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Shitefest International 3-5 July 2020 France

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Pencil me in on this. I normally head to France once or twice a year to stock up on wine and practice my gallic shrug. MOT dependent it will be in the 505 .... Meaning I will have spare seats available for fellow shiters.

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54 minutes ago, Richard said:

My passport expires on the 16th of July, which apparently means you can't travel. I'll hold out for Trigfest.

You can renew in advance, not sure how far but should be do-able. 

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6 hours ago, skattrd said:

You can renew in advance, not sure how far but should be do-able. 

Used to be 3 months just looked and it up to 9 now

Do it in the winter - mine was October coupla weeks I think

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Because I care* so much about you lot, I thought I should do a recce on the venue. OK, I wanted a break and an excuse to drink large quantities of red wine, but here are a few photos of the venue taken today, 18c and mostly cloudy with some sun. The weather will probably* be different for the event.

BBQ Area - the tree doubles up as a sun shade

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Shelter should there be rain

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Overspill car park area

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Camping area

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Overspill camping area (and the field the other side of the river)

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Just now, bangernomics said:

Over for a week next week to deliver the freestanding kitchen and the converted Rayburn. Living the dream moving 2 tonnes of stuff with a knackered back. Ffs

You did see my offer of help unloading if (relatively) close to Sarthe (72)? Offer still stands

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speaking of shitefest

is the UK shitefest still on/whats the plan for that?

I know @trigger had a plan on the go at one point :) 

just wondering, as if theres going to be a UK shitefest in 2020 then id like to attend to that one, and ill give this one a pass due to distance and logistics etc

however, if theres not going to be a UK shitefest for 2020, then ill have no choice but to hope I can make it to france! 

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Funnily enough I spoke to the pub last week and she's happy for us to use the field, it's £5 a night to camp but she does get booked up early so we would need to set a date. They do good pub grub too. I haven't spoken to the Ipswich Transport museum yet about bus rides but I'm friends with some of the volunteers there so will see what we can get.

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I’m game, looks great. Work means I’ve had to cancel out of everything I’ve said I’m going to for the last couple of years, but maybe this’ll be the weekend I get to do what I want.

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9. Heidel Kakao
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This sounds good. Can I be ranked as a definitely maybe please?

Were I to bike it would there be luggage shitely option? Camping can be bearable but it does need king sized self inflating beds and duck down duvets to be so. Neither pack well onto a diversion 600.

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1 hour ago, scdan4 said:

This sounds good. Can I be ranked as a definitely maybe please?

Were I to bike it would there be luggage shitely option? Camping can be bearable but it does need king sized self inflating beds and duck down duvets to be so. Neither pack well onto a diversion 600.

Small tent and sleeping bag will do.   Pastis and red wine/beer will offset the slight discomfort.

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On 10/25/2019 at 9:47 PM, trigger said:

 but she does get booked up early so we would need to set a date. They do good pub grub too. 

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