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Holiday Inn

Holiday Inn Peterborough West
Thorpe Wood

Tel: 01733 289988


For those golfers and their guests wishing to stay overnight on either Thursday 5th and/or Friday 6th September, the hotel 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)

Please see, at the bottom of ths page, a list of nearby hotels for your information so you can book direct with them if necessary.

Car Parking: Parking at the hotel is FREE.

In line with the ENGLISH theme this year, the hotel will become that very well-known English Medieval pub called “The George & Dragon” and even St George himself will be there to greet you on the Friday evening!

THURSDAY, 5th September

Welcome and Entertainment

Due to the success of the Quiz last year, we have decided to continue with the quiz night.

Teams will be MAXIMUM of FOUR – if you are more than four, we will place you with others to make a team of four.  You will also have the opportunity to bid for an “Egghead” on your team for each round.

Please go to The Norfolk and Essex Room for the Pub quiz which will be open from 6.00pm and one of my team will be there to welcome you and hand you a ticket for your meal if you have prepaid.

Food will be available from 7.00pm until 8.00pm and the quiz will start at 8.15pm.  You will have waiter service in this room until the end of the quiz.

Quiz entry will need to be paid in advance as it does include food. It is £20 per person to enter the quiz which does INCLUDE THE MEAL. The winning team will receive a prize and have the opportunity to beat some of the best quizzers in the world! 

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

You can only pay on the night as long as we are aware you are coming and have indicated that on the confirmation form.

FRIDAY 6th September

Gala dinner

The “PIMMS” drinks reception will start at 6.15pm in the Foyer Bar and the call in to dinner WILL BE PROMPT at 7.00pm.

The Gala dinner will be held in the Buckingham Suite at the Holiday Inn West (address as above) which will be turned this year into a Medieval London Pub called “The George & Dragon” (representing England and Wales for the Cricket World Cup 2019). 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 to find your table number.

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.

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.  If you have forgotten tickets entry may be delayed due to name checks.

Security & Tickets

Tickets are required for ENTRY. This year you MUST PLEASE SHOW YOUR TICKETS FOR ENTRY - Security will be “high” due to someone special on the guest list who is hoping to attend this year. Please ensure you have written all guest names on tickets before arriving, as tickets will be requested on arrival at hotel.

If your tickets are not sent with your confirmation letter, they will be available for pick-up at golf registration. If they are not at registration they will be available for pick-up at the dinner “Help” desk at the hotel from 6.00pm. PLEASE DO NOT FORGET TO BRING YOUR TICKETS – no other tickets will be issued.

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 a 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 as 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.

Other Information


There is a courtesy shuttle bus running (only carries 6 Passengers or four golfers and four golf bags) from the hotel to golf course and back.  Details sent with your confirmation.  Please book in advance on your form and return to Organiser – only those booked will be allowed on bus as we are limited for seats this year.  If mini bus is full it will leave and come straight back for additional passengers. Please allow those golfers with earlier tee times to board bus first if full.  This is a courtesy mini bus so if at any time it is full and you cannot wait for return trip  and you need to get to course, you will have to make your own way to the golf course.

After Diner Entertainment


Our Casino operated by Acorn Events will open immediately after the dinner and entertainment finishes (approx. 12.15am) and event will close at 2.25am for Casino prize winners to be announced – don’t miss out on playing for some great prizes!

Casino fun money (£100) can be bought for £10 and 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 Foyer bar near Buckingham Room from 1.00am to 2.30am.


We are delighted that once again, Good 2 Auction, 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 drinks reception and during the dinner.  Silent Auction will close during the dinner so get those bids in early!  All bids OVER the minimum bid go to the Charity.


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 form sent with 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 Advert information:

£190   Full A5 Page  (Portrait) 148mm x 210mm
£85 Half A5 Page (Landscape)   128mm x 90mm

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: "GEMINI 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 so he can email a link to you for your team photo and also to ALL other Photos taken on the event by Terry soon after the golf day. 

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 but again not compulsory. Thank you!


Tickets can be purchased at the hotel during the “Pimms” Reception and Gala dinner at £10 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

Tel: 01733 244273

NB Organiser will NOT have access to Email from 4.00pm 5th September so any changes to your team or cancellations after this time will need to be phoned or sent by Text to Angela on 07778 723 723

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