Venue

All Symposium sessions will take place in the Riley Auditorium, Gillespie Centre, Clare College, Cambridge. College accommodation in modern en-suite student rooms is avaiable on-site and can be booked and paid for during the registration process. Both the Gillespie Centre and the accommodation is at the Memorial Court site on Queens Road, Cambridge, just across the river from the Old Court, which at present is closed for renovation. Enter the site through the Porters’ Lodge, which is open 24 hours.

Arriving by air

Stansted Airport is located just 30 miles south of Cambridge, is 40 minutes away via the M11 motorway and is the most convenient international airport but there are also regular flights from most European destinations. Heathrow and Gatwick are both approximately 2 hours away by road or rail, and there are frequent coach connections to Cambridge (Drummer Street Bus Station) from all three airports.

Arriving by train

Cambridge is less than an hour away from London by train with frequent departures from King’s Cross and Liverpool Street stations. Some direct services operate from Birmingham, Liverpool, Manchester and Nottingham. Cambridge Station is about a 25 minute walk from Clare College, but buses run every eight minutes into the centre of Cambridge and taxis are available for hire at Cambridge Station

Arriving by car

There is no parking on-site at Clare College and very limited free on-street parking nearby. Parking at the nearby Wilberforce Road Athletics Ground can be booked during registration and costs £8.00 per day.

Cambridge is linked to London and the M25 by the M11 motorway. Exit at junction 12 for Barton Road or Junction 13 for Madingley Road.

Access from the Midlands and North is via the A14 and A1. From whichever direction you approach you should make for the A14 to the north of Cambridge.

Please note, if using a satellite navigation system, the postcode for Memorial Court takes you behind the College. Entering “Memorial Court, Clare College” into Google Maps does give you the correct instructions. Once you arrive at Queens Road (the A1134), continue along until you see the large black gates and a sign saying Clare College, Memorial Court. 

Clare College
Memorial Court
Queens Road
Cambridge
CB3 9AJ

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