SoRCon is an open board games convention.

The convention will take place at the Holiday Inn Basildon. The Hotel is located to the north of Basildon in the Festival Leisure Park - full details are available from the hotel's website. If you wish to book a room, please contact the hotel directly.

Room Rates

Room rates: Saturday nights have historically filled quickly. Please check with the hotel as to the status as we near the convention timings.

Convention accommodation room rates per night are as follows:

These rates are only available by booking direct with the hotel: Ask for House Reservations, and ensure that you quote the event name "TBD". All rates include Full English Breakfast and VAT.

You may be able to find other rates On the Internet - but always check whether they include breakfast.

Single room per night with breakfast: TBD
Double room per night with breakfast: TBD

To book your room please contact the Holiday Inn directly on (+44) 0371 9429003 or via their website and quote "TBD" to obtain the convention rates.

Please arrange your own room share if possible. If you can't find anyone, please post a comment on Facebook, or let us know and we will put anyone looking for a share in touch.

Opening Times

The convention will start at 10am on Friday morning and end around 6pm on the Sunday.

On Saturday and Sunday the registration desk will be open from 9am.

The function room(s) will remain open into the small hours at the discretion of the night porter.


A Specials menu will be provided by the Hotel.

The Committee will anounce the hotel policy on outside food during the convention.