Further local hotel accommodation can be booked if extra nights cannot be secured at the Royal Maritime Club Hotel. Please see list of nearby hotels (closest to furthest), estimated cost per room, per night and estimated walk time to the Historic Dockyard:
All meals between the 18th and 19th will be provided and be served at the hotel or Action Stations. Breakfast is included in your stay at the hotel.
Friday 18 September 2020
AM Participants arrive
1300 Arrive at Hotel
1400 Gather in the Trafalgar Ballroom for registration and welcome drinks
1430 Opening welcome briefs
1800 Finish – break before evening
1900 Evening reception buffet – Official start to Portsmouth 2020
O/C Evening finishes
Saturday 19 September 2020
0900 Meet in hotel lobby. Walk to Action Stations (10-minute walk)
0915 Arrive at Actions Stations, Historic Dockyard
0930 Opening introduction
1000 Start of Workshops/Masterclasses
1830 Move back to hotel
1930 SIRD 2020 Banquet (3 course dinner)
O/C Evening Finishes
Sunday 20 September 2020
0800 Trade stands arrive and set up for Expo
0900 General Assembly SIRD (for members only)
0900 Expo (in Ballroom)
1100 Early lunch
1200 Move to Historic Dockyard
1330 Concert at the HMS Victory Portside Arena
1430 Finish – Official end of Portsmouth 2020
1500 Event complete – Farewell until 2022…
The presentations on Friday evening are a chance for new countries to the Symposium an opportunity to explain the styles, traditions and movements indicative to that country. It will also be a chance for countries that have seen any significant projects take place since 2018. Proposed countries include:
Presentations will be 15 minutes in duration with a 5 minute ‘reset’ time between each.
The Saturday will be devoted to a wide range of interesting and entertaining clinics, workshops and masterclasses selected to offer the most value to the Symposium. There will also be slots available for rehearsal (to run through repertoire) and practice sessions to help ensure we have a good balance of information and drumming!
List of proposed clinicians:
The Concert will consist of 4 different elements:
You can register here.
Registration deadline is May 20, 2020.
Registration will be confirmed upon receipt of payment. This is the Information for the payment:
£200 (USD 240 or EUR 220)
Society of International Rudimental Drummers (SIRD)
UBS Account Wiedikon Switzerland
IBAN CH07 0027 0270 1112 3440 V