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by danny
Thu Sep 13, 2007 5:16 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Art Thing
Replies: 4
Views: 4559

Art Thing

Sunday from 1-4 and probably later is the ART THING. It's whateve we choose to MAKE IT GET CRAFTY, DRAW TOGETHER, CUT and PASTE CREATIONS from crap, Scribble on a scrap rap, Make a card, a collage, a poster, paint a picture, a t-shirt, a c.d. cover, a record cover, write a wee story, make a wee book...
by danny
Thu Sep 13, 2007 4:33 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Moovement and comedy workshop meeting
Replies: 2
Views: 3750

Moovement and comedy workshop meeting

Elaine ( Eli ) and me want to get a regular drama workshop on the go which will have an emphasis on comedy characters and moovement. We were talking about the possibility of Monday nights. We will meet chez Forest next week at some point to discuss, so get in touch if you're intersted! Twud be very ...
by danny
Thu Sep 13, 2007 12:42 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Art Thing
Replies: 4
Views: 4209

Twill all be fine

The Living thing's thing is the gardening people's idea. I don't really have anything to do with it. Twill all be cool.
by danny
Wed Sep 12, 2007 11:05 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Art Thing
Replies: 4
Views: 4209

Art Thing

Every Sunday ( starting 22nd Sept. ) from 1-4 and maybe even after we'll have the Art thing downstairs in the cafe. At the moment it's looking like the regulars will be my friends Anna and Rosy ( w ) and some folk who run a scrapstore called "bits and bobs" for obvious reasons. People are ...
by danny
Mon Sep 10, 2007 12:58 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: Hall fire alarm needs new batteries
Replies: 2
Views: 2674

Hall fire alarm needs new batteries

It's up there on the balcony somewhere.
by danny
Sat Sep 08, 2007 3:47 pm
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Forest Music
Replies: 2
Views: 2826

Your cappucino is frothing over

You are completely overlooking the earning capacity of selling c.d.'s that cost next to nothing to buy of creating performances that we can take outside of the Forest. Luckily I have some money now so I can pay for the cave time anyway and demonstrate what I mean in a more practical way ( assuming t...
by danny
Sat Sep 08, 2007 1:40 pm
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: Selling Badges
Replies: 1
Views: 2724

Selling Badges

My friend Rosy has some badges she would like to sell for about 40p. They have desings like "bee happy", "free hugs", "happy here and now" on them. Very fluffy I thought ( I mean not with actual physical fluff on them ).
by danny
Sat Sep 08, 2007 1:31 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: testify!
Replies: 19
Views: 11634

THE FOREST IS A LEGEND!

and it's a legend in the making

by danny
Sat Sep 08, 2007 1:25 pm
Forum: Workshops
Topic: Current Workshops
Replies: 31
Views: 26237

WORKSHOPS NO LONGER RUNNING

Healing with Simon
Hatha yoga with John
Bag Making with Morsbags
Spiritual Nutrition

The Late night Drama Drama group is the only group that I know is DEFINATELY still running.






Afterthought: Twud be handy if we had a way of deleting or editing these posts after putting them up
by danny
Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:36 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Suggestions for forest Party/Events
Replies: 2
Views: 1880

No power hour

So we could shut off the upstairs power for an hour. Just candles. It might work well with the monastic night thing. It'd be nice for acoustic music, drawing or whatever really.. It reminds me of that advert in the cinema, err.."sometimes people turn on when things turn off" not that I'm a...
by danny
Wed Sep 05, 2007 11:27 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Suggestions for forest Party/Events
Replies: 2
Views: 1880

Yup

Yeah! I'm into the quiet night and the blindfold event ideas. The quiet night could be completely monastic.
Anything with hats in it has got to be good although I hate those freaky looking white masks
by danny
Wed Sep 05, 2007 8:28 pm
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: sustainable living guide
Replies: 31
Views: 24311

A message to the moose

I could be up all night with ideas, if that's what's called for yes but not working with some cheeky cyberspace moose though. Give me a REAL moose to work with and maybe I could get something together.
by danny
Tue Sep 04, 2007 12:38 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: CREATE. Idea for LARGE street art piece. Steamer needed
Replies: 5
Views: 3635

Scrapy scrapy

Thanks for that Tom. You seem to have to scrape so hard that the paint comes off the fence. Those Quartermile people must use some sort of solution to scrape that stuff off.
by danny
Sun Sep 02, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: CREATE. Idea for LARGE street art piece. Steamer needed
Replies: 5
Views: 3635

And so we scraped

So. Nana and me went down there with hot water, cloths and Free SHop videos to scrape off the shit. Looks like these videos are shit scrapers though. We need to come back at this with proper metal scrappy things.
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 9:58 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: toilets
Replies: 7
Views: 4239

Toilet hummorrage

After we have sorted the crappy wall slashings and painted over the bollox. We should get some QUALITY toilet humour going in there. I spoke to a guy with a strange looking beard who wanted to stick little cut and pasted snippets to the walls. He showed me what he had done so far, I thought it was q...
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:56 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: A Forest Closing?
Replies: 9
Views: 4952

Sortage

Tis my thirtieth today. I think I'd like to celebrate in Forest. It would be cool to get some serious sortage on the go though at some point soon.
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 8:50 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: The Melting Pot - Edinburgh
Replies: 2
Views: 1753

The Melting Pot - Edinburgh

The Melting Pot's intent is to inspire, resource and support social innovators to realise their imaginative initiatives for a radically better world. I happened to bump into my old housemate Clare who now runs this place. They are having a ten day decorating/fitting out party in the last two weeks ...
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 7:09 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Proposal to extend the free shop
Replies: 17
Views: 7913

Jingle Balls

OH YES! OH YES! Fuck Me! We'll have Angels on the tree! Heaven sent, hellbent and unrepentant! We'll have tinsel on our mistletoes, We'll have our hands on our hoes, as that feeling grows in our jingle balls of joy! Sackloads of fun for every girl and boy! and for Mum and Dad too! WE LOVE YOU Anoth...
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 6:24 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: Proposal to extend the free shop
Replies: 17
Views: 7913

Tee-shirts, Mugs, Cards...

Tea shirts! We can make fun simple designs with a fabric pen. I'm gonna get some soon! YES! Or by stitching simple stuff! Mugs! Festive Handpainted Mugs has to be a must. Can we get some sort of mug painting thing happening? Bits and bobs re-cycled scrap store did a Christmas card workshop last year...
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 5:49 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: sustainable living guide
Replies: 31
Views: 24311

Freshers Fair is at the end of September!

Puttin the 2011 plans on the back burner for a mo, is there anything that we could get ready for the Freshers fair at the End of September?
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 5:37 am
Forum: The People's Forum
Topic: building a hotel?
Replies: 3
Views: 3476

Heh, heh.. :lol:
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 5:19 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Recreation
Replies: 4
Views: 3164

A half-ass eh?

A half-ass eh? I'd rather be a half ass than a TOTAL ARSE! In case you haven't noticed everything that happens in the Forest is pretty half-assed, it's the way it works here! If you were as clever as you pretended to be, you'd realise that there is a perfect wisdom to allowing things to be half asse...
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 4:57 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Recreation
Replies: 4
Views: 3164

Dear me, Mr. Mullins

-In a teacherly voice- You really must find some people who are genuinely interested in this. Mr. Mullins or it just won't happen. They'll think you're all talk and no trousers! You can't always rely on the people who are just here to drink tea and wine and stuff themselves with Nachos to take inte...
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 4:34 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: WASTE. LARGE Street Art piece idea. Need Black Waste Fliers
Replies: 3
Views: 2934

WASTE. LARGE Street Art piece idea. Need Black Waste Fliers

Like the CREATE idea. This is for the large blue fence that runs from middle meadow walk to the meadows except this uses waste fliers rather than stripping off the posters that are there. We Spell the word "WASTE" on the fence using a mix of out of date wasted festival fliers and enviromat...
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 3:52 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: CREATE. Idea for LARGE street art piece. Steamer needed
Replies: 5
Views: 3635

CREATE. Idea for LARGE street art piece. Steamer needed

The long blue fence that runs along the edge of middle meadow walk to the meadows is plastered in festival posters at the moment. I like the idea of scraping off areas of poster to spell the word "CREATE" in GIGANTIC letters. Then later add "RE" to make it "RECREATE". T...
by danny
Sat Sep 01, 2007 3:25 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Fresher's Fair. Art college.
Replies: 113
Views: 84885

TOTALLY! and some more ideas...

TOTALLY! Degree idea and masonic handshake thing are cool ideas. I'd love to be involved in one way or another. Stuff we could give away/sell. COMEDY HIPPY TEAS I'll do some of the images and the blurb if maybe someone can help me with the packaging design? MUGS We should SOoo have our own hand-desi...
by danny
Sun Aug 12, 2007 4:44 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Forest Music
Replies: 2
Views: 2826

Forest Music

If people could allow me some free time in the studio to develop performances with people that would be AMAZING! I guess it's kind of like we're asking for a record company advance that we'll pay back once we get cash from the gigs, the, c.d.'s, the T-shirts, the books of the films, the designer bum...
by danny
Sun Aug 12, 2007 3:27 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: FREE art piece for opposite forest Wall... hmmnn..
Replies: 2
Views: 2189

FREE UP!

FREE on the bb FREE in a txt FREE in a whole day of passionate sex! Making Love to the moment Let's get FREE UP IN THE HOUSE FREE UP in the HALL! So if someone will DJ then talk to me. Call! 01314455399 or 07877629890 I need a DJ? a beat-box? a b-boy? a band? I need a listening ear and helping hand ...
by danny
Sun Aug 12, 2007 2:52 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: FREE art piece for opposite forest Wall... hmmnn..
Replies: 2
Views: 2189

FREE art piece for opposite forest Wall... hmmnn..

I FEEL FREE! Free in the Forest, So the vibe outside on the street was UPBEAT getting down clowing around sounds so good If I could I would scrawl in BIG LETTERS FREE on the wall! So we talked chalk, cardboard tubes, graffiti and paint But if we spray can will the council complain? If we spray can w...
by danny
Thu Aug 09, 2007 8:16 pm
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Environmental Arts
Replies: 1
Views: 1779

Environmental Arts

ENVIROMENTAL ARTS First meeting: 12-3 Friday in the Chai Tea house to show and share, prepare and plan, collaborate and create. We are a group of friends who met through the hub of all happenings that is HERE. We enjoy getting creative in the funnest most fulfilling way possible, in the most environ...
by danny
Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:59 pm
Forum: Events
Topic: Climate Camp
Replies: 0
Views: 1540

Climate Camp

I think we need some sort of events here that raise awareness of the climate camp event at Heathrow. Could we get some sort of Web-link up?
by danny
Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:55 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Advertising in other places
Replies: 0
Views: 2917

Advertising in other places

It'd be nice to have some friendly fliers/ads up in Forest friendly places. I'll ask the Bongo people about it. Tried emailing them but I guess some people get so many emails that they just ignore the ones that aren't immediately pressing. I'm quite keen to spread the word about this crazy Forest he...
by danny
Tue Aug 07, 2007 7:47 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Volunteer recruitment fair 2007
Replies: 28
Views: 20206

Sounds good. I think I'd like to be involved if I 'm free. Twud make sense to have a poster up in volunteer exchange too. And other places too.
by danny
Fri Aug 03, 2007 7:14 pm
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: Forest MySpace Account
Replies: 36
Views: 38286

Keep the myspace

I reckon we keep the myspace and make people more aware of why we seriously considered NOT having it, Rupert Murdoch etc. No harm in having a facebook too if someone wants to do that. The more ways people feel they can be a part of the Forest the better.
by danny
Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:26 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Painting the Floors
Replies: 9
Views: 6875

White floors

Yeah, I think that the downstairs bit wants to have a white floor to go with the white/black walls. We just need the uber strength varnish whatever that is. The green splodges of colour that are there now could be painted over in Black.
by danny
Fri Aug 03, 2007 12:24 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Recreation
Replies: 4
Views: 3164

Yes!

Yes Danny, what a great idea! Alex tells me wants to make a suit from fliers at the end of the fest. Why not make the end of the fest the focus for this dude? cos most of the fliers are for stuff that is running the whole length of August. If you could get hold of S.t.i.r. network they do some re-cy...
by danny
Thu Aug 02, 2007 11:59 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: More garden
Replies: 1
Views: 2681

More garden

Does anyone know if there is a residents association that could be contacted bout the garden out back? It seems the bit that Forest has looked after is all nice and looked after and the rest of it is overgrown, manky, unloved and rarely used. I'd like find out how they might feel about us using more...
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 8:56 am
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: How do we encourage new volunteers?
Replies: 4
Views: 5600

Promote, present, represent, create and recreate, fawnicate

I'm thinking encouraging volunteering through community arts missions is the funnest way. I put some ideas in the "Posters" section. It'd be nice to Let the branches of the Forest grow out there into town, into other foresty organisations, shops etc. But the places that most need a bit of ...
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 8:48 am
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: How do we encourage new volunteers?
Replies: 4
Views: 5600

Promote, present, represent, create and recreate, fawnicate

I'm thinking encouraging volunteering through community arts missions is the funnest way. I put some ideas in the "Posters" section. It'd be nice to Let the branches of the Forest grow out there into town, into other foresty organisations, shops etc. But the places that most need a bit of ...
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 8:42 am
Forum: Volunteering
Topic: How do we encourage new volunteers?
Replies: 4
Views: 5600

Promote, present, represent, create and recreate, fawnicate

I'm thinking encouraging volunteering through community arts missions is the funnest way. I put some ideas in the "Posters" section. It'd be nice to Let the branches of the Forest grow out there into town, into other foresty organisations, shops etc. But the places that most need a bit of ...
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:58 am
Forum: Facilities
Topic: Can we change the meeting time for September?
Replies: 0
Views: 1975

Can we change the meeting time for September?

My friend Elaine and me would like to do some Drama Workshops and devise with the group in September once your show is done. Is there another day/time you would consider meeting? I have a gig on a Tuesday night normally. Thursday eve or Sunday afternoon would suit us better.
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:51 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: so once again
Replies: 8
Views: 6066

An idiots guide to Gardening

I think I'd like to learn more about gardening. I wondered about buying "an idiots guide to gardening", if that book exists. Idiots.. Clowns.. Fools.. In the East somewhere or "Great Fool" is another name for a zen master. In the West "great fool" can more commonly mean...
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:38 am
Forum: The Building
Topic: One hour no power
Replies: 6
Views: 4967

Good idea

This is a great idea. You could do it for more than an hour even. It reminds me of that advert on the telly about the the New York Powercut and how it was a time when people really came together. Can't remember what the ad was for now.
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:31 am
Forum: Make/Sell
Topic: A book to sell??
Replies: 6
Views: 4958

The Underachievers Manifesto

I've got a book in the house which seems sinilarly Foresty. "The Underachievers Manifesto - The Guide to accomplishing litle and feeling great". It's a total half assed masterclass and you're all welcome to borrow it. I don't want to give it to the library though, cos my last library offer...
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 5:13 am
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Repost Recreate Represent
Replies: 0
Views: 2347

Repost Recreate Represent

Idea for more exciting posters: We cut and paste relevant pieces from other out of date flyers onto the advertising, making it much effective, more fun, more artistic, more eco-friendly. Why stop there? Why just promote events? We could promote concepts. FUN. Using entirely re-cycled materials, one ...
by danny
Wed Aug 01, 2007 4:01 am
Forum: Front of House/Gallery
Topic: Recreation
Replies: 4
Views: 3164

Recreation

A wee eco art/advertising idea: I'd like to use out of date fliers and advertising material as collage material to make new advertising material for cool events. These ads will clearly be very different to all the other posters out there, so far less of them will be needed to make the desired impact...
by danny
Sun Jul 29, 2007 11:35 pm
Forum: The Building
Topic: Noticeboard
Replies: 0
Views: 1824

Noticeboard

I think that we should move the noticeboard to a more noticeable place. Like on the opposite wall or above the clothes rail.
I don't know if we even need to keep that old one. There is a chipboard in the free shop at the moment we could use. Another one of those would be enough.
by danny
Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:49 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: 1001 themes night
Replies: 2
Views: 3479

Fest Advertising

I'd like to help with the advertising. I've been spreading the word to various local musos about the free late spots. If someone sends me the details of what else is booked in then I can do something on Monday or Tuesday eve.
by danny
Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:39 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Why I Volunteer
Replies: 3
Views: 4147

A piece for this place

I still haven't written my piece about this place yet. I tried several times but the words became pictures or poems or rhythms or rhyme or laid back lazy alliterated lines And the perfectionist in me couldn't let any of them BE! FREE! for everyone around me to SEE! Open eyes, open minds open hearts ...
by danny
Sun Jul 29, 2007 4:19 pm
Forum: Kitchen
Topic: Why I Volunteer
Replies: 3
Views: 4147

Yes. Let's do it.

I'd like to see this sort of thing grow into an exhibition in the Gallery. I think it's important that people express what this place means to them clearly. Myself included. I know for a fact that there are people round about with the kind of money that could save Forest from being bought out by som...