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DCN Autumn Conference - Sheffield

Saturday, 7 October '23   11am โ€“ 4:30pm BST
The Circle, 33 Rockingham Lane, Sheffield City Centre, Sheffield, S1 4FW
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DCN Autumn Conference - Sheffield


Join us for our conference in Sheffield. The event is a wonderful opportunity to connect with others and to hear from knowledgeable and inspiring speakers, including parents and DC adults. We'll also have our popular small-group discussions so you can talk to others about the things that are important to you.

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  • People considering donor conception: If you havenโ€™t had children yet, this is a great opportunity to hear from people who have been down this road already, as well as meet others at a similar stage.
  • Parents of donor conceived children: If youโ€™ve had children this is a chance to meet other parents, to share experiences and get support.
  • DC teens and DC adults
  • Professionals in the field: Please do join us for an informative and thought-provoking event.

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This is an event for DCN members but its really easy to join us and only costs ยฃ7 per month (and less if you are on a lower income). Simply book your place on the event and we will send you a link to our joining form; there's no fixed contract term for membership and you can cancel at any time, we just ask that you stay a member until the event takes place. There are loads of benefits to DCN membership (find out more here and we can't wait to welcome you into our community!

Weโ€™re unable to accommodate children in the conference hall, aside from babes-in-arms (0-6m), but are providing a subsidised creche for young children aged 6mos-8yrs. Costs for the day are ยฃ60 for a child under 5, ยฃ50 for 5-8s. They will join you in the conference suite for lunch and for cake at the end!


Please use this form to book a place for all ADULTS who would like to attend our conference on Saturday 7th October 2023. Book ONE TICKET per person attending.

Please book any babies 0-6 months as babe-in-arms (FREE) so we know how many are attending.

Do provide additional information in the comment boxes, if necessary, including dietary and accessibility needs.

Refreshments (tea & coffee and biscuits) are provided. If you would like to have a catered lunch, please select the lunch ticket option. If you would like to bring your own lunch, please select the non-lunch ticket. We are able to cater to vegetarian, vegan and gluten free - please indicate if you require this on your form. Unfortunately, we are not able to cater to other dietary requirements.



Member Adult ticket - including lunch

DCN member who is a parent or prospective parent through donor conception or professional working in the field. Lunch provided

Member Adult ticket (bring your own lunch)

1 available until Thu 5 Oct '23 9pm
DCN member who is a parent or prospective parent through donor conception or professional working in the field. No lunch provided.

Donor conceived teenager or adult - including lunch

Ticket for any donor conceived teenagers or adults for the full conference day. Lunch provided.

Donor conceived teenager or adult (bring your own lunch)

Ticket for any donor conceived teenagers or adults for the full conference day. No lunch provided.

Babe in Arms (0-6 months) FREE

0 - 6 months (all babies over 6 months must be booked into creche)

Creche place - 6 months to 4 years

Creche place for children aged 6 months to 4 years

Creche place - 5 years to 8 years

Creche place for children aged 5 years to 8 years inclusive


The Circle
33 Rockingham Lane
Sheffield City Centre
S1 4FW

The Circle is partners with QPark, offering visitors half price discount on parking at the nearby Rockingham Street car park. With more than 500 spaces, 24 hour access, and a 2 minute walk away from our venue, this is the best place to park if you are visiting us.

Visitors to The Circle can receive 50% discount off parking costs. You can access this discount by booking a parking space online in advance and inputting The Circleโ€™s discount code at checkout. Event organisers will be provided with the discount code at the time of booking โ€“ please contact your DCN for the details.