Isle of Bute

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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by Engine 711 » Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:31 pm

Mike Bull wrote:
Sun Aug 26, 2018 6:22 pm
Word is that the Sky programme got 30,000 more viewers than their news at 10!
Has it appeared yet on YouTube, do we know...?

Not found it yet.... :(

IM

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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by Mike Bull » Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:29 pm

There are still plenty of showings scheduled for the rest of this weekend -

Sunday
2030 – 2100

Monday
0330 – 0400, 0930 – 1000, 1130 – 1200, 1330 – 1400, 1630 – 1700, 1930 – 2000, 2130 - 2200

...and I'll probably have it up on You Tube this week as well.

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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by Black Knight » Sun Aug 26, 2018 8:37 pm

Watched it this morning when I got in from work. Bluddy marvellous stuff.

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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by ted.walsh » Sun Sep 02, 2018 2:45 pm

Yes the sky program is on Youtube now. best of all? no adverts i the middle!

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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by Canopener Al » Mon Sep 03, 2018 11:26 pm

Enjoyed watching that.

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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by Renegadenemo » Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:13 am

Very, very tentative at the mo, but supposing that Coniston needs a little extra time to get things into place, how about we do another week on Bute next year with lots of extra activities, talks, a dinner or three, get the kids and parents along to get hands-on, do some properly planned display runs so people can arrange to be there and feel, taste and hear what Bluebird is all about, organised visits to the boat house with one of us to talk about K7 and answer questions, that sort of thing? Coniston can set up there too with us to promote the village, sell their merch and local produce and afterwards we'll all be in the bar for a beer and a natter?
Our strip inspection and rebuild will take us comfortably to the last week in July 2019 and that happens to end with a live music festival on the island and we might just be able to tempt some of Marillion along to perform Out of This World if we ask nicely. What does everyone think?
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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by midlife » Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:17 am

Smashing idea Bill, I would have loved to have brought my grandson along this year, alas he is only 4 & his attention span is somewhat lacking.
With a planned itinerary I could make it work & I could bring some of the family along. My Mrs says I’m a geek, I can’t disagree, but once she’s seen the old girl in action she may be converted, well I guess I can dream!!
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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by VdGGfan » Mon Sep 10, 2018 9:29 am

Bill,

Delighted you are considering bringing Bluebird back to Bute.
If you could persuade H & co. to make an appearance that really would be Out of this World!

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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by rich1608 » Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:50 am

Renegadenemo wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:13 am
Very, very tentative at the mo, but supposing that Coniston needs a little extra time to get things into place, how about we do another week on Bute next year with lots of extra activities, talks, a dinner or three, get the kids and parents along to get hands-on, do some properly planned display runs so people can arrange to be there and feel, taste and hear what Bluebird is all about, organised visits to the boat house with one of us to talk about K7 and answer questions, that sort of thing? Coniston can set up there too with us to promote the village, sell their merch and local produce and afterwards we'll all be in the bar for a beer and a natter?
Our strip inspection and rebuild will take us comfortably to the last week in July 2019 and that happens to end with a live music festival on the island and we might just be able to tempt some of Marillion along to perform Out of This World if we ask nicely. What does everyone think?
How can anyone say no to that? Go for it!!

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Re: Isle of Bute

Post by huszarail » Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:23 pm

A good plan, a very good plan.
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