Caching from the Pier (North Wales)
Saturday, June 7, 2008
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Caching from the Pier is the ONLY caching event in the WORLD to take place on a pier (as far as we know).It is being held on the Victoria Pier, Colwyn Bay, North Wales on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th June 2008.
We have had permission to hold a meet in the newly refurbished Oddities bar with access to walk on part of the very old Victoria Pier (visit link)
We will be meeting on Saturday from 12.0 - 2.0pm and then again on Sunday from 12.0 - 2.0pm.
There is a cafeteria and a bar on the pier.
Plenty of FREE parking.
Raffle for the Restoration Fund for the Pier.
Dogs are allowed onto the beach in designated areas.
We will make a spread sheet for the TBs and Geocions that are logged into the event, so please sign them in and sign any you are taking thanks.
Local caches -
scottpa100 has just put out a great local series "Indiana Colwyn Jones" GC18R87, also "The Lay-by's of Hercules 1 : The Nemean Lion series GC1BW9E (visit link) by ioancats&dyls. Also we have a couple nearby - catch your tide right (between 10am-5pm) for Point Break GC138PJ, then go as a group to find Triangulation GC19JPR (visit link)
There are lots more nearby set by Happy Landins, justhejob,Wildtrekker, ioancats&dyls, caneou, G6JLC, Andy and Matt, and markwj to name just a few.
There is one cache I DONT want you to do and it's "Self Control" GC19Z7B (visit link)
You never know there might be a couple of NEW Pier caches out over the weekend, for the FTF addicties. No mentioning any names PHIL .
If you want a quick peep (visit link) .
We will be looking into local campsites for you, so watch this space.
Dinarth Hall (camping) Rhos-on-Sea (visit link)
If your booking mention "Party on the Pier" for special rate, the campsite is between Colwyn Bay and Llandudno.
Approx 3 miles from the Pier along the coast .
And don't forget your swimming costumes, buckets and spades and kiss-me-quick hats.
If you want to try "Beach Flingo" (visit link) we have our own fligo's and beach waiting .
If anybody wants to go windsurfing the time of the tides are -
Sat HW 1320 LW 0845+2050 Sun HW 1512 LW 0935+2140
Watch out for this lady in the countryside (visit link) .
Extreme Unicyclist (visit link)
A Cool juggling Video (visit link)
There is a Party on the Pier 2008 Welsh Juggling Convention
(visit link) on all weekend from 10am on Sat until 6pm on the Sunday.
Juggling 24 hours in the pavilion(we're mad, us jugglers ).
Looks like a great show on the Saturday night 7pm-10pm,
so if you can be there I will guarantee a good night of variety acts.
Phil (PhilPamAndRob) has promised to bring his balls along (if he can find them!!).
If cachers are interested - we will do a 3 ball basic juggling workshop (not just for Lolly) (visit link) .
Check it out (visit link)
Lazy Juggling (visit link)
P H Fbba
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