Annual Conference Blackpool 2023 will be held on 27th 28th and 29th March 2023

Annual Conference Blackpool 2023 will be held on 27th 28th and 29th March 2023


The Conference venue will be the Winter Gardens including the recently constructed modern accommodationWe have also been given the use of the Tower Ballroom for Wednesday night entertainment.

Conference Programme

The programme will follow the traditional format – registration and opening of exhibition area from 1.00 p.m. on Monday afternoon, a Service on Tuesday with a charity collection followed by addresses, interesting speakers and entertainment in the evening.  The AGM will take place on Wednesday morning, a wonderful speaker has been arranged for the afternoon and entertainment will take place in the iconic Tower Ballroom in the evening.

Association President Karen had confirmed that the Service will be a multi faith service and the collection will be made for “Blood Bikes”.

There will be an AGM on the Wednesday morning but we are investigating the possibility of hybrid electronic voting.   Further investigations will be made during the Working Party Visit to Blackpool in September.

Karen confirmed that there will be 2 nights of entertainment, the first one will be at the Winter Gardens and is a male singer.

The second one will be a group called “Other Guys” which is made up from West End performers and this will take place at the Tower Ballroom.

Finally, she was delighted to confirm that Adam Henson from Countryfile will be the main Speaker at the conference on Wednesday afternoon.

All other details will be confirmed once contracts have been signed.


Hotel rooms should be booked through the following site as these are the fully accredited properties:

If you have any specific queries, Mandy – Tourism Service Manager – is happy for you to contact her on 01253 478216.    Please encourage use of this site for booking.

Conference Headquarters Hotel will be The Boulevard Hotel, Ocean Boulevard. Blackpool.  Bookings for this hotel must be made via the Deputy Hostess Marian Curtis, e-mail address   Booking forms will be sent out in due course from the Association Office and names will be held on a waiting list until all those entitled to stay in this hotel are accommodated.


Registration will open w/c 19th September 2022 immediately following the Working Party visit to Blackpool.

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