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Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 8:47 a.m. PST

Today, we were at Durham (N.E. England) for their annual show.
We had our customary good time, and got lots of new toys!

For a picture report, please go to my blog post at this link

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Enjoy!

Vintage Wargaming10 Jun 2017 11:41 a.m. PST

I turned up at 3 but all the traders were packing up so I went home. Disappointed.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 1:46 p.m. PST

Unfortunately, all shows seem to finish before their scheduled finish time.
The show was quite busy from 10 when it opened and was still well attended at midday when I left.
I don't blame the traders for finishing early if there are only a few punters left.

clifblkskull Supporting Member of TMP10 Jun 2017 8:47 p.m. PST

Very nice report and pics
Thanks so much
Clif

Norman D Landings11 Jun 2017 4:09 a.m. PST

Fun show, as ever. Nice to see lots of familiar faces.

Dropped my hard-earned on Irregular Ottomans, Desert Rats from Dave Thomas, and Coat d'arms paint from Colonel Bill's.

Parking was a 'mare this year – no spaces left by 09:45. Plenty of on-street parking locally, though.

Wish they'd open upstairs again – this show could be bigger!

I made the same assumption as Herky re. the 40mm WotR game – a prominently displayed "Lion Rampant" rulebook suggests a Lion Rampant game is being played!

JARROVIAN Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2017 8:18 a.m. PST

I think weather and TV sport was the cause of many early retirements.
Herkeybird, you cut off my head in the third last photo at the bring and buy.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP12 Jun 2017 10:41 a.m. PST

Sorry Jarovian! I had no intent to dacapitate you!

A thousand apologies!

At least I got your manly nose and chin in….

JARROVIAN Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2017 6:59 a.m. PST

Wasn't at my best, hobbling about with a bandaged leg and walking stick. I think you caught me mid lunch. Glad you enjoyed the show, and hope to see you next year.

Personal logo herkybird Supporting Member of TMP13 Jun 2017 10:54 a.m. PST

Durham is a must go for me! Great show!
Thanks to all the guys for hosting it!

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