Caches No’s 6283 to 6316 – London Calling 2023 Part 3

Saturday started with a Premier Inn breakfast, the price of the breakfast was cheaper than I have paid before at Premier Inns, not sure whether it was just that hotel or a global thing, but nice to save a few pounds on what I expected

We then had to get to the Venue for the event which was St Mary’s Church Hall in Marylebone, so a tube to Baker Street and then a walk to the Church

On our way we came across a road being blocked by Police to allow a handful of Horse riders to trot along, not sure who they were, we presume something to do with the coronation

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 – GC9MAXX – cache #6283
I can’t read the name without The Clash playing in my head, a Pavlovian response to those two words, anyway, there was a bit of a queue forming as we were early, but it was a nice day and there were many people I knew there so the time passed quickly.
Then wearing our wristbands we got into the hall and found there were the usual Lab cache puzzles to do, several of which were repurposed from last time

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – Blue Carbuncle – cache #6284

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – Big Ben – cache #6285

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – Phone Holmes – cache #6286

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – Welcome To London 2023! – cache #6287

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – Hound of the Maskervilles – cache #6288
I still had my Polarised dark glasses on so could see the answer for this all the time – without having to use the mask with the red eyes

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – A Study In Scarlet – cache #6289

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – Two Collaborators – cache #6290

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – His Last Bow – cache #6291
This was an excellent idea, a violin which you had to find and play a perfectly pitched B note, and hold it for 4 seconds… then the answer was revealed

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – The Red Circle – cache #6292
Virtual rifle shooting, line the laser up on the target, hold it there and pull the trigger

29th April 2023 – London Calling 2023 Lab Caches Lab Cache – Sheerluck – cache #6293
In the information pack everyone got as they came in was a scratch card, giving you the chance to win fabulous prizes, but all you really won was the answer to this Lab cache

29th April 2023 РChurch Micro 12963…Marylebone РSt Mary РGCA6YK4 Рcache #6294
We were then gathering with Matt, Sam, Zoe, Kerry, Clare and Jeff, and a few other hangers on to do the local Lab Cache walk they had put out… getting everyone together was a bit like herding cats bu while we were outside waiting I saw some people handing round a cache, which turned out to be the Church Micro multi cache for St Mary’s

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – A Crowned Animal? – cache #6295
The Lab cache trail they had put out just took you round the local streets, and started off quite well with every answer being related to a crown on a feature

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – A Classic Crown – cache #6296

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – A Well Guarded Crown – cache #6297

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – A Green Crown – cache #6298

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – Three Crowns? – cache #6299

29th April 2023 – A Musical Blue Plaque Walk Lab Cache – John Lennon – cache #6300
The trail went passed (almost went passed) a house where John Lennon once lived so there was a Lab cache there,

29th April 2023 РOS05 Imagine… РGC90KD0 Рcache #6301
… and just round the corner a real cache to commemmorate him

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – A Royal Coverup – cache #6302

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – Follow Your Nose – cache #6303
They had run out of crowns now

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – Genie in a Bottle? – cache #6304

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – Did Someone Say Pub? – cache #6305
The Duke of Wellington pub, behind the venue, surprisingly had an empty outdoor table for us to sit at

29th April 2023 – LC23 – The Adventure of the Missing Crown Lab Cache – The Final Problem – cache #6306

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 1 – The Arch-Enemy – cache #6307
This was a quick quiz to get 10 Lab caches, we did it sat at the pub (‘Did someone say pub?’) while refreshing ourselves after the walk… 10 multiple choice question about Sherlock Holmes, now I had read all the Sherlock Holmes stories when I was younger – probably over 40 years ago, but I recalled enough so only one question I wasn’t correct first time

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 2 – Family – cache #6308

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 3 – Cause of (a) Death – cache #6309

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 4 – A Glowing Hound – cache #6310

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 5 – Scotland Yard – cache #6311

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 6 – Hidden Treasure – cache #6312

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 7 – Dr. Watson – cache #6313

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 8 – Irene Adler – cache #6314

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 9 – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle – cache #6315

29th April 2023 – LC23 – A Quick Sherlock Holmes Trivia Quiz Lab Cache – Question 10 – Sherlock on Screen – cache #6316

With those final ten easy ones it was 34 caches before lunch… not that Angel78 and I needed lunch after the hotel breakfast

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