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EOI - Canberra trip to VIP.

Postby gstark on Tue Jun 05, 2007 4:02 pm

Please refer to this thread and this exhibition.

As per Matt K's suggestion, I am canvassing the idea of a trip to Canberra, probably in early July.

I'm looking at a couple of different concepts.

1: if we can muster about 20 bodies willing to pay around $30-40 each, we should be able to charter a small bus to take us from Sydney to Canberra and back for a day trip.

For this to work, I'd need a commitment up front, and we'd probably want a minimum of about 15 bodies wanting to participate. The charter looks to cost around the 600 mark for a day trip, and I think somewhere between 15 and 20 bodies would be ideal.

Partners and family members welcome, of course, and Canberra members could join us at teh gallery, and we should be able to arrange a minishoot somewhere during the day as well.

The cost I'm quoting is charter cost only: gallery admission, meals etc would be extra.

2: If that doesn't work, we could always just arrange, for those who are interested, an overnight weekend visit to Canberra, with a visit to the gallery as the centerpiece for the trip.

For either of these, perhaps interstate members might fly up for the day or weekend, and we could make a real fun trip of the whole thing.

First up, who is interested in what?

For the bus charter, I need numbers ... otherwise, just an EOI.
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Postby christiand on Tue Jun 05, 2007 7:21 pm

Hi Gary,

so nice to see that there appears to be interest.
I myself will be overseas fom 21 June to 27 July - so its a pity that I cannot join you guys. BTW there are also always photographic exhibitions in the Portrait Gallery down by the lake and also Old Parliament House.
These locations aren't far apart from each other; they may make your trip even more worthwhile.

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Postby Killakoala on Tue Jun 05, 2007 9:06 pm

I'll be there with keen interest, but i don't need transport. Canberra is closer than Sydney.
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Postby big pix on Wed Jun 06, 2007 12:18 am

Might be able to get there, subject to the date...... like Steve, I am closer to Canberra than Sydney......
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Postby virgal_tracy on Wed Jun 06, 2007 10:30 am

I'm expressing interest. With family down there I would make my own way.

Will be in Canberra this weekend so might get out there to have a look
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Postby Willy wombat on Wed Jun 06, 2007 5:16 pm

Be nice to meet up with some of the Sydney folk and play with new toys! :D

Depending on numbers (up to say 12) I would be happy to host a BBQ (in my appartment) for the visitors. Otherwise we can meet up for a meal somewhere else.
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Postby gstark on Thu Jun 07, 2007 11:33 am

Judging by the responses thus far, we seem to have interest in doing this, but not for a bus trip.

SHould we move to the next stage and look for a date?
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Postby Mr Darcy on Thu Jun 07, 2007 4:34 pm

Like Christian, I will be O/S 20 June to 22 July.
Otherwise I would be in.
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Postby Willy wombat on Wed Jun 20, 2007 9:31 am

No date for this one yet Gary?
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Postby gstark on Wed Jun 20, 2007 10:30 am

Steve,

Sorry; no.

I'm thinking July 7 ATM, given the Prime Shoot for the following weekend. I need to see if I can drag Lindy away for a few days; I think she'll be having a few days off around that time, and if we can do a Friday/Saturday in Canberra, that will let me get back home in time todomy radio show on Sunday night.
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Postby Willy wombat on Wed Jun 20, 2007 11:15 pm

OK - well please let me know if you do decide to come down to chilly Canberra town
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Postby daniel_r on Sat Jun 23, 2007 10:47 am

I'd be interested in heading (back) to Canberra for the exhibition / weekend and to meet up again with the canberra members.

Doesn't look like I can make it for either the weekends 7-8 or 14-15 July though.

Should the date be a weekend end up being a date other than the weekends above, and the bus thing doesn't happen... I can offer 3 seats return Sydney-Canberra (with experienced navigation...) :D
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