The Royal Air Force Police Association is holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) from Friday 6th April, through leaving Sunday 8th April 2018.    The AGM will be held at the Holiday Inn, Main Road, (A630) Warmsworth, Doncaster DN4 9UX.     The Hotel is located 200 yards from the A1 (M), Junction 36.    

 

Hotel facilities

 

The Holiday Inn Warmsworth is located within the landscaped gardens of the old Warmsworth Hall that still stands within the grounds.    The Hotel is air conditioned with modern rooms and suites.    All feature flat screen TV with cable channels, work desks and tea and coffee making equipment.     Upgraded rooms have an added mini bar.   

 

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 has a heated pool, sauna 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 5th April 2018.

 

There is ample Free Parking within the grounds for 250 vehicles.

 

Conference Facilities for The AGM and Gala Dinner 

 

Within the Hotel are Conference and Dining facilities that are being solely dedicated to the RAFP 2018 Conference, Buffet and Gala Dinner.    This dedicated facility is known at Manor 1 and Manor 2 rooms 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 Friday evening.

 

Costs of Rooms are as follows:

 

50 rooms are held provisionally from now until 30 days prior to the event.     Note: There is a wedding taking place elsewhere on the premises and whilst this will not affect our event, early booking of rooms is advisable.

 

Please Note: When booking accommodation please ring the Hotel direct on 01302 799988 and quote: RAF Police Association – 2018 AGM.

 

6th April 2018   Standard Roomto include Buffet Dinner Bed and Breakfast Rate

Single Room - 67.00

Double/Twin - 98.00

 

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:

6th April – Bed and Breakfast Rate

55 Single;

75 Double/Twin

 

7th April – Price includes Gala Dinner for 2 (22 pp.), Bed and Breakfast

77.00 Single

119 Double/Twin

 

7th 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

To assist in preventing hold ups at lunch time on the Saturday (as occurred at last years venue), Guests will be asked to advise on “Check in” if they will require Lunch on the Saturday.     A special lunchtime menu will be provided for you to pre-order.    This will save time on the day and give the hotel sufficient notice to ensure adequate staff available to meet the demand.

 

Seating Plan – Within the Dining Room will be round tables with a table 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 has been 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

Cast Theatre

Lakeside Village Shopping Outlet

York Town Centre

Clumber Park

Sherwood Forest

Chatsworth House

Bawtry Town Centre

Wentworth Garden Centre and Tea Rooms

Yorkshire Sculpture Park

Or if you wish to remain at the Hotel, Afternoon Tea can be arranged to be taken in Warmsworth Hall that is within the grounds of the Hotel.   This can be arranged at 9.99 pp.

 

The Hotel is able to arrange Taxi’s, Minibuses and Coaches if required.

 

Do please help the RAFP Association in celebrating the 100 year Celebrations of the Royal Air Force Police.   

 

Yours sincerely

Arthur Vickers

Secretary and Treasurer

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

arthurvickers@icloud.com

Gala Dinner Menu

 

Starters

Classic Prawn Cocktail

Country Vegetable Soup

Chicken Caesar Salad

Mains

Grilled Chicken Breast with red wine jus

Roasted Pork Loin with a Mustard and Honey Sauce

Baked fillet of salmon with a tomato and basil sauce

Vegetable Wellington

All the above main courses are served with market fresh vegetables and buttered new potatoes

Desserts

Lemon Tart

White Chocolate and Raspberry Cheesecake

Fresh fruit salad