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Mead Open Farm – Open Day

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PAST EVENT – Wednesday 5th December 2018

Mead Open Farm, Stanbridge Rd, Billington, Leighton Buzzard LU7 9JH

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Christmas is a magical time of year for many Farm Parks, especially at Mead Open Farm where the new ‘The Magic of Christmas’ experience is set to build on an already popular event. Delegates will have the opportunity to see the Christmas event in operation including the Naughty & Nice Challenge Walk through, Magical Enchanted Forest, Make a Bear Workshop and Reindeer Flying School.

There will be escorted tours of the farm park which includes indoor & outdoor play areas, Sky Trail and Sky Tykes high ropes courses and the recently opened new Magical Veggie Wood indoor play area and new restaurant.

If you are travelling on Tuesday, you are invited to call in to nearby NFAN member Green Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre MK18 3LA. Call in anytime on Tuesday, just mention you are a NFAN member on arrival.

On Tuesday night join other delegates for a delicious 3 course networking dinner at The Woburn hotel.

Book the Open Day and Networking dinner with NFAN below. Book your accommodation directly with the hotel – see below.

Download the Open Day flyer here

Tuesday 4th DecPre-Visit & Networking Dinner
2.30pm – guided tour & refreshmentsGreen Dragon Rare Breeds Farm & Eco Centre MK18 3LA

If you are travelling on Tuesday Ray Marzec & Lesley Maddox invite fellow NFAN members to call in to see how they operate the sustainably run rare breeds farm park. There will be a guided tour at 2.30pm with General Manager, Jay Wood. Refreshments will be served at 4pm. If you can’t make the tour at 2.30pm you are still welcome to call in anytime. It closes at 5.30pm but please remember it gets dark early this time of year and there are no lights outside on the farm.

7.30pmNetworking Dinner – Woburn Hotel, MK17 9PX

Join fellow delegates for dinner, a great opportunity for networking. Meet in the bar at the hotel before going through to dinner at 8pm. There is no seating plan and no dress code.

Book the dinner with NFAN below.

Thanks to our wine sponsor Agility Marketing

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Wednesday 5th DecOpen Day at Mead Open Farm LU7 9JH
09.30amArrival with tea, coffee and Bacon Rolls
10.00amWelcome presentation, Mead Open Farm, Matt Heast & the Mead Open Farm team
10.45amSplit into groups for site tour including; New indoor play area and the Magic of Christmas experience
1.00pmNetworking Lunch

Marketing The Christmas Experience – Top tips on how to market a successful event – Anita Waddell, Agility Marketing.

Mead’s 2018 Catering Project – Steven Holland, Just Inspire.

Stages of Christmas – Join Millicent Ham as she reveals the backstage tips that makes Mead Open Farm’s Christmas a real performance! – Toni Lilley, Farm Park Entertainments.

3.30pmRefreshments & Networking

The Woburn Hotel, Woburn, Milton Keynes MK17 9PX

B&B Single £105/Double £135 inc VAT

The Woburn Hotel, with 4 AA stars, one of Bedfordshire’s finest country hotels. The networking dinner will be served in the Canaletto Suite.

Book accommodation directly with the hotel. Call reservations on 01525 290441 and quote ‘National Farm Attractions Network’ or the reservation number of ‘155361’.  Executive rooms are also available at £115 single/£145 Double. To secure these rates book by 4th October. Rooms are subject to availability.  Rooms may still be available after 4 October, do check with the hotel.

A £60.00 deposit per room will be required. You can cancel or amend your reservation up to 6.00pm the day prior to arrival.

Other hotel options in Woburn – short walk to The Woburn Hotel

The Bell Hotel, rooms from £50 – £100

Longs Inn,  rooms from £80 – £110

Thanks to our Open Day sponsors Magenta Star and Bidfood

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Mead Open Farm Open Day

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