Round Table Ticketing Big Weekend Bournemouth (National Conference 2024)

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  •  10 May 2024 - 12 May 2024
     12:00 pm - 5:00 pm


National Conference 2024 is soon upon us in ol’ sunny Bournemouth. It be time to get yer tickets booked, an’ get excited.

10th to 12th May 2024

Friday Night

Let yer ‘air down, party into the night on the end o’ the pier. Feed yer ‘unger with a BBQ fit fer a kin’. Dress to impress an’ ye could be named the best dressed pirate o’ fortune in town.

Climb the sails of the pier to the infamous zipwire and run aground on Bournemouth beach if you be so lucky.

Limited spaces available.

Fancy Dress: Seven Seas Pirates

Saturday AGMs

Get together with yer shipmates an’ put the seven seas to rights.

Finer details: New Format (Shorter Duration)
Optional Workshops
Keynote Speaker
Treasure Hunts & Fun Activities
Dress Code: Table Tops

Saturday Night

Party Celebration at the Bournemouth Pavilion Ballroom (Views overlooking the pier and Bournemouth’s glorious coast)

Finer Details: Entertainment by the Muther Ukers
Street Food Relaxed Dining
Wi-Fi Wars
Exclusive DJ
And much more…..
Dress Code: Dress To Impress

Glad to ‘ave yer avast…




Weekend Ticket

What’s included?  £ 160.00

Included: Welcome Pack and Lanyard,

Friday Pirate Party (Priority for Zipwire access)

AGM (including Lunch, teas and coffees) Treasure Hunt participation

Saturday Night Party Celebration



Friday Pirate Party

What’s included? £ 55.00

Entrance to Party

1 Drinks Token

Barbecue + Food

Access to Zipwire (Weekend Ticket’s will have priority)


Saturday Lunch for RT and LC AGM’s

What’s included?  £ 20.00


Not included:

Treasure Hunt (additional £5.00)



Saturday Celebration Night What’s included? £ 85.00

Entrance to Party




Treasure Hunt (Saturday PM) + £ 5.00


Additional Information:


Registration desks open’s  from 4pm
Location: Mercure hotel reception Foye
Parking: Hotel Car Park, Overflow car park available should it be needed, ask at hotel reception.
Arriving by Train: Bournemouth Train Station (10 minute walk to Mercure Hotel)
Via Ringwood (Main route into Bournemouth) :  drive down the A338 To Pauls Roundabout in Lansdowne, take the 3rd exit onto Holdenhurst road, at the next roundabout take the 2nd exit, head straight on and you’ll see the Mercure hotel on the next corner on your left.

Friday night party
Location: Key West, Bournemouth Pier
Start 7pm – 1am
After Party: Aruba


 08:15 – 09:15    Registration desks open
09:30 – 12:15    AGM
12:15 – 13:00     Keynote speaker
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch
14:00 – 14:40     Workshop 1 (themes – Bonfire, Beer Festivals, Other Charity)
14:40 – 15:20  Workshop 2 (themes – Effective Programmes, Attracting New Members)
15:20 – 15:40 Q&A – Meet the new board (President, Vice, Secretary, Treasurer, IPP)
15:40 – 16:00 Q&A – Meet the new board (Media, IRO, Events, Community, Programme, Membership)

From 2pm alternative programme available:

Treasure Hunt
Visit to local bar/s for social and beers

Saturday Night Celebration Party

6.30pm Doors Open
7pm Start

Parking at venue is available

Final farewells
Late checkout until Midday
Breakfast available until midday *for hotel guests only.

The Mercure Hotel has a 24 hour bar license so don’t let us down and keep it open all weekend!



(Not included)

There are lots of hotels and B&B’s in Bournemouth and everywhere is within walking distance of the main venues.

Main Hotel: Mercure Hotel

£ 120 Twin Room
£ 130 Double Room
Breakfast included

Mercure Hotel Booking Site:

Hotels 1-5 minute walk from Mercure:

Orchid – welcoming
Holiday Inn Bournemouth – Tabler World Discount Code
Celebrity – inexpensive


Friday night Pirate Party – Bournemouth Pier – BH2 5AA

Saturday Round Table AGM – Mercure Hotel – BH1 3DL

Saturday night Celebration Party – Bournemouth Pavilion Ballroom – BH1 2BU