OCOC17 will take place from 26-27 August 2017. The programme has a strong focus on design from start to finish with inspirational workshops on how to gather inspiration, form a design using proven methods and techniques, branding and forming a brand style. All this alongside practical workshops on corset making, fashion illustration, CAD drawing, and academic posters.
Confirmed speakers (in no particular order) are:
Barbara Pesendorfer - Royal Black Corsetry and Couture Laurie Tavan - Laurie Tavan / Daze of Laur Catherine Clavering - Kiss Me Deadly Gerry Quinton - Morua Designs Alison Campbell - Crikey Aphrodite! Caroline Woollin - Corsets by Caroline Marianne Faulkner - Pop Antique / Dark Garden
Chris Murray Glo Mason - Inaglo Tigz Rice
Morgana - our lovely Face of OCOC! Miss Deadly Red - super curvy and delicious, Deadly is always in demand! Miss Tosh - Our beautiful burlesque star will not only be modelling but also performing for us on Saturday night!
Three more models to be announced!!
All workshops lead by our team of international experts in fashion, corsetry and marketing
Two course lunch with coffee
Morning and afternoon refreshments
Drinks reception Oxford style
Gala Dinner with wine and entertainment
Venue and equipment hire
Accommodation in a private bedroom
Full English breakfast
All Sunday workshops lead by our international team of experts.
Morning and afternoon refreshements
2 course lunch with coffee
Venue and equipment hire
The whole weekend is focussed on networking, friendship and sharing and alongside all of the above we have an embellishment bar, a fabric swap shop, corset clinic, modern corsetry exhibition, antique corsetry show and tell, and for the first time in 2017 we will have poster sessions from both amateur and professional corset makers.
On the Saturday night there is an Oxford style drinks reception followed by Gala dinner with special guests.
The residential price options for 2017 are as follows:
Single payment in GBP (sterling) by BACS - £685.00 - UK ONLY Single payment via Paypal - £685.00 Installment payments by BACS or Paypal - £695.00 which includes a handling fee.
Installment payments and credit card payments carry a handling fee as noted. The price includes venue hire, all meals and refreshments during the event, Oxford style drinks reception, gala dinner with wine and entertainment, accommodation on the Saturday night and all workshops and talks.
Book before the end of July 2016 and choose how often you pay your three remaining installments - monthly, bi-monthly or quarterly.
Your place is not guaranteed until full payment is received.