22 – 23 OCTOBER 2010
The last EIA Social Event was held at the Park Inn (YO1 6JF), near the centre of York, on Friday 22 October and Saturday 23 October 2010. As usual, the event was heavily subsidised by the Association with pre-dinner drinks, diner drinks and the dinner itself complimentary. The dinner was provided in excellent surroundings of the Regatta Suite which was exclusive to the EIA. It was preceded by a talk on folklore legends and ghostly historic tales of York Bed and breakfast on the Friday night were also paid for by the Association. On the following morning, guests were invited to enjoy a complimentary cruise on the Ouse, which was close by. There was a wealth of tourist attractions in York within walking distance of the hotel, such as, The Minster, The Shambles, Clifford’s Tower, The Castle Museum, The Railway Museum and the Jorvik Viking Centre. Some guests stayed for a second night at their own expense. The event was even more successful than in 2009, judging by the attendance of 38 people at the dinner. Participation in the cruise was noticeably reduced due to excesses the previous night.