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On 16 Jun 2016 at 11:50pm Local Lady wrote:
Now I have nothing to do with Commercial Square, but I have always enjoyed their Proms each summer. It is something different in the variety of events in the town.
So why has someone felt it necessary to copy the event, with something that sounds very similar, at the Pells Pool? Seems to be a very unoriginal idea, and really against the spirit of how things have run for years.
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On 17 Jun 2016 at 4:10am Menthal wrote:
Gotta love their cheap made by a 5 year old wooden signs adorning the Phoenix causeway. You'd have thought they might have put a little pride and effort into their advert, but no........
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On 17 Jun 2016 at 9:44am Belladonna wrote:
Who is promoting it ?
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On 17 Jun 2016 at 11:10am Event organiser wrote:
A little healthy completion never hurts , We have booked the weather for 6th August look out for our posters or check out www.promsinthepaddock Thanks for your support
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On 17 Jun 2016 at 11:20am Local Lady wrote:
I've now researched the copycat event a little. It sounds like a very poor imitation, much smaller, in an inferior setting, far less musical variety, and no fireworks to conclude the night. I will be sticking with the original, and actually really hope that no-one thinks that the June night is the Bonfire event but in a different venue. Poor show.
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On 17 Jun 2016 at 2:15pm CSBS member wrote:
Thanks lewes lady I was thinking the two might get mixed up , they are even using one of our tents for it , I wish they had of called it something else but it's free speech which is what bonfire is about I hope it works for them and doubt it will affect our event and look forward to seeing you there ,
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On 18 Jun 2016 at 6:13pm Local wrote:
Well, I know which one I'm going to go to - and it certainly isn't the one that's copying a well-established fixture in the summer's goings-ons.
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On 18 Jun 2016 at 8:52pm Belladonna wrote:
I don't think there's any competition at all if you are referring to the classical proms at the Pells pool. Promenade concerts (ie, not seated) are a well established part of cultural life and I think CSBS event was probably inspired by the original Proms at the Albert Hall. I really don't think people will get confused by the two events and personally (as a CSBS member) I welcome more cultural events in the town. Sadly I won't be able to go to either...
 
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On 20 Jun 2016 at 3:22pm Bella nothing wrote:
Not very lewes then bella , Is that why you want more like so that it will fit in with you diary ?


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