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The White Swan – 17th October 2024

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Event Type: Seminar Event
Event Topic: Better Hand Evaluation
Host: Bernard Magee
Length: 2 nights
Availability: Available

Event Return Date: 19th October 2024
Prices from: £399


As this is a listed building, the hotel does not have a lift and has several floors. There are a few steps from reception to the ground floor toilets. Bridge will take place in the Olympic Suite and this also has a few steps for access. Both breakfast and lunch will be served buffet style and the evening meal will be a seated set menu.

Please see breakdown of expected stairs throughout the hotel:
1st Floor: 14 steps, small landing, then 7 steps.
2nd Floor: 14 steps, small landing, then 7 steps along the landing up 12 steps, small landing then 7 steps.
Rooms 1 to 6: You can cut across the small gravel courtyard (approx. 2 metres) and there is a single set of stairs.
Rooms 7 to 11: across out the door near the restaurant, across the path (2 steps stone outside).


There are 30 dedicated car parking spaces directly behind the hotel and are on a first come serve basis. Additionally, there is a public car park directly opposite the entrance to the hotel car park and, at the time of writing, is free of charge. If you use this car park, please ensure that you check the signage before you leave.
Room & Guest Options

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You have selected a double room for sole occupancy which is charged at the double occupancy room rate. You will not be offered a downgrade to a single rate if more singles become available.

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Event Itinerary

A standard seminar event is full board, with two seminars and set hands, 4 duplicate sessions as well as a bidding quiz to reinforce your learning. All sessions are optional and partners will be found. Other event types may differ in format.

Day 1

15.00 – 17.30

Welcome Desk Open
You are able to check into your rooms from 3pm onwards. Tea or coffee, with biscuits, will be available.
17.45 – 18.30
Welcome Reception
Complimentary glass of house wine or fruit juice. To be held in the bar on the ground floor.
18.30 – 20.00
20.00 –
Bridge session

Day 2

07.00 – 09.30

10.00 – 12.30
Seminar & supervised play of set hands.
12.30 – 13.30
14.00 – 16.40
Bridge Session
18.15 – 20.00
Bridge Session

Day 3

07.00 – 09.30

Note: the hotel asks guests to check out before 11am. It is therefore advised that you check out after breakfast.
10.00 – 12.30
Seminar & supervised play of set hands.
12.30 – 14.00
14.00 – 16.00
Bridge Session

All depart. Have a safe journey.


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