May 2 - London Astoria

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Just booked my ticket!
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scotty wrote:
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lazarus corporation wrote:My London tickets for me and my friend (who manages a pub 10 mins away from the Astoria, in Picadilly Circus) arrived today as well (as above, but with different name and ticket numbers) :)
are you not coming to norwich as well Paul?
Or Leeds? :(
No, on both counts. Just London. Possibly Nottingham as well.
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bought my ticket now...
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This’ll be my first time actually in London, and since none of my friends are into The Sisters, it’ll only be me going up.

Does anyone know exactly where The Astoria is and where the nearest hotel is?
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can't help with hotels, but the Astoria is here

will PM you with my mobile number - we should meet for drinks beforehand with the rest of the gang
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lazarus corporation wrote:can't help with hotels, but the Astoria is here

will PM you with my mobile number - we should meet for drinks beforehand with the rest of the gang
PM received. 8)
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Count me in for any pre-gig shennanigans..

I'll take a half day off work at the very least, or if funds allow a whole day off..
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nick the stripper wrote:This’ll be my first time actually in London, and since none of my friends are into The Sisters, it’ll only be me going up.

Does anyone know exactly where The Astoria is and where the nearest hotel is?
Right outside Tottenham Court Road station can(n't) miss it... :innocent:

btw, what's the age restriction? :oops:
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robertzombie wrote:
nick the stripper wrote:This’ll be my first time actually in London, and since none of my friends are into The Sisters, it’ll only be me going up.

Does anyone know exactly where The Astoria is and where the nearest hotel is?
Right outside Tottenham Court Road station can(n't) miss it... :innocent:

btw, what's the age restriction? :oops:
Probably not much help but according to the T&Cs on the Astoria/Mean Fiddler website:
* Events and ticket types where an age restriction applies are clearly indicated during the booking process. Please ensure that you read all the information that applies to the event/ticket you are booking, and carry proof of age if appropriate.
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I would probably presume 18 as it is a licensed venue innit?

And its in Westminster, who are complete bastards with enforcing licensing laws...
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OK, ignore that above post..

In the depths of the Mean Fiddler web site it says this about the Astoria..


"London Astoria & Mean Fiddler - Strictly No Under 14's, Under 16's only admitted if accompanied by an adult. 18’s and over only for club nights"]


So if you're under 16 then get someone to walk you in, but other than that its fine by the looks of things..
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robertzombie wrote:
nick the stripper wrote:This’ll be my first time actually in London, and since none of my friends are into The Sisters, it’ll only be me going up.

Does anyone know exactly where The Astoria is and where the nearest hotel is?
Right outside Tottenham Court Road station can(n't) miss it... :innocent:

btw, what's the age restriction? :oops:
If you're talking about a hotel I don't think that subway is recommended by Lonely Planet yet :twisted:

Are people going to be lurking in the George beforehand?!?
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DomConway wrote:
robertzombie wrote:
nick the stripper wrote:This’ll be my first time actually in London, and since none of my friends are into The Sisters, it’ll only be me going up.

Does anyone know exactly where The Astoria is and where the nearest hotel is?
Right outside Tottenham Court Road station can(n't) miss it... :innocent:

btw, what's the age restriction? :oops:
Probably not much help but according to the T&Cs on the Astoria/Mean Fiddler website:
* Events and ticket types where an age restriction applies are clearly indicated during the booking process. Please ensure that you read all the information that applies to the event/ticket you are booking, and carry proof of age if appropriate.
I'll have turned 18 about a week before the gig, so I won't have to worry about age restriction. :D
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Is anyone driving from London to Leeds on May 3rd? If so I'd love to cadge a lift and would obviously be happy to pay petrol money.
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I phoned the Astoria and asked them their policy on taking a camera into the Sisters gig - they said that so long as it wasn't "professional equipment" (I confirmed with them that normal digital cameras didn't count as "professional equipment" - they said "telephoto lenses, v. expensive video cameras etc were what they called "professional equipment") then it would be allowed in.
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I wonder what their position is on Ipods with a crafty little recorder stuck on it is.
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So if I'm reading this right the roll call is (so far)

streamline
hellboy69
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robertzombie
lazarus corporation
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CellThree
Alberick
Nick the stripper.

Oh, and me.

Any more for any more?
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I'll be the youngest attendee with long ginger hair :D ... and of course, the only one wearing black :lol:
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robertzombie wrote:I'll be the youngest attendee with long ginger hair :D ... and of course, the only one wearing black :lol:
Are we anticipating a lot of long haired ginger attendees then? :wink:

btw, I wouldn't worry too much about the pub thing, all will be fine.
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Lol, i meant I'll be the youngest person their... and i have long ginger hair... :lol:
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ruffers wrote:Any more for any more?
Count me in ruffers. :P
Put their heads on f*cking pikes in front of the venue for all I care.
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there's also two currently "On Tour" :notworthy: :notworthy:

Eva and Andrew S who are hoping to be inattendance


prolly a few non heartlanders as well :wink: :eek:
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I suppose I'll be there as well. But I am notoriously unsocialable.
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hey, got my tickets about a week ago from the meanfiddler website :D they are so gorgeous, i'll just sit and stroke them :D

I'll be there in a long gothic purple and black dress and am hopefully getting my hair done with purple streaks soon :D say hi to me or throw me an onion or something if you see me...i dunno O_o

Oh and I've got a black and purple tatoo of the merciful release from first and last and always...
..hmm bit of a colour theme here
anyway hyper as hell about the gig, see you all there :D:D:D
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daggs wrote:hey, got my tickets about a week ago from the meanfiddler website :D they are so gorgeous, i'll just sit and stroke them :D

I'll be there in a long gothic purple and black dress and am hopefully getting my hair done with purple streaks soon :D say hi to me or throw me an onion or something if you see me...i dunno O_o

Oh and I've got a black and purple tatoo of the merciful release from first and last and always...
..hmm bit of a colour theme here
anyway hyper as hell about the gig, see you all there :D:D:D
hello and welcome oh purple one :innocent: :notworthy: :notworthy:


i'll be the old bloke at the bar dressed in Black :D
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