Hotel Information



Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn Peterborough West

Thorpe Wood


PE3 6SG                Hotel Main Tel: 0871 942 9186


For those golfers and their guests wishing to stay overnight on either Thursday 6th and/or Friday 7th September, the hotel has kindly offered us special rates as follows:

SINGLE ROOM                           £60.00    per night (including full English breakfast)
DOUBLE or TWIN ROOM            £80.00    per night (including full English breakfast)

If you require a room at the hotel, please fill in the accommodation requirements and names on your golf confirmation sheet or email requirements to which will then be included on Organiser’s rooming list and you pay hotel on departure.

Car Parking:

Parking at the hotel is FREE.

THURSDAY, 6th September


In line with the theme of the event this year, on Thursday 6th September, we will be welcoming you to “Le Bistro” in the Norfolk & Essex Room at the Holiday Inn which will be our private restaurant/bar for the evening. We shall have waiter service and you will be able to order drinks and food from the Bar menu. You can pay the hotel in cash on the night or charge to your room if staying at hotel.

We shall be holding a special quiz this year “LES TETES DES OEUFS” and are delighted that we have FOUR “EGGHEADS” from the BBC show joining us.  There will also be a famous French person popping in to see us!

The quiz format will be teams of four and it will be a “quiz de culture générale”.  It does not matter if there are less than four of you coming as we can team you up with someone on the night – you never know who you will have on your team!

It is £5 per person to enter for the quiz. The winning team will receive a prize and then that team will have the opportunity to beat some of the best quizzers in the world!

“Le Bistro” will be open from 6.00pm and one of my team will be there to welcome you and you can order waiter service for drinks and food from 6.30pm with last food orders at 9.30pm The quiz will start at 8.30pm. (you can eat at tables whilst quizzing if necessary).

Please complete and return the appropriate form with your team confirmation so hotel has idea of catering numbers and we have idea of team numbers.

FRIDAY 7th September


The four course Gala dinner will be held in the Buckingham Suite at the Holiday Inn West (address as above).

All timings, hotel address and the dress code are shown on your tickets - the Dress code for the evening is “Black Tie”.

The Dinner “Help” desk will be open from 6.00pm at the hotel.  This year for security reasons, you MUST PLEASE SHOW YOUR TICKETS FOR ENTRY. If you have forgotten tickets no other tickets will be issued.


Tickets are required for ENTRY to this event.

Please ensure you have written all guest names on tickets before arriving as tickets will be requested on arrival at hotel.

If your tickets have not been sent to you in the post, they will be available for pick-up either at the golf registration desk or dinner “Help” desk at the hotel. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR TICKETS TO THE GALA DINNER!

The Drinks Reception will start at 6.15pm in the Foyer Bar (this is adjacent to the Buckingham where dinner will be served) and the call in to dinner WILL BE PROMPT AT 7.00pm.  Please ensure you go straight into the Buckingham room when dinner is announced – Table plans will be available to view on screens so please look at these when you arrive.

If you have vegetarians or guests with dietary requirements ie diabetic, gluten free, mushroom or nut allergy etc, then please ensure you have informed the Organiser on your return confirmation form so the hotel can be made aware.

Dinner Information:

During the dinner there will be an envelope draw which will be £20 to enter – you can enter as many times as you like.  The envelopes will be on your dinner table so if you want to enter with chance to win amazing prizes please complete the entry on envelope with your name and table number and enclose the £20.  You will need to complete this early evening and draw will take place on the night.

Throughout the dinner there will be some surprises as well as a Charity Live Auction, Silent Auction, Guest Speaker, Golf Presentations and Entertainment.  Some of these may take place during courses.

After dinner, there will be a Fun Casino by Acorn Events with Two Roulette, Two Black Jack tables and one “Crapps” table until main bar closes at 2.30am. Thereafter residents bar will operate in main bar of hotel.


SHUTTLE BLUS – Courtesy of Fusion Travel

There is a free shuttle bus running from the hotel to golf course and back.  Details sent with your confirmation. Please book in advance on your form and return to Organiser.  If shuttle is full it will leave and come straight back for additional passengers. Please allow those golfers with earlier tee times to board bus first.



Our Casino operated by Acorn Events will open immediately after the dinner (approx. 12.00 midnight) and will close at 2.25am for prize winners to be announced at 2.30am – don’t miss out on playing for some great prizes!

Casino fun money (100 Euros equals £10) will be on sale during Drinks reception, Dinner and during casino opening times.


The Bar will be open from 6.00pm and will close at 2.30am and thereafter a resident’s bar only.

“Bacon Butties” will be available at £3.50 to order and pay for at the bar from 1.00am to 2.30am.


We are delighted that once again, Carita Services, will be running their excellent silent auction on the day and night. This was very successful for the charity last year so we are pleased to welcome them back. We hope you enjoy spending your money on something you want whilst helping to stop disease and disability in children.  Silent auction booklets will be available at the golf course and during the dinner. Silent Auction will close during the dinner so get those bids in early!


Wine is NOT included in your entry/ticket price. You may wish to save time on the night by pre-ordering and paying for your Wine or Bottled Beer for your table in advance.  If so, please complete the wine form sent with your confirmation of entry and email as per instructed direct to hotel or contact the Conference Team at the hotel on direct line 01733 289933 to order and pay by credit/debit card. 


If you would like to advertise in the programme, you should note the following information.

Advert information:


Full A5 Page



148mmx210mm (add 3mm bleed all round if advert is to fill whole page).


Half A5 Page




All adverts can be in full colour and emailed in .jpeg or PDF format to BEFORE 5th August 2018. They should be in high resolution. Any advert received after this date will not be published in the programme and no money refunded.

If you need your advert designed then please contact our designer Andy Reedman on 07749 956844 who will give you a free quote.

Programme is kindly printed by     "FOUNDRY PRESS"

Designed by Andy Reedman      "MIND OF DESIGN"
Editor: Angela Hyde


Our official photographer is Terry Harris: his email is  You will be asked on your first Tee whether you would like a team photo taken for £10 (per team)– this is an option, not compulsory and, if so, please pay the photographer on the tee and he will ask for your email to which the photo will be sent via email with a link to your team photo and also to ALL other Photos taken on the event by Terry.  

If you ask the photographer to take a photo with a celebrity during the day or evenng, donations of notes or coins in the Action bucket would be gratefully received. Thank you!


Tickets can be purchased at the hotel during the Champagne Reception and Gala dinner at £5 a strip.

Should you withdraw your team within four weeks of the event and in the unlikely event that the course is unplayable on the day, please note that no monies will be refunded but the Gala dinner will still take place in the evening.
Angela Hyde
78 Horseshoe Way
Hampton Vale
Peterborough PE7 8LG
Tel: 01733 244273


WATCH OUT for surprises and fines and have a great Fun Day and Night!