Golly Corner: What's On

WHAT'S ON

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19th May 2012British Balloon Museum Inflation Day
Possible inflation of the shaped Golly Balloon in Cambridgeshire.

19th October 2008Quorn Swapmeet
For anybody who has never been to a Quorn meet, I have documented
my brief thoughts on the swapmeet.
Please see B.C.C. On-line for how to obtain details.

14th October 2007Quorn Swapmeet
For anybody who has never been to a Quorn meet, I have documented
my brief thoughts on the swapmeet.
Please see B.C.C. On-line for how to obtain details.

22nd October 2006Quorn Swapmeet
Badge Collector's Circle Swapmeet, Rawlins Community College, Quorn, UK.
Note: Quorn (also known as Quorndon) is South of Loughborough.
Held from 10am to 3pm. Admission 2.
For anybody who has never been to a Quorn meet, I have documented
my brief thoughts on the swapmeet.
(Thanks to the B.C.C. Newsletter for details of this event).

21st May 2006Twelfth Stoke Swapmeet,
YMCA, Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, UK.
Admission 1.
(Thanks to the
B.C.C. Newsletter for details of this event)

12th to 13th January 2006GollyFest VIII, San Diego, California, USA.
Details about the event can be found on the
GollyFest web site. The theme for this GollyFest is "The Sea-side".

23rd October 2005Sunday Lunch Club
The 11th SLC is to be held on the day and location of the Quorn Swapmeet (see below entry for same date).
Friendly lunch club for Golly badge collectors arranged through
on-line Yahoo! Club, GollyBCII. More details can be found on The Golly Club site.

23rd October 2005Quorn Swapmeet
Badge Collector's Circle Swapmeet, Rawlins Community College, Quorn, UK.
Note: Quorn (also known as Quorndon) is South of Loughborough.
Held from 10am to 3pm. Admission 2.
For anybody who has never been to a Quorn meet, I have documented
my brief thoughts on the swapmeet.
(Thanks to the B.C.C. Newsletter for details of this event).

22nd May 2005Eleventh Stoke Swapmeet,
YMCA, Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent, UK.
Admission 1.
(Thanks to the
B.C.C. Newsletter for details of this event)

24th October 2004Quorn Swapmeet
Badge Collector's Circle Swapmeet, Rawlins Community College, Quorn, UK.
Note: Quorn (also known as Quorndon) is South of Loughborough.
Held from 10am to 3pm. Admission 2.
For anybody who has never been to a Quorn meet, I have documented
my brief thoughts on the swapmeet.
(Thanks to the B.C.C. for details).

29th August 2004Sunday Lunch Club, South Petherton, Somerset, UK
Friendly lunch club for Golly badge collectors arranged through on-line Yahoo! Club, GollyBCII. More details can be found on The Golly Club site.

18th July 2004Sunday Lunch Club, Field adjacent to Kenilworth Castle, Warwickshire, UK
This should include the inflation of the former Robertson's Golly III balloon. Friendly lunch club for Golly badge collectors arranged through on-line Yahoo! Club, GollyBCII.

29th May 2004Second Eastbourne Golly Swapmeet,
Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Eastbourne, UK
Held from 10.00am to 1.00pm.
Admission 1 including commemorative badge.
For enquiries about holding a stall please contact
Simon Eyre.
(Thanks to Simon Eyre for the details via the Yahoo! GollyBCII Club).

16th May 2004Tenth Stoke Swapmeet,
YMCA, Hanley, Stoke-On-Trent.
Admission is 1 adults.
(Thanks to the
B.C.C. Newsletter for details of this event)

30th April to 1st May 2004GollyFest VII, Toronto, Canada
Details about the event can be found on the
GollyFest web site.

11th April 2004Sunday Lunch Club, North Parade Hotel, Skegness, UK
Friendly lunch club for Golly badge collectors arranged through on-line Yahoo! Club, GollyBCII. More details can be found on The Golly Club site.

1st March 2004Yours, Magazine, UK
March issue contains an exclusive feature with Richard Burton.

26th October 2003Quorn Swapmeet, Badge Collector's Circle Swapmeet, Rawlins Community College,
Quorn, UK. Note: Quorn (also known as Quorndon) is South of Loughborough.
Held from 10am to 3pm. Admission 2.
For anybody who has never been to a Quorn meet, I have documented
my brief thoughts on the swapmeet.
(Thanks to the B.C.C. Newsletter).

28th September 2003Sunday Lunch Club, Tortworth Court, Bristol, UK
Friendly lunch club for Golly badge collectors arranged through on-line Yahoo! Club, GollyBCII. Lunch in The Orangery (Italian Restaurant) followed by a walk in the grounds or retire to the lounge. More details can be found on The Golly Club site.

6th September 2003Great Yorkshire Badge Fair & Swapmeet,
The Conference Centre, Askham Bryan College, Askham Bryan, York, UK
Held from 10.30am.
Entrance Fee 1, Accompanied children free.
All the details, a map, and directions can be found on
Martin Whittaker's site.
(Thanks to Badge Collector's Circle Yahoo! Group for the details).

September 2003Collect It!, Magazine, UK
Eve Rossiter of
GollyWorld is interviewed.

20th July 2003Sunday Lunch Club, Leeds Castle, Kent, UK
Friendly lunch club for Golly badge collectors arranged through on-line Yahoo! Club, GollyBCII. Held in the grounds of the castle, this will be a picnic in the park.

31st May 2003First Eastbourne Golly Swapmeet,
Community Wise, Ocklynge Road, Eastbourne, UK
Held from 10.00am to 1.00pm.
Entrance Fee 1 to include a commemorative badge (all profits donated to support children's work in Uganda).
For enquiries about holding a stall please contact
Simon Eyre. Refreshments will be available and Simon also hopes to have available a golly badge in support of Uganda's street kids. This will be a strictly limited issue of 150 numbered sets in 4 different colour schemes.
(Thanks to Simon Eyre for the details).

18th May 2003Stoke Swapmeet, UK
The swapmeet will be held at the YMCA, Harding Road, Stoke-On-Trent 10am to 4pm. Admission is 1, concessions 50p, accompanied children free.
(Thanks to the
B.C.C. Newsletter for details of this event)

6th April 2003Sunday Lunch Club, Tatton Park, Manchester, UK
Friendly lunch club for Golly badge collectors arranged through on-line Yahoo! Club, GollyBCII.

23rd March 2003Pinner Badge Fair, Pinner Village Hall, Chapel Lane, Harrow, Middlesex, UK
Held from 10.30am to 2.00pm.
Entrance Fee 1, 50p concessions (all admissions donated to local charity).
(Note this is not run by the BCC, but it is thanks to the
B.C.C. Newsletters and Flyer hand out at Quorn that I am aware of this event)

This audit has been kept up-to-date since April 2000. Entries prior to March 2003 have been archived.


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