Booking Information

The 9th UK Storm Gathering will run from March 16 to 18, 2018, based at Celtic Camping & Bunkhouse Accommodation, which is in St Davids, South Wales.

There are three accommodation options (see below). Please contact Celtic Camping directly on this occasion to make lodging arrangements.

£120: The bunkhouse is £120 per person full board for the 3 nights. Rooms are en-suite with 6-8 people in a room.

£20: There is self-catering available for 50 people at £20 per person per night.

£10: There is camping available at £10 per person per night.

We will be using EventBrite to manage symposium bookings. If you wish to pay by cheque and submit a printed booking form, write to us directly and we can assist you with these options.

Registration opens on December 30, 2017 and closes on  March 9, 2018. If maximum numbers are reached before that date, then registration will close sooner.

This event is not suitable for minors, unless accompanied by an adult family member.

ALL classes are subject to weather and sea conditions. The event organisers reserve the right to make changes to venues, schedules, coaches and/or class ratios at any time.

The event organisers will not be providing refunds due to poor weather or sea conditions.

The event organisers will assesses and choose appropriate venues despite the weather.

By signing up you are accepting the risks with full knowledge that we cannot guarantee safe sea conditions for all classes.

Booking Conditions:

1. The symposium fee includes access to all UK Storm Gathering workshops, presentations and social events.

2. The symposium fee does not include accommodation, transport, equipment or event t-shirt. It does not include classes that take place outside of the main symposium timeframe.

3. A place in the symposium can not be considered booked until a completed submission via Eventbrite and payment of all fees due have been received by the UK SGS Team.


Option 1. Bookings and on-line payment should go via Eventbrite: 9th UK SGS Event.

Option 2. Cheques should be made payable to: Mike Mayberry and mailed with a printed booking form to: ‘9th UK Storm Gathering’, 9 Heol y Felin, Goodwick. SA64 0AR. Please include your address and phone number on all cheques.

Cancellation by Participants:

1. All cancellations must be submitted in writing to the event organisers.

2. Cancellations must be made 21 days prior to the event. Participants will receive a refund minus a £25 administration fee.

3. Cancellations made less than 21 days before the event will be liable to a loss of fees paid unless it is possible to fill that place with a new participant.

If the place is filled, participants will receive a refund minus a £25 administration fee.

4. Non-attendance will incur the loss of total fees paid.

Cancellation by the Event Organisers:

1. Whilst every attempt will be made to ensure that all planned workshops & journeys actually run, the event organisers reserve the right to cancel at any time where numbers fail to reach a workable minimum or where conditions are not suitable for the required level of participation. As much notice as possible will be given and attendees will be offered a revised activity session and journey programme, including indoor activities.

2. The event organisers will not be liable for payments made to other service providers such as for travel, equipment hire and/or accommodation.


1. All coaching sessions will be protected by Professional Indemnity cover. All lead coaches will be appropriately experienced sea kayakers, with current NGB membership and first aid qualifications.

2. This insurance does not cover individual participants for claims arising from personal accident, loss of possessions or inability to attend any or all UKSGS sessions. We strongly advise all attendees to ensure that they have appropriate personal insurance in place to cover them against such eventualities.

Contact us if you have any questions, queries or want more information about the event.

The UKSGS Team – Mark Tozer & Helen Tozer-Wilson & Mike Mayberry 2018

Location: South Stack, Anglesey. Photographer: Helen Tozer-Wilson

Location: South Stack, Anglesey. Photographer: Helen Tozer-Wilson


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