Midland Based Hi-Fi Show?

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  1. hifix

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    I'm making tentative enquiries as to how many people would be interested in attending a Midlands based Hi-Fi show (Birmingham/Coventry). I know there are a lot of people who don't like travelling to Manchester or Bristol, and certainly not London, but would attend a local show.

    Most of the manufacturers I've spoken to are up for it, so looking good so far! How about you? :)

    Regards
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    Cov FTW
     
  3. hifix

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    :laugh:
     
  4. Ian J

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    Yes please
     
  5. Flecky81

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    Sounds like a good idea.
     
  6. pistolpete1

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    Great idea, David.....:thumbsup:
     
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    great idea im up for that
     
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    I'd definitely attend a local one if there were several companies/stores interested in showing off their kit. :thumbsup:
     
  9. neuty

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    Sounds like a great idea.

    Count me in.

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    Not too many voted yet, but I'll assume that's because it's tucked away in a less popular area of the forum! No one has clicked no though, which is promising (I bet that'll attract a no very soon! :laugh:).
     
  11. Julie

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    OK David, I'll move your thread to the general chat forum to attract more voters.

    Moved from Shows & Events Forum.
     
  12. Ian J

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    Speakers and amplifiers might be a better bet as many of the General Chat regulars probably aren't aware that this forum has connections with AV :D
     
  13. acid007

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    Excellent idea, count me in. :smashin:

    Sid
     
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    I would probably have posted it in the speakers section as it's a more popular section, but thought it might be a little 'off topic'...
     
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    Given Manchester and Bristol are both in the West, how about East Midlands (M1, eg Leicester or Nottingham). Not that there's anything selfish in me suggesting that, oh no, not at all :).
     
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    Let's move the thread around as that's the only way to gauge interest - moved to speakers
     
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    Yes,absolutely.Excellent idea.
     
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    I'm not local but would travel to the midlands
     
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    If in Birmingham i would attend :)
     
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    Birmingham then YES :thumbsup: :D :laugh: :rotfl:
     
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    Well if it gets off the ground, it could be more Coventry way, but it's only down the road from Brum :)
     
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    any chance to oggle speakers etc keep me posted :smashin:

    cheers
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    On the doorstep - so yes would be interested.:thumbsup:
     
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    Count me in :smashin:

    As if you haven't had enough of my money, you know I don't need encouraging :suicide:
     
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    Yeah I reckon so out of curiosity, give me an excuse to visit my parents and something to do once away from all of my toys.
     
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    I'm a yes, but exactly how far out of the way is Whittlebury Hall next to Silverstone?

    Sandwiched between the M1 and M40, it's got better rooms than most of the usual venues, plentiful free parking and there's already a show there. It's most notable for the woeful lack of support shown by the AV fraternity, Anthem/Paradigm/Sim2 excepted and whole portions of some floors were unoccupied this year.

    Russell
     
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    Moved to AV Amps for some fresh meat :D
     
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    Sadly, the last proper Hi-Fi show in Birmingham that I attended was at the then Holiday Inn (now Crown Plaza) Hotel in the mid 1970's.

    Given the relative location to Coventry, however, surely the ideal location would be one of the hotels immediately surrounding the NEC - given its direct rail and motorway access.
     

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