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Cat Chat Weekend Meet Up April 2019

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by Pixie_Tinker_Bell, Jan 8, 2019.


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What is your preference for accommodation?

  1. Organise my own accommodation

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  2. Stay with the group in a lodge/ lodges

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  3. Stay with the group in a shared accommodation in the city centre

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  4. A group booking for a city centre hotel

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  1. huckybuck

    huckybuck Feline Forum Fashionista

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    I daren’t look at how far it is from here but I went to Harrogate a while ago and set off a bit late on a Friday - took 5 1/2 hours to get there arghhh. Coming back was much quicker!!!

    How easy is it to get to High Wycombe Mrs F?????

    Oh you have to come @ewelsh quick ask that pet sitter!!
     
  2. bluecordelia

    bluecordelia Footy

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    @huckybuck its uphill on the way there and downhill back.
    x
     
  3. Mrs Funkin

    Mrs Funkin Human mother to Oscar

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    Couple of hours I think @huckybuck (I must confess I'm somewhat put off trying to get up North after it took us nine hours to get to Bolton in the summer! Nine! Only 5.5 on the way back though, leaving at 9pm on.a Sunday night...!).
     
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  4. huckybuck

    huckybuck Feline Forum Fashionista

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    Promise you it’s worth it!!!
    Don’t know anyone yet who’s been to a meet up and not wanted to go again...Some of us southerners even made the Edi one!!!
     
  5. Ceiling Kitty

    Ceiling Kitty Hides away from much through humour...

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    Come up north!

    I used to do a North Staffordshire to Dorset run 2-4 times a week. Sometimes I got roadworks and stuff but it usually took me 5-6 hours.

    Nine sounds pretty unlucky and I'm sure it won't happen again. Anyway, if it did you'd be with HB so you can get stuck in traffic and look out for closed-down Little Chefs together. :)
     
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  6. Emmasian

    Emmasian PetForums VIP

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    Do hope you can come @Mrs Funkin and @ewelsh (and any other regulars dithering). It would be amazing to meet you in person and these meet ups are such fun.
     
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  7. Ceiling Kitty

    Ceiling Kitty Hides away from much through humour...

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    Yes we even had 'pin the tail on the cat' last time.
     
  8. Emmasian

    Emmasian PetForums VIP

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    We did! And there's goody bags and lucky dips! And never a lull in conversation cos all you have to do is say, "Teddy stood on his head yesterday" and then half the table chimes in with their own cat head standing stories.

    This year I have Cat Bingo and Exploding Kittens (!) to nominate as games lol.
     
  9. Emmasian

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  10. Clairabella

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    Aww Emma I haven’t kept up on this thread because the last I read it was in York. I google it and it was hours away. I think about 6hrs but it was literally just a quick nose so god knows if I’ve done it right lol xx

    I’d love to have joined you all xx

    I did think that if it’s a weekender then I could justify the journey.

    What’s the final details then love? I can have a proper look and hopefully work something out xx
     
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  11. Clairabella

    Clairabella PetForums VIP

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    I just looked and it’s saying 4hrs something in the car. Mustve dreamt the 6hrs lol.

    4hrs is much more appealing though :)
     
  12. huckybuck

    huckybuck Feline Forum Fashionista

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    OOH @CB @Clairabella

    Would be fab to see you!! Lots of us are staying over now...
     
  13. Oneinamillion

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    I think, I am going to drive up on the Friday morning. Drop Jiggs halfway up at his second home and then be up early afternoon. Can’t decide where to stay yet!:D looking forward to it thou!!
     
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  14. huckybuck

    huckybuck Feline Forum Fashionista

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    Ooh we have another bloke coming @Shrike
     
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  15. Emmasian

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    Brilliant to hear people adding themselves in! C'mon @Clairabella you can do it! Even just come for one night? Or even just the day. Can't explain what great fun these gatherings are, but you retain freedom of choice as to how involved you get.
     
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  16. bluecordelia

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    It not a bad drive to York from Cheshire but I am taking advantage of the cheap rail tickets.

    I get in at 15.17 hrs on the Friday if anyone wants to meet at the station . I plan to dump my bags for a few hours then taxi or walk to hotel.
     
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    Oh my god, Em, I’m so tempted to just bite the bullet and go especially with you encouraging me :D

    Where shall I look at to book in to stay? Xx
     
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    Should we all start encouraging you? Emma is right you will have a fab time if you come.
     
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  19. Clairabella

    Clairabella PetForums VIP

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    :Hilarious

    I do believe that is classed as peer pressure :Hilarious

    Nah, I don’t take much encouragement at all really lol I’m easy to lead astray lol xx
     
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  20. huckybuck

    huckybuck Feline Forum Fashionista

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    Marriott? It’s not the cheapest but seems to be comparable to other hotels. If you are happy to share and someone else is too it does bring the price down a bit.

    It’s where the after hours cats pyjama party will be rofl!
     
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