547 forum posts
Thinking about going,
Its on for 4 days, which day is best?
Anyone else here going?
|Kevin Murrell||12/10/2018 09:28:22|
|9 forum posts|
Planning to go on Friday - assuming the weekend will be packed, and Thursday they might still be setting up.
|Ian Hewson||12/10/2018 09:43:32|
|225 forum posts|
Yes, going Friday.
|Eric Cox||12/10/2018 09:55:43|
487 forum posts
Careful what you say or every one will turn up on Friday
|1187 forum posts|
I did not go last year but other years I have gone on Friday and it did seem like everyone had turned up!
Not sure if I can go this year, several family issues to deal with at present..
Edited By V8Eng on 12/10/2018 10:05:57
|not done it yet||12/10/2018 10:04:37|
|2379 forum posts|
I’m going, but not from Newcastle.
Mode of travel? Fewer HGVs on the road at the weekend. Bargains on the last day? You might want to choose based on the lecture programme? Perhaps better to make it two days with over 200 miles travelling each way?
I’ve only gone on the same day each time, so comparison of days is not possible for me.
Maybe take 4 coins (one for each day) and flip them, until there is one odd heads or tails, and choose that day ?
I avoid planning for the last day, just in case something important arises - leaving no second option.
|Rik Shaw||12/10/2018 10:17:31|
1186 forum posts
I'll be there on Thursday as usual. Never attended one of the lectures before but am planning to take in Keiths (of CuP Alloys) talk on silver solder.
Edited By Rik Shaw on 12/10/2018 10:23:05
|345 forum posts|
I’m going Sunday, on holiday till then. Wouldn’t go on a Friday, as travelling from M1 north and traffic is a BIG problem in the week. Sunday quiet drive across country and going to similar shows has always been good.
4206 forum posts
Quite enjoyed it last year as the weather was good and the outside display had a fine time of it. I don't go every year so it gives time for a few changes to avoid it being samey.
Lectures can be a bit hit and miss when they are given by amateurs but I think I benefitted from Keith's one a few years ago. It is a bit of a pity they do not get repeated on other days and more than once a day. Last year I missed a good demo by going to a talk that turned out to be by someone who knew even less than I did on the subject so it didn't help me much.
|247 forum posts|
Going on Saturday as usual
|Mark Rand||12/10/2018 18:43:21|
|615 forum posts|
Got two tickets this year, but the lad is starting a job next week. So Either I'm going on my own on Thursday and Friday, or SWMBO is coming with me on Thursday.
|47 forum posts|
Hoping to get there Friday if I can get a lift with a friend of a friend??? Brother in law was going but he has a bad attack of THUMB trouble,,,, her that must be obeyed has banned him from going.
|Mark Gould 1||14/10/2018 18:16:18|
|59 forum posts|
Dad and I will be there on the friday.
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