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Cruciverbalists’ Convention (Apr 2011)

Cruciverbalists’ Convention

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It’s time once again for a meeting in London so come along and join us at the The Bricklayer’s Arms, 32 Waterman Street, Putney, London, SW15 1DD on the 30th April – any time between 12noon and 7.00pm.

All are welcome and you can enjoy a host of real ales.  If the weather is fine you can sit out in the sun.

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Sloggers and Betters (Midlands)

Sloggers and Betters (Midlands)

The Waterfall, Derby – 29th January 2011

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Peter Harvey, known on Fifteensquared as Kathryn’s Dad, has arranged a lunchtime get-together for solvers, setters and bloggers in Derby on Saturday 29th January.  Over 40 people have already replied, so it should be an unmissable event.

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Parson’s Green

Cruciverbalists’ Convention

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It’s time once again for the meeting at the White Horse pub in Parson’s Green, London tomorrow, 30th October, from 11am till late. Drop in and have a drink with us if you are in town. Full details can be found here:
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Times Crossword Championship – 2010

Times Crossword Championship – 2010

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This weekend several of us will be in Cheltenham on Saturday afternoon at the Kemble Brewery Inn, 27 Fairview St, Cheltenham, GL52 2JF and later at the nearby Curry Corner 133 Fairview Rd, Cheltenham, GL52 2EX.  I hope to be there at about 4,00pm.

The following day I will be cheering (very quietly) for Peter Biddlecombe, John “Elgar” Henderson and Peter “Cephas” Chamberlain at the Times Crossword Championship. which are being held this year at Cheltenham College Junior School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 7AB.  If you’re a gambler, however, put your money on Mark “Mr Magoo” Goodliffe.

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Meet Brian Greer

Meet Brian Greer

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Five weeks ago Brian Greer, who has been setting the Sunday Telegraph Prize puzzle for the past 18 months,  left the following comment on the blog:

“I expect to be in London on Sunday, October 3, and would love to meet with BD, Peter, and anyone else interested, in a suitable pub.”

Well, tomorrow is the day and we are meeting in the Bree Louise, 69 Coburg Street, Euston, London, NW1 2HH at 2.00pm.  I’m not sure how long Brian will be able to stay, but Peter and I will do our best to hold on to him for as long as possible. Drop in and have a drink with us if you can.

Full details can be found here, just click on the picture:

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Sloggers and Betters 6

Sloggers and Betters 6

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My apologies for the short notice, but I only became aware of this myself at the weekend.

What? The 6th “Sloggers and Betters” gathering for crossword setters and blog contributors and readers will take place in London, following on from the annual lunch for Times setters.

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Parson’s Green

Cruciverbalists’ Convention

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Tilsit and I will be among those present in the White Horse pub in Parson’s Green, London from 11am till late.  Drop in and have a drink with us if you are in town today.  Full details can be found here:
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