The Royal Air Force Police Association

Annual General Meeting

Friday 3rd April to Sunday 5th April 2020

 

The Royal Air Force Police Association is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) from Friday 3rd April, through leaving Sunday 5th April 2020.    The AGM will be held at the Holiday Inn Doncaster A1M Jct.36, High Road, (A630) Warmsworth, Doncaster DN4 9UX. The Hotel is located 200 yards from the A1 (M), Junction 36.    

Hotel facilities

The Holiday Inn is located within the landscaped gardens of the old Warmsworth Hall.   The Hotel is air conditioned with modern rooms.   All feature flat screen TV with Freeview channels, work desks and tea and coffee making equipment.    Upgraded Executive rooms have added luxuries.   

Preferential accommodation rates have been negotiated for all guests attending RAFP Association AGM.   This means that guests staying over for the Conference are not only able to take advantage of preferential room rates, but also the use the excellent Club motivation health and fitness club, which offers a heated pool, sauna, jacuzzi, steam room and gymnasium. All are free for use by our resident delegates. The same preferential rates also apply to those who may wish to arrive early on the preceding Thursday 2nd April 2020.     There is ample Free Parking within the grounds for 250 vehicles.

Conference Facilities for The AGM and Gala Dinner 

Within the Hotel there are Conference and Dining facilities that are being solely dedicated to the RAFP 2020 Conference, Buffet and Gala Dinner.    This dedicated facility is known at Manor 1 and Manor 2 rooms to which they have their own private bar facilities nearby. All are approached via a fully glazed walkway.

        

The Manor 1 Dining Room is also the room where the Friday evening Buffet and Saturday evening Gala Dinner will be held. 

Accommodation

Please Note: The prices quoted in the Hotel Proposal are on a Room basis.     This means that the Room costs include Bed and Breakfast for 2 persons AND where specified cover the cost of the Buffet Dinner on the Friday evening.

 

Rooms are available from 2 p.m. on the day of arrival.

 

 

 

Accommodation and costs:

40 rooms are being held provisionally for the Friday evening and 50 rooms are being provisionally reserved for the Saturday evening.   The provisional booking is from now until 30 days prior to the event.     Note: Early booking of rooms is advisable.

Disabilities

For those suffering from disabilities, there are 3 rooms on the ground floor very suitably equipped for this purpose.    Other rooms are available also on the ground floor to assist those less mobile.   Please make this clear when making your reservation.    Thank you.

Please Note: When booking accommodation please ring the Hotel during office hours 9am to 5 p.m. where possible on direct line on 01302 799988 and ask for:

Louise O’Neill (Reservations)

or

Annette Brooks

or

Christina Foster

 

Important:  Please quote RAF Police Association – 2020 AGM.

All the ladies mentioned above are fully briefed about the RAFP Association 2020 AGM and will ensure that all reservations made this way are linked to the event and the appropriate rates applied.

If unable to contact the hotel during office hours (9am to 5 pm) please make contact by using the following email:  HYPERLINK "mailto:reservations@hidoncaster.com" reservations@hidoncaster.com for the attention of Louise O’Neill.        All enquiries will be followed up.

In any case of any difficulty in securing a hotel booking, contact me with your telephone number and email address and I will get the hotel to ring you direct.

 

Room Rates

3rd April 2020   Standard Roomto include Buffet Dinner Bed and Breakfast Rate

Single Room - 69.00

Double/Twin - 99.00

It is recognised that some guests may not wish to attend the Buffet on Friday evening and will only require Bed and Breakfast rate.    This will be determined when booking the rooms.    For such guests the rate will be:

3rd April – Bed and Breakfast Rate

55 Single;

75 Double/Twin

4th April – Price includes Gala Dinner for 2 (23 pp.), Bed and Breakfast

78.00 Single

121 Double/Twin

4th April – Bed and Breakfast Rate

Single Room   - 55.

Double/Twin   - 75.00

A limited number of Executive Rooms are available at an additional cost of 25.

All guests are requested to settle their own accounts.

Pre - Order for Gala Dinner – In order to assist administration and catering for this event, a menu for the Gala Dinner has been provided for you to make your choices.   Please let the hotel have your pre-orders for the Gala Dinner at the time of booking your accommodation.    Thank you.

Lunch before AGM on the Saturday

For those members taking lunch on the Saturday, Guests will be able to place orders at the Bar for delivery to your table.

Seating Plan – Within the Dining Room there will be round tables each with a capacity for 10 persons.    For those of you who have a preference to sit with friends, please let me know your requirements as soon as possible and at least 30 days before the event.    Every effort will be made to accommodate your requests within the limits of the table sizes but of course cannot be guaranteed.

Entertainment - A dance floor is provided for within the Dining Room and a DJ has been booked for the Gala Dinner.    He will provide music at the event and for dancing afterwards.

For the Ladies

For your entertainment whilst staying at the hotel and for those not attending the AGM, the Holiday Inn is well placed for visits to take place.      Recommended activities include visits to:

Yorkshire Wildlife Park,   

Cusworth Hall

Brodsworth Hall

Meadowhall Shopping Centre

Frenchgate Shopping Centre

Lakeside Village Shopping Outlet

Clumber Park

Sherwood Forest

Chatsworth House

Bawtry Town Centre

Wentworth Garden Centre and Tea Rooms

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

The Hotel offers good transport links and can also arrange Taxi’s if required, please give as much notice as possible for these.

 

Yours sincerely

Arthur Vickers         Secretary and Treasurer

The Royal Air Force Police Association, Yorkshire (South) Branch. 

Email: arthurvickers@mac.com

Royal Air Force Police Association

2020 Annual General Meeting, Gala Dinner

The Holiday Inn, Warmsworth

Saturday 4th April 2020

7 p.m. for 7.30 pm

 

Starters

 

Rosette of Seasonal Melon

Served with cubes of pineapple and watermelon in a ginger syrup

 

Tomato & Basil Soup

Served with a crusty bread roll

 

 

Main Course

 

Seared Supreme of Chicken with a mushroom duxelle

Served with a smoked pancetta and sauvignon jus

 

Grilled Escalope of Salmon

With a prawn & dill sauce

 

Broccoli & Brie Bake

Topped with dauphinoise potatoes

 

Desserts

 

Salted Caramel Tarte

Served with a toffee ice cream

 

Banoffee & Raspberry Eton Mess

 

 

 

Freshly Brewed Tea & Coffee

 

 

 

‘Some of our dishes may contain nuts or nut traces, dairy products, yeast, maize, eggs and other standard additives.

Please ask if you require details of any ingredients used. If you have a food allergy, please notify your server before you order so that we can arrange with our Chefs for a suitable alternative."