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    Default windsor or harrogate hi fi show ?

    now i know there is already a thread about this but posted again as includes windsor

    october 21-22 this year looks to be busy . you can choose between the windsor hi end hi fi news show
    http://www.hifinews.co.uk/editorial/page.asp?p=1173

    Or the new wam show at the old swan in harrogate .
    https://www.classiclodges.co.uk/our-.../the-old-swan/


    both look to be well worth a visit depending on whats nearest
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    Guys, I've moved this from the Community Network section, which please remember in future is solely for AoS-derived meets/bake offs. Ta!

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    That second link doesn't work for me.
    Harrogate is a lot more convenient for me, travel-wise.

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    I well remember the Harrogate International festival of Sound... best ever hi fi show IMHO... It used the Old Swan as one of many venues back then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Marco View Post
    Guys, I've moved this from the Community Network section, which please remember in future is solely for AoS-derived meets/bake offs. Ta!

    Marco,
    ah understood !
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    Quote Originally Posted by RothwellAudio View Post
    That second link doesn't work for me.
    Harrogate is a lot more convenient for me, travel-wise.
    hope that does it

    https://www.classiclodges.co.uk/our-.../the-old-swan/
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    Oh yeah, sounds really good and Harrogate is not too far for us.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hifinutt View Post
    Seems to be a link to the venue's website - no mention of a hi-fi show.

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    Well I'm just down the road from Windsor, so that is obviously the best venue!
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