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EMF Camp 2016

5th-7th August

Who's going?

Minibus, leaving Hacklab Friday 7am:

Name Notes
Sean Driver. Organising hire.
Tim Driver.
Bart Leaving at Manchester on return journey
Ruben Withdrawn due to work commitments.
Gordon G Dundee Makerspace
Mike Southbound only.
Peter Northbound only.

(1 spare seat available)

Travelling separately:

Name Notes
Tim K Own transport, with Steph
Steph Own transport, with Tim K
Al Arriving Friday morning, with Isabel
Isabel Arriving Friday morning, with Al


Name Notes

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What are we bringing?

Minibus - Personal Luggage:

(we can assume that most people will bring a tent, a sleeping pad, a sleeping bag and personal luggage roughly equivalent to a medium backpack)

Name Luggage
William Largeish tent
Simon Large suitcase, small suitcase, small backpack

Things for the bus journey:

  • Access point, 3G modem, external antenna (Tim)
  • 12V extension and 4-way splitter (Tim)
  • 12V→USB chargers (Tim)
  • 12V→240V converter (Tim)
  • Bluetooth to FM transmitter (Simon)
  • 2m 3.5mm male/male cable

Shared stuff for our campsite:

  • Power:
    • 25m 16A to 4x13A cable (Tim H, item in lab)
    • 13A to 16A adapter (Tim H, item in lab)
    • 25m 16A to 13A cable (Al, item in lab)
    • 25m 16A to 16A cable + 13A plug/socket adapters (Simon)
    • Anker USB power supply (Mike)
    • 13A fuses (Simon)
    • Tim H: That's a lot of cable. I suggest just:
      • 25m 16A to 4x13A
      • 25m 16A to 16A (in case we need a longer reach)
      • short 13A 6-way strip (for extra sockets)
      • Anker USB power supply
  • Electric coolbox (Tim H, item in lab)
  • Lighting: 100W equivalent LED bulb on a long cable (Simon, in G8)
  • Chairs:
    • 2x folding chairs (Tim H)
    • 2x folding chairs (ww, in G8)
    • 4x folding chairs (Simon, in G8)
    • Check with Peter as there may be some hired chairs available.
  • BBQ (Al, in the lab)
  • 15L water carrier (Tim H)
  • tin opener (Simon, in G8)
  • 8“ frying pan (Simon, in G8)
  • gas bbq lighter (Tim H)
  • picnic blanket (Tim H)
  • ground sheet 6x4ft (Tim H)
  • washing-up liquid, sponge, cloths (Tim H)
  • kettle (ww)
  • camping stove (ww)
  • common area tent (borrowed from Nick, in G8)


  • Gas stove(s) (Mike + Tim H)
  • 3.5L saucepan (Tim H)
  • 1 catering pot (Bart)
  • BBQ tongs/forks and cleaning tools
  • chopping boards (2+)
  • knives
  • spatula

Other cargo:

  • Al would like to have a large tent transported - sending via UPS
  • Smoke machine and fluid (currently in G8)


  • Isabel will cook a bean chilli
  • [another meal wanted]
  • [another meal wanted]



We should do a shopping trip on the way:

  • Kitchen roll (6 rolls or more)
  • (Paper plates)
  • plastic cutlery
  • Bin bags
  • foil
  • rolls (lots, for BBQs and breakfasts)
  • milk/uht-milk
  • tea
  • sugar
  • butter/spread
  • tomato ketchup
  • cooking oil
  • porridge oats
  • cheese (for burgers and/or pot-meals)
  • eggs
  • carrots
  • tomatoes
  • mangos, bananas and other fruit
  • green beans
  • orange juice


  • BBQ charcoal, prefer lumpwood (how much? is one large bag enough?)
  • BBQ lighter cubes
  • Quorn Best Of British Vegetarian sausages or Cauldron vegetarian sausages (any variety)
  • burgers
  • sausages
  • chicken legs

For chilli

  • 400g tin Chopped Tomatoes x 5
  • 1 tube tomato puree
  • 400g tin Red Kidney Beans x 4
  • 400g tin Butter beans x 3
  • 400g tin Black Eyed Beans x 3 (or any mix of available beans)
  • Mixed Peppers x 3 bags of 3 ( which means 9 peppers in total)
  • Onion x 5
  • Garlic cloves x 10 individual cloves (Prob about 2 bulbs)
  • Ground Cumin
  • Ground Corriander
  • Chilli powder
  • Grated cheese for on top of chilli (Optional)
  • 1.2Kg Rice (based on 60g portion per person)
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