18 things to do in Blackpool during Annual Convention
Don’t waste a minute at NFYFC’s Annual Convention 2018 – get plotting a fun-packed weekend with our guide to making the most of your Blackpool experience
1. Pick up a freebie
Be at the front of the queue at the Winter Gardens on Friday so you can pick up loads of freebies from our exhibitors in the Registration hall. Doors open at 1pm!
2. Invest in seaside souvenirs
No trip to Blackpool is complete without purchasing a stick of rock, a pair of dodgy shades and an inflatable dolphin! Remember to leave the inflatables in the hotel before you come out at night!
3. Praise indeed
Cheer on the YFC fundraisers as they arrive at the Winter Gardens after their epic challenges to reach Blackpool. Or why not organise your own fundraiser so you can arrive in glory?
4. Suited and booted
Feel glam in your best clothes on Friday night for our black tie event. Expect a shock if you’ve only ever seen your YFC mates in club shirts and muddy boots!
5. Splash about
Come rain or shine, you need to feel that Lancashire sand between your toes on at least one occasion!
6. Pleasure Beach savings
Book in advance and save up to £12.50 off the gate price at the Pleasure Beach!
7. Check out the YFC stars
Look out for our Club of Convention who will be stars for the weekend!
8. Get a selfie with the President
Charlotte Smith will be hanging out in Blackpool and what better souvenir than a selfie with our esteemed Pres!
9. AGRI Brunch
This free session includes a free brekki and could give you loads of ideas and advice for your future career in the industry. Worth a look from 10.30am on Saturday.
Join in our fun darts match and you could win £100! Lots of cash prizes on offer. Saturday at 11am in the Arena.
11. Test your brain
A whizz at general knowledge? Put it to the test in our fun pub quiz with the Funky Bunch Quiz. Saturday from 1.30pm in the Arena.
12. He’s behind you
Fancy a good laugh with your YFC mates? Enjoy a whole afternoon of Pantomime punchlines in the Opera House from 1.15pm with our three finalists. Tickets available on the door £12 (£6 for concessions). You can also watch the Senior Member of the Year finalists during the Panto performances.
13. Glow in the Dark
Be part of the YFC illuminations and let the Winter Gardens light you up in your Glow in the Dark costume!
14. Boogie with the ambassadors
Join NFYFC Ambassador Chris Stark from BBC Radio 1 for a fun and ‘glowing’ Saturday night.
15. Represent your County
Join NFYFC’s Annual General Meeting where Charlotte Smith will be chairing the proceedings from 10.30am on Sunday.
16. Disco fever
Cheer on the Disco Dancing finalists in the Empress Ballroom from 1.30pm on Sunday, followed by the Jump Rope finalists.
17. Promote your YFC
Wear your Club Shirt with pride on Sunday night and be sure to get a club photo to keep as a memento of the year you did Blackpool 2018!
18. Rugby tackle
Party with the amazing English rugby player James Haskell on Sunday night when he closes Annual Convention with his own unique set!