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London Christmas Drinks : Friday 20 December 2019

London Christmas Drinks : Friday 20 December 2019

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Venue
Now confirmed:

Union Bar
88-90 George Street
London
W1U 8PA
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We will be in the downstairs bar. Nearest tubes are Bond Street, Marble Arch, and Baker Street.

Some food will now be provided at the DO. To be served from 7pm


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Attendees - updated to post 84

Confirmed (37):
alex67500, alpenlupe+1, armouredant, arsey00, atcer28, Cheny, chris1979, cistavoda, CWS, Cymro, DeathSlam, estrangeiro8, final_call, flightcrew1, gadgetgal, gliderpilot, ibmman69, JB7, KARFA, lorcancoyle, 1smf_ltn+1, MarkedMan, megaloman, neilyork, npturner, Skye1, sondra_finchley+1, srbrenna, S_W_S, teledude, Tiffywren, TPRun, TravellerFrequently, ermis177

Possibles (6):
controlz, Deltus, johnaalex, orchidrose12, S1362083, Woodbinerich,

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Old Oct 9, 19, 10:36 am
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London Christmas Drinks : Friday 20 December 2019

Hi. Back again is the December Christmas drinks in London. It will be fairly low key like in previous years and will basically be a venue, date, and time.

As for dates there will be no poll this year and we are going for the evening Friday 20 December. Hopefully this should allow both those local to London to come and those from the regions to come down.

The venue is likely to be the same place as last year, so Union Bar on George Street in Marylebone, central London. It has been kindly booked thanks to teledude and we have use of the downstairs bar. The evening will be from 5pm until close, just turn up when you can.

I realise that many will have various Christmas events so may not be able to come, but hopefully some will be able to and we can have a good night.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 10:41 am
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Definitely not coming. Sorry for my poor english. Flights are waitlisted so it's up to AY now...
Waitlist cleared, tickets in hand. See you lot in December!

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Old Oct 9, 19, 12:24 pm
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post
The venue is likely to be the same place as last year, so Union Bar on George Street in Marylebone, central London. It has been kindly booked thanks to teledude and we have use of the downstairs bar.
Remember that we need a priority lane at the bar this year!
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Old Oct 9, 19, 12:35 pm
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Originally Posted by Irreverent Medusa View Post
Remember that we need a priority lane at the bar this year!
It should be better this year, we will be downstairs so using the bar down there
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Old Oct 9, 19, 12:39 pm
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Originally Posted by KARFA View Post
It should be better this year, we will be downstairs so using the bar down there
But, but, but... I was looking forward to barging through the crowd, waving some glittery and bejewelled "FT Super Priority" card
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Old Oct 9, 19, 12:42 pm
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I will be in London at this time, and would love to meet some folks.

This is on my calendar.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 1:09 pm
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I cant make it due to work commitments.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 1:18 pm
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I will endeavour to make this as it would be great to finally meet some of you.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 1:22 pm
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Put me down as definite maybe - I am still "awaiting orders" with regard to Christmas
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Old Oct 9, 19, 3:48 pm
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I reckon I can make this one. See all there!
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Old Oct 9, 19, 3:58 pm
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I'm a no unfortunately as I will be flying from LAS - LHR on the 20th so arriving a day too late to partake
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Old Oct 9, 19, 4:40 pm
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I won't be UK bound again until the 12th Jan. But I'll be in GF on Feb 1st if anyone is breaking their dry January habits. Would love to join one of these events soon.
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Old Oct 9, 19, 4:42 pm
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Oh no!! Fly to Paris on the 20th 😭
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Old Oct 9, 19, 5:47 pm
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Originally Posted by Irreverent Medusa View Post
But, but, but... I was looking forward to barging through the crowd, waving some glittery and bejewelled "FT Super Priority" card
Happy to arrange a queue just for you!

On a serious note. We have a dedicated bar and the best staff. And Ill be there
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Old Oct 9, 19, 8:13 pm
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I was hoping it would be a week earlier. I’m off to Malta on 15th December so I won’t be able to make it this time.
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