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Author Topic: Melbourne/Victoria Meetup? **Swap meet still going ahead! Mutants be damned!**  (Read 134433 times)
iwrotethissong
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« Reply #1150 on: April 10, 2012, 03:56:12 am »

You are invited to Dress To Impress - a public picnic for The Cancer Council's Biggest Morning Tea.

Sunday May 27, 2012
11:00am - 3:00pm
Queen Victoria Gardens
St Kilda Road, Melbourne


Come along and enjoy cucumber sandwiches and biscuits, bring a gold coin donation, and raise money for a good cause, while looking fabulous at the same time.

This is a public event, so feel free to invite anyone who may be interested.

There will be a contributions box for donations.

If you have an interest in the culinary arts, feel free to prepare something to share.

+ Attire:
- Steampunk
- Gothic
- Lolita
- Baroque, Renaissance, Rococo
- Cosplay (Video games, manga, anime, film and television)
- Kawaii
- Victorian/Neo-Victorian

+ Bring:
- Food and drink
- Cutlery, plates and cups
- Picnic rug
- Parasol
- Camera
- Gold coin donation

+ Keep in mind:

a) We will be in a public area. Let's leave it rubbish-free.
b) Some people will be bringing their children and family members; please make sure you have your etiquette and manners in check.
c) Drink and act responsibly.

+ Queen Victoria Gardens:
http://www.thatsmelbourne.com.au/Placestogo/ParksandGardens/AllParksandGardens/Pages/4437.aspx

+ Biggest Morning Tea:
http://www.biggestmorningtea.com.au/

Queen Victoria Gardens are a ten minute walk from Flinders St Station heading South (across Princes Bridge) down St Kilda Road. There are a number of trams that head down St Kilda Road. Get off at stop 14, at the Arts Centre which are opposite the gardens.
There is metered parking on St Kilda Road.
Paid parking is available at the Arts Centre Car Park.
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maduncle
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« Reply #1151 on: April 10, 2012, 01:05:30 pm »


That sounds like fun - I shall endeavour to attend.
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Dante Aetherson
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« Reply #1152 on: April 10, 2012, 02:05:06 pm »

Sounds great. Can we extend the invitation to others? If so, can I have a link that I can post on FB?
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iwrotethissong
Swab

Australia Australia


« Reply #1153 on: April 10, 2012, 11:05:45 pm »

Feel free to let your friends and anyone else know. It is a public event, open to all lovers of costumes.

The Facebook link is here: http://www.facebook.com/events/428809487144677/
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bmgillies
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« Reply #1154 on: April 11, 2012, 11:19:58 am »

Sounds awesome, count me in!!
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iwrotethissong
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Australia Australia


« Reply #1155 on: April 12, 2012, 01:56:02 am »

Looking forward to seeing you all there!
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maduncle
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« Reply #1156 on: April 12, 2012, 05:06:02 am »

Sounds awesome, count me in!!

Ha!

I want to watch you lift a cup of tea with that powered arm!

Classic.
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bmgillies
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« Reply #1157 on: April 17, 2012, 12:32:26 am »

Sounds awesome, count me in!!

Ha!

I want to watch you lift a cup of tea with that powered arm!

Classic.

It is possible, it was one of my design parameters  Grin
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maduncle
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« Reply #1158 on: April 19, 2012, 01:07:45 pm »


What's this then?

ANOTHER shop in Melbourne (other than the manufactory) that now has a steampunk section???

http://www.roys-antiques.com.au/index.php?page=shop.product_details&flypage=shop.flypage&product_id=1537&category_id=11&manufacturer_id=0&option=com_virtuemart&Itemid=33

Please call in on my friend Rob and marvel at his growing collection of steamparaphanalia when you have a moment or two.

And tell him maduncle sent you.
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iwrotethissong
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Australia Australia


« Reply #1159 on: May 28, 2012, 02:25:47 am »

Thanks to those who showed up to Dress To Impress on Sunday 27th. We raised a total of $155 for The Cancer Council!
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maduncle
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« Reply #1160 on: May 29, 2012, 12:41:01 am »

Thanks to those who showed up to Dress To Impress on Sunday 27th. We raised a total of $155 for The Cancer Council!

I am very sorry I missed it - but parental family duties summoned.
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iwrotethissong
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Australia Australia


« Reply #1161 on: May 29, 2012, 12:49:11 am »

No problem. Next time!
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