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Posted by Pete Middleton (Member # 6655) on December 29, 2018, 07:22 PM:
Hi all,
Does anybody know the date of the Farnworth film convention 2019? - and also possibly the correct contact who we can book a stall with. We seemed to have misplaced the leaflet that we were given at Blackpool.

Best Regards,
Posted by Lee Mannering (Member # 728) on December 30, 2018, 02:59 AM:
Hi Pete. Didn't make sunny Blackpool but Nigel tells me its on the 23rd Feb 2019. Come say hello.
Posted by Paul Barker (Member # 4318) on December 30, 2018, 04:26 AM:
hi Pete. PM sent.
Posted by Pete Middleton (Member # 6655) on December 30, 2018, 01:13 PM:
Thanks Lee, we're looking forward to it.
Thank you Paul. Hope to see you there.
Posted by Nigel Higgins (Member # 4312) on December 30, 2018, 03:01 PM:
Hi can someone inbox me the details please i spoke to nigel briefly at davids open day but have heard no more from him .
Posted by Paul Barker (Member # 4318) on December 30, 2018, 04:03 PM:
hi Nigel PM sent.
Posted by Dominique De Bast (Member # 3798) on December 30, 2018, 04:45 PM:
Seems to be an underground secret hidden event [Big Grin]
Posted by Terry Sills (Member # 3309) on December 31, 2018, 02:06 AM:
I have to agree with you Dom. What's wrong with posting the full details, instead of secret pm's? It's an event that all of us would wish to be reminded of I'm sure.
Posted by Paul Barker (Member # 4318) on December 31, 2018, 03:04 AM:
no secret event at all. i assume you are wanting to attend Terry so here are the details from the flyer given out at blackpool. farnworth film fair will be held on saturday february 23 2019.doors open 11am. venue. trinity church. market street.farnworth.BL48EX. 5 minute walk from train station and just off motorway.excellent refreshments available.admission just £4. stall enquiries Nigel on 07518766717. or email this event has been going for years. and held roughly the same time each year.a great little event and well worth attending.
Posted by Terry Sills (Member # 3309) on December 31, 2018, 10:56 AM:
You should never assume. I used to assume that I would attend all Cine events, but my wife soon put me right [Cool]
Thanks for the info on Farnworth though. Stupidly I thought it was in the South!
(Confusing it with Farnborough I suppose) I must work on my geography [Eek!]
Posted by Joe Caruso (Member # 11) on December 31, 2018, 11:55 AM:
Attend CINESEA in April, you chaps can't go wrong - Cheers - Shorty
Posted by Douglas Meltzer (Member # 28) on December 31, 2018, 03:05 PM:
I've added the Farnworth Film Fair to the Upcoming Film Conventions & Events list.

Posted by Lee Mannering (Member # 728) on January 01, 2019, 09:47 AM:
Well done Douglas.

Farnworth Film Fun Day is a small but very friendly event which has been held near Bolton UK for many years formerly by EFS a long established cine business which closed when Denis Parkinson passed. His son Nigel has kept it going and doing a great job as well.

If anyone arrives early looking for breakfast you will find cafes outside the church front which is handy.

You will find a bus service that stops near the Church also train stations.

Bus out of Manchester is the X39 takes about an hour.

Train out of Manchester Victoria takes about 16 minutes but be aware many trains are being cancelled at weekends.

Trains from Manchester Piccadilly to Farnworth take around 30 minutes when running.

Come along if you can and enjoy a great event,hot food made by the ladies of the Church and also the legendary auction.
Truly a fun day!

[ January 02, 2019, 03:13 AM: Message edited by: Lee Mannering ]
Posted by Maurice Leakey (Member # 916) on January 02, 2019, 01:58 PM:
It's easy to confuse the name Farnworth with Farnham, a town 35 miles south-west of London in Surrey.
Posted by Pete Middleton (Member # 6655) on January 06, 2019, 05:56 PM:
I still haven't had any response back from Nigel in purchasing a stall for the day and I'm now getting a little worried!!

The first email address that I was given bounced back and I haven't had any response back from the second one that I found on the internet.

I didn't really want to phone him directly, does anybody have a second email address - Or could Nigel actually be reading this thread, perhaps?

Best Regards,
Posted by Clyde Miles (Member # 4032) on January 06, 2019, 06:15 PM:
lee mannering, you have been absent for a long time. what happened to the accrington stanley church do. i sent you messages and you never answered any
Posted by Pete Middleton (Member # 6655) on January 08, 2019, 02:56 PM:
I've just had another email bounce back. I'd really like to get a stall at Farnworth but time is running out.
Posted by Paul Barker (Member # 4318) on January 08, 2019, 03:52 PM:
hi Pete. i would ring him on 07518766717. this is the number he put on his leaflet for farnworth
Posted by Pete Middleton (Member # 6655) on January 12, 2019, 07:28 AM:
Brilliant - the number works!
Looking forward to seeing you all there.
Thanks again Paul.
Posted by Paul Barker (Member # 4318) on February 16, 2019, 02:38 AM:
only 1 week away from this great event.saturday 23rd february. lots of films for etc. excellent refreshments. doors open 11am. only £4 admission.FARNWORTH FILM COLLECTORS FAIR. TRINITY CHURCH. MARKET STREET FARNWORTH.BL48EX. 5 min walk from train station. and just off motorway.
Posted by Lee Mannering (Member # 728) on February 16, 2019, 03:35 AM:
Always been a very friendly gathering and you tend to see many old faces that are not agile enough to travel very far but still enjoying the hobby. Its nice to see everyone again and catch up.

A handsome cine enthusiast

And more enthusiasts from 2018

Posted by Nigel Higgins (Member # 4312) on February 16, 2019, 05:50 AM:
This event will be too good to miss i will be there.selling super 8mm films from just £1 and 16mm features from just £40.youll need to be there for these bargains i also have some top titles only to be known on the day.hope to see you all there.
Posted by David Skillern (Member # 607) on February 16, 2019, 12:25 PM:
Hi Nigel,

don't forget to PM a list for 16mm if you can ?
Posted by Simon Balderston (Member # 5106) on February 17, 2019, 05:36 AM:
not long to go now to this great day out see you there cheers simon [Smile] [Smile] [Smile] [Smile]

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