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Barry Attwood
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: Enfield, U.K.
Registered: Aug 2003


 - posted November 18, 2013 05:00 AM      Profile for Barry Attwood   Email Barry Attwood   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
I couldn't get to it again this year, and I wondered what it was like, I do miss the annual pilgrimage to Lancashire, so any news would be welcome.

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David Watson
Film Handler

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From: United Kinddom
Registered: Mar 2013


 - posted November 19, 2013 11:18 AM      Profile for David Watson   Email David Watson   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hi barry, dave here in reply to question, blackpool was great
the new hotel,the four star Hilton was excellent the rooms and
food were the best ever.The Convention Dinner Hosted by Adrian
was again a great success with best meal at any past convention dinner,a good film quiz,,again won by Peter Wilson some very nice
prizes in the raffle and the evening rounded off with a film show
this for the first time in 16mm by Jim Cecil.
The convention on the Sunday was well attended and had a good number of dealers present the auction I think was better than last years. Some entertaining films in both super8 and 9.5 were
shown in a very comfortable cinema room.. the convention was an
improvement from last years, Every one I spoke to enjoyed it and
would return next year for the convention and the dinner.
I can tell you now that the 2014 dinner and convention will be
held again at this great new venue the Hilton Hotel.

I took many photos and if I can work out how to post them on the
forum (I,am new to computers) I will.

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Gary Brocklehurst
Expert Film Handler

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From: West Bromwich, West Midlands, England
Registered: Apr 2006


 - posted November 19, 2013 01:15 PM      Profile for Gary Brocklehurst   Email Gary Brocklehurst   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Hello Barry

You should refer to the previous post, "New Venue Northwest Film Fair 2013 Blackpool" if you have not already done so

Kindest Regards Always

Gary Brocklehurst

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Michael O'Regan
Film God

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From: Essex, UK
Registered: Oct 2007


 - posted November 19, 2013 01:41 PM      Profile for Michael O'Regan   Email Michael O'Regan   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
Did anyone take any photos?

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David Guest
Phenomenal Film Handler

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From: Lancashire, UK
Registered: Oct 2011


 - posted November 19, 2013 03:28 PM      Profile for David Guest   Email David Guest   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
please post comments on the northwest film fair new venue

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Douglas Meltzer
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From: New York, NY, USA
Registered: Jun 2003


 - posted November 19, 2013 03:55 PM      Profile for Douglas Meltzer   Email Douglas Meltzer   Send New Private Message       Edit/Delete Post 
For more Blackpool details, kindly visit this thread.

Doug

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I think there's room for just one more film.....

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