FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
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WHEN IS THE CONFERENCE?
Friday 25th August - Sunday 27th August 2023
WHERE IS THE VENUE?
Cloverley Hall Christian Centre, Cloverley Hall, Whitchurch SY13 4PH
ARRIVAL & DEPARTURE:
Conference attendees need to arrive between 4:00 pm and 5:00 pm to register. Conference attendees are strictly not permitted to arrive before 4:00 pm. The sanctuary conference will commence at 5:00 pm Friday 25th August and conclude at 4:00 pm Sunday 27th August. All visitors must vacate the building by this time. Please note that we are completely dependent upon The Lord as he moves by His Spirit. Therefore time restrictions may be subject to change.
ARE THERE ANY PARKING FACILITIES:
Yes, Cloverley Hall does have ample parking facilities
BOOKING, CANCELLATIONS & REFUNDS:
Booking fees are non-refundable and non-amendable except under EXTREME circumstances. If after booking, you are no longer able to attend, please contact us as soon as possible. **WE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO OFFER ANY REFUNDS UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES AFTER JULY 31ST UNLESS THE CONFERENCE NEEDS TO BE CANCELLED DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS**
Payment must be received along with a completed booking form in order to secure your place at the retreat. If you would prefer us to send you a copy of the booking form, please contact us and we would be happy to post them out to you. Payments can be made via cheque or by direct payment into the bank account specified on the booking form. Upon receipt of this, we will send you a confirmation receipt. Spaces are limited; please book early to avoid disappointment.
DO I NEED TO BRING MY OWN BED LINEN, TOWELS, AND TOILETRIES?
All conference residents will need to supply their own toiletries and towels. Bed linen will be supplied and is included in the price.
COTS & HIGH-CHAIRS:
A supply of cots and high chairs are available for hire free of charge. However, due to limited
quantities, you must let us know in advance. You can do this by ticking the necessary box/s in our downloadable Sanctuary Conference booking form which is located in the Registration tab.
Cloverly Hall runs a small confectionery shop, well stocked with many necessities.
Cloverly Hall has 45 bedrooms of varying sizes, complete with wash basins. The types of beds in rooms are singles and doubles. There are toilets, baths, and shower facilities at various points around the building. Seventeen of the rooms enjoy en-suite facilities. For those attendees wanting an en-suite room, they will need to pay an additional £20 per room. Before indicating on the booking form that you desire an en-suite, you must first contact us to check availability. Those with larger families; the elderly and those with mobility disabilities will be given priority.
Please be aware that if you are booking in as a single person you will most likely be sharing with another attendee and may have to share at most with two others. To avoid this, we advise that you book as a group with friends. Please contact us if there are any amendments to any sleeping arrangements you may have made (i.e. if a member of your group can no longer attend).
Please see our Registration page for conference prices. Day passes are also available upon request. Please contact us for further information and to obtain a day visitor booking form.
All meals and drinks will be catered for and will include breakfast, lunch, and dinner along with tea, coffee, and biscuits. On Friday, a buffet meal will be provided, and on Sunday, a roast dinner. Those with special dietary requirements will need to let us know on the booking form so that the chef can be informed.
HOW DO I GET THERE?
Cloverley Hall is located just outside the village of Calverhall some 6 miles equidistant from the towns of Whitchurch and Market Drayton in the rural countryside of North Shropshire.
Cloverley Hall's postcode is SY13 4PH. When navigating
by postcode, some navigation systems will direct you
to Cloverley Farm, with which Cloverley Hall shares the
same postcode! It is best to just follow your SatNav
until you reach Calverhall then, with the Olde Jack
Pub and the Church on your left-hand side, continue
south-east for a further 200m until you reach Cloverley
Lodge and the entry gates to Cloverley Hall on your
left-hand side. Enter through these gates and continue
up the tarmac drive for approx 1/2 mile until you reach
the hall, where you can park in the rear car park.
If you should end up at the farm, then return to the
village of Calverhall and follow the above directions. On arrival, please follow the signposts to the car park at the rear of the building.
Whitchurch railway station is some 6 miles away from Cloverley and is approximately 18 minutes train journey from Crewe which is a major hub in the country’s rail network. To get to Cloverley from Whitchurch, we recommend booking a taxi as there is no bus service to Calverhall.
WHAT IF I HAVE A SMALL CHILD OR NURSING INFANT?
This is a family event and those with small children and nursing infants are more than welcome to attend. However, please be mindful that we will be recording this event. If your little one becomes excessively irritable or begins to cry, there will be a room provided for parents and small children. Please also take into account that this is a SANCTUARY where brothers and sisters will desire solitude, and speakers will need concentration. Therefore we respectfully ask that each parent be responsible for the care and safety of their child not allowing excessive and loud talking in the main sanctuary or running in the foyers. Most of all, let us love and bear with one another "being diligent to preserve the unity of the Spirit in the bond of peace." (Ephesians 4:3)
There will be a number of break-out sessions for children/teenagers (TBC).
ARE PETS ALLOWED?
Unfortunately, no pets are allowed on the premises at ANY time