Lothain Meet

Scots_Charles_River

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Hi,

I may do the Crannog trip too, but I'm also asking if the event below, would be good for 12-14yr olds, who have done outdoor learning etc.?? -

Sunday, 12th October: Prehistoric Pyrotechnia - Lighting up the Iron Age Strike a spark and discover the many methods of fire-making without matches and the best tinders available. From friction to fir candles, there's something to warm everyone! 11am - 4:30pm. Also: Iron Age Bread Making Learn the ancient art of making bread. Find all you need to know about baking in clay evens and spreads for your bread.
 

Scots_Charles_River

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I'm not a full member:eek: , will pay up I think, but just asking if the meet below is open to all ? Would an old Lab be welcome ?

Ta

Below is a copy of a post I made in the full members’ area a couple of weeks ago that might interest you:

“I was thinking over the weekend about a little ‘get together’ in September here on our little farm / small holding.

So…… the basic idea is for a laid back meet, nothing rigidly organised, just kind of chilling out. There is a small wooded area, mainly pine trees but we’ve had a few hammocks up in there no problems and there is plenty of room for tents. A fire isn’t a problem, although firewood is in short supply and providing someone could bring a boss, there is plenty of room for archery. If anyone wanted to do a demo of some kind then we can talk about that too.

The farm is between New Cumnock and Kirkconnel on the border of Ayrshire and Dumfries & Galloway and could run from say Friday till Monday, although if anyone wanted to arrive earlier or stay later that’s not a problem either.

The dates would be around the weekend of the 5, 6, & 7th of September.

If there be anybody interested in this that hasn't already confirmed, you'll be more than welcome, just let me know.

Dave
 

korvin karbon

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The vast majority of meets are open to all, the only ones you might not hear about are the ones posted on the members only forum, and to be honest they are generally posted on the open forums also.

You can get jsut as much enjoyment and knoweledge from the open forums. The signing up helps maintain the excellent site and you get a coooooooooooollllllll badge, which looks even coooooooooooler on the BCUK jacket

:)

NB. i am not on commission for the badges LOL
 

korvin karbon

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The vast majority of meets are open to all, the only ones you might not hear about are the ones posted on the members only forum, and to be honest they are generally posted on the open forums also.

You can get jsut as much enjoyment and knoweledge from the open forums. The signing up helps maintain the excellent site and you get a coooooooooooollllllll badge, which looks even coooooooooooler on the BCUK jacket

:)

NB. i am not on commission for the badges LOL
 

morch

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Yea you're more than welcome to come S_C_R and the dog too.

The reason that i originally put in the FM forum was that i didn't want just anybody who fancied a free weekend getting paralytic turning up with ten mates and turning it into a free festival. Then i realised that i was only sending out the full details by pm anyway :rolleyes:

If you are coming along, give me a pm and I'll send you the directions and phone numbers.

Dave
 

Scots_Charles_River

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Yea you're more than welcome to come S_C_R and the dog too.

The reason that i originally put in the FM forum was that i didn't want just anybody who fancied a free weekend getting paralytic turning up with ten mates and turning it into a free festival. Then i realised that i was only sending out the full details by pm anyway :rolleyes:

If you are coming along, give me a pm and I'll send you the directions and phone numbers.

Dave

Ta

Nick
 

Toddy

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No idea about any Lothian meet up, but the Crannog Pyrotechnology one was excellent :D and the one at Morch's this weekend coming is sure to be good :cool:

cheers,
Toddy
 

Scots_Charles_River

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Think it happened in Sept, but down on a farm land area near Ayr ?

I would try to join a meet, if the weather is wet n windy ! which means less chance I will be doing something else. I want to do the Balvaig starting out Friday Night, paddle across and camp out on Loch Voil then down saturday to Loch Lubnaig. Maybe we could do a trip like this ? I would happily have a non-paddler as bow paddler in my boat.

Route Card
http://www.canoekayak.co.uk/userfiles/file/04Balquhidder.pdf

I'm off to do 2 munros tmrw and some sea paddling, off the rest of the week. :)

The Crannog looks great but you have to time it right to join a group touring around the site.:eek:

Nick