Programme

All events will take place in the Main Hall Winter Gardens-Seafront

Friday 03/05/24 Afternoon and Evening

Parking at The Sovereign Centre (BS23 1HL)- shopping car park
Parking
Registration Open 13:00 The Winter Gardens Foyer
Lions Shop Open 13:00 The Winter Gardens Foyer-Separate Room
Exhibition Centre Open 13:00 Main Hall -Winter Gardens
Registration Closes 18:00 The Winter Gardens Foyer
Lions Shop Closes 18:00 The Winter Gardens Foyer-Separate Room
Welcome Host Night - The Grand Pier. Amusements on the Pier open until 18:00 19:00 First floor - The Grand Pier
Welcome Host Night - Start
Besides the Seaside Theme & Entertainment
19:15 First floor - The Grand Pier
Carriages 23:30  

Saturday 04/05/24 Morning

Activity Time Venue
Parking at The Sovereign Centre (BS23 1HL)- shopping car park
Parking
Registration Open 08:00 The Winter Gardens Foyer
Lions Shop Open 08:30 The Winter Gardens Foyer-separate room
Convention Hall open The Winter Gardens 08:30 Main Hall - Winter Gardens
Convention Call to Order 09:00 Main Hall - Winter Gardens
Receive Guest PID Teresa Dineen     
National Anthems and Flag Ceremony    
Council Chair Welcome Address    
Service of Remembrance    
Opening of Convention-Vice Lord Lieutenant Ted Allen DL 10:00  
Attendance Update    
Minutes of 71st MD 105 Convention    
Resolutions    
Council Treasurer followed by Council Secretary's Report 10:25
LCIF - Sight Savers followed by ROAR presentation
IPID and LCI Board Appointee Teressa Dineen to address Convention 12:30
Lunch 13:00 Grab Bags in Foyer of Winter Gardens

Saturday 04/05/24 Afternoon and Evening

Activity Time Venue
Convention Reconvenes  Call to Order 14:00 Main Hall - Winter Gardens
Welcome and Attendance Update
GST Presentations Including orphanage project update 14:30  
Vision screening and picture montage 14:50  
GMT Presentations ( Sue Wilding and Rav Sandhu) inc New Voices, Picture Montage 15:30  
GLT Presentations including new portal
16:00
International Service    
LCI Awards & Recognition
   

   
Convention Day 1 Close 16:40  
Lions Shop Closes 17:00 Winter Gardens
Gala Dinner - Bar Open 18:45 Winter Gardens 
Gala Dinner - Open for Seating 19:00 Main Hall - Winter Gardens
Gala Dinner - Start 19:30 Main Hall - Winter Gardens
Gala Dinner - Entertainment 21:15 Main Hall - Winter Gardens
Carriages 23:30  

Sunday 05/05/24

Activity Time Venue
Hall open for seating 09:00 Main Hall -Winter Gardens
Convention Call to Order 09:30 Main Hall -Winter Gardens
Receive Top Table Guests    
Receive Council Chair David Pope    
Receive PIDs and Council of Governors 2023/24    
Receive Council of Governors Elect 2024/25

 
Receive Council Chair Elect -Address PDG Lion Kavaljit Dev
09:50
Key note Speaker -Lion David Evangelista 'Importance of Volunteers' Introduced by PID Lion Phil Nathan MBE 10:30   
Presentations on the following.
Brain Tumour Research
Youth Programmes Our Future including Leos 
Our Foundation,
An update from National HQ including Peace poster and Essay Competitions - Message in a Bottle and Spectacle recycling
Presentation to RNLI
10:45  
MD Competition Awards    
2025 MD, International Convention and Europa Forum 
2024 MD Host Committee and presentation of 2025 Venue and dates PDG John Chambers
12:30  
Closing Remarks    
Convention Day 2 Close 13:00