Our annual AGM & railway visit weekend - 2018
(last update 1 December 2017)
The Stephenson Locomotive Society Annual General Meetings will be held on Saturday 19th May 2018 in the Hardwicke Suite of the Aston Court Hotel, Midland Road, Derby, DE1 2SL at 2 p.m.
Events are being prepared for members to enjoy over the three days Saturday 19th May to Monday 21st May inclusive. These will be announced when all necessary arrangements are finalised. There will be a Stephenson Locomotive Society Conference Meal in the Cavendish restaurant within the Aston Court Hotel during the Saturday evening at 7 p.m. The restaurant menu for this evening meal will be circulated later. Each diner must have: -
- informed the General Secretary of their menu choices, and
- paid the General Secretary in full for their meal,
on or by Friday 27th April 2018. The Stephenson Locomotive Society has negotiated special discounted accommodation rates with the Aston Court Hotel for its members only for that weekend. These are:-
- double rooms (with double occupancy) at £64 per room per night,
- double executive rooms (with double occupancy) at £80 per room per night,
- twin rooms (with double occupancy) at £64 per room per night,
- single rooms at £52 per room per night,
Each of these rates includes breakfast for all guests in these rooms.
Any member who stays as part of a family, or who has any children staying with them, must contact the hotel regarding its policies on families, on children, and on the maximum number of guests allowed to stay in each room. There is ground floor accommodation available for any members who do not wish to stay in the first or second floor accommodation.
Stephenson Locomotive Society members should book their accommodation individually through reception on 01332 342716. They will have to give their card details, their address, their phone number and a contact email. Only those members who mention to the receptionist at the time of booking that they are attending the Stephenson Locomotive Society events will receive the discounted accommodation rates quoted above. The Aston Court Hotel will then send an email confirmation explaining the standard cancellation costs (24 hours prior to arrival). Nothing will be charged to the card details left unless the guest fails to give the relevant notice of cancellation. The total cost of the stay must be paid to the hotel’s reception on first arrival at the hotel.