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We are 8 (Jan 2017)

Birthday Bash

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The blog will have been going for 8 years on 28th January and to celebrate we will be having our usual Birthday Bash, at the same venue as last year.  Come along and join us at The Bridge House, 13 Westbourne Terrace Road, London, W2 6NG on the 28th January – any time between 12 noon and 7.00 pm. Continue reading “We are 8 (Jan 2017)”

Sloggers and Betters 12

Sloggers and Betters 12

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What? The 12th annual “Sloggers and Betters” gathering for crossword setters and blog contributors and readers will take place in London, following on, as in previous years, from the annual lunch for Times setters.  The George no longer take reservations, but start by looking in the Parliament bar (first door on the right) – fellow cruciverbalists are not hard to find.

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Macclesfield S & B (2016)

Macclesfield Sloggers & Betters
Friday 18th / Saturday 19th March 2016

A message from Dean Mayer (Anax/Loroso/Elkamere):

“Why this didn’t occur to me before I have no idea, but Macclesfield has a perfect S&B venue in the Snow Goose.  It’s a cosy alpine themed café bar on 3 levels.  On Friday evening there will be musical entertainment in the form of LeLounge, a chilled out duo featuring Looby & Dave, friends from the covers band I used to be in.… Continue reading

Sloggers and Betters in Belfast?

Sloggers and Betters in Belfast?

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A message from Jetdoc:

“It turns out that I (and possibly one or more others of this cruciverbal parish) will be in Belfast over the weekend of 16–17 January. If any bloggers, setters and/or solvers are based in Northern Ireland, and would be interested in getting together during the day on Saturday 16th to solve a puzzle or two over a pint or two, please get in touch here.

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T4TT 10th Anniversary

Times for the Times 10th Anniversary

Saturday 05 December 2015

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The first-ever Crossword Blog in the UK is celebrating its 10th Anniversary in London on Saturday 5th December, and Andy “Linxit” Wallace has extended a welcome to followers of other blogs to join him on that day.

Here is the message he posted on Times for the Times:

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We are 7 (Jan 2016)

Birthday Bash

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OK, we won’t be 7 until 28th January!  Tables are booked and the deposit has been paid, so now I can confirm what we already knew – our 7th Birthday Bash will be at the same venue as last year.  Come along and join us at The Bridge House, 13 Westbourne Terrace Road, London, W2 6NG on the 30th January – any time between 12 noon and 7.00 pm.

All are welcome (that means you!) and, as usual, we have picked a pub that enables you to enjoy a host of real ales.  Click on either of the pictures for further details of the venue.

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