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« Reply #20 on: December 11, 2005, 02:24:57 PM »

Thanks Sandra, I'll look into it. 
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« Reply #21 on: December 11, 2005, 05:29:08 PM »

Thanks for the offer of space reservation, Sandra. I had a think about it - and realised that the idea of queuing for the shower (or jumping in the Isis) doesn't really turn me on... I think I'll go posh Tiara and B&B it for a change. Never done this for a festival - I'm decidedly going middle-aged... Shocked

Another question: what time of the day does the festival kick off? Should I make my way up on Thursday night, or is Friday morning early enough?
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« Reply #22 on: December 11, 2005, 07:07:08 PM »

It starts on Friday evening, so no need for an early start.

We are working on accommodation/season packages which I hope to have news on soon.

If anyone is interested we will be advertising for stewards soon. Our very own Nuthouse is to be Chief Steward, so at least the boss is nice. The terms are an access pass to the festival for the full day for any day that a steward works for 4 hours (sorry about circular way of putting it - its all to do with payment in kind and tax implications), plus accommodation in indoor camping if required (subject to availability).

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« Reply #23 on: December 11, 2005, 07:36:26 PM »

Hmm, what if one has just posted you a cheque and then decides to steward a bit? Is payment in beer an option?
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« Reply #24 on: December 11, 2005, 07:52:35 PM »

Hmm, what if one .......... decides to steward a bit?

As that fabulous North American combo sang:

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They want you as a new recruit

At least there will be two of us Sandy  Grin
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« Reply #25 on: December 11, 2005, 09:07:11 PM »

Could you tell me what kinds of Stewarding are required please?
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« Reply #26 on: December 11, 2005, 09:52:23 PM »

IM on it's way Mic'
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« Reply #27 on: December 12, 2005, 07:45:53 AM »

Hmm, I'm now intrigued what kind of stewarding can't be talked about on the open board, so it needs IMing... Wink
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« Reply #28 on: December 12, 2005, 09:31:49 AM »

Hmm, I'm now intrigued what kind of stewarding can't be talked about on the open board, so it needs IMing... Wink

It's not the stewarding as such. Discussions about individuals helping with stewarding would be personal correspondence and not related to the thread which should be about the festival itself.

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« Reply #29 on: December 12, 2005, 06:19:43 PM »

Fair enough. I would have classed it as general information about the festival, but hey.

In this case, I'd like to ask for an IM with more info on Stewarding, please, if any of the organisers would be so kind. Thanks.
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« Reply #30 on: December 13, 2005, 01:30:32 PM »

Stewards duties include things like manning the boxoffices/reception desk, checking tickets/wristbands, manning the indoor camping, meeting and greeting, being a 'runner' between venues, dealing with enquiries and helping in the event of an emergency (fire evacuation etc). This is not an exhaustive list of jobs but gives you some idea. Helpers are also needed on the catering side to serve food and on the bar (though the bar is almost fully manned now). We ask for experience/preferences on the application form and will try to fit round pegs in round holes, but this is not always possible.

If you are thinking of volunteering be aware you will have to wear a flouro jacket for identification purposes.

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« Reply #31 on: December 15, 2005, 10:02:22 AM »

the line up looks very good

I may well get along this year - if only for the belly dancing!!!


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« Reply #32 on: December 19, 2005, 11:46:59 AM »

Hello Sandy
I'm sure by now you have a whole army of helpers chomping at the it and raring to go, but just in case you haven't I thought I'd offer you my services as whatever you still need. I would have PM'd you but I'm not sure how to do that yet....
Anyway if you let me know I will happily send you my stewarding c.v Grin
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« Reply #33 on: December 19, 2005, 12:52:34 PM »

Hello Sandy
I'm sure by now you have a whole army of helpers chomping at the it and raring to go, but just in case you haven't I thought I'd offer you my services as whatever you still need. I would have PM'd you but I'm not sure how to do that yet....
Anyway if you let me know I will happily send you my stewarding c.v Grin
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Hi Vikki- you just need to click on the little symbol with IM in it on the left hand of the screen under Sandys picture that way you will be able to send her a personal message. Smiley
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« Reply #34 on: December 19, 2005, 01:07:46 PM »

Hello Sandy
I'm sure by now you have a whole army of helpers chomping at the it and raring to go, but just in case you haven't I thought I'd offer you my services as whatever you still need. I would have PM'd you but I'm not sure how to do that yet....
Anyway if you let me know I will happily send you my stewarding c.v Grin
Take care
Vikki xx

Hi Vikki- you just need to click on the little symbol with IM in it on the left hand of the screen under Sandys picture that way you will be able to send her a personal message. Smiley

But you'll need to loose that annonymouse lablel first. E-mail Colin or Nick with who you really are, and they will remove it.

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« Reply #35 on: December 19, 2005, 01:09:13 PM »

I have sent a message to Vikki regarding stewarding in the meantime

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« Reply #36 on: December 19, 2005, 08:24:32 PM »

I sent off for my ticket this morning Smiley (another contribution to the post office's 'hols in the Bahamas' fund Wink)    But worth it!!!!

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« Reply #37 on: January 07, 2006, 02:50:53 PM »

Any news on the Steward application front?
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« Reply #38 on: January 07, 2006, 06:56:52 PM »

Any news on the Steward application front?

Yes... I have just completed them

The forms will be given the once-over and then be sent out and generaly be made available

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« Reply #39 on: January 07, 2006, 09:02:25 PM »

Yay! :-) Cheers for the update.
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