The Lace Guild
Lace Exchange 2024
DATE: 20th April 2024
VENUE: Warwick Conference Centre
TIME: 10am - 4pm
TIME OF AGM: 4pm
All events, lunch and refreshments are included in the ticket price
We will again meet in person at Warwick Conference Centre, in the Scarman Building, for The Lace Exchange with AGM on Saturday 20th April 2024. Come and join us to exchange conversation and ideas, make lace, meet the exhibitors, listen to talks and enjoy good food together. The venue is easily accessible by car, train or plane and B & B accommodation is available on-site. It is 3 miles from Coventry City centre and there are regular buses from the centre and railway station.
There is ample free parking on site – you will need to provide your car registration number. This can be done on your phone or at the venue’s Reception Desk on arrival.
The doors will open at 09.30 for you to register at The Lace Guild’s Reception Desk, visit the lounge for some refreshments and meet up with friends before the event opens at 1000.
The theme for the day will be English Lace. The exhibits will include lace from The Lace Guild Museum and a talk from Gwynedd & Ann; stalls, mini workshops, talks, and meet the volunteers who run events such as the Spring & Summer Schools and the weekend workshops. There will also be demonstrations with the opportunity to talk to well-known lacemakers such as Jackie Poulter and Denise Vickery. Please bring your pillows, crochet hooks, tatting shuttles and needles to join in the ‘Lace and Chat'!
A self-service three-course lunch will be included in the day delegate rate (please refer to the booking form).
The catering staff are used to dealing with a range of dietary needs. Anyone wishing to book a full delegate place, with lunch, who has dietary needs, should contact Andrea Gaskell by email: (firstname.lastname@example.org) so that she can liaise with the catering team on your behalf.
Hotel rooms are available at the following rates for those who wish to book an overnight stay on Friday. Please note that rooms and evening meals should be booked directly with Warwick Conferences and NOT with The Lace Guild.
Single occupancy £94.50 including VAT per room per night. Double/twin occupancy £113.40 including VAT per room per night. Quote booking code LGAGMBB.
For Friday/Saturday nights, a 3-course table d’hôte menu will be available, as well as a bar food menu that is individually priced.
There is also complimentary access to sports facilities, for those who book an overnight stay, including a gym and pool.
The itinerary for the day will be as follows:
0930 Registration & Refreshments in the Lounge
1000-1530 Stallholders open
1100-1230 Demonstrations - Talks
1200-1300 Early Lunch – 3-course buffet lunch
1300-1400 Late Lunch – 3-course buffet lunch
1330-1530 Demonstrations – Talks
However, please be aware that there may be adjustments nearer to the event.
Download booking form in PDF format (for printing and posting)
Download booking form in Word format (for online filling in, please email to the Office)
Ways to Pay
Day Delegate Rate £65 each
Ticket Tailor and Bank Transfer
Register on-line at Ticket Tailor (click the button below). You will then receive an email confirmation with an invoice attached. The bank account details are on this invoice. The bank transfer should be carried out within 7 days of registering with Ticket Tailor. Please quote the order ID given on the invoice as your reference on the transfer.
Then complete your booking form and email it or post it to The Hollies. You will receive confirmation from the office by email (or by post if SAE enclosed).
Ticket Tailor and Cheque
Register on-line at Ticket Tailor (click the button above). You will then receive an email confirmation with an invoice attached. Post your completed booking form with your cheque (made payable to 'The Lace Guild CIO') to The Hollies, with an SAE is a receipt is required. Please quote the order ID given on the invoice on your booking form.
Payment By Post
Post your completed booking form with your cheque (made payable to 'The Lace Guild CIO') to The Hollies, with an SAE is a receipt is required.
Payment By Phone
Phone the office to pay by debit or credit card, Wednesday to Friday 10am to 3pm. Post your completed booking form to The Hollies.
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