Where are you going tonight?

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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by Bruce Rioja » Sun Apr 15, 2018 10:10 am

Went to see Geoff Norcott at The Comedy Store last night. So refreshing to have see comedian who breaks from the endless dirge of 'oh so trendy' tedious left wing soapbox types.
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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by AkselVerg » Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:51 am

This evening I fly to Scotland! I'll drink lot`s of Scotch whiskey and buy Kilt. :mrgreen:
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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by Little Green Man » Thu May 10, 2018 8:56 am

Last night to Leith Depot to see three bands, two sharing the same personnel but swapping instruments between acts which was quite fascinating.

It's the best little venue in Edinburgh located in one of Leith's few art deco buildings. It's real asset to the community not just for the music however its very existence is under threat. If Leith Depot's landlord, a property developer, has its way it'll be demolished to make way for a six storey block of yet more %^@#ing student flats.

We're battling to stop them (which is one of the reason's I've not been on here much recently).

https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/save-leith-walk

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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by Prufrock » Fri May 25, 2018 2:07 pm

Up to Edinburgh for the weekend.

I know everywhere looks good in the sun, but feck me the East Coast main line through Northumberland and the borders is pretty.
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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by boltonboris » Fri May 25, 2018 2:30 pm

Prufrock wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 2:07 pm
Up to Edinburgh for the weekend.

I know everywhere looks good in the sun, but feck me the East Coast main line through Northumberland and the borders is pretty.
The what????? Sun???
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Post by Abdoulaye's Twin » Fri May 25, 2018 7:16 pm

boltonboris wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 2:30 pm
Prufrock wrote:
Fri May 25, 2018 2:07 pm
Up to Edinburgh for the weekend.

I know everywhere looks good in the sun, but feck me the East Coast main line through Northumberland and the borders is pretty.
The what????? Sun???
It's positively Mediterranean up here at the mo and I'm a fair bit north of Edinburgh :D

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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by Little Green Man » Tue Jun 05, 2018 3:34 pm

Little Green Man wrote:
Thu May 10, 2018 8:56 am
Last night to Leith Depot to see three bands, two sharing the same personnel but swapping instruments between acts which was quite fascinating.

It's the best little venue in Edinburgh located in one of Leith's few art deco buildings. It's real asset to the community not just for the music however its very existence is under threat. If Leith Depot's landlord, a property developer, has its way it'll be demolished to make way for a six storey block of yet more %^@#ing student flats.

We're battling to stop them (which is one of the reason's I've not been on here much recently).

https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/save-leith-walk

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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by Enoch » Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:37 pm

I'm taking fish & chips round my boy's place for a catch-up.

Funny that after all these years, not to mention me being a pensioner and all, I'm still fu*king paying!

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Post by TANGODANCER » Wed Nov 07, 2018 3:33 pm

Not tonight, but today. Went with the wife to see Bolton's new and vastly expensive Egyptology, Art and Museum exhibition. Doffing the cap to the organisers and designers for something really professional and special. A really fantastic display of exhibits (world class in the Egyptology area), art, photography and a superb collection of art, artefacts, souvenirs photographs and memories based around Old Bolton . Famous sons, like Samuel Crompton, Nat and Fred Dibnah have all been given a polish and update and in the art gallery there is works by Thomas Moran, too many old masters to mention and a J.M.W Turner watercolour with two small portraits by Andy Warhol. Kids have been catered for in an enaction area where they can dress up and be ancient Egyptians and the whole thing (for once) is a credit to the town council. (I don't often say that). My daughter took two great grandkids in last week and they absolutely loved it. If you have kids to amuse one day, you could do a lot worse. To just go yourself is well worthwhile. Recommended.

Called in the Olympus for lunch to round it off. :D
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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by Bruce Rioja » Fri Apr 26, 2019 9:40 am

Went to see Grace Petrie at The Met last night. Accepting that most of her stuff is written whilst on her feminist, lesbian, left wing soapbox, she's an absolutely superb singer / songwriter who's incredibly entertaining and has a razor sharp wit. Will definitely go to see her again.
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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by Bruce Rioja » Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:48 am

Got a freebie to see Metallica at Th'Etihad last night. Somewhat heavier than my normal bag but an excellent gig from a band who've clearly been doing this for decades. Must've cost a bloody fortune to stage (though I'm sure the profits will have been ample). A proper good do.
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Post by Enoch » Wed Jun 19, 2019 4:19 pm

Bruce Rioja wrote:
Wed Jun 19, 2019 9:48 am
Got a freebie to see Metallica at Th'Etihad last night. Somewhat heavier than my normal bag but an excellent gig from a band who've clearly been doing this for decades. Must've cost a bloody fortune to stage (though I'm sure the profits will have been ample). A proper good do.
I saw them a few years ago, only went to keep a mate company, certainly not my thing. Great night though, very polished.

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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by LeverEnd » Wed Jun 19, 2019 7:38 pm

The Lamb in Surbiton to watch Tensheds. Seen him in the Alma in Bolton and the Blues Bar in Harrogate, so begining to feel like a bit of a stalker.
Excellent performer who I think shuns the big stage, because he's certainly good enough to reach a wider audience.

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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by TANGODANCER » Mon Aug 26, 2019 2:37 pm

Today actually, not tonight; we visited the munchers' mania in the town centre. The smells (okay, odours) were pretty appetising and when we got there about 11-0'clock it was pleasant to stroll around; by the time we left a couple of hours later it was manic and not a diet stall in sight, just a slurping, snuffling scoffing herd of starving, if somewhat overweight punters, wild-life, sightseers and time-wasters of international and local heritage. (why do kids eating ice creams need to take up seats outside food stalls, I know not) I did have a stroll through the art centre marquee with a mix of good mediocre and poor work on show, but that's pretty typical of anywhere. Was glad to move away and have a hot beef barm and a cuppa in a Newport Street cafe.

In fairness to the town, probably a decent day out for families with plenty going on and a mixture of noise, music and attractions, but the weather made it a roasting tin and I wasn't sorry to reach Newport Street and normality. Wife bought some essentials and I bought a new pair of slippers and a sketch pad. I'm now sitting at home debating a large mug of tea or a cold Estrella beer. Alfie is glad we're back. He couldn't cope with all that stuff. :mrgreen:
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Post by Harry Genshaw » Mon Aug 26, 2019 6:01 pm

^ I was there today too.

I was chuffed to see the town so busy for once. Free parking and we sampled and bought home some excellent stuff.

Minor gripes - it's not cheap! And who's idea was it to have kids karoke in the bar area near the Bolton news offices? Trying to enjoy your Thai food while a succession of chubby, tone deaf oiks screech their way through some Ed Sheeran number ain't easy!
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Re: Where are you going tonight?

Post by Bruce Rioja » Mon Aug 26, 2019 7:05 pm

Was there yesterday. As with Ironman, such events are an absolute credit to our town and the organisers. Fantastic spirit and a good day being had by all (well, nearly all, clearly ;) )
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