Romsey M/H Show

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  1. teensvan99

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    Of to The Southern M/H show at Romsey Nr Southampton. We have never been to this small show so thought we would give it a go. Anyone else attending. The wife has booked us in the Disabled area. We are then going to a site at Birdham Nr Chichester for a few days. Do hope the weather will be kind to us some of the time.

    steve & ann. ------------- teensvan
     
  2. Brakers

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    Hi Steve I'm not going but I live around 7 Miles from the show so I might just drop in and see whats new, if anything so I might just search you out and say hello.
    Best Wishes Tony
     
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    Hope it's better than last year, I went down for the day via motorcycle and was disappointed with how small this show was to be honest.
     
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    Got to show at 3pm. Had a quick walk round to sus out. Yes it itis small but this is part of our 10 day break to make sure all is ok with M/H. All is good so far.
     
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    Had a walk round show and met another member called motorhome man. It is very muddy and van's being towed of. Hope it's better Monday when we leave.
     
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    Heavy showers down the road at Salisbury, hope you dot get stuck in the field
     
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    If you shout real loud I'll be able to hear you from where I am in the New Forest, slightly closer to Salisbury than Romsey.

    Best of luck with the weather and do have a look at Chichester Harbour when you are down in Birdham it is a lovely part of the world.
     
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    Check out the Crown & Anchor overlooking Chi Harbour & the nearby Bosham Inn :)
     
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    Good thinking, the Crown and Anchor is at Dell quay but the slightly more expensive Millstream Hotel in Bosham has an excellent restaurant.
     
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    Very true, we frequented them all fairly often when we lived in Bracklesham Bay :) The Kings Head in Birdham was good too - think it's an Indian restaurant now though ?
     
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    Thanks for the pub info
     
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    Sitting in the dentist's waiting room this morning flicking through the Romsey Advertiser as you do when I noticed this :-
    http://www.romseyadvertiser.co.uk/n...their_way_into_tent_during_camping_exhibiton/
    Was just wondering if any Funsters were still there overnight on the Sunday & saw or heard anything. If so, please call PC Aaron Wickes, Hedge End Police Station on 101, or crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
     
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    Might sound like a daft question, but where IS Chichester harbour?
    Just spent four great days in the area (at the CC&C site at Southbourne).

    Gave the bus pass a bashing on the 700 route which stopped just outside the site. Also went via Chichester to the air museum at Tangmere. Missed out on the harbour - obviously.

    Great part of the world though. Will go back.
     
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    Been twice ,been towed out twice not going again ..ever. Rubbish show and rubbish weather .didnt see any funsters even though I was flying the motorhome fun duster ..however Romsey Abbey and the town are worth a good visit . Roy FB_20160415_18_23_14_Saved_Picture.jpg
     
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    We saw the Flag and was going to pop over. but got involved with a electrical problem on RitaG's van on Saturday when we looked up you had gone.
     
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    I was doing well on the way in until the steward stopped me and then I sunk in and had to be towed the last 10 metres to the pitch, but managed to drive out under my own steam.
     
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    Hi. This was our first and last time. Show very small and not many stands. We did get a couple of bits. We decided to leave Sunday morning and go onto a site at Birdham about 30 miles from the show. We watched loads of vans being towed off in the mud. I was very lucky and found 2 very large cardboard boxes jammed under front wheels and got the 100 yards to the gavel road. Very lucky. Will not go back.
     
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    Hi all, yeh we left Sunday as well, as everyone else has said, not much going on at show and site not too well organised, we won't be going back either.
     
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