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2017 online conference booking & Programme 29 Jan 2017 17:25 #3813

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It is now possible to book your place for the 2017 conference online . From the home page go to members area at top of the page where you will find a dropdown box with 'Event registration '
We will be mass emailing all members shortly with a full programme and booking details
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2017 online conference booking 29 Jan 2017 17:32 #3814

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conference programme :-

Note: Throughout the conference there will be extra activities. Trade stands, glass eyes and displays. Members are invited to assist to raise Guild funds by bringing along taxidermy books, artefacts, casts and surplus materials and specimens for auction and raffle prizes.

Friday
From
15:00 Arrival and registration of members and their exhibits.
18:45 DINNER
20.30 Explanation of revised Judging
Procedure and rules
Competitions sub committee &
Jack Fishwick
Followed by
Social evening in the bar.


Saturday

8:30 BREAKFAST
9.15 Welcome To the 2014 Conference
9.30 Explanation and background of the Avian Challenge by Peter Sunesen
10.00 Preparing a bird to be entered in the Avian Challenge
By Peter Sunesen
11:15 TEA/COFFEE
11:30 Historical taxidermy presentation
By Pat Morris
12:30 Group photo
12:45 LUNCH
14.00 “Best foot forward “
A demonstration of mounting Red Grouse together with thoughts on the challenges involved with positioning of walking birds
By Peter Summers, Mike Gadd and James Dickinson
15.00 Tea/coffee
15.20 Continuation of the “Best foot forward “ talk
17:00 AGM
(open to fully paid up members of the Guild)
18:45 DINNER
Followed by Results of Competitions , Credits and Raffles etc


Sunday
8:30 BREAKFAST
9:30 Update and advice from our Legal representatives Kim McDonald
10.00 Results of the Avian Challenge
&
Doctors surgery
( dependant on number of entries for the avian challenge and doctors surgery )
11:00 TEA/COFFEE
11:20 Tanning procedures and techniques
By Sean Connell
12:30 LUNCH
13:45 Close of Conference 2017
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2017 online conference booking & Programme 17 Feb 2017 21:55 #3832

:woohoo: Hello! I'm new and very interested in coming to this conference. I'm also interested in going on a few courses. I'm a complete novice - I've only skinned and butchered deer and rabbits but have always loved taxidermy. Are newbies welcome? I'd love to go and learn a thing or two! :cheer:
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2017 online conference booking & Programme 17 Feb 2017 22:32 #3833

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You will be more than welcome, come and join us you won't regret it.
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2017 online conference booking & Programme 18 Feb 2017 08:37 #3834

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Hi Ashleigh, You are very welcome to attend and i'm sure you would enjoy it and make some new friends. Ill send you booking details via email or you can register online from the members area drop-down box at the top of the homepage.
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2017 online conference booking & Programme 26 Feb 2017 21:53 #3851

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Hi rob will we be able to register specimens on line this year or will we have to print the form and send by post?
And what is the deadline date?
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