Playful Leadership: Emergence FAQs

Q: Is there a minimum age requirements to enter the event?

A: This event is for adults only.

Q: What is the exact address of the venue?

A: Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS

Q: What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

A: By car – There is plenty of free parking onsite.

A: By train – From London Euston to Berkhamsted (less than 10 mins walk to recommended accommodation in Berkhamsted and 10 mins by taxi to Ashridge House).

Q: What if I’m travelling from abroad?

A: We suggest flying to and from Heathrow airport. From there you have the option of taking a train from London Euston or pre-arranging a taxi / airport transfer service to meet you at the airport to Ashridge. See below for more details.

Q: What are my accommodation options?

A: Accommodation is available at:

  • The King’s Arms Hotel 4*: 147 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 3HL, United Kingdom (£196 – £236 for 2 nights B & B flexible booking)
  • The Penny Farthing Hotel 3*: 296 – 298 High Street, Berkhamsted, HP4 1AH, United Kingdom (£158 for 2 nights room only flexible booking – breakfast can be booked separately at £13 per person per day at The King’s Arms)

Portia has provisionally reserved rooms at both venues so you get a choice of rooms. Contact Portia for the booking code and guidance on getting your room booked. It is each participant’s responsibility to ensure they have booked their accommodation. Note the price of accommodation is not included in the course.

Alternatively, you may wish to shop around for your own accommodation at:

Q: Who do you recommend as a taxi service / airport transfer service?

A: We recommend Regency Exec Travel. Contact Gary through their website and he will gladly assist in getting you to and from the venue.

Q: What is the dress code?

A: Come as yourself! And come dressed comfortably so you can think at your best and have fun.

Q: Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

A: No need to bring along your ticket.

Q: Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

A: If you are no longer able to attend the event, you can name someone else who meets the course pre-requisites to attend in your place so long as you let Portia known at least 2-days in advance to the date of the course starting.

Q: Is my ticket refundable?

A: A ticket is refundable up to 60 days prior to the date of the event minus the Eventbrite fee paid. If a course is postponed due to UK government COVID restrictions or the organiser, you will be offered a place on the next available course or a refund minus the Eventbrite fee paid. If you wish to be fully refunded, contact Portia directly to pay by invoice.

Q: Are scholarships available?

A: For those who’d like to come but are unable to for the full price ticket, contact Portia to explore the option of scholarship support.

Q: How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

A: Email Portia at portia[AT]