• Please register here:

• standard: £15, students: £10  (Includes lunch, day and evening refreshment)        limited free places are available for DMU PG/PhD students.

• Registration closes on 6 March 2018.

Venue & Directions

The Great Hall of Leicester Castle, De Montfort University, 7 Castle View, Leicester LE1 5WH, UK

Download maps HERE

Travel Information

By Train:

  • Direct trains (East Midlands Trains) run from London St Pancras which is also used for the Eurostar.
  • Selected routes can be purchased at lower cost via Megatrain website.

By Air:

  • Heathrow Airport: there is a direct bus service from Heathrow to Leicester.
  • Birmingham Airport: you can travel by train to Leicester, via Birmingham New Street station.
  • Gatwick Airport: There is a direct bus service from Gatwick to Leicester.
  • Stansted Airport: there is a direct rail service to Leicester.
  • Luton Airport: there are rail services to Leicester (via Luton Airport Parkway).
  • East Midlands Airport: flights within Europe; the closest airport to Leicester by Skylink buses (every 30 minutes *once an hour at night)



    The university has agreed corporate rates with Holiday Inn Leicester city centre ( 3-5 minutes on foot from the venue. Please contact for the reference code.

    Hotel Maiyango : 5 minutes on foot from the venue.

    Hotel Belmont : 10-15 minutes on foot from the venue; 3-5 minutes from Leicester Train Station. 

    There are also a number of conveniently located budget hotels in Leicester city centre.