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Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Mayfly » Thu Jun 30, 2011 7:06 pm

Officially gates have always opened at 8 but more often than not they open them early - Last year I got there at 7.40 and was parked 3 rows back , so today I got there at 7!!

The gates didn't open until 9 and 8.45 the police moved us all on as it's a clearway so said you can't park on the grass verge. So we all drove round the block and started the queue again!

When I did get in and asked what was going on I was told they have no medical cover until 9 and the police wouldn't let them open the gates.

Tomorrow the the Gates will not open until 9 again, so if you turn up early be prepared to be moved on!!

I will aim to get there 9 -9.15 how long it will take to get in is any bodies guess!!!


Edit: UKar reports that the police when leaving at 17.15 were adamant that the gates will not be open until 9 and they will not allow queueing on the road or grass verges!
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:13 pm

\:D/ \:D/ great for me though =)) =))
We were planning on getting there about 10 ish.

I've just finished batch number 1 of operation sweet tooth ;) =)) =))
Or in English, 12 cupcakes :D :))

12 more in the oven as I type ;)
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Mayfly » Thu Jun 30, 2011 8:29 pm

Yeah I'm not overly bothered either, I was up at 5 this morning so a 7o'clock lie in will be good! :))
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Xplumberlives » Thu Jun 30, 2011 9:32 pm

Hihonyr8811 wrote:\:D/ \:D/ great for me though =)) =))
We were planning on getting there about 10 ish.
I've just finished batch number 1 of operation sweet tooth ;) =)) =))
Or in English, 12 cupcakes :D :))

12 more in the oven as I type ;)



So we will see you about 2 O clock then! :D
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Thu Jun 30, 2011 10:20 pm

:p =)) =))

But yes, probably =)) =))
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby 10680 » Fri Jul 01, 2011 6:01 am

Mayfly wrote:Officially gates have always opened at 8 but more often than not they open them early - Last year I got there at 7.40 and was parked 3 rows back , so today I got there at 7!!

The gates didn't open until 9 and 8.45 the police moved us all on as it's a clearway so said you can't park on the grass verge. So we all drove round the block and started the queue again!

When I did get in and asked what was going on I was told they have no medical cover until 9 and the police wouldn't let them open the gates.

Tomorrow the the Gates will not open until 9 again, so if you turn up early be prepared to be moved on!!

I will aim to get there 9 -9.15 how long it will take to get in is any bodies guess!!!


Edit: UKar reports that the police when leaving at 17.15 were adamant that the gates will not be open until 9 and they will not allow queueing on the road or grass verges!



Well I'll be half-way there at 9. Save me a spot :)
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Hihonyr8811 » Fri Jul 01, 2011 8:52 am

It was just on Airshow FM that they were NOT opening till 9am.

I've just been reading a thread on fighter control can't believe some people didn't listen to what happened yesterday and still think they are entitled to queue up at 7am :-o :-o
What's the point??
They clearly knew about what happened yesterday, or they wouldn't have posted on that thread.

Oh well, I've been up since 6, iced my cupcakes, made mum's sandwiches, now waiting for the hot water to hear up so I can do the washing up =)) =))
Then we'll be off ;) :D

I hope we had a good time today =)) =))
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Minty4371 » Fri Jul 01, 2011 9:06 am

Enjoy your day Helen, and all the others that are going :).
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Old Rigger » Fri Jul 01, 2011 12:20 pm

Popped out from work to try and say hi to any of those I actually know/remember me, could not find any (I assume that 11:30 was to early) so spoke to some new supporters, so if you come on Iconic and see this, it was nice to meet and speak to you.
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Re: Waddington Viewing Enclosure

Postby Xplumberlives » Fri Jul 01, 2011 8:21 pm

Well I saw Pam, Ken and Helen and she had CUPCAKES! :ymapplause:

Oh saw the TAXI DRIVER from a distance too! ;)
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