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BooMTown 2011 - chapter 3

Discussion in 'festivals' started by The Mayor, Jan 17, 2011.

  1. sim667

    sim667 Licking windows on the 303 bus.

    I know, all i could think of was the peckham terminator :(
  2. The Mayor

    The Mayor Town Info Point!!

    bit of info for you !

    hey everyone,

    I have been asked to make people aware that there are now coaches running from Nottingham, Sheffield, Manchester, Brighton, and Southampton for anyone wanting as easy ride

    and please check out the new video clip -

  3. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

    How are ticket sales? Should i get a move on?
  4. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

    I got a move on :)
    Tickets bought
  5. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar

    Best to, esp if you want a 'camper van' ticket as well. I paid the deposit and the camper pass last month.

    Apparently the vehicle passes go quite fast (they did last year) so anyone else hoping to get one should also get a move on.

    Looks like it is going to be so full of WIN :)
  6. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

    I'm strictly canvas. *fist chest thump*
  7. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar

    I may have to bake some delicious cake in ma oven while i'm there :p
  8. The_Reverend_M

    The_Reverend_M More bass, vicar?

  9. Riklet

    Riklet procrastinación

    Boomtown has got the line-up of the season IMO. Work involves doing longer shifts now though, so I haven't sorted that, but I still might well be up for it. Maybe.
  10. The Mayor

    The Mayor Town Info Point!!

    Babylon Circus added for Sunday night main stage closure peeps - probably the best live band I have ever seen !!! sooooo happy about this

    Plus Arcadia and general Mutoid crew back on board for full site site decor and general madmax antics

    And for the slightly more hardcore our good friends at overkill are taking over the Bodyshop on Saturday night - more info here


  11. Crispy

    Crispy The following psytrance is baṉned: All

    Chris liberator! :)
    This festival gets better and better.
  12. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar


    I haven't seen him for ages :)
  13. zora

    zora true to the crab

  14. The Mayor

    The Mayor Town Info Point!!

    Secret guest !!

    Hi Guys, you may or may not know but BAD MANNERS have just been confirmed for boomtown this year - they picked us over a whole load of other festivals as their choice UK Summer Festy!! shall be a banger :)
  15. sim667

    sim667 Licking windows on the 303 bus.

    Me & The vikster are greening it up, althought she's talking about going to the dark side (peppermint bars) so she can choose her shifts.

    This makes simbo a happy boy :)
  16. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar

    Paid in full :)
  17. Sunray

    Sunray Its sunny somewhere.

    That's quite tempting, overkill on the sat night. Might green steward this but go on the Sunday evening, save that day.
  18. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar

    Over doing it on the Saturday is what festivals are about.
  19. paolo

    paolo Well-Known Member

    At Boomtown, it appears to be about overdoing it roughly 4 minutes after arriving. :eek: :)
  20. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar

    I have no problem with this scenario. ;)
  21. I'm going as guest of a performer *feels smug*

    I'm well chuffed... first proper festie in about 3 years.
  22. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar

    Been listening to the Boomtown Fair mixtapes on mixcloud. I'm all excited now....too long to wait! Argh!
  23. ringo

    ringo Macaroni cheese controller

    Just bought our tickets, wicked reggae line up. I get the impression this is quite a full on festival, hope the family camping is slightly separated from the rest - hadn't intended taking the littluns to a proper get munted festival yet, but I'm sure they'll manage.
  24. sim667

    sim667 Licking windows on the 303 bus.

    Yeah there is a completely seperate family camping field. As for the kids field it wasnt great last year (not a patch on shambala anyway), but there was some fun stuff to do for them, some wicked sculptures and stuff around im sure they could climb all over...... I would say it gets proper clogged up at points moving round the site, so thats something worth bearing in mind if they're following you.
  25. Riklet

    Riklet procrastinación

    I'm tempted to try n work it or buy a ticket, had an ace time last year. I just don't want to do festivals all summer, so i'm a a bit wary about making august a festival-y one again.

    ...So bloody tempted though. What a line up, n a friend's band are playing...
  26. sim667

    sim667 Licking windows on the 303 bus.

    Fuck it, might aswell ;)
  27. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar

    It will be epic, I reckon.
  28. Ground Elder

    Ground Elder Well-Known Member

    Few festival kids' areas aren't as good as Shambala. Last year's Boomtown was the quietest kids' area we've ever done - the family camping field had about five tents in it. They don't want us back this year :(
  29. sim667

    sim667 Licking windows on the 303 bus.

    Are they not advertising it as a family festie then?
  30. stuff_it

    stuff_it Nerd burglar

    Dunno, thy have a kids area and family camping. I guess everyone knows it's an epic munter-fest by now though. Perhaps they just fancy getting someone else in? The number of people turning up with kids isn't that related to who does the area, and let's face it you're not going to Boomtown for the kids area even if you take your kids, you are there for the music.

    I know plenty of people taking kids.

    Who IS doing the kiddy area this year then?

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