This is the Formal Notice and Invitation for Members to attend the WJA 38th Annual General Meeting which will take place prior to the Conference on Friday 18th May 2018 commencing at 9.30am.


The venue will be the Belton Woods Hotel, Belton, Nr Grantham, Lincs

Post Code: NG32 2LN  (www.qhotels.co.uk/our-locations/belton-woods/) offering exceptional facilities and once again the WJA will be subsidising the event and the only cost to members will be for their accommodation.

The WJA has taken advantage of the golf facilities, by arranging the usual Round of Golf on Thursday 17 May – Prizes will include Best Round, Nearest the Pin and Longest Drive. We will also be offering Clay Shooting for those wishing to try something different. Please note that bookings are accepted on a FIRST COME FIRST SERVED BASIS and are subject to attending the Conference on Friday 18 May 2018.


The Conference will be held in The Major Oak Suite on Friday 18 May covering a wide range of topics and there will be several opportunities to meet the speakers throughout the day.


Conference Registration: 10.30am – Conference Start: 10.50am


The Partner / Guest Programme on Friday 18th May is either a day of leisure in the ‘Spa’ or a private visit to Belton House (www.nationaltrust.orgt.uk/belton-house)  – the choice is yours.


The President‘s Reception will commence at 7.30pm in The Oak Lounge followed by the Gala Dinner in the Major Oak Suite at 8.00pm (Black Tie) our after dinner entertainment this year is Hal Cruttenden a stand-up comedian, writer and actor who has appeared on Mock the Week, Live at the Referendum, Live at the Apollo, Have I got News for You and the 11 O’Clock Show. The evening will finally end with the ‘ubiquitous’ Prize Draw.

For now please put the dates in your diary – the Booking Form will be circulated to all members shortly


(The organisers reserve the right to amend this programme as and when required)


March 2018