BTS Lectures 2023

The 2022 lectures were their usual great success and we would like to thank all the lecturers and the attendees for making it the great weekend.

2023 will be announced soon

GBP £60.00
“Never seem to have the time to socialise properly at the BTS Exhibition?
Now’s your chance!  
If you are interested in attending the BTS Lectures please contact:  Kim Pennell
Spaces are limited so it’s first come first served. 


Itinerary for the weekend

Friday   7.30 pm, pre-lectures evening get-together *dinner, drinks, meet in the hotel bar (* if staying on the 2 night package!

Venue: The VILLAGE INN, Bristol: The Cotswold Suite

Date: Saturday 10th March 2018


Ticket price: (per person): Lecture and Dinner: £TBA

(includes online fees and free entry to the BTS Exhibition*)

Lectures only: £TBA
Dinner only for guests: £TBA

Lectures start: 12 noon

Dinner to start: 7.30 pm




If you have any special dietary requirements please inform me at the time of booking.

If you would like to bring guests, who do not wish to attend the lectures but would like to join us for dinner we are happy to accommodate them.  The hotel will gladly allow the use of their facilities whilst the lectures are in progress.

Payment details: You will need to book your place by 10th February 2023

  • You do not have to a member of the BTS to attend.
  • Under 16’s are welcome but must be supervised at all times.
  • All dinner and lecture tickets by advance bookings only.  Refunds on cancelled places before 31st January will incur a small admin charge.
  • No refunds can be given after 12th February 2023.

NOTE:  The selling of tarantulas is strictly forbidden, you may exchange or swap tarantulas.  It’s an ideal place to pass on males etc.  The use of video equipment during the lectures will be restricted to official use only.  Photographs are permitted within reason.  Any live tarantulas must not be visible to the public and other hotel guests.

* Free entry to the BTS Exhibition 2022, non transferable non refundable, please wear your wristband to the event or you will be charged on entry. Prices and times are subject to change without prior notice.

Lectures menu

room layout panoramic picture

The evening  meal for the 2023 menu i

The evening meal being set up by the staff

Being called up table by table

Lectures hotel room rates


We have been given a special room rate for overnight stays prices as below: 

Weekend Rates: To include *a’ la carte dinner on the Friday and bed and breakfast on the Saturday. Please note that we have a large group normally on the Friday night so we will be sending you the menu to pre order your *evening dinner.

Double/twin £TBA
Single Occupancy £TBA

Bed and Breakfast ONLY: Saturday

Double/twin £TBA
Single Occupancy £TBA

Payment for accommodation is with the hotel directly on check out.


If you wish to stay, can you please let me know as soon as possible in order that I may reserve a room for you?

Other options near by:

We can offer a number of alternative hotels.

Lodge on the Park:  This hotel is situated adjacent to the Aztec Hotel.  Should you wish to stay at this hotel please make your own arrangements.

Holiday Inn Express and Premiere Inn  are situated within five to ten mins drive.

Kim Pennell
B.T.S. Lectures and Dinner Organiser