British Titanic Society Convention 2023

April 13, 2023 - April 16, 2023
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The British Titanic Society is pleased to announce that the 2023 Annual Convention will be held at the Leonardo Royal Hotel Grand Harbour, Southampton, from Friday April 14th to Sunday April 16th 2023.

The Convention programme will include lectures by prominent Titanic historians and visits to local Titanic and maritime historical places of interest, as well as our ever popular Gala Dinner.

In conjunction with the Grand Harbour Hotel we have negotiated a great value hotel package for members and their guests, and we are looking forward to you joining us and sharing our common passion for one of the greatest White Star Liners in history.


Convention Itinerary

Download the 2023 Convention Itinerary here.


Excursion Programme

Excursions planned over the duration of the Convention weekend are included in the Excursion Programme, available for download here.

Further details of the Titanic Trail Excursion can be downloaded here.

Excursion Booking Form can be downloaded here.

Send completed forms to

In order to process your booking(s) you must enter your Convention Ticket number(s).


Convention Tickets

For those staying at the Leonardo Hotel, tickets will be required for:

  • Acquiring your Delegate Pack, which contains you Convention ID badge/lanyard, Convention Itinerary, Lecture/Excursion Programme, Gala Dinner Menus, and other Convention information.
  • Entrance to lectures (at the hotel);
  • Booking the planned excursions at preferential rates.
  • Attendance at the Gala Dinner.

All delegates staying elsewhere, or those who are day delegates, wishing to attend lectures, and participate in the excursions, must also have a valid Convention Ticket. NOTE: Delegates staying elsewhere, rather than at the Leonardo Hotel, must also register at the Leonardo in order to get their Delegate Packs. The Ticket is valid for any, or each day during the Convention (Friday-Sunday).


Gala Dinner Only

For those who wish to attend the Gala Dinner only, this must be booked via our Convention & Events Officer, Kim, at The cost for the dinner is £65 per head, inclusive of the Convention Ticket. Full payment must be in advance, and by March 31st latest.

Convention Tickets can be purchased in advance by contacting our Treasurer, Nigel, at Once payment has been made, a numbered e-ticket will sent be sent out by way of confirmation. E-tickets must be exchanged for actual tickets upon registering at the Leonardo Hotel, or for Gala Dinner only attendees, at the pre-dinner drinks reception.


Hotel Accommodation Package

A special discounted rate for members attending the Convention has been negotiated with the Leonardo Royal Hotel Grand Harbour which includes:

  • Two-nights’ accommodation, with breakfast (Friday & Saturday)
  • Three course dinner in the Marco Pierre White Steakhouse Bar and Grill (Friday)
  • Three course Gala Dinner with Bucks Fizz Reception in the Mezzanine Suite (Saturday)

Prices (per room, for the above)

  • £598.00 (double/twin room occupancy)
  • £438.00 (single occupancy)

Members wishing to stay the previous Thursday, or following Sunday, nights are offered at the additional rates (per room):

  • £159.00 (double/twin room), bed & breakfast
  • £149.00 (single room), bed & breakfast


To book

Please contact Toni Martin at the hotel: 02382 549145

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For email bookings, email Toni at with “Attention Toni Martin; British Titanic Society Convention 2023” in the subject line. The hotel will then handle your booking and will provide the appropriate confirmation.

They will require a non-refundable deposit of £50.00 per room, with full pre-payment by March 1st 2023 latest.

Please provide the hotel with the full names of each person in your party. Please also advise any special dietary or access requirements.

BOOKING DEADLINE 14th February 2023

For anyone wishing to join us for the Gala Dinner only, please arrange with our Convention & Events Officer, Kim, British Titanic Society, at, and not with the hotel. The cost for the Gala Dinner only, is £65.00 per head, but you must have a Convention ticket.



Persons booking hotel rooms AFTER the deadline will not be eligible to book at the BTS Convention Package rate. Rooms will then be available at best room rate at the time of booking and meals at standard menu prices. SO PLEASE BOOK EARLY TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE GREAT VALUE BTS CONVENTION HOTEL PACKAGE.


April 13, 2023
April 16, 2023


Leonardo Royal Hotel Southampton Grand Harbour
West Quay Road
Southampton, SO15 1AG United Kingdom
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