Venue & Accommodation


Our host for BAP2024 will be the team from Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh

Dynamic Earth is Edinburgh’s world-class Science Centre and Planetarium, telling the epic story of planet earth from beginning to mend.


Address: Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AS

Nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport (EDI).  There are regular trains, trams and buses from the airport into the city.

For advice on transport rail, tram, bus or road:

Dinner Venues

Thursday 19th August: optional dinner (TBC)

Friday 20th September: Conference dinner (TBC)

Saturday 21st September: Optional social dinner (cost TBC) 

All lunches, breakfast baps on Friday 20th September, tea and coffee is included in the conference registration price


We want to ensure BAP remains good value and there are many hotels nearby for all budgets.  A list of suggested hotels nearby will be posted below closer to the conference time.

Below is a list of hotels in the local area:
Reminder – The conference will run between the following dates Fri 20 Sept - Sat 21 Sept

For details about Airbnb locations then click here

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

Past venues

2023 - Armagh Observatory and Planetarium, Armagh

2022 - National Space Centre, Leicester

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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