Saturday 11 November 2017
Webbington Hotel, Loxton, Somerset BS26 2HU
5:30pm - 6:30pm Presentations by Robert Powell, Renland Expedition and Becky Coles, recent expedition (recipients of awards from Montane Alpine Club Climbing Fund), Sir Chris Bonington, revisiting ‘Coronation Street’ and John Cleare on judging the Photo Competition
7:30pm for 8:00pm Annual Dinner – guest speaker Steve Swenson past President American Alpine Club, Karakoram explorer
AC Photo Competition winning pictures will be displayed and the overall winner announced!
Ticket price: £33 /£22 for age 35 and under, for three-course dinner (excluding drink for which there is a cash bar)
To book your ticket(s):
• By cheque made payable to Alpine Club and posted to 55 Charlotte Road, EC2A 3QF
• By PayPal - click here: Dinner 2017
In both cases, please state the names of those for whom tickets are being issued any special dietary requirements
Please note we do not take credit or debit card payments
Bedrooms at the Webbington Hotel:
The hotel has 58 bedrooms and we have reserved 40 of them for AC members and guests at the following discounted rates:
|Standard double / twin including breakfast||£65 per room||£80 per room||£50 per room|
Standard double / twin
|£55 per room||£65 per room||£40 per room|
Importantly, if these reservations are not confirmed by bookings by Club members by 11 October 2017, they will be offered to third parties. So we urge you to book your room as soon as possible
How to make room bookings at the reduced rates: All bookings are to be made by Club members direct to the hotel’s reservations department on 01934 750100. Members should quote “Alpine Club discounted room rates” when making their booking
Location: For anyone familiar with that part of the M5, the hotel is an unmistakable landmark prominently located alongside the M5 just east of Weston-super-Mare and 15 miles south of Bristol. It is midway between junctions 21 and 22 which can be reached in 15 to 20 minutes. Bristol Airport is 25 minutes by road.
Local environment: Nearby climbing on rock can be found at Cheddar, Avon Gorge and Breen. The hotel is on the edge of the Mendips which offers excellent walking country.