View Full Version : Annual UK Mega Event 2013 - West Midlands

Maple Leaf
3rd December 2011, 08:12 AM
UK Mega Event Committee Account (https://www.geocaching.com/profile/?guid=edcb436f-5c72-4ac5-9865-ed57a2de43d3&wid=5fa8732f-536e-414c-ae4e-8aa46e596dfd&ds=2)

The West Midlands 2013 Mega Event Committee, was the the only committee to submit a request, therefore they have been awarded the account for 2013 and will be organising the Annual UK Mega event in the summer of 2013.

Date: Saturday 3rd August 2013.

Venue: Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, Warwickshire. CV35 0BJ

Mega website: www.mega2013.co.uk (http://www.mega2013.co.uk/)

West Midlands forum: www.wmcaching.co.uk (http://www.wmcaching.co.uk/viewforum.php?f=52)

Facebook page: UK Mega Event 2013 (https://www.facebook.com/pages/UK-Mega-Event-2013/319059931451475)

border caz
3rd December 2011, 03:20 PM
:applause: Yes, we are on the case! :D

3rd December 2011, 04:09 PM
Nice one

3rd December 2011, 05:35 PM
:applause: Yes, we are on the case! :D

Shouldn't that be "We am on the case, an' looken forward ter hosten the event an' meeten felloo cachers frum all over the wurld"

(I used a Brummie translator :D )

border caz
3rd December 2011, 05:39 PM
:D Fraid I don't speak Brummie, Frosty.

It's more like There'll be a welcome in the hillside round here. :p

(Although I must admit it is a large area with a diversity of accents.)

4th December 2011, 10:49 PM
Good news

border caz
5th December 2011, 08:31 AM
The date is fixed - Saturday 3rd August 2013.

Venue to be announced in due course.

Simply Paul
29th January 2012, 03:41 PM
I look forward to seeing what you come up with. Feel free to help yourself to any ideas from the Geolympix (http://coord.info/GC22T2T) :)

border caz
29th January 2012, 04:30 PM
Thank you, the hunt is on. :)

29th January 2012, 11:16 PM
Great - Diary noted for hols next year !!!

15th May 2012, 07:17 PM
I couldn't find an entry......

The UK's 6th Mega Event is held at The Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, Warwickshire on 3rd August 2013.

Breaking News........ The 2013 UK Mega Event Website is NOW Live
Visit: Website (http://www.mega2013.co.uk)

15th May 2012, 11:19 PM
Registered - Not far from home - so marking diary for holiday dates ! :cheers:

16th May 2012, 02:46 PM
Brilliant! I've just registered too. Not far from home for us either so we will definitely be going to this one.


16th May 2012, 11:36 PM
Just read your latest edition - I just wish "she who must be obeyed" was more mobile - you are heading for world records !!! great blog, great piccies

26th August 2012, 06:01 PM
We want everyone know the official Mega Geocoins, Tags and Clothing are NOW AVAILABLE... :socool:

The clothing includes; polo shirts, sweatshirts, hoodies and even Teddybear Hoodies too :lol:

We have outsourced the clothing to keep costs down... eg: an adult polo shirt regardless of size, colour and with personalisation , including P&P will only cost you 17.20.

Visit: Mega 2013 Website (http://www.mega2013.co.uk)

Maple Leaf
8th September 2012, 09:57 AM
The launch event for Mega 2013 is on Saturday 15th September.

You could be the one to 'publish' the event alongside the reviewer geohatter.

Start Your Engines for Mega 2013 (http://coord.info/GC3V200)

Cannock, Staffordshire - from 3pm

border caz
14th February 2013, 01:46 PM
Camping Announcement!
We are pleased to announce that camping is now available on site at the UK Mega Event 2013. Prices are 16 per night (non-EHU) and 22 per night (EHU). However we have created a special discounted price for those staying a week (7 nights Mon - Sun inc.) of just 100 (non-EHU) and 140 (EHU).

For more information or to book please visit http://www.heritage-motor-centre.co.uk/s....ort_order=desc. Please note EHU bookings are subject to a minimum stay of 3 nights and must be made calling the booking hotline on 01926 645 029 open Monday-Friday 10am - 4:30pm, non-EHU camping can be booked online.

On the Friday evening before the main Mega Event, everyone will be welcome to attend the campsite for an evening of socialising, food, drink and entertainment. Visit http://www.heritage-motor-centre.co.uk/s....&sort_order=asc to buy your Hog Roast tickets for 4 for the Friday evening camping event (including a vegetarian option). Full details of the Friday night camping event will be released shortly.

border caz
18th March 2013, 11:02 AM
Some of the side events leading up to the Mega have now been published:



Others to be announced shortly - watch this space. :)

18th March 2013, 03:39 PM
I had logged on one - now both with Will Attend on them:)

Maple Leaf
2nd August 2013, 07:54 AM
The GAGB have a stand at the WM Mega event this weekend, so please come along and say hello to us.

Several of the committee have already been at some of the side events this week (and at Piratemania last weekend) ...... and five of us will be at the Mega event on Saturday.

Maple Leaf (Jen)
mollyjak (Lilian)
*geocass* (Cass)
bobo frett (Steve)
daddyanddude (Dax)

There will also be GAGB10 trackable tags (6) and GAGB cache labels (50p each) for sale ......... as well as a Map game to win prizes (Ready made caches, cache first aid kits, cache labels, Mega Scotland 2014 geocoins and GAGB10 tags)

There is also a Q&A session with the committee in room 2 (Geotalks) at 1.30pm.