Who's camping?

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by Shaun A » Wed Jul 09, 2014 11:17 pm

We're all booked! Here's us camping last year.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by boney » Fri Jul 11, 2014 11:08 pm

There appears to be some doubt about there being a campsite disco this year??? Can anyone shed any light?

The Indietracks twitter said "they don't know yet whether they have permission from the Council as there were noise complaints last year"

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by Nat » Sat Jul 12, 2014 12:34 am

We're hoping the campsite will run discos again this year, but we think they're still talking to the local council about the licence. We've suggested some DJs to them anyway. We'll let you know if we hear any more!

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by indiehorse » Sat Jul 12, 2014 9:36 am

If you live close enough to the campsite to hear the disco, you should probably consider renting your house out for the weekend. You could make a killing.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by destroyalldreamers » Sun Jul 13, 2014 10:05 pm

Nat wrote:We're hoping the campsite will run discos again this year, but we think they're still talking to the local council about the licence. We've suggested some DJs to them anyway. We'll let you know if we hear any more!
Oh no! Thanks for the info.... any further updates as and when you have them would be greatly appreciated. If the council say yes, I hope it's not too late to get something arranged!

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by humblebee » Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:01 pm

Hello campers. Do any of you have space for a member of Thee Ahs? This entirely lovely band find themselves in Blighty with only a two-person tent and are looking for room in other people's.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by ShaunBrilldream » Wed Jul 16, 2014 2:49 pm

I've got a spare place if needs be, but surely someone lovely has a got a spare old tent they can sling in the car?
And we just can't wait to make more mistakes and to fluff our breaks, and to stuff our faces with cake.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by leon » Wed Jul 16, 2014 4:52 pm

I've got a spare two person tent. Have replied to that status.
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Re: Who's camping?

Post by Shaun A » Mon Jul 21, 2014 11:53 pm

I'm just remembering the one year - I think it was 2008, the really hot one - where we'd been given the task of transporting most of the Smittens' equipment down and were in such a panic that we wouldn't be able to fit in our beer cooler and six cases of beer in the car, that I forgot to take a tent. I slept for three nights under my friend's camper van, waking each morning (or rather "coming to" each morning) covered in ants. It was actually quite nice. Apart from the ants.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by a layer of chips » Tue Jul 22, 2014 5:58 am

The very first year we bought a tent from some cash and carry place for about 39p. When we got to Indietracks we unpacked it and it didn't have any poles with it.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by humblebee » Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:37 am

a layer of chips wrote:The very first year we bought a tent from some cash and carry place for about 39p. When we got to Indietracks we unpacked it and it didn't have any poles with it.

TALES FROM THE FLY SHEET.
I remember that! What did you end up doing?

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by a layer of chips » Tue Jul 22, 2014 9:56 am

Markie turned up and had a spare tent. First time I'd met him. Spirit of Indietits 2007 right there, folks.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by a layer of chips » Tue Jul 22, 2014 10:17 am

That was the year that I tore a tenner up in the middle of the night by mistake and shoved it in my ears to try and block out the noise of The People on the Children's Playground too.

Ah, those pre-war salad days...

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by linus » Tue Jul 22, 2014 7:21 pm

I think I managed to turn up without anywhere to stay and slept in a person who shall not be named's flooded tent flap entrance (I'm not sure of the technical term for that)

It was just Saturday and Sunday then, wasn't it? A one night stay over

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by Temeura » Wed Jul 23, 2014 6:10 pm

Going to try and get there a bit earlier this year. Got stuck on the big field with the disco tent last year, was a bit noisy for my daughter.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by ShaunBrilldream » Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:17 am

The campsite disco's are back! It's me Friday night, Sean FPOP! Saturday and Miss Katie Pope Sunday. I'm a right old pauper next to indie royalty. Bring Buckfast yo.
And we just can't wait to make more mistakes and to fluff our breaks, and to stuff our faces with cake.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by roundbitsofplastic » Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:45 am

EeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Re: Who's camping?

Post by RITH » Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:59 am

I want to try to move to 'Runaround' by The Fireworks at least once this weekend.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by djbones » Mon May 08, 2017 5:31 pm

Annual post.
If you're camping and you're gonna natter all night, book the lower field. Many thanks.

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Re: Who's camping?

Post by Israfilhaque123 » Thu May 11, 2017 6:17 am

We're camping and we have a new tent so I'm nervous excited about it. Especially as we are going on a camping holiday this year. I really like camping.

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