FAQ for AAS 2017

Locations

Daytime workshops and Sunday tea dance are being held at:

Earls High School
Furnace Lane
Halesowen, B63 3SL
Or
Cornbow Hall
10 Hagley Street
Halesowen, B63 3AF

We have kept travel between to a minimum. Check your timetable!

Friday and Saturday evening parties are at:
Cornbow Hall
10 Hagley Street
Halesowen, B63 3AF

Map & directions here

aas-locations-map

Check In

At the registration desk you will be furnished with your wristband/ticket. You will get a town map as all venues are in walking distance and a little map of the school.

Please be advised to bring a choice of dance shoes as there are different floor types in each hall!

Timings

Friday 18th August

11am Check in opens at Earls high
1pm Workshops commence
4.45pm workshops end
6pm info desk and seating area opens at Cornbow hall. (space to sit and chill)
8pm evening social starts
1am everyone grabs some shut eye!

 

Saturday 19th August

9am snack bar opens at Earls High (serving toast till 10.30, snacks and drinks all day and ordered lunches 12.15 – 1.15. (Check your timetable for your sitting)
9am check in opens at Earls High
9.45 & 10 Workshops commence
4.00pm snack bar closes
4.45pm Workshops end
6pm info desk and seating area opens at Cornbow hall. (space to sit and chill)
8pm evening social starts
1am everyone passes out!

 

Sunday 20th August

9am snack bar opens at Earls High (serving toast till 10.30am, snacks and drinks all day and ordered lunches 12.15 – 1.15)
9 am check in opens at Earls High
9.45 & 10 workshops commence
3.45pm snack bar closes
4.45 workshops close
5 – 7pm chilled out social dancing and final goodbyes at Earls Hall A with tea and cake to get you ready for the journey home.

Parking

Earls High school has FREE onsite parking available all day till 5pm.

Cornbow hall is connected to Pool Road carpark and is £1.10 for 12 hours from 7pm. During the day the first 2 hours are free with a fee payable if you stay longer. In the evening YOU MUST PARK level 1A or below as the upper levels close at 10 pm! Entrance to the hall can be gained straight from the car park on level 1A.

If you are staying at the travel lodge it has its own parking and all the venues are in walking distance so the car can have a rest!

Shopping and food

Halesowen is a busy little town with some great charity shops and cafes a plenty if you get tired and fancy a little break.
There is quite a bit of choice of places to eat in the evening here are a few:
Harvester
Hagley Road, Halesowen, B63 1DQ

Toby carvery
563 Hagley Road West, Quinton, B32 1HP

Weatherspoons – The William Shenstone
1–5 Queensway
Halesowen,B63 4AB

Stag and Three Horseshoes
Halesowen Road, B62 9BB

Beefeater
Birmingham Road, Hagley, DY9 9JZ

The Royal Oak
Manor Lane, Halesowen,B62 8PZ

The Sun
101 Bromsgrove Road, Romsley, B62 0LA

The Swallows Nest
40 Bromsgrove Road, Romsley, B62 0LF

Snack Bar

Here is the menu for the on-site snack bar during the day:

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