USPS 2017 Conference

Unitarian Society for Psychical Studies 2017 Conference The Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow, Buxton SK17 8RH

This weekend conference is open to all USPS members and non-members. You are welcome to come for the whole weekend or just for the Saturday.

Friday 29th September - Sunday 1st October 2017

Friday 29th September (evening) 8.00pm
For those booked in on Friday evening, there will be an evening meal at 6.00pm, followed by an AGM and then our evening lecture:

Proof of the Afterlife - My search for and Spiritual Experiences with Frances Banks by Patricia Reed

Saturday 30th September (all day) 9.30am - 4.00pm For those booked in to stay at the venue, the day starts with a meditation session (optional), followed by breakfast, then around 9.30am our first talk will be:

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle - he is not dead! by Ann Treherne

Coffee break

Who Needs a Medium? by Dr. Roger Straughan

Lunch (see notes below about food)

Theosophy Today by Mike Rutter

4.00pm - Conference close

If you are staying on, there is free time before evening meal, which is followed by group discussion, DVD etc...

Sunday 1st October


Unitarian chapel service

Lunch & departure

Tickets £15 for full weekend (£12 members) £8.00 day (£6.00 members). Cheques should be made payable to ‘USPS’ and sent to: Mrs Vivien Elliott, Fair Meadow, Main Road Langton, Horncastle, Lincs LN9 5JT

For further details email:

Food & Accommodation
This needs to be booked separately with The Nightingale Centre on: 01298 871218

General Assembly
Each year the General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches organises an annual gathering over several days. At this event, the Unitarian Society for Psychical Studies organises a special presentation from an acknowledged expert in the field of parapsychology. Past speakers have included Peter Underwood FRSA, Professor Archie Roy, Dr. Fiona Bowie, Guy Lyon Playfair, Dr. Roger Straughan and Roy Stemman.