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Welcome to Out of This World

Hi and Welcome to Out of this World’s new web presence.

As most of you know Out of this World celebrated it’s 17th anniversary on the Nursery Parade at the end of August, that is such a huge milestone for us.

Andrew’s has been really busy this summer and we are looking forward to the autumn months where hopefully he may be able to slow down a little (who am I kidding)

The plan for these pages are that we will be able to upload images of work that is ongoing, past and present, installs and discos, so you the customers can get a feel of what Out of this World is all about.

If you have any questions, or would like any specific topic dealt with, then please ask, we could always get Andrew to do a Vlog ūüôā

So thank you for joining us, you will be able to follow the site, by clicking the follow button.  In the meantime, I look forward to posting some information soon.

 

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Hurley Regatta – 19th August

Saturday 19th August saw our second annual outing with the team down at Hurley Regatta.  This is an event that we have decided to invest in, over the next three years and hopefully, we will achieve our goal of fully wireless sound PA, which we can then use on other events, like school sports days and the Burnham Donkey Derby.

Last year the weather was awful, so with this in mind, both Peter and Andrew had spent the week preparing everything to ensure that there were no hiccups.  With the weather outlook much better this year, Friday nights load in, was not as bad as was expected


Saturday morning was an early rise, as the team were needed on site by 7:30am, so this was going to be a full on day.  After a week of terrible weather, it was good to see the sun was out for us but sadly the ground was a little soft, so appropriate footwear was required.

Set up was needed across three areas, the internal marquee (for prize giving), the external course (for the races) and the arena (for raft building & dog agility)  With first race at 8:45am this meant we really needed to get our skates on, so we opted for the external course first, this covers a 400 metre length of the River Thames in Hurley, the only issue we had with set up this year was wind.  Each year is a bit of learning curve, last year was rain, this year wind, I wonder what next year will be.

With the course set up, we proceeded to set up the other two areas, and the day set off promptly at 8:45am.  We had no technical problems, which we were really pleased about, it goes to show that, the weeks of practice really did help prior to this event.

The last race and presentations were at 5:30pm, after that was breakdown and time to head home, it had been a long day.  Unload at the storage unit, we never leave kit in the van, security conscious at Out of this World


So another successful event, thanks to Peter King for his technical skills, this is one event we do need him to help us on.

Sadly after dropping Peter at home, Andrew had to head off to an evening event, no rest for the wicked