The Tristan da Cunha Association is returning to the Southampton Holiday Inn for its Annual Gathering on Saturday 16th March 2024.

Next Annual Gathering

The Tristan da Cunha Association
is returning to the Southampton Holiday Inn for its
Annual Gathering on Saturday 16th March 2024.

The 2024 Annual Gathering

will be held in the Holiday Inn, Herbert Walker Avenue, Southampton, SO15 1HJ

on Saturday 16th March 2024

An all-day gathering from 10 am

  • Book, Souvenir and Association Product sales
  • Tristan film show
  • Illustrated Talk by Tristan Experts
  • AGM and Auction of Tristan Artefacts in aid of the Association's Charitable Funds

Illustrated Talk on a Tristan Topic by an Expert

The speaker will be announced in the February 2024 Newsletter and on the website.

Island visitors

Neil Golding and Anna Hicks, speakers at the 2023 Gathering

An optional evening Dinner Dance

2 course buffet-style dinner followed by dancing until midnight, including the ever popular traditional Tristan Pillow Dance.

Tickets are already available

Please book tickets using our Online Order Form.

Accommodation, if required, should be booked separately. The Holiday Inn offers us special rates. See below.

Pictures from the Recent Gatherings:

Upper right: Chief Islander James Glass and visiting Tristanians with former CTBTO Station Manager Marc Escudier, 2019

Middle right: Neil Golding & Anna Hicks spoke about Mapping Landslide Risk at the 2023 Gathering

Lower right: Islander Dereck Rogers at the 2021 Dinner Dance

Below: The ever popular Pillow Dance at the Dinner Dance

Bottom: Many of the islanders present, with partners, 2022

Dereck Rogers at the Tristan da Cunha Annual Gathering 2021

The ever popular Pillow Dance at the 2019 Tristan da Cunha Annual Gathering

Many of the islanders present, with partners

Holiday Inn Amenities and Special Offer

(The Annual Gathering & Dinner Dance is in the separate Hampshire Suite)

The Holiday Inn, Southampton Lounge at the Holiday Inn, Southampton

The hotel offers us:

Convenient location, being less than 1 mile from Southampton Railway Station,
6 miles from Southampton International Airport,
with good local road access via M27 and M271
and 180 hotel car parking spaces, free to ticket holders

A prime location on the re-developed Southampton Town Quay and overlooking the River Test

Spacious modern accommodation in line with the company's international standard

Easy walking distance to local amenities including the West Quay Shopping Centre,
Mayflower Theatre and other City Centre attractions within one mile.

Holiday Inn Special Offer

The Tristan Association has secured a special package price for advanced bookings
for Bed and Full Buffet Breakfast accommodation.

Accommodation can be reserved now quoting 'Tristan da Cunha' by telephone only to 02380 388142. Prices are:

Double Rooms @ £109 and Single Rooms @ £99 per night
or £139 double and £129 single for an executive room.

Friday night dinner (£25 for two courses) can also be booked direct with the hotel.

These rates do not require a deposit and can be cancelled up to the date of arrival. Children may receive free accommodation and breakfast when sharing with parents - see hotel's terms and conditions for details.