'La Machine' in Liverpool now and next few days...

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  1. TheMusicMan

    TheMusicMan tMP Founder Staff Member

    Hi All

    For anyone in, around or able to get to Liverpool today, tomorrow, Saturday or Sunday - I spotted this on the net and all I can say is "WOW" - this is something you won't want to miss.

    Apparently, May 2006, Londoners awoke to a spectacular event where a Time Capsule had landed on one of Londons busy streets... "well it wasn't there at 11:00 last night" one confused onlooker said to the person she was talking to on her phone. Take a look at the BBC news footage of the event... quite remarkable:


    Well, right now there's an even more spectacular event unfolding in Liverpool where a giant 50' spider has situated itself on the side of a building. Experiments are starting today to see what it is...

    Here's the event schedule...

    Wednesday 3rd September
    Dawn The creature appears suspended on the side of Concourse Tower.
    10.00h A Research Base is set up at the Echo Arena (Kings Dock) at the ACC.
    16.00h Scientists arrive at Concourse Tower (by Lime Street Station) to set up searchlights to light the creature.
    20.30h Scientists switch on searchlights, which stay lit overnight.

    Thursday 4th September
    11.30h The creature is craned off Concourse Tower.
    12.30h The convoy carries the creature and sets off for the Research base at ACC.
    13.00h The convoy arrives at the Research Base.

    Friday 5th September
    11.30h The scientists perform experiments on the creature using different special effects to see how it responds to different stimuli. The creature wakes up and is prevented from running away by a wall of Chinese firecrackers and by a fire effect. Eventually the creature is sent to sleep by a snow machine.
    18.00h The creature wakes and parades to Salthouse Dock.
    19.30h The creature arrives at the Dock and takes a bath, accompanied by live music. After her bath, she is dried and perfumed.
    20.30h The creature sets off for Cunard Building.
    21.00h The creature arrives at Cunard Building. It begins to snow gently and she falls asleep.

    Saturday 6th September
    11.30h The creature wakes up in the middle of a magical snowscape, and is serenaded with music.
    12.30h The creature goes to sleep again.
    14.45h The creature leaves Cunard Building and walks up Water Street.
    15.30h The creature arrives at Town Hall – smoke effect.
    15.40h The creature walks towards Derby Square along Castle Street.
    16.00h Water ballet at Derby Square.
    16.15h The creature walks down Lord Street to Holy Corner where it is snowing.
    17.00h The creature sleeps.
    18.30h The creature wakes and walks down Parker Street, serenaded on the way.
    20.00h A tempest rages at Ranelagh Place.
    20.30h The creature arrives at Concourse Tower, climbs up the tower and goes to sleep.

    Sunday 7th September
    15.00h The creature wakes up and is prepared for the evening’s entertainment.
    16.00h The creature goes back to sleep.
    19.30h Cherry-pickers and musicians arrive.
    20.00h The creature is removed from the tower with a crane.
    20.30h The convoy leaves the tower and parades to Queensway Tunnel entrance.
    21.15h The creature tries to escape, but is prevented from doing so by the special effect machines.
    21.30h Finale at Queensway tunnel.
  2. geordiecolin

    geordiecolin Active Member

    Wasn't the whole point of the space capsule that no-one expected it or knew what it was? If so, for the organisers to publish a schedule for this latest stunt seems a little strange!

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