Where are you staying?

Discussion in '2006 National Championships of Great Britain discu' started by drummergurl's mummy, Sep 2, 2006.

  1. Just wondered where people are staying for Harrogate. Rainford are in the Holiday inn next to the Conference Centre (I think).
     
  2. drummergurl

    drummergurl Active Member

    im staying at home with my dog and my dad
     
  3. backrowboy

    backrowboy Member


    Haverhill are staying in a travelodge near Leeds Airport.
     
  4. sparkling_quavers

    sparkling_quavers Active Member

    Flixton are staying in ripon
     
  5. cherrybassett

    cherrybassett Member

    Blidworth are staying in the Premier Travel in Harrogate about 1 1/2 miles away from conference centre
     
  6. ploughboy

    ploughboy Active Member

    Emley are staying at home,

    at least until the day, when we'll come up by coach!

    Ripon?? is that the closest you could find? They have to think about the venue in terms of accessability and facities - not just the cheapest venue to get all the bands in!

    G
     
  7. sparkling_quavers

    sparkling_quavers Active Member

    ripon is not far and we have a coach taking us to the venue from the hotel
     
  8. fhnpt

    fhnpt Member

    Horbury will be staying at home too. Just a coach on the day to and from harrogate
     
  9. Jamie

    Jamie Member

    Find yourself a nice Premier Travel Inn... (Plug, plug...) I don't know anyone who might work for them, though....
     
  10. no2taz

    no2taz Member

    Newbridge Celynen band will be staying at the Britania Leeds Bradford Airport Hotel POSH ayyyyy.

    think the MDs room is 9999 so all drinks on his tab please HEHEHE
     
  11. horn-girlie

    horn-girlie Member

    ooh good point! i have nooo idea where we're staying! should probably find out ... :rolleyes: staying friday - sunday though!
     
  12. winterman

    winterman Member

    Ah, we stopped there two years ago (along with Pemberton which was interesting sharing with a rival 1st Section band, great fun they even let us join in their victory celebrations), not bad, though we did have to educate them as to what time a hotel bar should shut! They actually re-opened for us tho and reduced the price of the beer for guests staying in the hotel!

    As for Drig, we're stopping at home this year and then bobbing up on a coach to a top-secret rehearsal location prior to descending on the Conference Centre. Not sure where we will be relaxing after playing yet (any suggestions people?). Didn't find a bar in the Conference Centre last time as we had the hotel one next door (is there one that will be open?).
     
  13. AlanD

    AlanD Member

    Tullis Russell are staying at the Moat House in Harrogate.
     
  14. agentorange

    agentorange Member

    There's definately a bar in the conference centre. I spent about 8 hours there last year just to make sure!
     
  15. tpcornet12

    tpcornet12 Member

    Lizzie, we're staying at the Leeds Parkway Ramada but you probably know that already!!
    It's half way between Leeds and Harrogate which is OK if you're not travelling from London and have to pay a £15 taxi fare from either Leeds or Harrogate!! Tight aren't I?
     
  16. winterman

    winterman Member

    Well, you always hop on the X84 bus from Leeds (from the main bus station) and pay about £2.00 ;)
     
  17. winterman

    winterman Member

    Good-o! Can't be a proper contest venue without a bar!!
     
  18. tpcornet12

    tpcornet12 Member

    Cheers Mic, I'll do that!!:tup Someone else has my band gear so it's a great idea. I never think to get the bus anywhere....
     
  19. Liz Courts

    Liz Courts Active Member

    Lympstone are staying there too apparently! See you there!! :biggrin:
     
  20. Straightmute

    Straightmute Active Member

    But it only serves electric soup. Take your taste buds to the Old Bell and treat them to some proper ale.

    D
     

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