Essex Winter Meet 22-24 Nov 2013 Arrival Form and Final Details

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  1. ourcampersbeentrashed

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    Hiya funsters, Jim will be posting the link to the "arrival form" on this thread shortly so please check back and fill the form in when it appears.

    In the meantime here are all the details we can think of. Please have a good read as I dont have a print facility to give you a hard copy when you arrive (sorry).

    We hope you enjoy yourselves.


    WHERE THE MEET IS BEING HELD

    Waldegraves Holiday & Leisure Park
    Mersea Island,
    Colchester
    Essex
    CO5 8SE
    Telephone: 01206 382898
    Fax: 01206 385359
    Email: holidays@waldegraves.co.uk

    Friday

    Please note that high Tides is at 2.37pm in the afternoon and you may not be able to cross the causeway between 2pm and 3pm depending on the height of the tide.

    Each meet so far has been different and we dont have plans set in stone. Below we have let you know what is going on within the site and what we will be doing We dont knock on motorhomes and there is no pressure to join in. It is up to you to join in as and when you want to. We hope you enjoy your weekend and that the weather is kinder to us than it was last year.

    We are currently not sure what time we will be arriving but it is likely to be later than most of you, so dont wait for us, start enjoying yourselves and introduce yourselves to each other.

    Friday evening -

    EARLY EVENING - Friday evening Welcome Meet and greet with mulled wine
    Come and meet your fellow funsters. We will have some hot drinks including mulled wine early evening which will start sometime between 5.30pm and 6pm dependent on arrival times and we will be barbequing in the undercover area. You are welcome to bring along food to cook, food to share and whatever alcohol you enjoy. After that there is either the clubhouse for entertainment or the main restaurant/bar to chill and play pool. The choice is yours.

    OUR PLANS - When we arrive we will set up the two bbqs, the hot water urn and the cauldron. We will bbq and eat in the open air, everyone is welcome to join us. You are welcome to bring food and mulled wine and soft drinks to share or to have your dinner on your own in your van or use the restaurant it is entirely up to you. I will nip off for the bingo, you are welcome to stay and chat to other funsters or to join me.
    Friday Evening Clubhouse Entertainment
    6.30pm - Doors open, Kids Fun time with Bonnie Boxer, come down for your chance to play some games and win some amazing prizes and meet the one and only miss Bonnie Boxer.
    Kids Karaoke time, Its now your chance to show us what you’ve got, are you the next Ed Sheeran or Carly Rae Jepson, get your request in.
    7.45pm - Buy your bingo tickets followed by EYES DOWN FOR BINGO.

    Adults karaoke followed by late night disco. Boogie on down to some of our favorite songs from the 70’s,80’s and 90’s In our late night disco.



    Saturday

    This is yours to do as you please.
    If you fancy some fun why not join the entertainment team for Wii Time at 11.00am. This will be in the Wheatsheaf. Come and compete in mini tournaments including, bowling, baseball and even wii dance

    12.00pm - Killer pool competition. This has been laid on at our request by the entertainments team.
    Do you have what it takes to win our killer pool competition? Come and join us for the chance to win a prize. 16+ of age.

    OUR PLANS After pool we hope to go into town.

    (3pm-3.30pm approx) on our return from town we will be in the undercover area with hot dogs, mince pies and hot drinks available come sit and chat, eat and be merry. We will be selling raffle tickets and smilie hats.

    6pm funtime - You are welcome to join us at 6pm for early evening drinks and the raffle draw. Thanks to our leader Jim for donations including a funster flag and cup.

    Saturday Evening Site Entertainment and Hog Roast

    6.30pm - Doors open, Kids and Adult Bingo.
    7.00pm - Eyes down for your kids and adult session of bingo.
    Kids Fun time with Sammy seagull, come down for your chance to take part in some classic party dances and win some amazing prizes and meet the man himself Mr Sammy seagull.
    Adult Gameshow, Could you be the winner of our very own Waldegraves adult game show, Put yourself forward now to take part.
    Horse and dog racing. Get your bets in now and cheer for your dog/horse during our races, could it be your lucky night, place a bet to find out.
    Its your late night disco time to Boogie on down to some of our favorite songs from the rock and roll era.

    Sunday

    OUR PLANS When we finally crawl out of bed we will set up the urns, help yourself to drinks We will visit the Christmas Fair which runs from 10am-3pm
    1.30pm-2pm join us for Sunday lunch

    Sunday site entertainment
    11.00am - kids crazy games
    Come on down and join in our crazy games, will you get the highest score, or will be the fastest person? Lets find out.

    And not forgetting our Christmas Gift & Craft Fayre- Our annual Christmas shopping event from 10-2 in the Barn & The Wheatsheaf

    And if there is snow, a snow modelling competition hehehehehe

    OTHER INFORMATION
    Dont forget your pool cue, fishing equipment and golf clubs if you wish to use those facilities


    Please note that high Tide is at 3.52pm on Sunday. We ask that all funsters are off pitch by 5pm latest please. FUNSTERS do not have to leave by the usual time as we will be eating in the restaurant and the fayre will be on however in the unlikely event your pitch has been allocated from Sunday afternoon please park on the hardstanding car park.
    If you need a key to the barrier it is a £10 refundable deposit so dont forget to return it xxxxxx

    DONT FORGET

    Fun badges if you have them
    Warm clothes and wellies
    Alcohol if you drink it
    Donations of wine/alcohol/mulled wine/drinks/food/snacks/ to share, raffle prizes and bbq coal appreciated.
    Dog poo bags if you are bringing dogs. The reason we are not charged for dogs is that on previous years we have always left everything spotless and no dog poo for staff to remove
    We look forward to meeting funsters new and old and hope you have an enjoyable time.

    PLEASE ONLY REPLY ON THIS THREAD ONCE YOU HAVE FILLED IN THE FORM
    Use the other thread for all messages. Many thanks.

     
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  2. scally

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    Hi Gail
    I hope to be over to say hello to all Saturday afternoon about 3.00pm ish is that ok?:Smile::Smile::thumb: Martin
     
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    Please can funsters attending this meet email me their first names and expected day and time of arrival

    If this is your first meet I have some motorhomefun stickers and may just have enough funster badges so you get one each so let me know if you would like these

    Many thanks


    Scally will be joining us on Saturday afternoon and we will be celebrating Mitzimad's birthday this weekend and Brennan's 16th Birthday is on Saturday too
     
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  5. Mr Ed

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    There will be 2 of us both carnivores. and I would like a sticker as left last one on old van.Seeyou next week ....Martin&Sue.
     
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    Please can you send us a Private Message letting us know:-

    YOUR FIRST NAMES
    EXPECTED DATE/TIME of ARRIVAL

    If this is your first meet we hope to have enough stickers and fun badges for all of you, but apologies in advance if we do not have one for each of you as we may run out of badges.


    Here are all the details we can think of. Please have a good read as I dont have a print facility to give you a hard copy when you arrive (sorry).

    We hope you enjoy yourselves.


    WHERE THE MEET IS BEING HELD

    Waldegraves Holiday & Leisure Park
    Mersea Island,
    Colchester
    Essex
    CO5 8SE
    Telephone: 01206 382898
    Fax: 01206 385359
    Email: holidays@waldegraves.co.uk

    Friday

    Please note that high Tides is at 2.37pm in the afternoon and you may not be able to cross the causeway between 2pm and 3pm depending on the height of the tide.

    Each meet so far has been different and we dont have plans set in stone. Below we have let you know what is going on within the site and what we will be doing We dont knock on motorhomes and there is no pressure to join in. It is up to you to join in as and when you want to. We hope you enjoy your weekend and that the weather is kinder to us than it was last year.

    We are currently not sure what time we will be arriving but it is likely to be later than most of you, so dont wait for us, start enjoying yourselves and introduce yourselves to each other.

    Friday evening -

    EARLY EVENING - Friday evening Welcome Meet and greet with mulled wine
    Come and meet your fellow funsters. We will have some hot drinks including mulled wine early evening which will start sometime between 5.30pm and 6pm dependent on arrival times and we will be barbequing in the undercover area. You are welcome to bring along food to cook, food to share and whatever alcohol you enjoy. After that there is either the clubhouse for entertainment or the main restaurant/bar to chill and play pool. The choice is yours.

    OUR PLANS - When we arrive we will set up the two bbqs, the hot water urn and the cauldron. We will bbq and eat in the open air, everyone is welcome to join us. You are welcome to bring food and mulled wine and soft drinks to share or to have your dinner on your own in your van or use the restaurant it is entirely up to you. I will nip off for the bingo, you are welcome to stay and chat to other funsters or to join me.
    Friday Evening Clubhouse Entertainment
    6.30pm - Doors open, Kids Fun time with Bonnie Boxer, come down for your chance to play some games and win some amazing prizes and meet the one and only miss Bonnie Boxer.
    Kids Karaoke time, Its now your chance to show us what you’ve got, are you the next Ed Sheeran or Carly Rae Jepson, get your request in.
    7.45pm - Buy your bingo tickets followed by EYES DOWN FOR BINGO.

    Adults karaoke followed by late night disco. Boogie on down to some of our favorite songs from the 70’s,80’s and 90’s In our late night disco.



    Saturday

    This is yours to do as you please.
    If you fancy some fun why not join the entertainment team for Wii Time at 11.00am. This will be in the Wheatsheaf. Come and compete in mini tournaments including, bowling, baseball and even wii dance

    12.00pm - Killer pool competition. This has been laid on at our request by the entertainments team.
    Do you have what it takes to win our killer pool competition? Come and join us for the chance to win a prize. 16+ of age.

    OUR PLANS After pool we hope to go into town.

    (3pm-3.30pm approx) on our return from town we will be in the undercover area with hot dogs, mince pies and hot drinks available come sit and chat, eat and be merry. We will be selling raffle tickets and smilie hats.

    6pm funtime - You are welcome to join us at 6pm for early evening drinks and the raffle draw. Thanks to our leader Jim for donations including a funster flag and cup.

    Saturday Evening Site Entertainment and Hog Roast

    6.30pm - Doors open, Kids and Adult Bingo.
    7.00pm - Eyes down for your kids and adult session of bingo.
    Kids Fun time with Sammy seagull, come down for your chance to take part in some classic party dances and win some amazing prizes and meet the man himself Mr Sammy seagull.
    Adult Gameshow, Could you be the winner of our very own Waldegraves adult game show, Put yourself forward now to take part.
    Horse and dog racing. Get your bets in now and cheer for your dog/horse during our races, could it be your lucky night, place a bet to find out.
    Its your late night disco time to Boogie on down to some of our favorite songs from the rock and roll era.

    Sunday

    OUR PLANS When we finally crawl out of bed we will set up the urns, help yourself to drinks We will visit the Christmas Fair which runs from 10am-3pm
    1.30pm-2pm join us for Sunday lunch

    Sunday site entertainment
    11.00am - kids crazy games
    Come on down and join in our crazy games, will you get the highest score, or will be the fastest person? Lets find out.

    And not forgetting our Christmas Gift & Craft Fayre- Our annual Christmas shopping event from 10-2 in the Barn & The Wheatsheaf

    And if there is snow, a snow modelling competition hehehehehe

    OTHER INFORMATION
    Dont forget your pool cue, fishing equipment and golf clubs if you wish to use those facilities


    Please note that high Tide is at 3.52pm on Sunday. We ask that all funsters are off pitch by 5pm latest please. FUNSTERS do not have to leave by the usual time as we will be eating in the restaurant and the fayre will be on however in the unlikely event your pitch has been allocated from Sunday afternoon please park on the hardstanding car park.
    If you need a key to the barrier it is a £10 refundable deposit so dont forget to return it xxxxxx

    DONT FORGET

    Fun badges if you have them
    Warm clothes and wellies
    Alcohol if you drink it
    Donations of wine/alcohol/mulled wine/drinks/food/snacks/ to share, raffle prizes and bbq coal appreciated.
    Dog poo bags if you are bringing dogs. The reason we are not charged for dogs is that on previous years we have always left everything spotless and no dog poo for staff to remove
    We are celebrating at least 3 birthdays this weekend
    We look forward to meeting funsters new and old and hope you have an enjoyable time.

    PLEASE ONLY REPLY ON THIS THREAD ONCE YOU HAVE FILLED IN THE FORM
    Use the other thread for all messages. Many thanks.
     
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    Hi, It's Brian and Cherie (Tecnikal)

    We should be arriving about 5.30pm on Friday and it's our first time on a funsters meet, so looking forward to meeting you all and of course getting our sticker and badges if any available. Will wear with pride! :BigGrin:

    Very excited about trying out our motorhome as newbies and will benefit form any help and advice we can get over the weekend.

    See you Friday.
    B.
     
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    FINAL PLAN and information

    HERE are all the details we can think of. Please have a good read as I don't have a print facility to give you a hard copy each when you arrive (sorry).

    We hope you enjoy yourselves.


    WHERE THE MEET IS BEING HELD

    Waldegraves Holiday & Leisure Park
    Mersea Island,
    Colchester
    Essex
    CO5 8SE
    Telephone: 01206 382898
    Fax: 01206 385359
    Email: holidays@waldegraves.co.uk

    Friday

    Please note that high Tides is at 2.37pm in the afternoon and you may not be able to cross the causeway between 2pm and 3pm depending on the height of the tide.

    Each meet so far has been different and we dont have plans set in stone. Below we have let you know what is going on within the site and what we will be doing We dont knock on motorhomes and there is no pressure to join in. It is up to you to join in as and when you want to. We hope you enjoy your weekend and that the weather is kinder to us than it was last year.

    We are currently not sure what time we will be arriving but it is likely to be later than most of you, so dont wait for us, start enjoying yourselves and introduce yourselves to each other.

    FRIDAY
    BIRTHDAY - Cathy (NICAF)

    Friday evening -

    EARLY EVENING - Friday evening Welcome Meet and greet with mulled wine
    Come and meet your fellow funsters. We will have some hot drinks including mulled wine early evening which will start sometime between 5.30pm and 6pm dependent on arrival times and we will be barbequing in the undercover area. You are welcome to bring along food to cook, food to share and whatever alcohol you enjoy. After that there is either the clubhouse for entertainment or the main restaurant/bar to chill and play pool. The choice is yours.

    OUR PLANS - When we arrive we will set up the two bbqs, the hot water urn and the cauldron. We will bbq and eat in the open air, everyone is welcome to join us. You are welcome to bring food and mulled wine and soft drinks to share or to have your dinner on your own in your van or use the restaurant it is entirely up to you. I will nip off for the bingo, you are welcome to stay and chat to other funsters or to join me.

    We are celebrating a funster

    Friday Evening Clubhouse Entertainment
    6.30pm - Doors open, Kids Fun time with Bonnie Boxer, come down for your chance to play some games and win some amazing prizes and meet the one and only miss Bonnie Boxer.
    Kids Karaoke time, Its now your chance to show us what you’ve got, are you the next Ed Sheeran or Carly Rae Jepson, get your request in.
    7.45pm - Buy your bingo tickets followed by EYES DOWN FOR BINGO.

    Adults karaoke followed by late night disco. Boogie on down to some of our favorite songs from the 70’s,80’s and 90’s In our late night disco.



    Saturday
    BIRTHDAYS Steve (Mitzimad) and Brennan significant 16th Birthday (Meanders)

    This is yours to do as you please.
    If you fancy some fun why not join the entertainment team for Wii Time at 11.00am. This will be in the Wheatsheaf. Come and compete in mini tournaments including, bowling, baseball and even wii dance

    12.00pm - Killer pool competition. This has been laid on at our request by the entertainments team.
    Do you have what it takes to win our killer pool competition? Come and join us for the chance to win a prize. 16+ of age.

    OUR PLANS After pool we hope to go into town.

    (3pm-3.30pm approx) on our return from town we will be in the undercover area with hot dogs, mince pies and hot drinks available come sit and chat, eat and be merry. We will be selling raffle tickets and smilie hats. Scally will join us. Followed by farewell to Nicaf.

    6pm funtime - You are welcome to join us at 6pm for early evening drinks and the raffle draw. Thanks to our leader Jim for donations including a funster flag and cup.

    Saturday Evening Site Entertainment and Hog Roast

    6.30pm - Doors open, Kids and Adult Bingo.
    7.00pm - Eyes down for your kids and adult session of bingo.
    Kids Fun time with Sammy seagull, come down for your chance to take part in some classic party dances and win some amazing prizes and meet the man himself Mr Sammy seagull.
    Adult Gameshow, Could you be the winner of our very own Waldegraves adult game show, Put yourself forward now to take part.
    Horse and dog racing. Get your bets in now and cheer for your dog/horse during our races, could it be your lucky night, place a bet to find out.
    Its your late night disco time to Boogie on down to some of our favorite songs from the rock and roll era.

    Sunday

    OUR PLANS When we finally crawl out of bed we will set up the urns, help yourself to drinks We will visit the Christmas Fair which runs from 10am-3pm
    1.30pm-2pm join us for Sunday lunch

    Sunday site entertainment
    11.00am - kids crazy games
    Come on down and join in our crazy games, will you get the highest score, or will be the fastest person? Lets find out.

    And not forgetting our Christmas Gift & Craft Fayre- Our annual Christmas shopping event from 10-2 in the Barn & The Wheatsheaf

    And if there is snow, a snow modelling competition hehehehehe

    NOTE: It is not unusual to see Jaws having a paddle on the beach - be warned

    OTHER INFORMATION
    Dont forget your pool cue, fishing equipment and golf clubs if you wish to use those facilities


    Please note that high Tide is at 3.52pm on Sunday. We ask that all funsters are off pitch by 5pm latest please. FUNSTERS do not have to leave by the usual time as we will be eating in the restaurant and the fayre will be on however in the unlikely event your pitch has been allocated from Sunday afternoon please park on the hardstanding car park.
    If you need a key to the barrier it is a £10 refundable deposit so dont forget to return it xxxxxx

    DONT FORGET

    Fun badges if you have them
    FUNSTER BEARS if you have them
    Warm clothes and wellies
    Alcohol if you drink it
    Donations of alcohol & soft drinks/food/snacks/ to share, raffle prizes and bbq coal appreciated.
    Dog poo bags if you are bringing dogs. The reason we are not charged for dogs is that on previous years we have always left everything spotless and no dog poo for staff to remove

    We look forward to meeting funsters new and old and hope you have an enjoyable time.

    Wishing you all a safe journey
     
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