World Wings London Convention Schedule
PRE-CONVENTION: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19
WWI EXCURSION: Optional Pre-Convention Tour to Bletchley Park
LOCATION: Pickup at the Hotel Leonardo London City
TIME: 8:30 AM – 5:45 PM
Day trip to Bletchley Park. Return at approximately 5:45 PM. Tickets must be purchased with convention registration.

WWI EVENT: Registration
LOCATION: Hotel Leonardo London City Lobby
TIME: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Convention attendees who arrive in London on or before Thursday are encouraged to check in with the WWI team at the hotel on Thursday to help avoid congestion on Friday. The registration tables will provide your WWI Welcome Bag, WWI Name Badge, WWI Event Credentials, WWI Schedule, etc. Check with the hotel for precise location.

DAY 1: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 20
WWI EVENT: Registration
LOCATION: Leonardo Hotel London City Lobby
TIME: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
The registration tables will provide your WWI Welcome Bag, WWI Name Badge, WWI Event Credentials, WWI Schedule, etc. Check with the hotel for precise location.

WWI EVENT: WWI Welcome Reception & Dinner
LOCATION: Leonardo Hotel London City 1st Floor
TIME: 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
DRESS: City Chic

DAY 2: SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
EVENT: WWI Annual Meeting & Charity Drawing
TIME: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Guests invited to join at approximately 11:30 AM)
LOCATION: Leonardo Hotel London City Auditorium
WWI Name Badges Required
Join us for the WWI Annual Meeting & International Charity Drawing. All members should be present. Delegates and Alternates are required to attend. After the business part of the meeting, guests are invited to join for the 2025 convention preview and drawing.

EVENT: Gala Dinner at Lincoln’s Inn
TIME: 5:15 PM – 10:30 PM
LOCATION: Board bus at front entrance of hotel
WWI Name Badges Required
DRESS: City Chic; Jacket and Tie for men.
Board bus at 5:15 for prompt departure at 5:45. Don’t be late! You can also take a taxi at your expense.

DAY 3: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
EVENT: FREE TIME
TIME: All Day
Leisure, sightseeing, shopping, or just strolling. Walking shoes suggested.

WWI EVENT: Thames River Dinner Cruise
LOCATION: London City Hotel Front Entrance
TIME: 5:00 PM – 9:30 PM
ATTIRE: You will walk over cobblestones and onto a boat. Sensible shoes are suggested.
The Dixie Queen Paddle Steamer will depart from the Tower Millenium Pier promptly at 5:30 PM. DON’T BE LATE!
It is an 8-minute walk from the hotel, and we suggest leaving the hotel no later than 5 pm. London Chapter members will ‘guide’ the way to the boat.

POST-CONVENTION: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
WWI EXCURSION: Optional Post-Convention Tour of Cotswolds and Blenheim Palace
LOCATION: Pickup at the Hotel Leonardo London City
TIME: 8:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Day trip to the Cotswolds and Blenheim Palace, includes lunch. Return at approximately 6:30 PM. Tickets must be purchased through the tour company.
CONVENTION SCHEDULE
 
All Times Subject to Change
WWI Name Badges Required for All WWI Events

 
Thursday, September 19
8:30 AM – 5:45 PM Pre-Convention Excursion to Bletchley Park
Pickup in front of Leonardo Hotel London City
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM Registration
Leonardo Hotel London City
Hotel Lobby
Friday, September 20
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Registration
Leonardo Hotel London City
7:00 PM – 10 PM Welcome Reception & Dinner
Leonardo Hotel London City
First Floor
 
Saturday, September 21
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
(Guests: 11:15)
WWI Annual Meeting &
Charity Drawing
Leonardo Hotel London City
Auditorium
5:15 PM – 10:30 PM Gala Dinner
Lincoln’s Inn
Buses depart at 5:45 PM
 
Sunday, September 22
5:00 PM – 9:30 PM Thames River Cruise
Millenium Pier
 
Monday, September 23
8:00 AM – 6:30 PM Post-Convention Excursion to Cotswolds & Blenheim Palace
Pickup in front of Leonardo Hotel London City
Photo of Westminster Abbey Interior courtesy of Maksim Sokolov (maxergon.com), CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons