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Upcoming AA Events around the UK and Europe

January
31

31st Annual North Sea Convention

Theme: ?Easy Does It, But Do It.?
Al Anon participation
Full details: www.vayamundo.eu/en/events/nsc2020
groups@vayamundo.be
10? Registration Fee
Saturday night buffet can be requested when you make your reservation

Location: Hotel Vayamundo Zeedijk 290 - 330 8400 Oostende, Belgium
Event Type: Convention
Date: 31 January 2020

February
1

South Middlesex Intergroup 18th Winter Blues Mini Convention

Theme: 'The Best is Yet to Come'. 3 Registration fee. Doors open 12 noon with afternoon meetings, guest speakers free tea coffee & snacks. 6.30pm-8pm Hot meal then 8pm-midnight. 8pm-midnight is for the Disco which is at a cost of 5 which the food is included in the price. And also non-members are welcome to attended the disco
Details email: winterbluesconvention@gmail.com

Location: Visitation Parish Centre, Cardinal Wiseman School, 358 Greenford Road, Greenford UB6 9AN
Event Type: Convention
Date: 01 February 2020

February
7

45th Oban Convention.

A full programme of AA, Al-anon & Marathon meetings plus entertainment Fri & Sat. Registration 7.

Location: Corran Halls Oban.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 07 February 2020

February
8

2nd AA Colchester convention

Theme: 'One Day at a Time'
5 registration
Wheelchair access

Location: United Reform Church Lion Walk Colchester CO1 1LX
Event Type: Convention
Date: 08 February 2020

February
21

Thailand National Convention

Theme: 'A vision for you'.
Details E-mail: mickodaat@gmail.com

Location: A-One Royal Cruise Hotel Pattaya, Thailand.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 21 February 2020

February
21

Southdown Intergroup 26th Isle Of Wight Convention

Al-Anon participation. Theme ?Stepping into the sunlight?.Booking through Sophie at Isle of Wight Tours (SophieButchers@iowtours.com) or by calling 01983 405116. Excellent accommodation packages available. No pre-registration, payment 10 on the door for the full weekend. Enquiries e-mail: moizale@hotmail.co.uk or yoda9957@yahoo.co.uk

Location: *NEW VENUE* Ocean View Hotel, Shanklin.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 21 February 2020

March
6

Jersey 45th Convention

With full Al-Anon participation. Theme 'handing over'. Book rooms directly tel 01534 724455

Location: Hotel Ambassadeur, La Grande Route de La Cote, St Clement, Jersey, JE2 6SB
Event Type: Convention
Date: 06 March 2020

March
20

Highland Gathering

Theme Sobriety is Freedom
Registration 10 all inclusive Contacts.
Accommodation 78 single. 88 double room per night. Code for booking room. JIAAWE190320

Location: Jury!s Inn Hotel Inverness
Event Type: Convention
Date: 20 March 2020

March
28

West Dorset Intergroup Convention

10:00 to 16:00 (Doors open 09:30) AA and Al Anon Speakers. 5, including lunch and prize draw
Parking in Top o' the Town Car Park (opposite venue)
LONG STAY ONLY (4)
Disabled Access Reservation essential
Please contact: w.dorset.convention@gmail.com
w.dorset.convention@gmail.com

Location: Dorford Centre Dorchester Baptist Church Bridport Road, Dorchester DT1 1RR
Event Type: Convention
Date: 28 March 2020

March
29

South Midlands Intergroup Mini Convention.

Registration 9.30- 10.30am start & a planned finish of 3pm all welcome. Morning closed, afternoon open session. Al-Anon meeting in the same building in the morning & Al-Anon speakers at the afternoon session. 2.50 Tea coffee & biscuits included. Please bring your own lunch.

Location: Exeter Hall, Kidlington, Oxford, OX5 1AB.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 29 March 2020

April
18

Canterbury AA Convention

Theme: 'Accepting Life on Life's terms"
Topic Speakers
Powerless and Unmanageability, Sponsorship, Coming into AA, What is Meditation?
Relapse, Faulty Dependency, Finding a Higher Power, Emotional Sobriety, Reaching out
Alonon Participation
Doors Open 10.30 First Chair 11.30 finish 5.30pm
Sobriety countdown, Raffle
Tea/ Coffee and Snacks Available
Disabled access
All day parking available at Canterbury College

Location: Canterbury Baptist Church St Georges Place Canterbury Kent CT1 1UT
Event Type: Convention
Date: 18 April 2020

April
25

AA Bristol Convention.

Theme: 'A Beautiful Journey'. Tickets only available in advance via Eventbrite: 10 including lunch (7 concession) https://bit.ly/2FKQfRM. 9.30am-4pm. Al-Anon participation.

Location: Greenway Community Centre, Doncaster Road, Southmead, Bristol BS10 5PY.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 25 April 2020

April
25

Manchester One Day Convention

Theme: 'Nice Day Out' - Day & Evening event with AA Open Meetings with Al- Anon participation
Doors open 1pm for registration, 2-6pm Open platform meetings with interval @ 3.30pm free Tea & Coffee & cakes provided, marathon meetings 6-11pm and 7pm-midnignt Vinyl disco. Parking is available at the adjacent university car park for 2 a day. Tickets 10. Ticket information; gtaylor2066@hotmail.co.uk


Location: Manchester Conference Centre, Pendulum Hotel, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 25 April 2020

April
26

Somerset Intergroup 11th Convention

Theme: 'Spiritual Experience'.
Registration from 9.00a.m. Convention 10.00a.m- 4.00p.m. AA and Al-Anon speakers.
Tickets 6, on the door 8. (lunch included). For
Details: convention@somersetaa.org

Location: Castle School, Welington Road, Taunton TA1 5AU.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 26 April 2020

April
26

Somerset Intergroup 11th Convention

Theme: 'Spiritual Experience'. Registration from 9am. Convention 10am-4pm. AA & Al-Anon speakers. Tickets 6, on the door 8 (lunch included). Details; convention@somersetaa.org

Location: Castle School, Wellington Road, Taunton TA1 5AU.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 26 April 2020

April
30

8th International ALBIR CONVENTION (Costa Blanca, Spain)

Theme is ?Alcoholics Anonymous: Walking A Spiritual Path?. Registration is 20 ? for the 4-day event and includes free coffee for registrants. The weekend includes Open, Closed, Al-Anon, Women's, LGBT, and Marathon meetings plus social activities. For full information including special hotel rates visit www.albirconvention.org or email the Convention team at info@albirconvention.org


Location: HOTEL KAKTUS ALBIR, Passeig De Le Estreles, Playa L?Albir, Costa Blanca, Spain (4-star beachfront ho
Event Type: Convention
Date: 30 April 2020

May
1

ITALYPAA 5 Anuaul Convention

Theme: 'We are reborn'. Full details: www.italypaa.org Email: italypaa.bologna.2020@gmail.com

Location: Admiral Park Hotel, Via Fontanella, 3-40069 Zola Predosa.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 01 May 2020

May
8

63rd Scottish National Convention

Theme: 'A New Beginning'
Registration 10.00 from 14.00 Friday 8 May 2020. Meetings, Entertainment and Al-Anon participation. For more details contact:
convention.snc@aamail.org

Location: Stirling Court Hotel, University of Stirling, Stirling, FK9 4AE.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 08 May 2020

May
16

Poole & District Intergroup One Day Event.

Al anon participation. Theme ?Keep it simple?. Free entry and free tea/coffee.
Lunch 3.50, Doors open for registration 09:30 for 10:00 start. Finishes approx. 16:00Raffle and sobriety countdown
Saint Edwards School, Dale Valley Road, Poole, BH15 3HY. No smoking/vaping on site, Assistance dogs only, full wheelchair access. Contact: email raygac82@googlemail.com

Event Type: Convention
Date: 16 May 2020

May
16

English Speaking Paris AA Big Book Weekend.

For more information: www.aaparis.org Email for registration questions: regbigbook@gmail.com

Location: Cite Scolaire Jacques-Decour, 45 Boulevard de Rochechouart, 75009 Paris, France.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 16 May 2020

May
17

Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Convention

Theme..."It Works"
Tickets 3
Registration from 9.30am
Convention 10-30am -4.30pm
Al-anon participation
Tea and coffee available

Location: Royal Station Hotel Neville St Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 5DH
Event Type: Convention
Date: 17 May 2020

May
21

26th International Convention

Theme: 'Choosing Honesty Allows New Growth'. Grand Bleu Beach Resort, Eretria Beach, 34008 Evia Island Greece. Email; info@gbhotel.eu AA Convention registration fee: 20 euro for hotel residents & 15 euro for daily visitors. Contact AA/Greek & English Eleni: elenip5@gmail.com Pavlina; pavi66aa@gmail.com Al-Anon Eva: evadrivila2@gmail.com Anda: antafki@yahoo.gr

Event Type: Convention
Date: 21 May 2020

May
23

North East Anglia AA Convention.

Theme: 'Keep it Simple'. 11am - 5pm, 7.00 Admission (Includes Buffet Lunch). Raffle. No Dogs Allowed Except for Visual Assistance. Sorry, no children except for Al-Ateens accompanied by a sponsor.

Location: St. Andrew?s Church, Roman Rd, Lowestoft NR32 2DQ.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 23 May 2020

June
5

29th Welsh National Convention

Theme: 'Sobriety - Together Stronger' Al-Anon participation. Full programme of meetings, workshop and social evenings with music and dancing. Registration on the day 10 for whole or part weekend (day visitors welcome). Email: welsh-convention@aamail.org Website: www.aa-gb.org/wnc


Location: Metropole Hotel, Temple Street, Llandrindod Wells, Powys, LD1 5DY.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 05 June 2020

June
6

London Chelsea Intergroup Convention

Theme: 'The 12 Steps'.
Speakers throughout the day, exhibition of archives & raffle with concurrent Al-Anon meetings.
10am-5pm; meetings start at 10.30am.
Sobriety countdown at 4.30pm.
Tickets 5.
Details email:
eco.Inchelsea@aamail.org

Location: Chelsea Old Town Hall, Kings Road, London SW3 3EE.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 06 June 2020

June
6

West Kent AA mini convention

Al-Anon participation Saturday 6th June 2020 10am until 4pm
Theme: 'The Steps we took'.

Location: Aylesford Community Centre, Forstal road, Aylesford, nr Maidstone. Kent. ME20 7AU
Event Type: Convention
Date: 06 June 2020

June
12

Trogir, Croatia 20TH AA International English/Croatian Speaking Convention.

Theme: ''A Vision For You'.
(Special hotel AA Convention rates please book direct with Hotel Medena)
Hotel Contact:*SALES DEPARTMENT: +385 21 555 949 e-mail: info@hotelmedena.com Reception Tel: +385 21 555 940
Registration ?20 for weekend. Convention Website: https://aahrvatska.hr/novosti/#
*Secure Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/aaconventiontrogir
For further convention information please Email:
aazagreb@yahoo.com

Location: Hotel Medena, Hrvatskih ?rtava bb. HR-21218, Seget Donji, Croatia.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 12 June 2020

June
15

Dumbarton & District Intergroup Scotland Celebrating 60 Yrs 1960 - 2020

Alcoholics Anonymous Archives & Public Information Exhibition June 15th 2020 - August 31st at One Day Convention & Dance Sat 27th June 2020 at St Patricks Church Hall Strathleven Place Dumbarton

Location: Dumbarton Library Strathleven Way Dumbarton
Event Type: Convention
Date: 15 June 2020

June
27

Northdown Intergroup Convention

Theme: '30 Years, One Day at A Time'. Shawford Parish Hall, Pearsons Lane, Shawford, Winchester SO21 2AA. Entry fee 3.50 (inc raffle ticket) Details: northdownconvention@gmail.com

Location: Shawford Parish Hall, Pearsons Lane, Shawford, Winchester SO21 2AA.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 27 June 2020

July
24

Birmingham?s 33rd Heart of England Convention

Theme ?love the heart of recovery ?.Book via website , birminghamconvention.com follow book hotel. Or phone Monday to Friday 01217804242 select option zero ask for in-house reservations quote ref FSAA20. Registration 5 which covers all events Thurs to Sunday Inc. Price for hotel 71.25 per person sharing a twin room, single occupancy of twin room 81.25. book early to avoid disappointment . All convention info on website Birmingham Convention 2020.

Location: Hilton Metropole hotel , National Exhibition Centre , B40 1PP .
Event Type: Convention
Date: 24 July 2020

July
30

Banbury 6th Annual Campout

Camping 7 per night, day visitors 5 per person under 16 free. Full English breakfast & evening meal provided. Daily AA & Al-Anon meetings, daily meditation. No booking required just turn up.

Location: Banbury Lane, Blacklocks Hill, OX17 2BS.
Event Type: Convention
Date: 30 July 2020