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Galloway 2017 Spring Gathering

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Demon Barber    616

Hello All,here`s a really early  date  for your your diary for the Galloway Spring Gathering 2017.

It is to take place during  Wednesday 22nd February thro` Monday  27th February 2017,the venue is our usual campsite http://www.drumroamin.co.uk/ run by Lesley and RalphShell,an appropriate venue for Scotland`s premier Star Camp.

Details will follow in due course.

Regards

Mike

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mapstar    5,454

I'll try to make it a priority for the diary Mike, rest assured I'll be there as Sunday night this year was cracking 

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Uplooker    1,250

Bloomin' heck Mike,

You're a bit early with this one. Are the lack of clear nights doin' your heed in? Don't start giving me scare stories, like you did about Autumn 2016, that there are very few places left.

I will certainly put this in my 2017 diary, even though I haven't even got one yet:headbang:

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Demon Barber    616

Hi Ian,just being efficient,and i`ve got not to bad a sky at the mo ,well that`s my story and i`m sticking to it!

It`s just so Kielder can get their date`s in,and you know it will come around in a hurry.

Hope your keeping well?

Regards

Mike

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mapstar    5,454
20 minutes ago, estwing said:

must try to drag the mob up t'north....

It's a great atmosphere up there, you wouldn't regret it 

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Demon Barber    616

Calvin,the Dob mob are more than welcome to drag themselves even further than up t`north. A long haul but well worth the effort.

I look forward to your bookings,if you check back events you will get a taste of what`s on offer.

Regards

Mike

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mapstar    5,454
7 minutes ago, estwing said:

just hope faulksy knows which way north is!

Think my car just drives itself there now :happy7:

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Uplooker    1,250

Oh no, looks like Mike was not joking. Oh heck, it's filling up already 🙄

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Adrian Condon    259

Hi,

Is this the same Dob Mob that enhances the SGL star parties?

If so, those Dobs will be great in the dark clear skies that visit the Galloway SP, those little weak smudges from Hereford becomes proper DSOs........

I have told numerous people at SGL that the Galloway skies are unbelievable and that the atmosphere is great, there are whiskey tasting sessions on the cloud filled nights, shared meals and friendly folk make the trip from down south well worthwhile.

Have to mention that you also learn to understand the "Scottish" language.:icon_biggrin:

If you cannot wait till February 2017, try the November 2016 party.......!!!!!!!

Cheers

Adrian

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Physopto    1,451

Well I am booked for it. Automatic now. Hate missing the banter almost as much as the skies.

Derek

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kenny k    408

Cheers Mike,Good to see 2017 event wont clash with any well planned romantic meals this time...😁.

 

Kenny

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Physopto    1,451
52 minutes ago, Adrian Condon said:

Hi Mike,

just noticed the following story on the BBC website

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-south-scotland-36763277

Good to see the local distillery in Wigton will be starting production again in the Spring of 2017.

All good star parties need a good supply of whiskey.

Cheers

Adrian

Have you ever tasted Bladnoch ? I have, never again.

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jamie56    99

Hi Mike,  the early bird catches the dark skies eh, will note into diary not make full venue but hopefully long weekend, are it easy man, catch up later.

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jamie56    99
On 11/07/2016 at 17:53, Physopto said:

Have you ever tasted Bladnoch ? I have, never again.

Jeez that stuff will put hairs on yer Bottom. 

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mapstar    5,454

Holidays booked in at work so I must contact Lesley and get one of the few remaining EHU pitches that are left :grin:

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mapstar    5,454
5 minutes ago, DeepSkyBagger said:

Well, I've booked! According to Lesley, currently there'll be only me there! I'll be there from Thursday 23rd to Monday 28th.

Keep meaning to get booked in, will sort it out when I get there for the Autumn one 

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