The Southern Region has teamed up with Lee Filters to present two exciting events - the first being a talk and demonstration by managing director of Lee Filters, Eddie Ruffell - followed later in the year by a behind the scene exclusive factory tour at Lee Filters Headquarters in Andover.
Lee Filters Factory HQ tour
Managing Director of Lee Filters, Eddie Ruffell and his staff will provide an exclusive behind the scenes tour of the Lee Filters factory. You will be able to see where and how the filters including those popular in the range, such as the Big Stopper and circular polariser filters are made.
The team at Lee Filters will be on hand to guide you through the manufacturing process and its quality control processes.
The tours will be in small groups of about 5-6 people and total numbers are strictly limited. The tour is expected to last about 2 hours and will begin with an introduction and health & safety briefing.
- Please aim to arrive at 10:00am and you are able to park at the Lee Filters HQ car park. Please then make your way to the boardroom (will be signposted and we will all meet you there).
- Tea/Coffee/biscuits will be available on arrival.
- Welcome at 10.30am with a Health & Safety briefing by staff.
- A tour of the factory will then take place in groups of 5-6 simultaneously. Each tour is expected to last 2 hours.
- We will then return to the boardroom by 12.30pm for a short question & answer session and and hands on product review.
Although there will be free Tea/Coffee/biscuits avilable on arrival, there are no facilities to eat lunch on site for attendees, however you are more than welcome to join us after the tour for lunch at the local Wykedown Pub
(Optional): We will conclude the tour at HQ with a finger buffet lunch at the local Wykedown Pub, Picket Piece, Andover - couresty of Lee Filters. This is optional but you are more than welcome to join us.
Please advise of any allergy and dietary requirements if you wish to remain for lunch.
Free parking has been arranged courtesy of Lee Filters. On arrival please park in the Lee Filters Car park on Central Way and then we will all meet in the Lee Filters Factory HQ boardroom on Central Way.
Please book using the book online button:
Those wishing to attend are asked to register and pay through the RPS website. In the event that there are any problems with this process, such as problems with your email being recognised or issues logging on, please contact the Membership Department at Fenton House, Bath, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone 01225 325743.
Bookings must be made in advance.
RPS members: £20
As numbers are strictly limited, this event is currently open for RPS members only. There is a limit of 1 ticket per booking. As and when more attendees can be accommodated, then tickets will be made available for non-members.
Thank you for continuing to support the Southern Region.