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.
Address: National Space Centre, National Space Centre, Exploration Drive, Leicester, LE4 5NS
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.
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:
For details about Airbnb locations then click here
Hotel list (there are many hotels, but here is a selection for various budgets):
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)