Venue & Accommodation

Venue

Our host for BAP2022 is Josh, and the team from National Space Centre.

The Sir Patrick Moore Planetarium is the UK’s largest planetarium, seating up to 192 people.

Web:http://spacecentre.co.uk/

Address: National Space Centre, National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS 
Telephone:

Driving: The National Space Centre is located just off the A6, two miles north of Leicester City Centre, midway between Leicester’s inner and outer ring roads.  Brown road signs with a distinctive rocket logo will direct you from the arterial routes around Leicester.

Bus:First Bus 54 runs every 10 mins throughout the day Monday to Saturday and every 20 mins on Sunday running from 9.30am.  The bus stop is only 2 minutes’ walk away from the National Space Centre.

Train:  East Midland Trains and Cross Country Trains serve Leicester Station. From here you can either take a bus or a taxi to the National Space Centre.


Accomodation

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 following dates TBC

For details about Airbnb locations then click here

Hotel list (there are many hotels, but here is a selection for various budgets):

Holiday Inn Leicester
Leicester Mariott

Premier Inn (Leicester City Centre) 
Ramada Encore
The Belmont
Travelodge (Leicester Central)

Past venues

2021 - Virtual e-conference (Zoom)

2020 - Virtual e-conference (Zoom)

2019 - International Centre for Life, Newcastle)

2018 - Thinktank Science Museum, Birmingham Museums

2017 - Glasgow Science Centre

2016 - We the Curious (formerly At-Bristol)

2015 - Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium (formerly INTECH)

2014 - Thinktank Science Museum, Birmingham Museums

2013 - International Centre for Life,  Newcastle

2012 - National Space Centre, Leicester

2011 - World Museum, Liverpool

2010 - Winchester Science Centre and Planetarium (formerly INTECH)

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