Word Alive Saturday 7th – Thursday 12th April 2018 – All You Need to Know

Arrival Times & Check-In for On-Site Guests

You can check-in, collect your keys and move into your accommodation from 4pm on Saturday 7th April. (Guests booked in to Club accommodation can check in from 2pm)

Check-in will take place in the Fun Factory in the main Pontins building. Stewards will direct you. To make your check-in smoother send just one person per booking. At check-in you should bring your booking confirmation email.

Please note that if you have children in School Year 6 and under you could take them to register in their programmes (from 3pm) while another member of your party checks in.

Registering Children for their Programmes

We have a full children and youth programme at Word Alive. All children in School Year 6 and under must be registered on Saturday 7th April, or if you are unable to do this then at the start of the first session on Sunday 8th April (doors open at 9.30am, session starts at 9.45am). Registration forms will be available in the children’s venues.

On 7th April registration is open from 3pm to 7pm. Completed forms should be taken to:
Scramblers (under 4s) - Fun Factory in the main Pontins building.
Transformers (4-5s) – Snooker Room - second floor in the main Pontins building.
Trailblazers (5-7s) - Lunar Bar in the main Pontins building.
Heroes (8-11s) - Marquee 3.

Programme Start & Finish

On Saturday 7th April our programme starts in the evening. The timings are as follows:

• Families Together (all age worship): 5.30pm in Lunar Bar.

• Early Celebration 6.30pm. Late Celebration 8.30pm. Both in the Great Marquee.

• Heroes (8-11s) in Marquee 3, Ignite (11-14s) in Marquee 2 and Resolved (15-18s) in the Queen Vic, all 6.30pm – 8pm.

On Thursday 12th April our programme will finish at 11am to allow plenty of time for travelling home.

Event Passes

Event passes (wristbands) are to be worn throughout the event (for age 4 and over). They will give you access to both the Holiday Park and the Word Alive programme.

Onsite guests will be given them at check in.

Offsite guests who ordered by Sunday 17th March 2018 will be sent theirs in the post. You can still order after this date but they will need collecting from Word Alive Information.

If you wish to come for an odd day / session - further information is available here

Catering for Half Board Accommodation On-Site

Those in half board accommodation will receive meal tickets when you check in. Your evening meal will be served from 5pm - 8pm on the Saturday evening and each evening after that. Breakfast is available from 7am – 9.30am.

Event Programmes

Our Event Programme gives you all the information you need for Word Alive from speakers and seminars to timings and time off. Onsite guests will be provided with a copy in their chalet. Additional copies will be on sale (cost £1) at Word Alive Information (at Pontins reception). Programmes will also be available to download from our website nerer the event.

Event smart phone app (tbc)

We have an app which you may prefer to use instead of an event programme. It shows you the programme, includes a map showing you where you are and you can choose your favourites and get notifications when sessions are starting. It’s available from the Google Store and Apple Store.

2019 - Provisional Dates for 2019 - Saturday 13th April to Thursday 18th April (tbc)