UXLibs8 – Useful Information

VENUES

Conference venue (11-13 June): Anglia Ruskin University, East Road, Cambridge, CB1 1PT. Tel: +44 (0)1223 698333. Location on Google Maps.

Social evening (Tuesday 11 June) venue: The Tivoli, 16 Chesterton Road, Cambridge, CB4 3AX. Tel: +44 (0)1223 851364. Location on Google Maps.

Gala dinner (Wednesday 12 June) venue: University Arms, Regent Street, Cambridge, CB2 1AD. Tel: +44 (0)1223 606066. Location on Google Maps.

If you want to find out more about what Cambridge has to offer, then visit TripAdvisor or TimeOut’s guide. We strongly recommend that you have a ‘punt’ down the Cam, indulge in a Chelsea Bun from Fitzbillies, and take a stroll along The Backs (the backs of the colleges by the river).


ACCOMMODATION

The best place to start looking for accommodation (hotels or apartments) is probably booking.com.

Two budget hotels of a good standard (not on booking.com) are Travelodge (a 12-minute walk from the conference venue) and the Premier Inn (a 13-minute walk from the venue).

Other good moderately-priced options are the Ibis Cambridge Central Station hotel situated beside Cambridge train station (an 18-minute walk from the venue) and the Lensfield Hotel which is nearer to the centre of Cambridge (a 13-minute walk from the venue).

More expensive options include The Gonville Hotel (a 7-minute walk from the venue) The Regent Aparthotel (9-minute walk from the venue) and the centrally-located Hilton Cambridge City Centre (13-minute walk from the venue).


TRAVEL TO CAMBRIDGE

By air: The nearest airport is London Stansted. Then take a train from Stansted station to Cambridge (30-minute journey).
The next best option is London Heathrow. Take the ‘Heathrow Express‘ train to London Paddington (15-minute journey). From there take the London Underground (the ‘Tube’) to King’s Cross Station (20-minute journey). Finally a fast train from King’s Cross to Cambridge (50-minute journey).

By rail: London King’s Cross Station to Cambridge (50-minute journey). London Stansted airport to Cambridge (30-minute journey). Search train times at National Rail.

Anglia Ruskin University also offer a ‘getting here’ travel guide.


DATES / START AND FINISH TIMES

We begin with the optional pre-conference workshop (9.00am to 12.00pm) on Tuesday 11 June, followed by the main conference which begins at 1.30pm. The conference will finish on Thursday 13 June at approximately 4.30pm.

>> See provisional programme.


JOINING INSTRUCTIONS FOR DELEGATES

These will be emailed to delegates on Thursday 30 May 2024.


QUESTIONS
If you have any questions please contact Marisa who will be happy to help.