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Leadership Conference, Royal Albert Hall, London

Available dates : 29 April - 4 May 2017

Whatever your work, whatever your position, this conference will help equip you as a Christian in your sphere of influence.
Hosted by Nicky Gumbel, Vicar of HTB Church and pioneer of Alpha, and his wife Pippa, the Leadership Conference invites
you to two days of equipping, ministry and worship as part of an action packed week of leadership development for church,
ministry and business.

Alpha Australia has secured limited guaranteed registrations for the Royal Albert Hall venue (as the conference sells out fast &
overflow venues are used). This event is held every 2 years.
The Alpha course is a practical introduction to the Christian faith initiated by Holy Trinity Brompton in London.
Over 25 million people worldwide have now attended an Alpha course, an opportunity to explore the meaning of life, running
in tens of thousands of churches of all denominations across the world. The vision is to see over 100 Million explore faith
through Alpha.

Join us as we play our part in the evangelisation of the nations, the revitalisation of the
Church and the transformation of society. Come and be inspired.


Tour guides and Companions

The tour is being escorted by National Director of Alpha Australia, Melinda Dwight.
Melinda’s heart is to see people follow Jesus. She lives for the cause to further God’s
Kingdom. Her strategies all have one common thread, “How can we better engage and
disciple people?”



If you are purchasing the full tour package then you will depart Australia on Friday with Emirates, Singapore Airlines or similar to London.

Saturday 29 April ARRIVE LONDON

Upon arrival at London Heathrow you will be met and transferred to the Copthorne Tara Hotel. Check in to the hotel which will be your home for the next 6 nights including breakfast.

There will be a traditional English afternoon tea (Venue TBC) for all guests where you can meet and collect your conference registration packs.


The Copthorne Tara Hotel London Kensington is an elegant contemporary four-star hotel in prestigious Kensington, located just a two minutes’ walk from High Street Kensington underground station, making exploring easy. The hotel offers well-appointed and comfortable guest rooms combining Standard, Superior and Club accommodation. Club rooms offer iconic views over the city and include Club Lounge access for complimentary breakfast and refreshments. Guests can sample the authentic Singaporean, Malaysian and Chinese cuisine at Bugis Street, traditional pub fare at the Brasserie Restaurant & Bar or relax with a delicious drink at West8 Cocktail Lounge & Bar.Bedroom

Hotel: Copthorne Tara Hotel
Meals: Afternoon tea

Sunday 30 April– HTB SERVICE - LONDON

HTB have eleven services to choose from across their 4 sites

Tonight we enjoy a fellowship dinner at The Bunch of Grapes pub – a short walk from the hotel.

Hotel: Copthorne Tara Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Pub dinner


Hosted by Nicky Gumbel, Vicar of HTB Church and pioneer of Alpha, and his wife Pippa, the Leadership Conference invites you to two days of equipping, ministry and worship.

Hotel: Copthorne Tara Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


The second day of this wonderful conference continues.

Hotel: Copthorne Tara Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


Today the Alpha Global Gathering will envision the Alpha community of leaders and friends by sharing the vision, culture and DNA of Alpha and HTB.

Hotel: Copthorne Tara Hotel
Meals: Breakfast

Thursday 4 May – FREE DAY

Start the day with an optional Christian walking tour of London hosted by Christian Heritage London. The remainder of the day is free.

Hotel: Copthorne Tara Hotel
Meals: Breakfast


After breakfast today we check out of our hotel and say farewell to London with a transfer to Heathrow airport.

There is an option for you to travel to Israel to the Footsteps of Jesus tour 


$ per person


  • Return economy class airfares from Australia to London, flying Emirates, Singapore Airlines or similar
  • Return airport transfers from Heathrow airport to the hotel and visa versa
  • 6 nights’ accommodation at the Copthorne Tara Hotel (upgrade options for the Rembrandt Hotel are available)
  • Breakfast  daily at the hotel
  • Afternoon tea and Rover Thames cruise on arrival
  • Pub dinner
  • Christian Heritage walking tour
  • Leadership conference LC2017 registration for Royal Albert Hall (limited space)
  • SIM card with 10 pounds credit
  • Accompanied by Melinda Dwight Australia Director of Alpha

 Not included:

  • Meals other than specified
  • Drinks
  • Personal expenses – laundry, internet, shopping
  • Tips for ports, restaurant staff, etc
  • Porterage
  • Travel insurance

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How do I book?

Space at Royal Albert Hall for this conference is strictly limited so please book in as soon as you can. 
Please complete a Mission Travel Booking Form and send to us with a $500 deposit to:

Mission Travel - Groups Dept
Suite 6, 670 Canterbury Rd
Surrey Hills VIC 3127
Tel: 61 (0)3 9890 6555

To secure the advertised price for the airfare you must book your flights before 30 September 2016 and pay a second instalment of $2000.00

Payment Options
You are welcome to pay by either credit card or direct deposit. Visa and MasterCard payments incur a 1.5% surcharge, and American Express payments incur a 3.5% surcharge. For security purposes, please call the office to advise your card details.
If you would like to pay by direct deposit, kindly attach a copy of the payment transaction receipt to confirm your payment.  Please include the passenger’s surname in the description field for the band depsit. See below for our account details:
Westpac Bank
BSB: 033050
Account number: 325074 
Account name: Mission Travel Group
Flight times

International flights are with Emirates Airlines or Singapore Airlines

An itinerary will be provided to you once the flight reservation is confirmed. If you need exact flight times and schedules please contact us



Travel extensions

You are very welcome to extend your stay or continue on elsewhere after the tour. We do however strongly recommend that all additional arrangements only be made once the tour is GUARANTEED to depart (having met minimum numbers).

Mission Travel is a full service travel agency and can assist you with all additional arrangements. This makes your holiday experience much easier with all bookings held by the same agent.


Passports and visas

Australian passport holders DO NOT require a visa for the UK.  

Please forward a Photocopy of your current passport front photo & information page (as soon as possible) if you have not already done so. Passports must have 6 months validity from the return date of travel and at least 4 blank pages. If you are travelling on any Passport other than an Australian passport please notify us immediately as visa requirements may change.


Prices are based on a twin shared room containing two single beds. A request to share is accepted at the time of booking. Clients electing to twin share with an unknown partner of the same gender do so in the full knowledge that Mission Travel cannot guarantee the compatibility or medical fitness of your room mate. A single supplement surcharge will apply at the time of booking. This surcharge will be refunded if Mission Travel is able to provide a suitable partner.

Travel insurance

It is mandatory to have travel insurance and it is strongly recommended to take out a policy at the time of paying your deposit.

For a quote and automatic 20% discount click HERE

Booking and payment deadlines

 A non-refundable deposit of $500 is payable to secure your place on the tour. There are limited seats at Royal Abert Hall and they will be allocated on first come first serve basis.

If you purchase the tour package including the earlybird airfare then a second installment of $2,000 for the flights will be required by 30 September 2016.

The balance of payment is due 90 days prior to departure which is on or before Friday 29 January 2017. An invoice will be forwarded to you prior to this date.
Payments made by Credit cards incur fees (1.5% for Visa/Mastercard & 3.5% for American Express).
Direct deposits into our Bank account & cheques are fee free.

Account details:
BSB 033 050 Account number 325 074
Mission Travel Pty Ltd
Use your surname as the reference



Cancellation penalties

The $500 deposit is non refundable.
Cancellation 90-45 days prior to departure – 25% cancellation fee of total tour cost
Cancellation less than 45 days prior to departure or once the tour has commenced – NO REFUND
It is vital that you are adequately insured for unforeseen cancellation.