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Steadicam Silver Workshop Details – July 2021

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STEADICAM® SILVER WORKSHOP – July 13/14/15 2021 (Tuesday-Thursday)

IMPORTANT UPDATES AND NEWS:

Changes and Updates –Will be highlighted in Red.

16/6/2021 - As it stand at the moment, due to our low numbers, that unless we hear otherwise, we are able to proceed as planned with the original workshop dates confirmed by the venue. Doors will be open, along with exterior patio doors, plus the hotel already has an efficient air extraction system in place. If you are in any doubt with attending, please notify us as soon as possible. We ask that you take a Lateral Flow Test on Monday July 12th prior to attending - Do not attend with a positive or inconclusive result. We will have an event QR in place for the NHS Track & Trace system that you will be required to check in each day with. We will try to move all training outside, where weather is permitting. We look forward to seeing you in July.

15/6/2021 - You may have seen the news last night that the restrictions we had all hoped to have been lifted, have now been extended until 19th July. Unfortunately, our workshop was scheduled for the week before. We are in communication with the venue regarding alternatives, including the possibility to move the event outside, but we ask you to bear in mind that if a suitable arrangement isn't found, we may have to postpone the original dates and move them to alternatives. Your agreement to our terms and conditions on the application form did include Covid interruption details and how we would manage the situation in the event of restrictions continuing to be imposed on the event. We'll be in touch as soon as we have more news

14/6/2021 - We are awaiting news from the Governments announcement this evening regarding restrictions concerning indoor training, now that it appears the final stage of unlocking may be delayed. As soon as we have more news, and how this may impact our Workshop, we will post here.

Instructors Confirmed Are:

  • Robin Thwaites
  • Danny Hallett
  • Junior Agyreman-Owusu

Venue Details:

Please contact us in advance if you experience any Covid Symptoms, are quarantining or awaiting a CV19 test, as you will not be permitted to attend for ours and others safety. A temperature check each morning will be mandatory on arrival.

IMPORTANT – ARRIVING ON Tuesday, 13th July 2021.

The workshop will start at 10.00am promptly. Please aim to arrive by 09.45am. If you are staying please check in earlier.

If you are running late, please contact either Robin -07738 320 850 or Danny 07532 806 869

*** We will not wait for you, if others are on time ***

If you are unable to make the workshop you MUST inform us by no later than the 1st July 2021, or you will not be entitled to a refund.

Dates and times:

  • Tuesday, 13th July 2021 at 10.00am prompt through to approximately 18:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 14th July 2021 at 09.30am through to approximately 18:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 15th July at 09.30am through to approximately 17:00 p.m.

What is included:

  1. All instruction and use of equipment provided for the workshop.
  2. Light working buffet lunch
  3. Tea, coffee and water throughout the day.

What is not included:

  1. Accommodation
  2. Main Evening Meals
  3. Transport between your hotel and the venue, if you are not staying at the venues facilities. Free Parking is available at the venue.
  4. Transport from any airport or station.

What to bring:

  1. Normal working clothes including suitable footwear (cross trainers or similar).
  2. Heeled shoes are not suitable and we will refuse you to participate until appropriate footwear is found.
  3. Toiletries including plenty of deodorant (!).
  4. Antibacterial hand gel would be appreciated.
  5. Notebooks, pens and pencils.
  6. A Flysteadicam Notebook, Pen and T-Shirt will be provided as part of your course fee.
  7. Face Covering (in case of any government advice for group activities).

Workshop Etiquette

  1. Safety is paramount, it is vital to pay attention to instructors at all times, their word is the law and final.
  2. Equipment should be treated with respect as if it is your own at all times.
  3. Always be mindful and respectful of other students, you will need to work together for the maximum learning opportunities
  4. Do not allow your enthusiasm to photograph or record the event and interfere with other students participation or your own concentration.
  5. We do not allow any footage of the specific training techniques of our workshops to be shared on public accessible video content sites or social media.
  6. Drinking and drug taking during training sessions will not be tolerated and will result in exclusion from the workshop with no refund.
  7. Tiffen staff and instructors reserve the right to exclude any student at any point without refund.

Location

The venue location is The Bull Hotel Oxford Road, Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 7PA

We will host the workshop in the Buckingham Suite conference rooms.

Transport [These are live links to Google Maps. Amend accordingly]

SAT-NAV- SL9 7PA:

From the north via M25/M40 by car

From M25 either direction, Take Junction 16 following signs towards The North, Oxford, Birmingham.

From the M40 Northbound take Junction 2 towards Beaconsfield. At the take the signs for Gerrards Cross. The hotel complex will be on your right.

Google Maps Beaconsfield J2/M40

From London Heathrow by car

SATNAV – SL9 7PA:

Google Maps from Heathrow via Car

From Stansted Airport by car

SATNAV – SL9 7PA:

Google Maps Stansted Airport by car

From London Luton by car

SATNAV – SL9 7PA

Google Maps Luton Airport via Car

From London by train

Trains from London: Marylebone Station (Chiltern Line) to Gerrards Cross or Beaconsfield. You will need a taxi from either station to the venue.

TFL London Underground (Tube): There is no approximate tube station near the venue.

From Heathrow by train:

Take the Heathrow Express to Central London then follow the above instructions to the nearest train station.

Here are some helpful websites

Local Hotels

Your accommodation is not included in the price of the workshop.

If you decide to stay at the venue, Quote “Steadicam Workshop and the dates” to receive the best available rate. Please ensure you contact the hotel directly. We are not block booking any rooms on your behalf, nor are responsible for any incurred fees.

Alternatively There are a number of local hotels and B&B’s in the area. We’ve included a few details of hotels in the locality that you may want to contact. The hotel venue is a little remote so do remember to factor average taxi charges if you decide to stay elsewhere. Assume approximately £10 each way.

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 13th from 9.45am.

The Flysteadicam team.

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