Terms and Conditions of Booking

The Oxford Conference of Corsetry (the event) is a two day residential event taking place 26-27 August 2017, administrated and funded by Sew Curvy Limited, a company registered in England, no 08391896.  

The price for Conference is GBP685.00. This includes all events in the programme, accommodation on Saturday night, and all meals and refreshments during the period of the conference, venue hire and all talks and workshops.  Handling fees are applied to cover exchange rate variations and administration. 

The price of registration does not include travel or accommodation either side of the event, wine, drinks in the bar on Saturday night or the cost of modelling slots and photographs.

Payment is by direct bank transfer (BACS) or by Paypal.  In order to keep costs as low as possible, payment by instalments will incur a handling charge to cover administration and exchange rate fees.  If paying by bank transfer, all fees must be borne by the customer.

Participants wishing to attend the conference should complete the booking form with correct details.  It is the responsibility of registrants to check and read all communications from the administration including emails (check junk folders), letters, invoices, social media posts and other forms of given information.  We cannot be held responsible if you do not receive email correspondence regarding the event if you have given us incorrect details or if those emails have been diverted to spam folders.  If you do not receive communications please get in touch as it means something has gone wrong.  Instalment Invoices will be sent out on receipt of booking.  Details given on the registration form must be correct.  If the admin staff are unable to contact you or receive payment, your place will be cancelled without notice. 

Direct bank payments must be in pounds sterling and any bank charges incurred must be paid by the registrant.  If bank fees are not paid, the registrant will receive an invoice with admin charge of 5% applied.

There are a number of ways to pay for your place at the Conference.

Whole amount by Paypal or Bank Transfer @ £685.00
Installments totalling £695.00

An initial payment will book a place on the conference. 

  •  After the initial instalment is paid, registrants should set up a Paypal payment or bank standing order for the remainder due.  Full payment details will be given in the Invoice.  Instalment rates are set and cannot be altered.
  •  All final payments must be paid by end June 2017.
  •  Places are reserved but not guaranteed until full payment is made.  A full set of Terms and Conditions for attendees will be sent with the invoice.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation until 30 April 2017 will incur a 20% admin fee*  
Cancellation from 1 May-30 2017 June will incur a 50% admin fee*  
Places cancelled after 30 June 2017 are non-refundable

* refunds and admin fees apply after paypal fees have been deducted as applicable - please note that if you pay from a Euro bank account there may be exchange rate discrepancies.  This is not the responsibility of Sew Curvy Limited.  Refunds will be sent in sterling for the amount received as detailed in the terms and conditions..

Whilst every effort will be made to accommodate the needs and requirements of all guests, the organiser cannot guarantee that all special requirements can be met.

*Where workshops are  bookable in advance places are not transferable.

Modelling slots will be released in January 2017.  Modelling and photographic slots are subject to separate terms and conditions which will be distributed upon receipt of booking.  Slots are not transferable and are allocated on a first come first served basis.

Shoot slots are subject to separate terms and conditions in addition which will be communicated to participants prior to booking slots before the event.

All workshops, presentations and images pertaining to Oxford Conference of Corsetry are subject to copyright. 

Sale and promotion of goods and services at the Event which are in direct competition with the business of the Event, its sponsors, Sewcurvy.com or Sew Curvy Limited, is prohibited

There is limited disabled access at the Venue.  For further details, click here.

There is no parking at Jesus College - please do not bring your car expecting a car parking space.

There are no facilities for children - delegates may not bring children or infants to the conference.  There is no provision for partners at the conference and partners/friends/associates are not invited to the Gala dinner.

If registrations do not meet the minimum numbers required to make the conference viable by end February2017, the Conference will be cancelled and refunds issued.  

In the event of the cancellation of the event by the Organisers, registration fees will be refunded in full (less paypal fees and exchange rate fluctuations).

The Conference Organisers are not liable for travel booked in lieu of cancellation of the event due to lack of numbers.

Sew Curvy Limited.  Registered office:  23 Queen Street, Eynsham, Oxfordshire, OX29 4HH. 

These terms and conditions are protected by copyright law.  Copyright: Julia Bremble, Sew Curvy Ltd. 2014

BANNER PIC CREDIT: Merton College Copyright Serinde Corsets 2015