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Posted: 07/12/2012 10:06:06
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It's nearly a year since the last Victorian themed trip! How did that happen?

Anyway, are people up for a Victorian themed trip in January again?

Unfortunately we've lost our fire eater. He's away for 6 months doing good deeds abroad.

A few photos from last year's in case you missed it!

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Up for another one?!

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Posted: 07/12/2012 10:37:38
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Was fire eating popular in the Victorian era?

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Posted: 07/12/2012 10:42:24
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Was fire eating popular in the Victorian era?


Late Victorian period yes, standard sideshow gig from the 1880s Smartass

We weren't actually expecting it, Corin surprised us with the act Thumbs Up

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Posted: 11/12/2012 10:02:03
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Bump up....

I'm in, by the way. Thumb Up



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Posted: 11/12/2012 11:39:00
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I'm in (as always!) Big Grin I'll sort out a hot underground meal again, I think everyone liked the Cawl last year, i'll probably do the same again if i can find where i put the recipy!? Laugh

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Posted: 11/12/2012 11:43:21
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Om non nom Thumbs Up

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Posted: 11/12/2012 13:18:16
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Count me in Smile

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Posted: 11/12/2012 15:57:38
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Posted: 11/12/2012 18:10:04
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I'm in Smile . Where did you have in mind?
I would give anything for a plate of chips deep fried in LARD. Tasted fantastic .I have not had any for about 40 years or so since we started using cooking oilBig Grin. Now all I get is bloody oven chips Crying

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Posted: 11/12/2012 18:11:31
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I'l be there again, a good day, great food, fire eating and live music down on G, exellent Thumbs Up
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Posted: 11/12/2012 18:46:09
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hymac580c wrote:

I'm in Smile . Where did you have in mind?
I would give anything for a plate of chips deep fried in LARD. Tasted fantastic .I have not had any for about 40 years or so since we started using cooking oilBig Grin. Now all I get is bloody oven chips Crying


Iawn Hymac,

Come with me on Saturday to Blist's Hill at Ironbridge....Victorian chippy....including lard Big Grin Big Grin Thumbs Up

Hwyl.

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Posted: 13/12/2012 07:51:41
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Where does one buy the cloths?
Pity there aren't many? mobile wagons in Cwmorthin you could push around like in that other old fashioned shoot many years ago.

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Posted: 13/12/2012 09:27:35
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Where does one buy the cloths?
Pity there aren't many? mobile wagons in Cwmorthin you could push around like in that other old fashioned shoot many years ago.


Clothes are best bought from charity shops, then hunt eBay for the accessories like bowler hats, flat caps, oil lamps.....false beards and sideboards etc..... Laugh Laugh Laugh

Plenty of photo oppottunities in Cwmorthin Thumb Up

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Posted: 13/12/2012 10:39:50
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sinker wrote:

hymac580c wrote:

I'm in Smile . Where did you have in mind?
I would give anything for a plate of chips deep fried in LARD. Tasted fantastic .I have not had any for about 40 years or so since we started using cooking oilBig Grin. Now all I get is bloody oven chips Crying


Iawn Hymac,

Come with me on Saturday to Blist's Hill at Ironbridge....Victorian chippy....including lard Big Grin Big Grin Thumbs Up

Hwyl.


Blists Hill chippy is the best fish&chips anywhere! Me and the missus have annual passes to the IBGMT museums... don't tell her, but the only reason I shell out for them is so that I can go to the chip-shop whenever I want Smile
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Posted: 13/12/2012 21:28:40
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Cat_Bones wrote:

sinker wrote:

hymac580c wrote:

I'm in Smile . Where did you have in mind?
I would give anything for a plate of chips deep fried in LARD. Tasted fantastic .I have not had any for about 40 years or so since we started using cooking oilBig Grin. Now all I get is bloody oven chips Crying


Iawn Hymac,

Come with me on Saturday to Blist's Hill at Ironbridge....Victorian chippy....including lard Big Grin Big Grin Thumbs Up

Hwyl.


Blists Hill chippy is the best fish&chips anywhere! Me and the missus have annual passes to the IBGMT museums... don't tell her, but the only reason I shell out for them is so that I can go to the chip-shop whenever I want Smile


We used to go to Blist Hill quite regular at one tim, brilliant place. If you look in the window of the lange grocer shop you will see all kinds of lard that you can buy.
Have a good weekend Big Grin

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Posted: 14/12/2012 02:00:12
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I am already with beard, which is very useful as I look about 25 apparently. I might need to adapt mine to Victorian standards though. Would enjoy coming if this is an open event, I did promice I'd get to Wales in Jan at last Smile

Quote: I wouldn't mind getting some shots of people actually pretending to be mining, e.g. pushing a wagon or something, that would be fun for everyone but I guess lack of them in Cwmorthin which can be pushed around lol.

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We need to come up with a date. We did January last year, and were very lucky with the weather. Or should we wait until a bit later in the spring?

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Dont suppose the venue could be in the ' Victorian' peak district, Eh? Innocent
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Dont suppose the venue could be in the ' Victorian' peak district, Eh? Innocent
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Or Alderley where its dry and walking height Tongue

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