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alan ord 226/03/2020 13:26:07
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Has anybody got any info regarding the Doncaster Show. Has it been canceled or postponed? No info on their web site concerning the implications of the virus.

not done it yet26/03/2020 15:00:28
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It might even be postponed until next spring! Anyone else with a better crystal ball?

Hollowpoint26/03/2020 15:41:03
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I was wondering about this too. Seems unlikely it will go ahead now. Though that's just a guess.

shaun meakin 102/04/2020 09:31:33
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I am sorry I can confirm the Doncaster Exhibition has been cancelled. This is a wise and very brave decision by the organisers who I am sure will be well out of pocket having spent on publicity etc.
CuP are currently considering ways to soften the blow for their customers, government restrictions allowing. Please watch this space.

Journeyman02/04/2020 09:44:23
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Unfortunately no one has thought to update the various web pages advertising the event. Checked this morning and both the Doncaster Show Site and Eventbrite don't say anything. The Facebook page is still firmly stuck on 2019!

Current restrictions do make it fairly obvious though that the show cannot go ahead. Unless a video-link event can be set up. So lets say definitely

National Model Engineering & Modelling Exhibition 2020 (Doncaster)

CANCELLED

John

Steamer191502/04/2020 09:58:29
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John,

Whilst you may well be right, I don't think you should be posting that the show is definitely cancelled.

Wait for an announcement from the organisers.

Steve.

Neil Wyatt02/04/2020 10:03:04
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I think it's pretty obvious that it won't happen, unless the virus mutates and gets sucked into the stratosphere to be destroyed*.

Neil

*Well it happened to the Andromeda Strain and Michael Crichton never gets his science wrong....

Journeyman02/04/2020 10:23:02
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Well I am quite happy for the Moderators to take the post down if necessary but the show organisers seem, well, a little disorganised the website and Facebook page has not been updated at all. Come to that the front page of this illustrious forum is still advertising the show!

John

alan ord 202/04/2020 10:58:29
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I would like to know if it is cancelled for this year or postponed until a later date. Hopefully the latter.

Alan

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shaun meakin 102/04/2020 11:19:15
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As posted I can confirm the show is cancelled. We received an email from Richard end of last week. Sad times we are currently living in,.

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alan ord 202/04/2020 11:26:45
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Shaun Meakin 1, do they have any plans to re schedule the event to later in the year?

Alan.

Gary Wooding02/04/2020 11:37:37
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I paid for tickets in February and yesterday got an email from Eventbrite saying they were returning my money because the show has been cancelled.

shaun meakin 102/04/2020 12:57:18
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Hi Alan, we have been offered a refund of monies paid. This, along with the fact we don't know how long the restrictions will apply plus the schedule at Doncaster Racecourse would, if I had to guess, lead me to say it won't be rearranged this year. All we can do is hope and pray for a speedy ending to this dreadful virus and a return to normality. Glen and I at CuP are working alternate days and so strictly observing social distancing whilst keeping supplies open. Keep safe everyone.

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