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Postby robin wood » Mon Feb 13, 2012 1:39 am

the event of the year? well maybe not as big as the bodgers ball but for those of us into spoons Edale is the only place to be August 17th-19th
http://spoonfest.co.uk/
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Re: spoonfest

Postby monkeeboy » Mon Feb 13, 2012 7:55 pm

robin wood wrote:the event of the year? well maybe not as big as the bodgers ball but for those of us into spoons Edale is the only place to be August 17th-19th
http://spoonfest.co.uk/



O M G !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

:shock: :D :P
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Re: spoonfest

Postby paul atkin » Fri Feb 17, 2012 2:51 pm

Nice one Rob will see you there :D
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Re: spoonfest

Postby gavin » Sat Feb 18, 2012 12:01 pm

Who did your logo Robin? That is cracking good!

All others: do click the link http://spoonfest.co.uk/ and have a chortle at the great artwork if nothing else!
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Re: spoonfest

Postby chainsawkid » Sat Feb 18, 2012 12:12 pm

:) Correct me if I'm wrong but I believe the poster was designed by a good friend of Barns, it's on his blog and I believe it can be used by all :D

Just wish we we're a bit closer for this one, perhaps next time :(

Hope it goes well!

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Re: spoonfest

Postby mstibs » Sat Feb 18, 2012 2:52 pm

As I saw the logo first, I've been chuckling quite a bit. Really nice. Being raised for 20 years in socialist GDR I know the motive very well.

The original is from a poster or the front of a magazine. I think it was featuring the victory of the communist October Revolution in Russia 1917 - at least it has a communist background. If I remember right, it was a German or US motive from around 1925-30. Though having seen the image quite often in younger years, I don't remember the original source... too bad. Even a Google picture search brought up nothing - probably I used the wrong search terms.

Edit: It's coming back slowly: I think it was featuring second or third "Proletarian internationalism" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proletarian_internationalism).

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Re: spoonfest

Postby robin wood » Sat Feb 25, 2012 10:39 am

mstibs wrote:As I saw the logo first, I've been chuckling quite a bit. Really nice. Being raised for 20 years in socialist GDR I know the motive very well.

The original is from a poster or the front of a magazine. I think it was featuring the victory of the communist October Revolution in Russia 1917 - at least it has a communist background. If I remember right, it was a German or US motive from around 1925-30. Though having seen the image quite often in younger years, I don't remember the original source... too bad. Even a Google picture search brought up nothing - probably I used the wrong search terms.

Edit: It's coming back slowly: I think it was featuring second or third "Proletarian internationalism" (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Proletarian_internationalism).

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Re: spoonfest

Postby robin wood » Mon Apr 23, 2012 4:13 pm

tickets well over half gone for this with 4 months to go looks like being a sell out. most of the biog names from the green woodworking world seem to be coming which is great from Mike Abbott to Jogge Sundqvist, folk from the USA, Holland and Sweden booked in, it really has taken us quite by surprise the enthusiasm for the event. Really looking forward to it.
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Re: spoonfest

Postby Paul Thornton 2sheds » Mon Apr 23, 2012 8:46 pm

just out of interest robin, how many tickets are you selling in total?

(i have made my booking, looking forwards to it (whilst being slightly ridiculed by non-spooning friends who have no understanding of the magical delights of being a spooner, much as i encourage them to try it))
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Re: spoonfest

Postby davestovell » Tue Apr 24, 2012 9:13 am

Just to point out that I tried to look at the site this morning and got the following error message:

Not Found

The requested URL / was not found on this server.

Additionally, a 404 Not Found error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request.

Got it from the links here and from Barn's site, hopefully it's just a maintenance outage.

Haven't got ticket yet but have at last got time off work Yippeee! can't wait.
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Re: spoonfest

Postby robin wood » Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:29 am

website working for me now is anyone else having issues?
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Re: spoonfest

Postby davestovell » Tue Apr 24, 2012 10:47 am

I can get it now from both links....Phew :D
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SPOONFEST!

Postby ToneWood » Thu Jul 12, 2012 12:57 pm

Do you think any tickets and/or camping will be available on the day or the week before hand?

Was hoping to make Spoonfest. Love the Peak District and it seems like everybody, everybody, is going this year, from the UK, Sweden & the USA - "the dream team" of spoon carving! Robin & Barn have really surpassed themselves. But it looks like the planets are not (yet) aligning for me - the boss doesn't want me to take that week off & the wife is planning to book a holiday by the coast starting that Friday or Saturday. On the other hand, the holiday is not yet booked (and it's getting really late) and the boss didn't say I couldn't take just a day or two off. :)

It's been raining so long and hard this month and last, that I can't help thinking it will have rained itself out by August. I'm optimistic.
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Re: spoonfest

Postby robin wood » Fri Jul 13, 2012 12:02 am

17-19 august is going to be sunny in Edale :D but we have got a very very big marquee just in case. We have over 125 people booked and think limit will be about 150 though that will be camping capacity we could cope with a few more day tickets. I am expecting a little rush of late bookings (it's what I always do and craftspeople tend to) So we may sell out of camp space but you could still stay elsewhere in the village and join in. It seems to have grown into everything we could have dreamed of. I suspect for me and Barn the weekend itself will be a lot of hard work but I am so looking forward to feeling the energy and inspiration from all these fantastic folk gathered together for the first time.
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Re: spoonfest

Postby ToneWood » Wed Jul 25, 2012 1:36 pm

Unfortunately I won't be able to make it this year - holiday clashes with it :(. Looks like a great line-up. Would have been good to meet everyone and learn how the experts do things.
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