Conferences

Details of Conferences organised by the VCF including the biannual Conference at Swanwick and the biannual conferences in the North and the South.

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Veterinary Christian Fellowship

 

Date:   2nd March – 4th March

Location: Windmill Farm Conference Centre, Main Street, Clanfield, Oxford OX18 2SN

Speaker : Robin Millar

Topic: ‘How Christian values shape society’

We will be running a children’s programme .

Programme:

Friday

  • Arrival from 5:00pm onwards
  • 6:00pm Dinner (Sandwich supper for later arrivals)

Saturday/Sunday

  • 8:00am: Prayer
  • 8.30am: Breakfast
  • 9.30am: Session starts
  • More details to follow on what is on

Sunday

  • Depart 4:00pm

Accommodation:

At the conference centre

  • Limited accommodation is available on a first come first served basis. (Please advise if you are happy to share a twin room with another VCF member)
  • Camping is available.  There is a toilet and shower block but no electric hook up

Other local accommodation

  • There are a number located nearby. You will need to arrange and pay for these yourself independently of VCF
    • The Cotswold Plough in Clanfield, a 10 min walk from the centre. 01367 810222 www.cotswoldsploughhotel.com
    • Sudbury House Hotel in Farringdon, a 10 min drive from the centre. 01367 241272 www.sudburyhouse.co.uk

The Conference will qualify for 8 hours CPD.

More details:              

Feel free to contact Ali Budgell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have additional questions or queries.

 

Veterinary Christian Fellowship

Date :   23rd Feb – 25th Feb

Location: The Retreat Centre, St.Cuthbert’s, The Old Convent, Wigton, Cumbria CA7 9HU,

The retreat centre is located within walking distance from Wigton Train station and a short drive from Mike and Marcia Christian’s house (Woodside Farmhouse).

Speaker: This year we are welcoming back Tim Proudlove, a long term member of VCF who is now Pastor for a Church on Orkney.

Topic: “Daniel: Practical tips for dealing with lions”

We will be running a family/crèche programme.

Programme:

Friday

  • Arrival from 6pm onwards  (Please note there is no evening meal provided)
  • 8.30pm: Tea & coffee
  • 9.00pm: Introductions and Session 1

Saturday/Sunday

  • 8.30am: Breakfast.
  • 9.30am: Session starts
  • More details to follow on what is on

Sunday

  • Depart 3.30pm

Accommodation:

At the Retreat Centre

  • Accommodation is available for 20-30 people on a first come first served basis
  • It is a mix of family rooms, twin rooms and youth rooms (4 bunk beds)
  • £35 per person for the weekend.

Woodside Farmhouse

  • There is limited floor space. You will need to bring a sleeping bag, pillow, towel etc.
  • Camping space is available
  • Free

Local B&B and holiday cottages 

  • There are a number located nearby
  • You will need to arrange and pay for these yourself independently of VCF

The Conference will qualify for 8 hours CPD.

More details:              

Feel free to contact Mike Christian This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Ali Budgell This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have additional questions or queries.