BAP Conference

Hosted by Centre for Life, Newcastle

27th to 29th September 2019

Registration is now open

Venue and Accommodation

Centre for Life, Newcaslte

Our host for BAP2019 is Toni Hamill, and the team from Centre for Life.

The 9-metre dome seats 70, is wheelchair accessible, and houses an analogue hearing loop running Evans and Sutherland’s Digsitar 5. Centre for Life also possesses a versatile event and banqueting suite


Address: International Centre for Life, Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne. NE1 4EP
Telephone: 0191 243 8210 (Main contact)

Centre for Life is located in Times Square, just a 2 minute walk from Newcastle Central train and Metro station.
Driving? Times Square Car Park is just around the corner.  ​The sat nav reference for the car park is NE1 4AD (opposite Jurys Inn hotel). Look out for Centre for Life and/or Times Square Car Park signage to direct you.

Plenty of local buses stop just next to Central Station. Visit our offers page to find out about discounts for those travelling to Life by public transport.

There are also cycle racks in Times Square for you to lock up your bike.

Evening venues (TBC)

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Recommended Hotels

We want to ensure BAP remains good value and there are many hotels nearby for all budgets.  A list of suggested hotels nearby are below.

Below is a list of hotels in the local area:
Hover over a location for the name, click for address and website.
Reminder – The conference will run between the 27th and the 29th of September.

For details about Airbnb locations then click here

Hotel list (there are many hotels nearby, but here are a selection within easy walking distance):

County Hotel
Holiday Inn Express
Jury’s Inn
Royal Station Hotel
Travelodge Newcastle Quayside
Travelodge Newcastle Central
Vermont Hotel