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Hogswatch Highlights

Postby gnomi » Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:43 am

Where to start?

For me my Hogswatch highlights were sunshine, Goblin Dreams in the Makers Market, finding the courage to try and ask Bernard for advice/favour, chatting with people I don't usually get to chat with, all the awesome and original costumes; Ronald Soak, Clinkerbell and the Sunshine dragon to name a few :)

And as always, the warm, welcoming and inclusive atmosphere that makes attending these events feel like coming home.

Thank you all :)
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Re: Hogswatch Highlights

Postby steeljam » Tue Dec 03, 2013 01:03 am

Here are the photos from the weekend.
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Re: Hogswatch Highlights

Postby phalarope » Tue Dec 03, 2013 02:34 am

Thank you for the photos, Steve. I feel I've been to Hogswatch in spirit, especially now that I recognize so many people from NADWCons. Can't wait for Manchester, now. :bounce:
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Re: Hogswatch Highlights

Postby hansolobiker » Tue Dec 03, 2013 12:41 pm

I really enjoyed talking with all the new vict...virg....people! Explaining some of the more esotericl aspects of Hogswatch and learning how and why they all wanted to turn up in November in a small town in Somerset! It was great to meet you all.
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Re: Hogswatch Highlights

Postby annebn » Tue Dec 03, 2013 04:36 pm

For those who haven't seen them on facebook, here are my photos from the weekend: http://s111.photobucket.com/user/annebn/slideshow/Hogswatch%202013

My highlights were talking to old and new friends, but I also really enjoyed all the different entertainments that were put on for us. It's hard to pick one particular favorite. But the musical segment at the the end of "radio play" really impressed me! I don't mean the "twelwe days of Hogswatch" (although that particular ancient tradition is always fun too), but the "sing-off" between Masquerade and Night Watch. Great idea, and so well executed.
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Re: Hogswatch Highlights

Postby Catch-up » Tue Dec 03, 2013 10:09 pm

Love all the pictures! :D
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Re: Hogswatch Highlights

Postby Shivers » Wed Dec 11, 2013 10:12 pm

Hogswatch was wonderful, I was sorry not to spend more time at it! I did write a review of my brief few hours here, I agree the play was fantastic:
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Re: Hogswatch Highlights

Postby Whos Wee Dug » Wed Dec 11, 2013 11:07 pm

They certainly pulled the cat out of the bag with this years entertainment. :D :lol:
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Re: Hogswatch Highlights

Postby phazedout » Thu Dec 12, 2013 07:59 am

I must admit, being able to wander up to first timers, find out they were first timers and cackle "viiiirgins" in a suitably chilling voice was fun.
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