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Friday 23rd - Sunday 25th june 2017

PCAN’s summer encounter group has been booked again, at Holy Rood House, which is a therapeutic centre in Sowerby, Thirsk (not far from the town centre and close to the A1). We are made very welcome at Holy Rood House, which has become an established venue for PCAN. The atmosphere is nurturing and relaxed, the staff very willing to accommodate our needs. We can recommend the catering, and the varied gardens provide additional sanctuary. Across the road there is a nature reserve – with walks into the town and along the banks of a stream – we enjoyed the antics of soaring sand martins nesting in the banks of the stream. More information on the Holy Rood House website: www.holyroodhouse.org.uk
Delegate prices are slightly more than the last 2 years: £205 (but early bird price is £180 – until the end of May); deposit to secure a place £60. There are up to 20 places available, so you need to book soon! And there are only 5 ensuite rooms - £10 extra per person (see application form). Day delegate price: (incl. lunch and dinner) £70. If you want to stay over before and/or after the weekend, extra night/s B&B can be booked direct with Holy Rood House.

Application forms available here: www.pcan.info/pdf/applicationformPCANHolyroodHouse2017.pdf

Or contact Bernard Mooney, 47 Palmerston Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5PA; tel. 020 8504 3675;
e-mail: b.mooney1@ntlworld.com – if you wish to pay by bank transfer - contact Sara – saracallen@hotmail.com 

Cliff College, Calver, Derbyshire

Friday 7 th April-Sunday 9 th April 2017

We return to Cliff College for the 2017 Spring PCAN Encounter weekend. Cliff Conference Centre is situated in the grounds of Cliff College on the outskirts of the village of Calver in the Peak District National Park, and has lovely views and grounds; near to Chesterfield, Sheffield, Manchester and Bakewell. The Conference centre buildings are in the grounds of the college, which have a variety of areas to enjoy, and there are local walks into the surrounding hills, which offer striking views.

We have booked again for a minimum of 10 delegates, but really hope we will attract more. The PCAN group will be accommodated in the Broadbelt Eagles block, which has a central area where we can self serve refreshments as we choose. All rooms are in the same buiding, and have en-suite shower rooms. The college has a central restaurant, and is used to catering for special diets – we just need to let them know in advance.

The cost for the weekend (4.30pm Friday 7 th April - 4pm Sunday 9 th April), will be £175; Early bird £155 [by 1 st March 2017); Non-returnable deposit: £60 (full payment by 31st March 2017). Day rates: Lunch only - £50; Lunch and Dinner - £65

Application forms available here: www.pcan.info/pdf/PCANapplicationformCliffCollege2017.pdf

Or contact Bernard: b.mooney@ntlworld.com (tel. 020 8504 3675) or Sara, saracallen@hotmail.com (tel: 020 8926 8437)

For more information about Cliff College, visit the website: www.cliffconferences.co.uk

Sara, Bernard, Annie, Deborah and Martyn


Cliff College, Calver - 7th-9th April
Holy Rood House, Thirsk - 23th-25th June
Abbey House, Glastonbury - 27th-29th October

Photographs from previous gatherings: