Photograph Courtesy Three Swans Hotel
WATCH THIS SPACE FOR DETAILS OF OUR 2020 ANNUAL WEEKEND PROGRAMME COMING SOON
In the meantime see our 2019 Programme Highlights
FRIDAY 13 SEPTEMBER - EVENING PROGRAMME STARTS 7.00 PM
DELICIOUS SUPPER, CARNIVAL GLASS DISPLAY, SHOW AND TELL
SATURDAY 14 SEPTEMBER – CARNIVAL GLASS MARKET, DISPLAYS AND PRESENTATIONS
MORNING PROGRAMME STARTS 9.30 AM
AFTERNOON PROGRAMME STARTS 2.00 PM
See carnival glass treasures in our amazing
‘Not for Sale Glass Display’
Members will be bringing along items of carnival glass from their collections which they treasure and would never sell for our ‘Not for Sale Glass Display’ - so you can get to see those beautiful pieces which they would never part with!!
Morning: Following a brief AGM, the Members’ Priority Glass Sales commence with some fantastic items of carnival glass on sale this year to suit all tastes and pockets.
Afternoon: Glass sales continue with our ‘Carnival Glass Market’ where you can bargain and barter for those beautiful items of carnival glass that you have been looking for.
There will be fascinating Carnival Glass Presentations, Carnival Glass Displays and Raffles throughout the day including our ever popular Straw Draw (£1 a ticket, every even numbered ticket drawn wins you a delightful item of carnival glass)
Special Raffle Prize Item Drawn for A Beautiful
Eda Blue Kulor Vase
Exclusive to CGS Members – only £1 per ticket or 12 tickets for £10
Details on how to enter this draw can be found here, - simply buy tickets using the Donate button opposite.
SATURDAY EVENING DINNER FOLLOWED BY MUSIC AND
AMUSING ENTERTAINMENT STARTS AT 6.45 PM FOR 7.00 PM.
Why not stay on and enjoy an evening with carnival glass friends? We shall make you very welcome. The evening starts with drinks in the conference centre bar followed by a delicious three course meal. There will be music, dancing and an amusing general knowledge ‘pub quiz’ which everyone can join in with as well as a quiet seating area where you can just relax and chat.
SUNDAY 15 SEPTEMBER MORNING – MEET AT 11.30 AM
Proposed Group Visit to the Bosworth Battlefield Museum: Why not join us for a visit to the fascinating Bosworth Battlefield Museum Exhibition on your way home, located 30 miles away from Market Harborough? The cost for entry is £6.00 pp on the special group rate (£5.25 for seniors) and there is a restaurant serving lunches and light bites. Members make their own way to convene at the visitor centre entrance at 11.30 am. Don’t forget that Whitemoors Antiques Centre is close by which also has a Country Tea Room.
EXCLUSIVE TO CARNIVAL GLASS SOCIETY MEMBERS
The full weekend programme is only open to Carnival Glass Society members who can attend on any or all of these days. The good news is that it costs from only £14 per year for up to two people to join the CGS for which you will receive:
as well as a host of other membership benefits. Why not ‘Join the CGS’ and register for this not to be missed carnival glass event and put the date in your diary now or ‘Contact Us’ for more information.
Most of all we look forward to seeing you at our very special weekend
About the Three Swans Hotel
For those who have not visited the Three Swans Hotel, it is a delightful coaching inn set in the pretty town of Market Harborough, Leicestershire LE16 7NJ. Tel: 01858 466644. There is parking for 100 cars with overspill parking available nearby. For those using SatNav, we are informed that LE16 9AA will bring you to the hotel car park quicker. The rooms and restaurant are refurbished, the flower displays are beautiful and the whole outside area is a convivial place to relax.
Rooms are still available so if you have not yet booked – now is the time to do so. Please remember to quote the CGS to obtain our special rates:
£78 for a standard room including breakfast, £88 for standard double room including breakfast, or £108 for executive double room including breakfast.
Closing date for these rates is 2nd August 2019
Also: There ia also a Travel Lodge (behind Three Swans Hotel)
0871 984 6467