Possible swap meet in Norfolk

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  1. Jaws

    Jaws Funster Life Member

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    Just a thought..
    after speaking to a fair few folk, telling all what a lot of fun we had at Pauls Bring and Buy, a good few peeps said it was too far from this area ( East Anglia ) to be practicable..

    Sooooooooooooooo

    This coming year I will not be running the Fun / Bird meet as I reckon it only has legs for a bi-annual event.

    However, if there is any interest, I would be willing to sort out a site and organise a bring anf buy ( eastern :Wink: ) meet mid June to July ( slotting in in-between the other events and rallies )

    What say you good people ..
    Anyone interested ?
     
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    Yes, John.
    Thetford Rugby Club ticks the boxes: space, loo dump, water and a bar.
     
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    Me I am interest as Bird (no not that kind:Blush:) meet was great:thumb:
     
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    :thumb:Sounds like a great idea to me John.........my shed needs a good clear out :Eeek: so we would deffo be up for it:BigGrin:
     
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    Swap Meet? In Thetford Forest?:Eeek:

    Are you sure you posted this on the right website John?!!:Rofl1:

    Count us in! Who's bringing the bowl for the motorhome keys?
     
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    Sounds good to me!
    S:thumb:
     
  7. Jaws

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    LOL !!!

    Ok.. so far so good.... We would need a hellova a lot of folk to be able to use the Rugby club again
    The site rental for a weekend is £300 from Friday thru to Monday, so we would need at least 20 vans to pledge for the event making it £15.00 per van for the weekend

    Soooo

    Looks like 4 would be up for it so far... any more for any more ? ( I know it is a long way off but the site would have to be booked by about mid October )
     
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    sounds great to us, avoid the first weekend in June and last weekend in july otherwise we can make any of the other dates xxxx
     
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    thats 5 then ... :thumb:
     
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    There's always Littlelodge, John, if the numbers are too low.
    Would be nice to get the canoe out!:BigGrin:
     
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    :Rofl1: So I get it, you steel my Bring and buy meet, I then have to do your Blackbird meet? is that right? Is that what you mean by swap meet?

    It will never work, the only thing I know about Blackbirds is that they take all your money like white chicks do but in my experience they dance better. :Cool:
     
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    we would be interested :Smile:
     
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    would be interested. Not normally here in the summer so miss lots of MHF meets but will be here in June/July but not avaliable 1st or last week week in June so as long as it's not then we could come. nice as it would not be too far from us hopefully - Harwich!
     
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    It's a yes from me too John.
     
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    Hi John
    it's quite a long way off--------but we will be up for it (if we are around)------you may not get enough definates to commit to it in time:Sad:
    The site at Mildenhall where we spend a bit of time has a rally field--------no bar, but a dump, water and SOME EHU points.

    The idea of a 'swap meet' in the East is a really good one IMHO
    Nigel & Pamala
     
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    Ok guys and gals..
    With about 9 or 10 already up for it already I shall start working out dates and stuff, and see about getting the site booked !
     
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    Hi John
    Put us down for that one, should be around:thumb:.
     
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    Ok..................
    The weekend of July the 6th to the 9th.

    I shall go to the Rugby club and see if I can book it.

    Many thanks for the other suggestions for sites but chances are they would actually work out more expensive to the individual than the aimed for maximum £15.00 per van for the whole weekend.

    Whatever the rental cost we can divide up betwixt those attending,, so for instance if 30 vans attend ( and providing the site cost is £300 ) that would be £10 per van for the whole weekend.. not too bad !!

    If it does go ahead I shall proly organise some silly goings on as per this year :thumb:
     
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    Sorry John, you'll have to count us out if you pick those dates.

    The Rutland Water meet starts on the 8th and we are marshalling that one.

    That's a shame as would like to have joined you.

    Nigel and Pamala
     
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    Well far from too late to change it :Smile:

    Anyone have a problem with the previous weekend or indeed the weekend after ?
     
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