60th anniversary events

2017 marks the 60th anniversary of the BSAVA. To help us celebrate this milestone, a wide variety of regional events are planned throughout the year.   
Find out more about our 60 year history 

North West

The North West region are hosting their anniversary event at a brewery in October.

Event name: Bottoms in the Brewery
Venue: Robinsons Brewery, Stockport, Cheshire
Date: Tuesday 24th October
Price: FREE for BSAVA members and £25 for non-members

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Join us for a party to celebrate BSAVA’s 60th Anniversary! A hot buffet dinner will be provided and there will be quiz games and activities throughout the evening. We’ll even raise a sparkling toast to 60 great years! A wonderful opportunity to meet fellow veterinary professionals in the region in a social setting. 

Event name: 60th anniversary party
Venue: Potters Heron Hotel, Ampfield, Romsey
Date: Wednesday 29th November 
Price: FREE for BSAVA members and £40 per person for non-members.

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South East

The South East region are hosting their celebration at a vineyard in December. The day includes a two course lunch and wine tasting.

Event name: A South East BSAVA 60th celebration
Venue: Denbies Vineyard, Dorking, Surrey
Date: Saturday 16th December 11am - 5pm
Price FREE for BSAVA members and £40 for non-members

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West Midlands

To celebrate the BSAVA’s 60th Anniversary, West Midlands Region are hosting a Cocktail Masterclass at West Midlands Safari Park. The venue, Cellarz, is a unique cocktail bar set in vaulted brick cellars underneath Spring Grove House, a Georgian Manor House in the grounds of the Safari Park. Attendees will have a fun-filled evening learning the fine art of cocktail making (and tasting!). Non-alcoholic options will be available. 

Event name: Diamond Cocktail Masterclass
Venue: West Midlands Safari Park
Date: Saturday 3rd March 2018

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Please keep an eye on this webpage for further details of events taking place in the East Midlands and Northern Ireland regions. 


Past events

North East

North East region held a ceilidh on Saturday 14th January in Harrogate.  2016 - 17 BSAVA President Susan Dawson was on hand to lead celebrations and cut a spectacular 60th anniversary cake. Thank you to all our sponsors for their support. 











The Welsh region held a 'Bark in the Park' dog walk in Cardiff for members, volunteers and their families on 7th May.  Over 70 people attended with their canine companions and enjoyed glorious sunshine! 







On 19th May, Metropolitan region held a 'Cocktails, cadavers and canapes' at the Hunterian Museum, Royal College of Surgeons   





East Anglia

On 1st July, the East Anglia region hosted a day full of activities, including a dog walk, raptor display, zorbing and BBQ.


South West

The weather was spot on for the surf event at Putsborough Beach on 12th August! If you were there you can tag yourself in our facebook album 






Scottish region held their 60th celebration during the Gala Dinner at Scottish Congress in Glasgow in September. 

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