DUE TO THE COVID-19 SITUATION, THE AIVC COMMITTEE HAS RELUCTANTLY DECIDED TO CANCEL THE AIVC CONFERENCE IN TELFORD SCHEDULED FOR 11 - 13 JUNE 2021.
THE AIVC COMMITTEE WILL INSTEAD BE ORGANISING A VIRTUAL ONLINE CONFERENCE USING ZOOM LIKE 2020 OVER THE SAME WEEKEND.
**** CANCELLED **** This is the Intervarsity Club event of the year. It is an opportunity to meet members from all over the country. In June, the Association of IVCs is visiting the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution.
Accommodation is reserved at the Mercure Telford Centre Hotel from Friday, 12th June to Sunday, 14th June 2020. The hotel is well equipped with restaurant, swimming pool and health club. On Saturday evening is the exclusive IVC Gala Dinner. The weekend coincides with the annual AIVC conference.
The hotel is 0.3 miles from the railway station and a similar distance from the bus station. It has a large free car park. The Telford Shopping Centre is nearby.
There are a tremendous number of attractions in Telford and nearby.
The World Heritage Site, Ironbridge Gorge Museums
Blists Hill Victorian Town, Coalbrookdale Museum of Iron, Furnace Kitchen, Iron Bridge Tollhouse, Jackfield Tile Museum, Darby Houses, Broseley pipeworks, Tar Tunnel, Coalport China Museum & Museum of The Gorge. Also, there is Ironbridge Town with the eponymous bridge with tollhouse, cafés, shops and restaurants.
The National Trust is at Benthall Hall, Morville Hall, Attingham Park, Wrightwick Manor, Dudmaston and Wilderhope Manor. English Heritage has Lilleshall Abbey, Buildwas Abby, Wenlock Priory, White Ladies Priory, Wroxeter Roman City and Boscobel House.
Walking areas include the Wrekin, Apley Woods, Granville Country Park, Dothill and Town Park. To the north is Long Mynd.
Other attractions include the Royal Air Force Museum, Cosford, The Exotic Zoo, Shropshire Raft Tours and the Telford Steam Railway. Telford Ice Rink, Telford Snowboard and Ski Centre.
Greatdays Holidays is administering bookings.
Option A - 2 Nights including 2 Breakfasts and 1 x Gala Dinner + Entertainment
Twin/Double rooms £129 Per person
Single rooms £179 Per person
Option B -Saturday 13th June 2020 - 1 night including 1 Breakfast and 1 x Gala Dinner Dance + Entertainment
Twin room £86 per person
Single room £114 per person
Option C - Saturday 13th June 2020 - Gala Night only – Includes Gala dinner + Entertainment + Welcome drink
£35 Per person - Single rooms (limited) – Early booking is highly recommended
Bookings are now live via the greatdays website –Just £25.00 Deposit to secure and guarantee your place.
To book your place, please use one of the following links:
To book your place at the conference including accommodation for Friday 12th June x 2 nights, click here: https://www.greatdaysholidays.co.uk/tour/AIVC-Conference-Shropshire2
To book your place at the conference including accommodation for Saturday 13th June x 1 night, click here: https://www.greatdaysholidays.co.uk/tour/AIVC-Conference-Shropshire1
Mercure Telford Centre Hotel, Forge Gate, Telford Centre TF3 4NA