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Spectacular Night

August 18, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

£20 - £35


What? A Spectacular Evening to celebrate the Senior Section Centenary with an option to stay overnight under the stars
When? Thursday 18 August 2016, 6pm – 10.30pm (or overnight if you wish!)
Where? Fountains Abbey, Ripon
Who for? Members of The Senior Section, Guides 13+ (with their leaders), adult members and Trefoil Guild Members
How much? £20, an additional £15 for the sleepover option


The Chief Commissioner and Girlguiding North East England warmly invite all members of The Senior Section, Guides aged 13+ with their Leaders, all adult members and Trefoil Guild members to join us to celebrate The Senior Section Spectacular at Fountains Abbey, Ripon on Thursday 18 August 2016 from 6pm.

The cost is £20 for the evening which includes access to Fountains Abbey, an evening’s entertainment, a hog roast tea (special dietary requirements are catered for), concert and evening activities. For an extra £15 why not stay on for a night under the stars and watch the dawn break at the start of the next century of The Senior Section?

We are also delighted to welcome the new Chief Guide, Valerie Le Vaillant, to Girlguiding North East England as she will be joining us for this spectacular celebration.


How to apply

Bookings are taken through our online booking form below. In booking onto this event you accept the Booking Terms and Conditions for Spectacular Night.

**You can pay by card, bank transfer or cheque, just select your preferred option at check out.**

If you have any problems with your booking please try a different browser (e.g. Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome). If you are still experiencing problems please contact the Region office.

No bookings will be taken after 15 June 2016

If you have any questions regarding this event please contact the Region office by emailing  Alternatively, give us a call on 01904 676076.


FAQs about this event – please check back, we will be adding to these questions over the next weeks and months!      


How do I get there? Joining instructions will be sent out nearer the time of the event. The nearest bus station is Ripon Bus Station.

Will there be parking facilities available? Yes

Will you be putting on a shuttle bus from Ripon bus station? Yes

What’s included in the cost? The £20 will include access to Fountains Abbey, the evening activities, concert, hog roast tea, and refreshments throughout the night, a badge.

When can I arrive? Activities start at 6pm, we’ll confirm logistics nearer the time.

Is this a uniformed event? Yes

Is there a special guest coming? Yes, the new Chief Guide will be joining us!

Will there be toilets available? Yes


Overnight stay

Where will I be sleeping? In a designated field in a bivvy. All bivvy equipment and instructions will be provided for you to make up your own, and assistance will be on hand.

What’s included in the overnight cost? The same as the evening cost outlined above plus an additional badge, equipment and instructions for the bivvy, hot drinks through the night, toilets, a light breakfast, first aid cover and security.

Will there be showers? No.

What do I need to bring? A kit list will be sent out nearer the time, but it will definitely include a sleeping bag and roll mat.



August 18, 2016
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
£20 - £35
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