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#41 david6

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 09:04

Looking forward to meeting everyone here next week. If you see me please say Hi.
Can't wait 😀

Look forward to seeing you again 👍😎

David

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 09:34

Crossing the pond and US for a visit to the show. Looking forward to see how the show is different from LA, DC, SF, and Chicago. Jeremy has been very helpful with advice and information:)))

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 12:02

HOLY (bleep) I'VE BEEN AWAY FOR TOO LONG SOMEONE TELL ME WHEN AND WHERE THIS IS


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#44 pollandakuma

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 12:02

PLEASE I'M PANICKING HERE


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#45 OilMugs

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 12:04

PLEASE I'M PANICKING HERE



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Posted 25 September 2016 - 13:39

PLEASE I'M PANICKING HERE

 

 

Is the post above what you needed to know?

 

No capitals please.


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#47 Inkwellpens

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 20:37

Look forward to seeing you again 👍😎

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#48 pollandakuma

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Posted 25 September 2016 - 20:39

Phew, I hope I can make it. It'll be my first time travelling 'round London!


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Posted 25 September 2016 - 22:04

Travel to Russell Square tube. Coming out the station facing you is a fairly modern block of buildings. The Holiday Inn is at the back of them. Just to the right is Marchmont Street. Go down it and first left to the hotel entrance. The show will be signed and is usually to the left.



#50 twdpens

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 08:28

Note that the queues for Tube tickets at main-line stations are often very long. If you can buy your ticket beforehand then do. Oyster Card holders will be fine of course. If you are coming into KGX/STP then it's not far to walk to Coram Street.

 

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 09:09

The Tube also accepts contactless payments by credit/ debit cards now. Just scan your card on the Oyster scanner and travel. But don't forget to scan it out or you will be hit for the maximum fare.



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Posted 26 September 2016 - 09:13

The Tube also accepts contactless payments by credit/ debit cards now. Just scan your card on the Oyster scanner and travel. But don't forget to scan it out or you will be hit for the maximum fare.

Good point. I forgot you can do that now (we always use Oyster cards in London).

 

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#53 InkedandDistilled

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Posted 26 September 2016 - 22:47

I'll be there for most (if not all) the show so I hope to meet all of you! I'll try and update on Saturday particulars if anyone wants to meet up!

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#54 pollandakuma

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 11:18

I've been thinking of taking the bus since it's way cheaper, will there be a ton of traffic on Sunday? It's only £2.40 for each trip right? I saw that it was estimated about 40 minutes from my place to Russell Square.


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#55 View from the Loft

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 12:21

I've been thinking of taking the bus since it's way cheaper, will there be a ton of traffic on Sunday? It's only £2.40 for each trip right? I saw that it was estimated about 40 minutes from my place to Russell Square.

 

Bus fares in London are expensive, but not that expensive.  £1.50 per trip, or two trips if made within one hour.  Please note that you can't pay cash on buses nowadays, Oyster or contactless payment cards only.

 

To be honest, traffic is unreliable on a Sunday.  The bus either sails through swiftly, or it's a right royal pain going nowhere due to roadworks.

 

For those of you travelling by train this Sunday, here is a list of planned closures that I know about.  It is not exhaustive, so please do your own research if your line is not listed:

 

District Line: no service between Turnham Green and Ealing Broadway. Piccadilly line trains call additionally at Turnham Green.

 

London Overground: no service between Hackney Downs and Walthamstow Central

No service between Willesden Junction and Camden Road

 

Piccadilly Line: no service between Acton Town and Uxbridge.

 

TfL Rail: no service Stratford to Shenfield

 

See you all there!



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Posted 27 September 2016 - 12:22

I've been thinking of taking the bus since it's way cheaper, will there be a ton of traffic on Sunday? It's only £2.40 for each trip right? I saw that it was estimated about 40 minutes from my place to Russell Square.

 

 

If you are near an undergrond station I would suggest that you use the Tube, although Sunday morning traffic should be light.

 

https://tfl.gov.uk/plan-a-journey/

 

Have you used the TFL Journey planner

 

Edited with apologies to VftL who has given a more helpful answer.


Edited by Kenlowe, 27 September 2016 - 12:24.


#57 pavoni

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 20:24

Just this moment booked my train tickets from Manchester.  Whilst I will only be attending for a couple of hours (need to be back in Manchester for 5pm), I very much look forward to bumping into anyone from the FPN.  ;)

 

Pavoni. 



#58 Tas

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 21:15

Just this moment booked my train tickets from Manchester.  Whilst I will only be attending for a couple of hours (need to be back in Manchester for 5pm), I very much look forward to bumping into anyone from the FPN.  ;)

 

Pavoni. 

 

No doubt you'll be loitering around the Conid desk like last year.

 

See you there !
Tas.



#59 InkedandDistilled

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 21:48

He won't be the only one...

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#60 pollandakuma

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Posted 27 September 2016 - 23:10

Will I be able to resist the temptation of Conid and Yard of Led? And vintage pens and ink samples? ....


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