Together Conference 2018!

We can't wait for you to join us! This year we'll be gathering at the beautiful Belton Woods Hotel in the heart of the Lincolnshire countryside. 

The summer holidays will be over, but there is no better way to ease our way back into the term than by spending two fun days away together at the start of September. Set in 475 acres of beautiful and tranquil countryside, Belton Woods Hotel has a host of luxury facilities you can enjoy. So whether you want to show off the swimming skills you honed on your holiday in Tenerife, or feel like sweating out any 'new term nerves' in the sauna, we hope you enjoy making the most of your time here.

TLG's Together Conference is an opportunity for us to say a HUGE thank you to you for the amazing part you are playing in changing the lives of children, young people and families. So have a great catch up, enjoy the fun activities, celebrate at our annual Staff Awards dinner and feel equipped and encouraged with our planned sessions during our time together.

Please note, this is a compulsary staff event. If you cannot attend, please get approval from your line manager and let us know as soon as possible.

 

We can't wait for you to join us!

Thursday 6th September - Friday 7th September

Managers to arrive on Wednesday 5th September for the Managers' Residential.

About the venue

Address: 

Belton Woods Hotel, Belton, Grantham, NG32 2LN

 

Getting there: 

By Car: (Please arrange car shares with your team).

Belton Woods is easy to find from the A1. Turn off at Gonerby Moor Services on the B1174 and follow the signs to Belton. Turn left onto the A607 - the hotel is ½ mile along on the left.

By Rail: Belton Woods is 3 miles from Grantham station. Please contact us if you require a lift from the station, or alternatively please arrange for a taxi to bring you to the venue.

 

Room allocation:

Due to increasing staff numbers, we will be allocating rooms and, where possible, will strive to pair you up with a member from your team or area. Please note, if you wish to book a single room, this will incur a charge of £50 per room booked.

 

What to bring

Clothing:

We are happy for you to 'come as you are' to the main conference sessions - this is a relaxed time spent together. We do also have a couple of fun events and activities however that you may prefer to bring extra clothing for:

Team activity on Thursday 6th: Please bring with you suitable outdoor clothing for this event as we will be on the playing field. Trainers and comfortable clothing (not jeans) will be fine.

Evening dinner & Staff Awards: This is a formal event, so let's dress to impress! (Think evening wedding reception). 

 

Food & Drink:

TLG and the venue will be providing all food and refreshments during our time together.

 

Pens and paper will also be provided should you require this during the conference sessions. 

 

Schedule

 

Wednesday 5th September (Management residential)

Arrive: 10.30am

Session one: 11am

Drinks reception, dinner and evening entertainment: 7.30pm

Thursday 6th September

Sessions begin: 9am

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Thursday 6th September - Together conference (all staff)

Arrival and registration: 11am

Introductory session: 11.30am

Lunch: 12.30pm

IT'S A KNOCKOUT!: 2pm

Free time to use the hotel spa and facilities: 4pm

Drinks reception and dinner:  7pm

Staff awards! 8.30pm

Evening entertainment: 9.30pm

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Friday 7th September (all staff)

Conference begins: 9:30am

Lunch: 12:45pm

Depart: 2pm

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