland
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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by UKbadger » Wed Aug 22, 2012 11:56 pm

Hi JDW

The BWC is a great place to visit, I went there last year with 30 lively 7 year olds :roll: and have thought about taking Jenny there ever since!

It's not too far for us to get to and the 9th is a very rare FREE Sunday :dance: , we would go even if there were not many others who could make it.


Please count us in!

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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by JDW » Thu Aug 23, 2012 3:53 pm

Hi All
It is less than three weeks before the proposed meeting at the British Wildlife Centre.
Over the next couple of weeks I hope more of you will confirm that you will be able to attend.
It will be very informal.
I look forward to hearing from you
Regards
JDW

UKB
I have not visited the centre before and I'm looking forward to the day.
I shall be attending even if there are few other attendees
Rs
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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by Crested Val » Thu Aug 23, 2012 4:32 pm

So sorry, but it is just too far for us.
Would loved to have met up with you............maybe next time we can make it a bit nearer here.
Hope you all have a brilliant time. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by Dotty » Thu Aug 30, 2012 1:44 pm

Sorry to hear that Carol wish him well from me :gflower:
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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by M Collard » Thu Aug 30, 2012 5:04 pm

Hi all,

Rose and I will come along; I may try and get ourtrip report out before so I do not feel guilty; we have been back for three weeks with all the usual stuff to catch up on.

Downloaded images last night so that is good start :)

Best regards/ Mike and Rose

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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by DASSIEDELIGHT » Mon Sep 03, 2012 2:55 pm

Hi all

To whoever is going to the UK meet on 9th have a great time! We will think of you whilst we are sitting in the Lake Panic hide!

Mike, did you go to KNP then instead of Namibia?

Regards,

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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by JDW » Fri Sep 07, 2012 4:09 pm

Hi All
Just to confirm that the meeting will take place on Sunday, 9th September.
I shall be there from about 1000 hours.
All are welcome. No pre booking is required. Just turn up and join in.
The weather forcast is for a warm and dry day.
There is no dress code, however clothes should be warn as rural Sussex is quite conservative!!
The meeting contact number is: 07926-836840.
I look forward to seeing as many of you as posible
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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by JDW » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:34 pm

Hi All
The UK meet took place yesterday at the British Wildlife Centre.
A total of eight people gathered on a very warm and lovely day with clear skies apart from the planes preparing to land at nearby Gatwick Airport.
Those attending were JDW (John)and SO (Mary), M Collard (Mike) and Rose, Tweedle (Catherine) and Hobbit (Allan) and UKBadger (Gerry) and Jenolim (Jenny).
A further more detailed report will follow in due course.
But the concensus was that it was a great day.
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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by Crested Val » Mon Sep 10, 2012 1:39 pm

So glad you all had a good time. :thumbs_up:

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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by carolv » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:20 pm

Great you all had a good time and had such fabulous weather. We did think of you enjoying yourselves. We look forward to the pics.

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Re: Proposed UK Meet 9th September 2012

Unread post by granjan » Tue Sep 11, 2012 1:32 pm

Glad you had a great meet and that the weather was kind! :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:


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