Aug
16
8:30 PM20:30

The Welly Wailers at The Welly!

Our 'Spiritual' Home; and 'Safe Harbour' We perform here once a month,  and perform our sea songs and shanties, along with the odd song or two of life onshore.  A lovely pub with a ride range of beers and ciders to give refreshment and lubricate your throat.  Come and join in with some of our many hearty choruses.  Listen to some of our newer songs, and help us remember some of the older ones. A great night for all.  Ahaaaaargh!  Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for live Ales and real Music!  See http://dukeofwellingtonbrewhouse.co.uk/ 

 

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Aug
26
10:00 AM10:00

The Wailers Set Sail in The Dragon Boat Race at Shoreham-by-Sea

 The Wellington Wailers will, once again be competing in the Dragon Boat Race on the River Adur in Shoreham-by-Sea! There will be Pirates!! We will be setting sail  on The River Adur from near the A259 Roadbridge over the Adur. We will try and 'scupper' our competetors who we cant out race!  This is a great family event and a vey colourful spectical.  Come along and cheer on the boats!  All for a good cause!  If you see us, and we atre still floating, come and say Arrrrr!
Timing to be confirmed!  Subject to tides.

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Sep
1
7:30 AM07:30

The Wellington Wailers at The Ropetackle

We are delighted to be Guests of  'The Purple Shoes Band'. on Sat 01 Sep;
An Evening with The Purple Shoes with special guests Bird in the Belly (Laura Ward) and The Wellington Wailers.

The Purple Shoes are a British female fronted Folk Rock band with a Country and Folk Pop twist. Their music is drenched in beautiful melodies and “harmonious lusciousness” with a thumping back beat and double bass. Often compared to Fleetwood Mac with a Travelling Wilburys vibe, The Purple Shoes are honest and raw and they carry you along with the sheer fun they are having. The band planning a different and unique show for the Ropetackle show this year with Mervyn Wallis playing guest fiddle, along with the full band line up.

With support from the fantastic local band Bird in the Belly and the sea shanty vocal group The Wellington Waliers to get you in the mood for music; it is set to be a fantastic night. 
Above quote from the Ropetackle web site!  Book early!

https://ropetacklecentre.co.uk/whats-on/

 

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Oct
18
8:00 PM20:00

Wailers at The Welly

A lovely pub with a wide range of beers and ciders to give refreshment and lubricate your throat.  Come and join in with some of our many hearty choruses.  Listen to some of our newer songs, and help us remember some of the older ones. A great night for all.  Ahaaaaargh!  Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for real music and live beers!  See: http://dukeofwellingtonbrewhouse.co.uk/

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Nov
15
8:30 PM20:30

The Wailers at The Welly!

The Wellington Wailers will be back at The Duke of Wellington (BN43 6RE),  for our monthly session of Sea Songs and Shanty’s.  Come along and join the jovial atmosphere while enjoying some of the best Ales and Ciders around.  Bring your friends, join in with the choruses and have a great time!

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Nov
17
12:00 PM12:00

St Mary de Haura Lunchtime Concert

This will be the third year we have been invited to this splendid and Iconic venue, in the Centre of Shoreham-by-Sea, as part of a series of Lunchtime Concerts. (BN43 5ZP).  The acoustics are amazing within this beautiful Norman Church.  Admission is free. A collection is taken for the church.  Bring your family and friends!

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Dec
20
8:30 PM20:30

The Wellington Wailers Christmas Party Night!

Its that time of year again, It’s Christmas!  The Wellington Wailers will be in festive mood for a seasonal night of well-known carols, seasonal songs, along with good ol’ sing – a – long Shanty choruses to join in with. We will be at The Duke of Wellington (BN43 6RE) Great atmosphere especially at this time of year.  Bring your friends and dress up with lots of ‘sparkle’. 

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Jan
5
4:30 PM16:30

'Wassailing Night' at The Duke of Wellington

DATE AND TIMES TO BE CONFIRMED

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Wassailing is a lovely old tradition or custom that has taken place throughout the country for hundreds of years.  Like many Winter Festivals, it has become a day, where old customs and beliefs have combined to make this a day of Celebration and fun. It is usually on the 6th January, which is the 12th night after our ‘modern’ Christmas, but is also still Celebrated as the ‘Old Christmas day’ by many (Calendars have changed, and some religions and cultures still mark this as a special festive day)  It is also referred to as ‘Three Kings Day’!  The custom we are specifically marking is the rebirth of Apple Trees to flourish and grow more apples this year.. so that ‘We may have more Cider when we call….!’  Help Members of Sompting Village Morris, The Wellington Wailers and guests, chase away the evil spirits.  This all takes place at the Duke of Wellington (BN43 6RE) Great atmosphere especially at this time of year.  Bring your friends and dress up with lots of ‘green’

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Jan
17
8:30 PM20:30

Wailers at the Welly

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Our 'Spiritual' Home; and 'Safe Harbour' We perform here once a month, (at least) and perform our sea songs and shanties, along with the odd song or two of life onshore.  A lovely pub with a wide range of beers and ciders to give refreshment and lubricate your throat.  Come and join in with some of our many hearty choruses.  Listen to some of our newer songs, and help us remember some of the older ones. A great night for all.  Ahaaaaargh!  Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for live music and real bar staff! 

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Feb
21
8:30 PM20:30

Wailers At The Welly

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Our 'Spiritual' Home; and 'Safe Harbour' We perform here once a month, (at least) and perform our sea songs and shanties, along with the odd song or two of life onshore.  A lovely pub with a wide range of beers and ciders to give refreshment and lubricate your throat.  Come and join in with some of our many hearty choruses.  Listen to some of our newer songs, and help us remember some of the older ones. A great night for all.  Ahaaaaargh!  Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for live music and real bar staff!  See http://dukeofwellingtonbrewhouse.co.uk/

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Mar
21
8:30 PM20:30

The Wailers at the Welly

A great evening out at a wonderful venue in the lovely Shoreham-by-Sea, famed for its live music, range of craft beers and convivial company.  This is The Wellington Wailers Safe Harbour or Home Port!  We normally perform here on the Third Thursday of Each Month, depending on prevailing winds and the right tide!  Come along and join in the choruses, while taking fine refreshment. Ahaaaaargh!

 

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Apr
18
8:30 PM20:30

The Wailers at The Welly!

A great evening out at a wonderful venue in the lovely Shoreham-by-Sea, famed for its live music, range of craft beers and convivial company.  This is The Wellington Wailers Safe Harbour or Home Port!  We normally perform here on the Third Thursday of Each Month, depending on prevailing winds and the right tide!  Come along and join in the choruses, while taking fine refreshment. Ahaaaaargh!

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May
16
8:30 PM20:30

The Wailers at the Welly!

A great evening out at a wonderful venue in the lovely Shoreham-by-Sea, famed for its live music, range of craft beers and convivial company.  This is The Wellington Wailers Safe Harbour or Home Port!  We normally perform here on the Third Thursday of Each Month, depending on prevailing winds and the right tide!  Come along and join in the choruses, while taking fine refreshment. Ahaaaaargh!

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Jun
14
to Jun 16

The Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival 2019

  • Falmouuth International Sea Shanty Festival (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Once again the popular Sea Shanty crew, The Wellington Wailers will be representing West Sussex at the Falmouth International Sea Shanty Festival 2019 This will be the sixteenth year of the festival. This will be the Wailers sixth consecutive appearance.

The 2019 festival showcases many fine performances of Shanty groups from, not only around Britain. but also, from around the world. This is one of the finest locations for such an event, which takes place around one of the biggest natural harbours in the world.

The Wellington Wailers will be performing at many sites around the town, from Friday morning to the Sunday evening.

More details on our Falmouth Page.

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Jun
20
to Jun 21

The Wailers at the Welly

  • The Duke of Wellington (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

A great evening out at a wonderful venue in the lovely Shoreham-by-Sea, famed for its live music, range of craft beers and convivial company.  This is The Wellington Wailers Safe Harbour or Home Port!  We normally perform here on the Third Thursday of Each Month, depending on prevailing winds and the right tide!  Come along and join in the choruses, while taking fine refreshment. Ahaaaaargh!

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Jul
18
8:30 PM20:30

The Wailers at the Welly

A great evening out at a wonderful venue in the lovely Shoreham-by-Sea, famed for its live music, range of craft beers and convivial company.  This is The Wellington Wailers Safe Harbour or Home Port!  We normally perform here on the Third Thursday of Each Month, depending on prevailing winds and the right tide!  Come along and join in the choruses, while taking fine refreshment. Ahaaaaargh!

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Aug
11
2:00 PM14:00

Ropetackle Canadian Folk Day

  • Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea (map)
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Ropetackle, Canadian Folk Day! The Wellington Wailers will be one of the guest performers celebrating Folk Music from Canada at The Saturday session in The Ropetackle Arts Centre and Concert Hall in Shoreham-by-Sea.  This is a very special afternoon at a rather special venue. Lots of fun and good music and song.  And its Free!
More details: https://ropetacklecentre.co.uk/whats-on/

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Aug
11
11:00 AM11:00

Sussex Yacht Club Open Day, Shoreham-by-Sea.

The Wellington Wailers, will be anchored up at the Sussex Yacht Club in Shoreham-by-Sea on Saturday 11 Aug and will be singing around and attending the ‘Sussex Yacht Club Open Day!  Come along to this rather special festive day and join in with the Choruses and say ‘Ahaaaargh!’  Have a great day out in Shoreham-by-Sea.  Great bar and wonderful venue.  Great fun for the whole family!  Great entertainment all day in a wonderful venue.  Come along and join the club!  Hope to see you there!

 

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Jul
28
10:00 AM10:00

The Wailers at The Seasalt Party Chichester

To celebrate the Anniversary of the Seasalt Shop in Chichester in style! The Wellington Wailers are delighted to be invited to, yet another Seasalt Party and you are all invited! This time we will be singing outside their fine shop in Chichester: 5-6 South Street, Chichester,PO19 1EH.  We will be singing from around 1000 - 1400 for half an hour every hour!  Come along and join in the party!

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Jul
14
4:00 PM16:00

'Folk by the Water' Weekend at The Bridge, Shoreham-by-Sea

The Wellington Wailers have been invited to this wonderful annual event, celebrating the wide world of Folk Music and Song at this great venue. If weather is kind, the events take place outside the pub on the Riverside.  This is a FREE EVENT and showcases some of the finest singers and musicians from West Sussex and beyond.  A good way of spending a weekend with lovely people.  If you can stay over ‘till Monday, the evening at this same venue, is the ‘monthly tune and song session’ in the bar.  You and your friends can make this a three-day Festival!

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Jul
1
10:00 AM10:00

Lewes Raft Race!

The Wailers will be setting sail along the River Ouse in Lewes as part of this wonderful event!  We will be in a boat or two, singing our Shanty’s and songs as we splash up and down the Ouse, Mostly between The Harvey’s Brewery and the Playing field beyond Tesco’s by the footbridge.  We will also sing some songs on-shore from time to time!
This is a great event for all the family!

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Jun
22
to Jun 24

THe Falmouth International Sea Shanty FestivaL 2018

The Wellington Wailers are delighted to be invited back, yet again, to this wonderful festival in Cornwall.  This will be our fifth year!  We will be performing thought the town and surrounding areas. You can see us in pubs, clubs on performance stage and around the town throughout this three-day weekend!  For more detail click Falmouth 18, and check out the latest details and official Festival sight!  Ahaaaaargh!

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Jun
16
3:30 PM15:30

The Wellington Wailers on Coronation Green, Shoreham-by-Sea

We are performing in the Marquee, on Coronation Green, High Street,
Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, BN43 5DD, on Saturday 16 Jun as part of a showcase of artists, performers and a events showcase weekend!  We are on at 3.30 Pm, Performing a rousing set of Sea Songs and Shanty’s. This looks like being a great celebration of music and the arts in Shoreham and its free!  Harveys Beer and refreshments will be available.  Come and see us at this special event. This will be our last ‘local’ performance, before we set off to participate, once more, in the International Sea Shanty Festival in Falmouth Cornwall the following weekend!

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May
17
8:30 PM20:30

Wailers at the Welly

Our 'Spiritual' Home; and 'Safe Harbour' We perform here once a month, (at least) and perform our sea songs and shanties, along with the odd song or two of life onshore.  A lovely pub with a wide range of beers and ciders to give refreshment and lubricate your throat.  Come and join in with some of our many hearty choruses.  Listen to some of our newer songs, and help us remember some of the older ones. A great night for all.  Ahaaaaargh!  Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for live music and real bar staff!  See http://dukeofwellingtonbrewhouse.co.uk/

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May
7
10:00 AM10:00

Sompting Village Morris Mystery Bus Tour

Sompting Village Morris are hosting their Annual Mystery Bus Tour  in and around West Sussex.  They have invited guest Morris Dance Sides to join them in this tour visiting some lovely sites and venues. No doubt the odd Pub too!  Some Members of The Wellington Wailers will also be onboard, keeping an eye on the beer barrels and no doubt helping out with the odd shanty or two.  Keep your eyes open and come and join the fun if you can find us!!

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May
1
6:00 AM06:00

Sompting Village May Day Celebrations - Shoreham-by-Sea

The Wellington Wailers will be observing and celebrating the May Day Celebrations in Shoreham-by -Sea, hosted by Sompting Village Morris. The Events start at 0600 AM !! with Dance displays and processions. plus, the Crowning of The New May Queen! A lovely spectacle and a great seasonal Festival.  There is likely to be some singing and playing in the odd pub during the morning and lunchtime! So be warned!

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Apr
19
8:30 PM20:30

Wailers at the Welly

The Duke of Wellington - our 'Spiritual' Home; and 'Safe Harbour' We perform here once a month, (at least) and perform our sea songs and shanties, along with the odd song or two of life onshore.  A lovely pub with a wide range of beers and ciders to give refreshment and lubricate your throat.  Come and join in with some of our many hearty choruses.  Listen to some of our newer songs, and help us remember some of the older ones. A great night for all.  Ahaaaaargh!  Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for live Ales and real Music!  See http://dukeofwellingtonbrewhouse.co.uk/

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Apr
1
7:00 PM19:00

The Railway Inn, Portslade

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The Wellington Wailers will be hosting a ‘Shanty night’ from 7.00 PM on Easter Sunday, We will be giving the evening a ‘nautical flavour; with some good ol’ Sea Shanty’s and some saucy ’ Songs of The Sea’.  Lots of great choruses to join in with.  It’s a great evening to help you take refreshment and enjoy some great food in a wonderful atmosphere.  And the Pub is right next to Portslade Station (BN41 1GA) for trains and key bus routes into Brighton and surrounding areas.  Bring your friends and set sail with us!  Ahaaaaargh!

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Mar
22
8:00 PM20:00

Wellington Wailers AGM

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Attention All Crew Members!  You are required to 'Be On Deck' for our annual meeting to discuss new ideas, bad ideas, reflect on our success from the past year, and plans for the future. There will also be and a damn good thrashing for Crew Members who stepped out of line this past year!  Arrrrr! 

Give ye ideas and suggestions for inclusion in the AGM to Bosun Bill Brown, as soon as possible!

Will all Crew Members, please check RIGGING and establish the  time and location where your 'annual thrashing' will take place! Ahaaaaaargh!

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Mar
15
8:30 PM20:30

Wailers at the Welly

Our 'Spiritual' Home; and 'Safe Harbour' We perform here once a month, (at least) and perform our sea songs and shanties, along with the odd song or two of life onshore.  A lovely pub with a ride range of beers and ciders to give refreshment and lubricate your throat.  Come and join in with some of our many hearty choruses.  Listen to some of our newer songs, and help us remember some of the older ones. A great night for all.  Ahaaaaargh!  Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for live Ales and real Music!  See http://dukeofwellingtonbrewhouse.co.uk/

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Feb
15
8:30 PM20:30

Wailers at The Welly

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Our 'Spiritual' Home; and 'Safe Harbour' We perform here once a month, (at least) and perform our sea songs and shanties, along with the odd song or two of life onshore.  A lovely pub with a wide range of beers and ciders to give refreshment and lubricate your throat.  Come and join in with some of our many hearty choruses.  Listen to some of our newer songs, and help us remember some of the older ones. A great night for all.  Ahaaaaargh!  Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for live music and real bar staff!  See http://dukeofwellingtonbrewhouse.co.uk/

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Feb
2
7:30 PM19:30

Sea Dogs and Troubadours, Concert at the Ropetackle

  • Little High Street Shoreham-by-Sea, England, BN43 5EQ United Kingdom (map)
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We are delighted to say we have been invited back to the wonderful Ropetackle Theatre and Arts Centre at The heart of Shoreham-by-Sea in March.

This is set to be a wonderful evening of local based performers at The Ropetackle, BN43 5EG. on Friday 02 Feb 18 at 8pm. Featuring; Shady Grove, Laura Ward, Love Minus Zero and The Wellington Wailers. Book now, pre-concert dining is also available from 'Lesleys Kitchen' from 6.30pm but book early!

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Jan
6
4:00 PM16:00

Wassailing and The Wailers at At The Welly!

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A great line up of Performance and Traditions on this very special '12th Night' or 'Old Christmas Day!  A lovely occasion at The Welly!

A great day of events celebrating this ancient custom Including–

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  • The Wassail Ritual
     

  • 'The Wellington Wailers' Pantomime!'  "Oh no it isnt!" "Oh yes it is!"
     

  • Laura Ward & the 'Risen Road' … and more!

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Dec
21
7:30 PM19:30

The Wellington Wailers Christmas Party

AVAAAAST!  There be a time change to this event due to an early high tide!!  Arrrr! We will now start festivities from around 8.00 PM. to give ye time to sample some of the excelent Ales and Ciders on show afore we Cast Off!
The Wellington Wailers are having a bit of a Christmas Party at the Duke Of Wellington on Thursday 21 December from 8.00pm. We will be singing Festive Songs, Seasional Songs, Carols and some of our old favourites to get us all in the Christmas Spirit! A shanty night with a difference! Come along and spread the chear, drink some beer, and join in with the choruses. Wear something Christmassy if you dare! Ahaaaaargh!

Find out more about ‘The Duke of Wellington’, a fine pub for live Ales and real Music!  See http://dukeofwellingtonbrewhouse.co.uk/

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Dec
8
6:00 PM18:00

Light Up Shoreham Festival

The Wellington Wailers are very excited to be invited to a new Christmas Event in Shoreham-by-Sea this year!  It’s called ‘Light Up Shoreham!’ and will take place in the Town Centre, from Coronation Green up East Street, Past St Mary de Haura Church and surrounding areas.  This event will be blazing with Christmas lights, Fantastic Stall, Activities for all and Music and Song throughout the evening!  There will be a performance stage, but there will also be song and music in the streets and venues. 

Here is the provisional Running order for Performances:

16.00   Allstars 

16.15       "

16.30   Singing's Cool 

16.45   Seaside Singers 

17.00    Allstars

17.15        "

17.30       "

17.45       "

18.00    Rock Choir

18.15          "

18.30    Whispering Woods

18.45    WW or Good in Parts

19.00    Seven Singers

19.15     Marta Scott Dance Group 

19.30    Wellington Wailers

19.45           "

20.00    Paul Murden

20.15    Floozy Grooves

20.30         "

20.45    Wellington Wailers 

21.00     Closing Finale led by Wellington Wailers

This is going to be big and an exciting Christmas event for the whole family.  It starts at 4.00 pm and continues to 9pm and no doubt beyond in the pubs and cafes. Bring your family and friends!  And have a great evening. when you see the Wellington Wailers come up and say Ahaaaargh!

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Dec
2
12:00 PM12:00

The Wellington Wailers Singing at St Mary de Haura Church Shoreham

  • Church Street, New Shoreham, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43 5DQ (map)
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The Wellington Wailers are part of an event to raise awareness, and funds for the homeless in Worthing and Shoreham.  This will be a good event and St Mary de Haura Church is a wonderful place to sing!  Please come along and give this cause your good support!

12 noon - 1 pm

Ahaaaaargh!

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