Black& white image of a large group of people at White Star Line function c 1920'sPoster for the British titanic Society Convention 2017The annual BTS convention, normally held in Southampton, is an excellent opportunity to meet up with fellow Titanic enthusiasts, and features displays, lectures and sales tables on the Saturday followed by a formal Gala dinner in the evening. The Sunday includes an informative trip out to Titanic-related sites finishing off a fascinating weekend.

This year’s convention will take place on the 7th-9th April at the Grand Harbour Hotel, West Quay Road, Southampton. Accommodation booking can be made directly through the hotel, but Gala dinner tickets are available through paypal below.There are sales tables available for the fair on Saturday 8th which can also be booked through paypal below.

Volunteers are needed to help with a variety of tasks so please get in touch if you fancy lending a hand.

Prices include a charge to cover the cost of paypal fees.

Gala dinner ticket for Saturday 8th April : £42.60

Sales table for Saturday 8th April : £26.05

 Images from other conventions are available on Ian Huntly’s Titanic Commemoration website.

 Selection of images from past conventions….

Wreaths at the bottom of Southampton's Titanic Engineers' memorial

Wreaths at the Titanic Engineers’ memorial in Southampton

Wreaths at musicians' memorial

Wreaths at musicians’ memorial




Wreaths from the British Titanic Society are laid on Titanic memorials every year by volunteers.

Frederick Fleet's grave with wreaths

Frederick Fleet’s grave