Festival Of Grooming 2016
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Festival Of Grooming 2016

Festival Of Grooming 2016

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The Grandstand

Newbury Racecourse

Newbury, United Kingdom

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FOG16

We are very excited to announce that our fourth biennial Festival of Grooming will be taking place in the fantastic Dubai Duty Free Grandstand with stunning views across the award-winning Newbury Racecourse.

Weekend Ticket Prices

Includes:

  -  Two full days of expert grooming demonstrations and topical speakers from around the world
  -  A showcase of the latest grooming trends, products and advice
  -  An opportunity to learn from the best professionals in the grooming industry
  -  Fantastic hospitality in a unique, exclusive setting
  -  Shop the latest innovations
  -  Bespoke Festival goody bag
  -  Fabulous evening entertainment; Southern Shindig Line Dancing Extravaganza!

Weekend Day Ticket: £180 plus booking fee.

Weekend Day Ticket including Southern Shindig: £225 plus booking fee.

Southern Shindig Ticket: £50 plus booking fee. 

Single Day Ticket: £95 plus booking fee.

Delegate packs will be sent out to ticket holders during September.

The Speakers

We are proud and pleased to announce England's own Julie Harris. Bringing the best of the UK and the USA together, Colin Taylor. From South America via Canada is Plinio Icassati. Representing Asian Fusion Pammie Carmichael-Hogg will be demonstrating latest trends. Trevor Cooper, dog law solicitor, brings a wealth of knowledge on dog law and how it affects your business. Su Eld-Weaver is planning a fantastic creative festival themed demonstration. Lesley Harpham and Denise Westbrook from the amazing Groom Team England will be demonstrating their skills. Darren Clarke will be bringing that very special breed a Puli to show you how to get to grips with corded coats. 

In-between the demos and lectures we will be squeezing new product and business opportunity news. Suppliers are queuing up for one of our hot spot 'shorts' - 15 minutes in which they have to share as much as they can with you on what's happening that's new and exciting in their area. We can't tell you what but can confirm that there will be at least two exclusive new product launches being announced at the Festival.

The Programme

There is plenty of private parking just outside of the Grandstand - follow signs to the Racecourse and then pick up the internal signs to direct you.

Saturday

8:00          -  Arrive & Register 

8:45          -  Welcome/Programme Starts

Saturday Speakers & Demonstrators: Plinio Icassati - Poodle Makeover, Trevor Cooper - Dog Law; Pammie Carmichael-Hogg - Asian Fusion; Darren Clarke - Puli Coats; Groom Team England Demo; Julie Harris - Cat-tastic

Lunch and morning & afternoon coffee breaks are included - timing may flex slightly to work around the speaker schedule.

5:00-6:00  -  Shop/Chat with Guest Speakers

Return to accommodation & check-in if necessary. If you are staying in one of the four nominated Newbury hotels the Groomers Coach Taxi will be doing a rolling pick-up from 7pm.

7:00-11:00  -  Evening Entertainment - the Grandstand Newbury Racecourse - ticket holders only.


Sunday

9:00         -  Programme Starts

Sunday Speakers & Demonstrators: Julie Harris - Doodle Dilemmas; Su Eld-Weaver - Creative Grooming; Plinio Icassati - Fox Terrier Handstripping; Colin Taylor - Business not Bitching; Groom Off - Professionals vs Amateurs.

Lunch and morning & afternoon coffee breaks are included - timing may flex slightly to work around the speaker schedule.

5:00         -  Programme Finishes

Shop & trade stands will remain open until 6pm.

Please note: The programme is subject to change. New product launch shorts will feature in-between demos.

Southern Shindig

Welcome to our Southern Shindig Line Dancing Extravaganza!

After launching a survey that more than 300 of you replied to, we have tried to respond to your request to keep prices down and so will be offering an evening's entertainment package, including hog roast, line dancing and transport to and from featured hotels for £50. Seating and dress code is informal, so don't forget your cowboy hat!

The Accommodation

This year we have reduced the weekend ticket price and are leaving the accommodation up to you.

We have carefully selected several hotels in the area, negotiated favourable rates and reserved rooms. All you have to do is click on the link below to see if these meet your needs and contact them directly to book, quoting 'Festival Of Grooming'.

Best Western West Grange Hotel 4*

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£96 inc. VAT & breakfast, for 2 sharing a twin or double room (£48 each)

£63 for single occupancy.

16 twins and 30 doubles available

Groomers coach taxi

The Lodge - Newbury Racecourse

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£65 inc. VAT & breakfast, single occupancy

For bookings, please call 01635 40015 or email TheLodge@newburyracecourse.co.uk


Other Accommodation in the Area:

We have been unable to reserve rooms here but there are currently 50 rooms available in each hotel and we will be running a taxi pick up service from these venues.

Travelodge – London Road Newbury

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50 rooms available

£49 inc. VAT, per double room, single occupancy

Groomers coach taxi

Travelodge – Tot Hill – Newbury

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50 rooms available

£50 inc. VAT, per double room, single occupancy

Groomers coach taxi

 

Transport From Heathrow:

We are running a mini-bus pick-up service from Heathrow on Friday 7th October for our friends and colleagues flying in for the Festival. If you would like to be picked up by this service and brought to your accommodation in Newbury please email us on festival@groomers-online.com.

Any questions? Email us on festival@groomers-online.com

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