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SOLD OUT! 21-23 September Rodney Cook memorial charity detecting weekender

Post by Oxgirl36 » Wed Apr 04, 2018 12:35 am

NOTE THERE WILL BE AN OPPORTUNITY TO MEET SOME OF THE MDF TEAM AND OTHER FORUM MEMBERS AT THIS EVENT

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21-23 September - Rodney Cook memorial charity detecting weekender near Cirencester. For more information email [email protected]

All proceeds go to the cancer care unit at the Bath RUH hospital


AN EVENT NOT TO BE MISSED!!

The Rodney Cook Memorial Charity Detecting Weekender

21st 22nd 23rd September

To book

Email [email protected] with the following details to book. By return you’ll get a booking number and details of how to pay.

* Your name, address & contact details
* If a group booking, please provide details of all others in your party (put in MDF)
* NCMD/FID number/s for all in your party
* What day/days you are attending
* If you will be camping

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A Charity Weekend Metal Detecting Event on the outskirts of the ROMAN TOWN of CIRENCESTER in the Cotswolds and very close to the Roman Road...does it get any better than that???

This event has been organised by our detecting buddy, Gary Cook in memory of his dad Rodney, who he lost to cancer last year. All profits raised will go to the Bath Royal United Cancer Unit, who did so much to help his dad.

A group of his detecting buddies have come together to help make it special.....so far, the weekend will include;

Over 400 acres of mainly arable land, with different fields available each day.

Free Camping / Hot food & drinks / Licensed Bar & Entertainment in a converted barn plus plenty of free parking. Food will be served from 7am till late for campers.

Token Hunt, with some great cash prizes.

These are just a few reasons to book your tickets NOW....for the 21st, 22nd and 23rd September....

PRICING

FULL WEEKEND TICKET to include free camping, one exclusive raffle ticket for a bonus raffle to win a metal detector, to be drawn on the Saturday night, PLUS a small amount of land will be available for detecting on the Friday for those camping - £50

Friday - Gates open at 12.00 for those camping for the weekend. There will be a small amount of land available for detecting for campers only. The bar will be open and there will be entertainment on the Friday night from 7.00pm. There will also be food available all evening.

DAY TICKETS for the Saturday and Sunday - £25 per day.

Saturday - Gates open at 8.00, briefing at 09.00, detecting starts at 9.30 and finishes at 6.00. There will be food and drinks available all day and evening, and a separate raffle with lots of great prizes. The bar will be open throughout the evening and entertainment is planned.

Sunday - Gates open at 8.00, briefing at 9.00, detecting starts at 9.30 and finishes at 5.00. There will be food and drinks available all day and a separate raffle with lots of great prizes. The site closes at 6.00.

There will be different fields available for each day.

BOOKING PROCESS
When booking, all detectorists must provide a valid NCMD/FID membership number and the Metal Detecting Code Of Conduct will apply to this weekend event.

To book your tickets, please email [email protected] for full booking details.

for those without email, please contact 07933 571330 for full booking details.

PLEASE NOTE, we are limited to 350 tickets for this event, so you are advised to book quickly. Once booked and paid for, tickets will be non-refundable.

Unfortunately, due to this being a working farm, pets will not be allowed at this event.

All profits from the weekend to the Bath Royal United Hospital Cancer Care Unit.

This has the potential to be the Detecting Event of the year!!

....and we will certainly be working hard to make it special.

But please note....We have no control over the amount of finds, condition of the fields or the weather...that will be down to God and him alone...so any complaints to him please, or your local vicar....but maybe have a word with him beforehand....it can only help!


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Re: 21-23 September Rodney Cook memorial charity detecting weekender

Post by Bargeman » Wed Apr 04, 2018 9:20 pm

I think I may attend this ::g



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Post by Blackadder43 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 2:31 pm

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Post by Junior » Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:31 pm

Thank you. Least you can do day tickets

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Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:49 pm

Hope to see you there Junior ::g
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Post by liamnolan » Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:56 pm

Bump for anyone interested, will also be the MDF gathering, myself, Cath and thefiggis will be there at least, good to meet up with forum members. We will be there over the two days, the land seems brilliant and all profits to a very worthy Cancer Charity, Liam :;@
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Post by oldartefact » Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:58 pm

I can already hear the music and smell the burgers!! Can't commit as i am out with my taff buddies the weekend before.
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Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:35 pm

liamnolan wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:56 pm
Bump for anyone interested, will also be the MDF gathering, myself, Cath and thefiggis will be there at least, good to meet up with forum members. We will be there over the two days, the land seems brilliant and all profits to a very worthy Cancer Charity, Liam :;@
This weekend will be fun, Sweepstick47 has promised to come too ::g God help us - who’ll be watching the forum? -=+:-P
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Post by oldartefact » Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:09 pm

Oxgirl36 wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:35 pm
liamnolan wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:56 pm
Bump for anyone interested, will also be the MDF gathering, myself, Cath and thefiggis will be there at least, good to meet up with forum members. We will be there over the two days, the land seems brilliant and all profits to a very worthy Cancer Charity, Liam :;@
This weekend will be fun, Sweepstick47 has promised to come too ::g God help us - who’ll be watching the forum? -=+:-P
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Post by bsabill » Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:37 pm

I have booked up to go,
it would be nice to put faces to the names of forum members.
I will be there over the two days riding down from swindon on the motorcycle each day
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Post by liamnolan » Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:15 pm

I have had BSA bikes in the past and have managed to ride most classic Triumph bikes. I loved the BSA Road Rocket as its such an iconic machine. Luvverly days, Liam ::g

I am really looking forward to this event and meeting up with all the MDF members, so spread the word, tickets have been reserved for us for a couple of day but these are selling fast, Liam B-)
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Post by thefiggis » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:38 pm

Managed to book in by using an assumed name. Sat & Sun. Now off to blag a tent.
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Post by Saki » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:53 pm

Oooohh this is very, very tempting. I wonder is it better to fly to London (Luton) Or Birmingham for onward travel? Certainly going to have a look :D
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Post by shaggybfc » Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:54 pm

I'll be driving 40 miles down that Roman road to attend. ::g
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Post by Bargeman » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:05 pm

liamnolan wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 8:15 pm
I have had BSA bikes in the past and have managed to ride most classic Triumph bikes. I loved the BSA Road Rocket as its such an iconic machine. Luvverly days, Liam ::g

I am really looking forward to this event and meeting up with all the MDF members, so spread the word, tickets have been reserved for us for a couple of day but these are selling fast, Liam B-)
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Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:13 pm

Saki wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 9:53 pm
Oooohh this is very, very tempting. I wonder is it better to fly to London (Luton) Or Birmingham for onward travel? Certainly going to have a look :D
Birmingham, over even East Midlands would be better than Luton :D
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Post by sweepstick47 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:22 pm

oldartefact wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:09 pm
Oxgirl36 wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 6:35 pm
liamnolan wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 5:56 pm
Bump for anyone interested, will also be the MDF gathering, myself, Cath and thefiggis will be there at least, good to meet up with forum members. We will be there over the two days, the land seems brilliant and all profits to a very worthy Cancer Charity, Liam :;@
This weekend will be fun, Sweepstick47 has promised to come too ::g God help us - who’ll be watching the forum? -=+:-P
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That won't necessarily be a problem oa........perhaps 'someone' might just lock-off all topics until the Monday :-O =))
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Post by Oxgirl36 » Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:24 pm

shaggybfc wrote:
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I'll be driving 40 miles down that Roman road to attend. ::g
And I might be following you - I work in Warwick :))
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Post by shaggybfc » Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:58 pm

Oxgirl36 wrote:
Sun Apr 08, 2018 10:24 pm
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I'll be driving 40 miles down that Roman road to attend. ::g
And I might be following you - I work in Warwick :))
You can pick me up, you'll be driving past my house :D
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Post by jcmaloney » Mon Apr 09, 2018 8:03 am

Hate to disappoint folk but I`m already booked up for that weekend in darkest Essex. Nice to see a proper charity rally being well supported by the detecting community. ::g
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Post by Saffron » Tue Apr 10, 2018 5:23 pm

Sounds really good and in a promising area. Also any profits are for a good cause.

I have booked and paid. Probably camp, but if too wet will drive down daily.

If you have not booked get in quick as a limit of 350 spaces and filling up fast (over 320 already).

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Post by esox » Fri Apr 13, 2018 1:17 pm

Yes got my name down for the Saturday :ml

Look forward to seeing you all there ::g
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Post by Machinist » Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:45 pm

Really sorry that I will not be able to make this his one. Aged parents and family problems making it hard to commit so far in advance but I know that those of you who do attend will have a great time meeting up with fellow forum members.

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Post by Bargeman » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:47 pm

Bargeman wrote:
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I think I may attend this ::g



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I forgot to add that I am all booked in, and may even camp the whole weekend too :D ::g B-)



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Post by bob79 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:32 pm

I'm in, looking to camp as well.
A quick guide to Corinium Dobunnorum (Cirencester), was thought to be the second biggest Roman town in Britain, 3 Roman roads converge there. Ackerman Street, Fosseway and Ermin Street, there is also the remains of an amiphtheare you can visit.
The Corinium museum is well worth a visit with finds from the area, to the North you have Chedworth Roman villa.

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Post by PeakDetectorist » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:02 pm

I'm in!

Got my booking confirmation and about to make payment . . . .
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Post by Saffron » Fri Apr 13, 2018 9:59 pm

bob79 wrote:
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I'm in, looking to camp as well.
A quick guide to Corinium Dobunnorum (Cirencester), was thought to be the second biggest Roman town in Britain, 3 Roman roads converge there. Ackerman Street, Fosseway and Ermin Street, there is also the remains of an amiphtheare you can visit.
The Corinium museum is well worth a visit with finds from the area, to the North you have Chedworth Roman villa.

Bob ::g

Yes, Cirencester has a lot of Roman history so with any luck this should be a good rally. Most on here will have an interest in history so I will second Bob when he says "The Corinium museum is well worth a visit with finds from the area" and Chedworth Roman villa is certainly well worth visiting.

For anybody traveling any distance and who fancies making it a bit longer stay .... or who needs to convince "the other half" that a weekend in the Cotswolds is a good idea try these sites for starters (or just type "what to do in Cirencester" into your search engine which will find lots more options)

http://www.cirencester.co.uk/attractions/
http://cirencester.gov.uk/places-to-visit/
https://www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk/th ... irencester
https://www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/des ... rencester/
https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Attracti ... gland.html

Of course if you find metal detecting and museum a bit on the quiet side you could wander a couple of miles down the road and go here http://www.glosrallyschool.co.uk/

Now that would be a real MDF RALLY :)) :)) :)) :))
Who is up for it?

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Post by liamnolan » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:02 pm

Looking forward to meeting you all over the weekend! Should be good fun, Liam :;@
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Post by bob79 » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:53 pm

Bourton on the Water well worth a visit, not just a pretty Cotswold village doing cream teas, you have Birdland, the model village and the Bourton Motor Museum, the home of Brum.

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Post by Saffron » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:31 pm

bob79 wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:53 pm
Bourton on the Water well worth a visit, not just a pretty Cotswold village doing cream teas, you have Birdland, the model village and the Bourton Motor Museum, the home of Brum.

Bob ::g
The end of September is a great time to visit Bourton on the Water, unlike summer it will not be full of tourists for starters (do not visit on summer holiday weekends!!!), as by then the leaves on the trees will be turning and give a perfect backdrop to the small bridges over the river. Only 16 miles from Cirencester so worth a quick visit, especially if coming from the north.

If "the other half" wants to visit the area there is also Cheltenham, about 30 minutes, and Bath and Stratford on Avon both about an hours drive.

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